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Toronto Offsite Design Festival in Ossington Village

Toronto Offsite Design Festival (TO DO) brings design to untraditional spaces from January 16-22. What to do at TO DO Ossington Village. . . . → Read More: Toronto Offsite Design Festival in Ossington Village

Black Friday Deals in Ossington Village

Black Friday Shop Local

Many local Ossington and Dundas West businesses are offering deals for Black Friday – some last all weekend! Shop local and spread the joy! . . . → Read More: Black Friday Deals in Ossington Village

The Weeknd Is Coming to Ossington

The Weeknd is coming to Ossington to sign autographs and give away merch from Rally Ossington. The music superstar will be there Thursday at 5PM. . . . → Read More: The Weeknd Is Coming to Ossington

Love Letter to The Great Lakes: Street Art Around Ossington

lovelettertThis week, Ossington is a major location for a new Toronto arts festival. This one brings some beautiful new murals to our streetscape. Love Letter to The Great Lakes as an event runs until tomorrow at Rally Ossington, but the street art will live on our local buildings for a long time.

Today, the team behind the project at Rally led a bike tour of the murals, starting behind their site at 12 Ossington. We stopped at several murals in and around Ossington, the street and alleyways. We checked out the murals as they were being painted, and got to hear from some of the artists. While this was a one-time experience, you can still go for your own walk or bike and have a look for yourself!

I took some photos and notes on where and who.  The website also showcases a map with the sites and bios of all the talented artists working on the project, so you can conduct your own personal self-guided tour in the days to come. Also, Rally is holding a pop-up shop and art exhibit with materials related to the project, so stop in tonight or tomorrow for more information.

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