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Jane Farrow at her Campaign Launch

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 city councilor back in May, and has…

Taste of the Danforth 2014

Taste of the Danforth Begins

It’s that time again! That time when the whole city seems to descend on the Danforth to sample the delicious cuisine the Danforth has to offer. Love it or hate…

Dusk Dances - Incandescent

Dusk Dances at Withrow Park August 4-10

Dusk Dances is an outdoor dance festival that takes place in public parks. Different dances are performed around the park at dusk. There are also dance workshops and live music…

Broadview and Gerrard, 1914. Source: City of Toronto Archives

Now and Then: Broadview and Gerrard

The intersection of Gerrard Street East and Broadview Avenue is a busy one. Three streetcar routes pass by this corner which has a public library, a beautiful old bank, and…

The Korean Chicken Taco

Tilde Taco

It’s no secret that we love tacos here at Riverdaler. Having lived in California in a past life, tacos are one of our staples so we were excited to hear…

Entertainment at the Canada Day Celebration

Canada Day Celebration at Riverdale Park

Photos from today’s Canada Day festivities at Riverdale Park

Don River north of Queen Street, 1979

Now and Then: Don River at Queen Street

The Don River is a defining part of our neighbourhoods and our history. It separates the east end from the rest of the city, and was an obstacle for the…

The Brisket Sandwich

Business Spotlight: Greenwood Smokehouse

Just east of Pape on the Danforth underneath the metalwork sign you’ll find a great southern style barbecue restaurant. The Greenwood Smoke House offers delicious and affordable food off a…

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…