NEW PLAYGROUND: St. James Park

NEW PLAYGROUND: St. James Park

Go play with your food. Toronto’s newest playground St. James Park, off of Jarvis and Adelaide, is a playful take on a food market. The park’s facelift is filled with your typical playground features – slides, climbing structures, swings – but created with...
FAMILY-FRIENDLY JANE’S WALKS IN TORONTO

FAMILY-FRIENDLY JANE’S WALKS IN TORONTO

What would Jane Jacobs do? It’s a question on a T-shirt that I’ve always loved as it encompasses the vision of the late Toronto urbanist Jane Jacobs who believed that everyday people should take an active role in city building. One of the ways of engaging with your...
Winter Stations at The Beach

Winter Stations at The Beach

The Winter Stations are back! Six new art installations have popped up along Woodbine Beach in Toronto’s east end. This year’s edition of the Winter Stations features three Canadian and three international teams of artists and designers who have...
Winter Light Exhibition at Ontario Place

Winter Light Exhibition at Ontario Place

So, it’s still winter. And I am done hibernating. Thank goodness Toronto has yet another spot to entice you outdoors. It has taken us most of the winter months to finally make it to Ontario Place to check out the new art exhibition that has been lighting up the Lake...
Paddling the Humber River

Paddling the Humber River

It’s one of those nature-in-the-city moments when you feel like you’ve left the city if not for the odd view of a high rise or the CN Tower poking out in the distance. Our latest escape from the city was on the Humber River, the main branch that flows 126 km from the...