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Shinola Now Open Queen/Ossington

Shinola opened at Queen and Ossington this weekend, further marking Ossington as a Toronto shopping destination. The luxury watch, bicycle and leather maker from Detroit makes the 1000 Queen Street West location its first Canadian retail outlet.

Shinola is a brand with a strong and sellable story: bringing factory work back to the beleaguered Detroit, and reinvigorating . . . → Read More: Shinola Now Open Queen/Ossington

PED.Toronto – Free Bike Art Tours

A worldwide art and cycling organization is bringing free bike art tours to the Ossington and Trinity Bellwoods neighborhood. Called PED Toronto, the initiative is based out of Koffler Centre’s summer exhibit at Artscape Youngplace on Shaw. . . . → Read More: PED.Toronto – Free Bike Art Tours

Sam James and Stussy are moving from Queen and Ossington

The building at Queen and Ossington, which used to house a sewing machine shop called WorldSew only a few years ago, has changed hands. As a result, both Stussy, which opened in late 2012, and Sam James Coffee Bar, which opened in April of 2014. are leaving the neighbourhood.

We’ve heard from a few neighbours, and it’s also . . . → Read More: Sam James and Stussy are moving from Queen and Ossington

Trinity Bellwoods Park is the Place to Be

One of the best places in the city to enjoy the great outdoors is Trinity Bellwoods Park. There are lots of events already planned for the summer ahead, and you can always hit the park to play games or picnic with friends. . . . → Read More: Trinity Bellwoods Park is the Place to Be

Gallery Hops At Dundas West and Ossington

On Saturday, September 22, take an art trip around the city as part of a free event called Hop Day. It features neighborhood tours of art galleries and museums across Toronto, focusing on several neighborhoods, including Dundas West and Ossington and Queen West. . . . → Read More: Gallery Hops At Dundas West and Ossington

Queen West Music Fest Marks Year 3 in Trinity Bellwoods Park

This Saturday afternoon, head over to Trinity Bellwoods Park for the free, licensed Queen West Music Fest. The concert starts Saturday, August 20 at 1PM. Admission is free. . . . → Read More: Queen West Music Fest Marks Year 3 in Trinity Bellwoods Park

Sean McCormick takes a business approach to Ward 19

I met Sean McCormick a week or so ago to talk about issues in Ward 19, and why he decided to run for office in this area. . . . → Read More: Sean McCormick takes a business approach to Ward 19

Jane’s Walk in Ossington Village

This morning we went for a short neighbourhood walk as part of a North American initiative called Jane’s Walk, in honour of the legendary urban activist Jane Jacobs. . . . → Read More: Jane’s Walk in Ossington Village

Love Photography? – Stop by Gallery TPW this weekend

Gallery TPW is holding their annual Photorama fundraising exhibit this weekeend. This is their annual fundraising exhibition . . . → Read More: Love Photography? – Stop by Gallery TPW this weekend