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The Perfect Picnic In Trinity Bellwoods Park

April 5th, 2021 | City LivingRestaurantsCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen West

It's true that a great many of us are now working from home instead of an office, but that doesn't mean we can't go out for lunch! The weather lately has been picnic perfect, so why not pack up that meal to go? One of the top spots in the city for sprawling… Read Full Entry

Best Brews At Bellwoods Brewery

April 4th, 2021 | City LivingRestaurantsAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen West

Sipping on a tasty craft beer is a real treat, but even more rewarding with the knowledge that it's locally made - and the brew pub is a cool place to hang out! Once the pandemic passes and we can congregate again, plan to sit and savour a pint at Bellwoods… Read Full Entry

Edwardian Residential Architecture In Toronto

April 3rd, 2021 | City LivingReal EstateJunction/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 / CorktownAnnex / South Annex / Seaton VillageCollege Street/Little ItalyLittle PortugalQueen WestWallace/Emerson & Brockton VillageRoncesvalles Village

One of the many benefits of living in Toronto is the beauty of our vintage housing stock. While older residences will require additional maintenance and repair simply because of their longevity, the high style patina and architectural touches that lend the unique character to these homes are truly immeasurable. No… Read Full Entry

Toronto’s Terrific Trinity Bellwoods Park

April 2nd, 2021 | City LivingReal Estate

Green space has always been important for mental and physical health, but during the pandemic, having access to green space is even more crucial! This is particularly true if you are a dog owner. Trinity Bellwoods is one of Toronto’s top 3 parks (according to me!) and offers great green space… Read Full Entry

Naturalists Rejoice: Unbelievable Downtown Toronto Floating Home Lists For $399,000

April 1st, 2021 | City LivingReal Estate

For the naturalist who is also a busy professional working in Toronto's downtown financial core, we recognize it can be difficult to find accommodation which allows you to unwind after navigating the freneticism of corporate culture, let alone the ravages of everyday life. Especially if you find your greatest peace being on the water.… Read Full Entry

Let’s Catch Up At Earlscourt Park!

March 29th, 2021 | City LivingJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaHigh Park North / The Junction

Having access to green space is a high-value amenity that draws urbanites to certain Toronto neighbourhoods over others. But these days, given that we are spending so much more time at home with lockdowns and social distancing, having a go-to park for some quiet respite - or to meet up with… Read Full Entry

From Brownfield To Playing Field: A Brief History Of Toronto’s Davenport Village

March 26th, 2021 | City LivingJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaHigh Park North / The Junction

Welcome to my blog on housing, culture and design in the City of Toronto. Today, I thought I'd give a brief history on the redevelopment of Davenport Village in Toronto's central west end. Why? Because it represents how an area's highest and best use can change over time and demonstrates how radically different our… Read Full Entry

A Gold Star For Toronto’s Green Line Linear Park

March 26th, 2021 | City LivingCorso Italia / DavenportWychwood / Humewood - Cedarvale

For those who already live in midtown Toronto, you know how beneficial The Beltline path and biking trail situated on a former rail line is for your health and well-being. Not only does it provide Torontonians with a lush natural space for respite in the heart of the City, but it also provides a (mostly)… Read Full Entry

Mattachioni On Dupont Street In The Junction Triangle

March 26th, 2021 | City LivingRestaurantsJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageHigh Park North / The Junction Wallace/Emerson & Brockton Village

There is nothing like feeling satiated and satisfied after devouring delicious comfort food - am I right?! One of my favourite spots in the Junction Triangle to have lunch or indulge with takeaway deliciousness is Mattachioni - located at 1617 Dupont Street, just east of Dundas Street West. This bodega-meets-bistro offers intimate dining space, should you choose to eat… Read Full Entry

Predicting The Shape Of Toronto’s Future Skyline

February 19th, 2021 | City LivingReal Estate

As I look out at my largely unobstructed south-west view of downtown - temporarily cloaked today by an almost opaque curtain of snow - I can't help but wonder what view this vantage point will offer a decade from now.

It seems that construction in this city… Read Full Entry