Tag Archives: October/November 2020

Museums in the City

Toronto is home to amazing museums and art attractions. There is a plethora of artists who exude culture and creativity. Even though the city was closed for a period, many of Toronto’s museums and heritage attractions were adapting to new demands and drafting new ways to engage the public. Now the doors are open, and we can be reacquainted with … <entire article…>

D.I.Y. Halloween @ Home

One of the many highlights of the autumn is the celebrations. We love celebrating the harvest season, the equinox, Thanksgiving, but we also love Halloween. We all can agree that Halloween has a special place in our hearts. We have memories of getting dressed in our favourite costumes and going out in the neighbourhood to collect bags full of treats. … <entire article…>

Found Around the Beaches – Dr. William D. Young Memorial in Kew Gardens

A barge and crane in Lake Ontario can be seen from Ashbridges Bay. The construction is for a new outfall tunnel for the Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant. The existing outfall has been in operation since 1947 and is approaching the end of its service life. The new outfall tunnel will increase the capacity and will operate under high flow conditions, … <entire article…>

Sampling The World In Toronto

The City of Toronto has been described as Canada’s crown jewel of multiculturalism, a sparkling, rich, colourful and precious treasure. Toronto has many well-known neighbourhoods like Portugal Village, Greektown, Little India, Little Italy, and spread across the city are large communities with Chinese, Jewish, Filipino, Sri Lankan and West Indian residents. This multi-part series, will be featuring some of Toronto’s … <entire article…>

Back to School Lessons from Home

Kids are now back to school and are settling into a new routine that balances in class and at home learning. The return to formal education might have seemed daunting at first, but we quickly learned how resilient children could be. And parents will have to be resilient too. More than ever before, parents will play a crucial role in … <entire article…>

Toronto’s 200 Years of Black History

INTERESTING FACTS… He was a patented inventor, horse-drawn cab driver and one of Toronto’s most loved and influential politician.  The first non-white elected City Councilor in any major Canadian city, and continued to win 14 more elections. The Black presence in Toronto dates all the way back to 1799, when 15 Blacks were enumerated in the town of York (Toronto’s … <entire article…>

Finding Your Zen in the New Norm

As life slowly starts to show some semblance of normalcy, we know that for the time being life will be a little bit different. All aspects of our lives have been impacted in some fashion over the past few months. As the dust settles, we realize something; some positive changes are being made on a global and local plane. The … <entire article…>

Virtual Libraries

This year has been a year of getting reacquainted with each other. And also, getting reacquainted with our neighbourhoods, our local parks and our environment. If you haven’t already, it’s time to get reacquainted with your local library. The library has evolved with the times. Even during the quarantine, libraries were an important institution for keeping people engaged. There is … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On the Move

Welcome to the neighbourhood: Amma Momo House – 2326 Queen St. E.  Beaches Therapy Group – 1052 Kingston Rd C Cubed – 1926 Queen St. E.  La Sirena Espresso Bar & Gelato – 1918A Queen St. E.  Luminaire Authentik – 1027 Queen St. E.  Punjabi by Nature – 1961 Queen St. E.  The Curated Market – 2116A Queen St. E.  … <entire article…>