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…

Broadview Hotel, 2014

Bye Bye Jilly’s – Broadview Hotel Sold to Streetcar Developments

This morning Streetcar Developments announced that they purchased the Broadview hotel located at Queen and Broadview. We recently did a feature on the broadview hotel through the years and it…

Withrow Fun Fair

Posted: Withrow Fun Fair, Farmers’ Market, Withrow Park Clubhouse Gallery Art Show

Posted is a new series displaying posters found in the neighbourhood! These three were all spotted near Withrow Park. Starting May 17: Withrow Park Farmer’s Market! We are excited for…

Some of the photos in the Detroit - Prairie and Pavement Exhibit

Evergreen Brick Works

Evergreen Brick Works is a community environmental centre located in the Don Valley in the former Don Valley Brick Works factory. The rich clay that was found at the site…

Newspaper boxes on Broadview Ave

Local News Roundup

Here are the news stories we noticed from the past week that affect Riverside, Leslieville, Riverdale and the Danforth. Local News Beach and Leslieville residents react to Ford’s leave of…

699 Danforth

New Mexican Food – Tilde Tacos and Chino Locos

Tilde Taco announced on Twitter that they are planning on opening soon at 699 Danforth, just east of Pape. They are planning to open in June. Chino Locos has recently…

Broadview Hotel, 1982, Source: City of Toronto Archives

Now and Then – Broadview Hotel (Jilly’s)

Built in 1893 the Broadview Hotel, also known as the home of Jilly’s, is a Riverside landmark. The future of this building is often speculated about as the neighbourhood continues…