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Fallen Tree on Bain Ave.

Power Outages and Downed Trees due to High Winds

Yesterday evening saw high winds with gust of up to 115 km per hour. This caused damage, power outages and road closures due to fallen trees and branches. Around 68,000…

The City From Tommy Thompson Park (The Leslie Spit)

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 the Port Lands can make our neighbourhoods…

Flowers from Flox on Danforth

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 Flox on the Danforth or Quince Flowers on Queen…

Porchetta Sandwich with jalapeƱo aioli. $8

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 several vacant store…

Wreaths and other seasonal decorations at East End Garden Centre

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 spots selling Christmas trees. Evergreen Garden Market…

Coffee truck at the Leslieville Flea

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

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 stretch of convincing voters. Last…

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…

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…

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"

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 street art adds character and colour to…