• The City From Tommy Thompson Park (The Leslie Spit)
    February 14, 2015

    A Better Cycling Route to the Lake

    It’s easy to forget that Riverdale is close to the lake. Riverside and Leslieville are even closer, yet obstacles like Lakeshore Boulevard and t...
  • Flowers from Flox on Danforth
    February 10, 2015

    Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s day is approaching quickly! Luckily the neighbourhood has everything you need to make your loved ones feel special. Flowers from Flo...
  • Porchetta Sandwich with jalapeño aioli. $8
    January 11, 2015

    Sully’s Sandwich Kitchen

    The stretch of Gerrard street near Logan has seen several changes in 2014. Earlier in the year the stretch that boasts the great Mad Dog Cafe had seve...
  • Wreaths and other seasonal decorations at East End Garden Centre
    November 30, 2014

    Where to get a Christmas Tree

    December is here, and for those that celebrate Christmas that means it’s time to select a Christmas tree. We checked out several neighbourhood s...
  • Coffee truck at the Leslieville Flea
    October 19, 2014

    Fall Photos

    The leaves and the temperature have started to drop but there is still lots to enjoy in the neighbourhood!
  • Screen Capture of Rogers TV Ward 30 Debate
    October 15, 2014

    Notes from Rogers TV Ward 30 Debate

    The municipal election is only a few weeks away, and advanced polling has already started. The ward 30 city council candidates are in the final stretc...
  • Savory Pie with Minty Peas
    September 16, 2014

    Local Business Spotlight: Saturday Dine...

    The south-west corner of Logan and Gerrard has seen an ongoing flux of for lease coming in and out of the front windows. With Hammersmith’s leav...
  • Riverside Square - Phase 1 - Artists Rendering from Eastern Ave (Source: Planning and Urban Design Rationale)
    September 3, 2014

    More Details on Riverside Square Condo P...

    Last month we reported on a condo proposal by Streetcar Developments called Riverside Square. This Planning and Urban Design Rationale document sheds ...
  • This beautiful 35 foot tall mural on Dundas between Logan and Carlaw is by the German art Duo Herakut. It's the sixth mural in their world wide "Giant Story Book Project"
    August 20, 2014

    Street Art in Riverdale and Leslieville

    Many colourful murals adorn previously blank walls all over our neighbourhood. Some people, most notably our mayor, may find street art unsightly but ...
  • Jane Farrow at her Campaign Launch
    August 13, 2014

    Jane Farrow’s Campaign Launch

    Tonight Jane Farrow launched her campaign at an event at Edward Levesque’s Kitchen in Leslieville. While Farrow registered to run for Ward 30 ci...
Toronto Hike for Hospice Partners

May 1: Toronto Hike for Hospice

Hospice Toronto and Emily’s House/Philip Aziz Centre have again joined forces, as the Toronto Hike for Hospice 2016 Partners, to host the 14th annual Toronto Hike for Hospice – raising…

Toronto East Rotary Arts & Craft Sale Poster

November 14: The Toronto East Rotary Club Arts and Crafts Sale

The Toronto East Rotary Club is holding its 6th Annual Arts and Crafts Sale on Saturday, November 14th, 2015, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, at Eastminster United Church, at the…

First Gulf Community Workshop

October 1 – Community Workshop for First Gulf proposal

First Gulf has big plans for the former Unilever site at Lakeshore blvd and the Don River. First Gulf is hoping that 60 acre site will eventually have 12-million square…

Jane's Walk Logo

This Weekend: Jane’s Walk

This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday is Jane’s walk! Jane’s walk is a collection of volunteer lead neighbourhood walks inspired by the urban thinker Jane Jacobs. Taking in a walk is…

Riverdale Avenue

Riverdale Traffic Calming

Simpson, Victor, Langley, Riverdale, Withrow and Bain are one way avenues that alternate between eastbound and westbound travel and serve the primarily residential neighbourhood in Riverdale between Broadview and Carlaw….

Newspaper boxes on Queen Street East

Local News Roundup

Our roundup of local news stories from Riverside, Leslieville, Riverdale and the Danforth Red Door Shelter Red Door Family Shelter to be part of Leslieville condo development (Toronto Star) Red…

Riverside Square - Phase 2 - Artists Rendering from Queen Street (Source: Planning and Urban Design Rationale)

March 4: Riverside Square Community Consultation

Streetcar developments have big plans for the area between Queen Street and Eastern avenue to the West of Broadview. The site, which is currently the home of a Toyota dealership…

Newspaper boxes on Broadview Ave

Local News Roundup

Our roundup of local news stories from Riverside, Leslieville, Riverdale and the Danforth Neighbourhood News Man surprises girlfriend with proposal on banner outside new home (Toronto Star) Bruce Junior Public…

Subway Train at Pape Station

Public Consultations for Downtown Relief Line

Most transit discussions lately have revolved around the plan for extending the Bloor-Danforth (Line 2) subway further into Scarborough and the Smart Track proposal put forth by Mayor Tory. However,…

Riverdale Park Improvement Option 1

Improvements coming to Riverdale Park East

The city is planning to make improvements to the North end of Riverdale Park East. The clubhouse, ice rink and refrigeration system will be refurbished and the paths through the…