Monthly Archives: May 2014

Newspaper boxes on Queen Street East

Local News Roundup

This weeks Riverside, Leslieville, Riverdale and Danforth news Crime One man dead, three injured in shooting in Toronto‚Äôs east end (Toronto Star) Man dead, teenager sent to hospital with life-threatening…

Portlands Energy Centre

Inside the Portlands Energy Centre

The Portlands Energy Centre is a 550 megawatt natural gas power plant located on Unwin Avenue in the portlands. It is a combined cycle facility, which means that power is…

Russell Carhouse

Russell Carhouse

The Russell Carhouse is a TTC streetcar house located on Queen Street, just east of Greenwood. It was open to the public last weekend for Doors Open Toronto. There were…

Pollination

Neighbourhood Snapshots

The neighbourhood comes alive in more ways than one in the spring

Newspaper boxes on Broadview Ave

Local News Roundup

In this weeks Riverside, Leslieville, Riverdale and Danforth news, Jane Farrow enters the race for Ward 30 city councillor. Local Politics Left-wing candidates in dogfight for Toronto-Danforth council seat (NOW)…

The Cafe

Business Spotlight: Merchants of Green Coffee

Tucked away beside the Don Valley Parkway north of Queen street East in an old jam factory is the Merchants of Green Coffee Cafe and Jam Factory. The Merchants of…

The Historic Don Jail

Doors Open – May 24-25

On May 24 and 25th, many buildings in the city will be opening their doors for the 15th annual Doors Open Toronto event. The event is free, and it’s a…

Fireworks

Tonight! Victoria Day Fireworks at Phin Avenue Parkette

Tonight starting at 9pm there are fireworks at Phin Avenue Parkette, at 115 Condor Avenue. Attendees are asked to donate a bit of cash to help pay for the display….

The days are numbered for these signs

Neighbourhood Snapshots

Spring has arrived! Here are some smartphone snapshots we captured over the past couple weeks!

Newspaper boxes on Queen Street East

Local News Roundup

Here are the news stories we noticed from the past week that affect Riverside, Leslieville, Riverdale and the Danforth. The biggest news story this week: the home of Jilly’s has…