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Toronto’s Hidden Gems: Unusual Residences

July 9th, 2018 | City Living

When living in a metropolis like Toronto for many years, it can be easy to succumb to the grind of everyday life and lose sight of a city's hidden charms. Yup - even though we reside in one of the most liberated progressive cities in the world, sometimes these truths are overshadowed by the… Read Full Entry

Happy Canada Day!

July 1st, 2018 | City LivingLifestyle

I'm pinching myself today. And eating Birthday Cake!       No other country in the world is as liberated, progressive, or offers as much opportunity as Canada.I've always admired my parents for uprooting their lives to emigrate from England to the 'Great White North'. Like many new Canadians… Read Full Entry

Louder And Prouder For Gay Pride And Canada

June 20th, 2018 | City Living

** Reposted from 2011, and just as valid now as then - Steven ** I'm sure you're asking yourself "Is Steve A Real Model, or a Model Realtor?" Maybe both? Grin.     It isn't every day you find your face suspended on a seven storey city billboard, plastered in… Read Full Entry

Fresh & Flavourful At Masellis Supermarket On The Danforth

June 18th, 2018 | City LivingThe Danforth

We're lucky enough to live in a city of fantastic food freedom! Whatever brand or flavour you're looking for, you'll find it in Toronto. The days of corporate giants trying to secure a monopoly as the "only" pasta sauce or chocolate chip cookie are disappearing, replaced by a focus on… Read Full Entry

A Pocket Full Of Sunshine: Phin Avenue Parkette

June 11th, 2018 | City LivingThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter Estates

Did you know that Toronto currently has about 1,600 existing parks and 600 kilometres of trails?! That's roughly 8,000 hectares — about 13 per cent of Toronto’s overall land area! In fact, thanks to our bountiful tree canopy - preserved, even amongst the urban crowding of the downtown core -… Read Full Entry

A Brief History On The Intensification Of The Danforth In Toronto

June 8th, 2018 | City LivingReal EstateThe DanforthRiverdale / Playter Estates

Have you noticed how much The Danforth from Jones to Victoria Park is undergoing redevelopment these days? The pace of any neighbourhood's revitalization has been a topic of fascination for Canadian urban academics for the past sixty years. I know this through my own contribution to the research in the late 80s when I… Read Full Entry

Mouth-Watering Mexican Fusion At The Wren On The Danforth

June 7th, 2018 | City LivingThe Danforth

The Wren on the Danforth (near Greenwood) has become a staple of the neoighbourhood, breathing some new life into what was a quiet strip of the Danforth. It's Western vibe is brought to life through a Saloon-style decor, with wide plank pine floors, a mural-painted exposed brick, wagon wheel chandeliers,… Read Full Entry

The Shops At Don Mills & Toronto Real Estate

May 10th, 2018 | City Living

It's not always easy to find a neighbourhood that supports your individual balance of live/work/play, but we think the Don Mills neighbourhood comes pretty close. Whether it's walking your dog along the paths of the Charles Sauriol Conservation Area, teeing off at Flemingdon Park Golf Club, strolling through the architecturally-magnificent… Read Full Entry

Family-Run Wag On The Danforth

April 17th, 2018 | City LivingMonika's Animal HouseThe Danforth

Look out Petsmart - there's a new top dog in town!     As we all know, bigger doesn't always equal better. This especially rings true at Wag, a small family-run business on the Danforth at Woodbine that carries a wide variety of all natural foods for dogs, cats, small… Read Full Entry

Journey Into Toronto’s Past With Old Toronto

April 16th, 2018 | City LivingJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - CedarvaleHigh Park North / The Junction MidtownYorkville / Summerhill / RosedaleDufferin Grove / Bloorcourt VillageKing West / Niagara / Liberty VillageThe DanforthLeslieville/RiversideRiverdale / Playter EstatesCabbagetown / CorktownSt. Lawrence MarketAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

In the City of Toronto, when you cross the threshold of a century home or stand on a street corner, do you ever wonder about the urban pioneers of the past who may have stood in that same spot, or walked these streetscapes paths decades before you did? Centuries of… Read Full Entry