Monthly Archives: September 2014

Paula Fletcher Canvass Twitter

Ward 30 council race on Twitter

Many are predicting that the race for the Ward 30 city council seat will be a close one. The three leading candidates are using many channels to get their message…

Newspaper boxes on Queen Street East

Local News Roundup

In this week’s roundup of news stories for Riverside, Leslieville, Riverdale and Danforth: a fatal stabbing on the Danforth, and a rude ‘Leprechaun’ on the Pape bus. Danforth & Greenwood…

Riverdale Raccoon

Pesky Raccoons

Toronto has been called the Raccoon capital of the world and it’s easy to see why. These pesky nocturnal animals are well adapted to urban life, and are very resourceful…

The Finished Product

Stone Soup at Withrow Park

Stone Soup is an old folk tale about a hungry traveller who boils a stone in a pot of water to create stone soup. Curious onlookers come by and are…

Newspaper boxes on Broadview Ave

Local News Roundup

This week’s roundup of news stories for Riverside, Leslieville, Riverdale and Danforth Neighbourhood News For Toronto’s Little India, a New Crowd (New York Times) Middle-aged Riverdale moms unlikely ball hockey…

Savory Pie with Minty Peas

Local Business Spotlight: Saturday Dinette

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 leaving the area, neighbours wondered…

Newspaper boxes on Queen Street East

Local News Roundup

This week’s roundup of news stories for Riverside, Leslieville, Riverdale and Danforth Ward 30 City Council Race Paula Fletcher Seeks Re-Election in Toronto-Danforth (Torontoist) Toronto election: 15 council races to…

Dundas and Carlaw Chalkboard

Local Business Spotlight: Dundas and Carlaw

Dundas and Carlaw has replaced Lolabar on the south-west corner of Dundas and Carlaw. This cafe/bar hybrid is a great place to start off your day with coffee and baked…

Riverside Square - Phase 1 - Artists Rendering from Eastern Ave (Source: Planning and Urban Design Rationale)

More Details on Riverside Square Condo Proposal

Last month we reported on a condo proposal by Streetcar Developments called Riverside Square. This Planning and Urban Design Rationale document sheds more light on the planned development. This development…

Pape Avenue Junior Public School

Back To School

Labour Day marks the last day of summer vacation for most students. We look forward to seeing all the neighbourhood’s students arrive at school by foot, bike, bus or car….