Ossington Businesses Awarded “Best in Toronto”

Now Toronto released their annual readers’ choice lists of top businesses in Toronto, and lots of local businesses ranked high. . . . → Read More: Ossington Businesses Awarded “Best in Toronto”

Halloween in Ossington Village

Celebrate Halloween in Ossington Village with all sorts of parties and events in the days leading up to October 31st, family friendly and not so much. . . . → Read More: Halloween in Ossington Village

Playing Pokemon Go in Ossington Village


Pokémon Go launched in Canada on Sunday, and we’re already hooked and so are many other locals. There are PokéStops and gyms all around Ossington Village. Thanks to a lot of nearby graffiti, churches and parks, you can get a lot of Pokémon Go activity nearby.

Last night, we walked around the back alleys of our neighbourhood, taking in graffiti PokéStops, and meeting other people doing the same thing!


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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

Toronto Bike Share Opens Ossington Riders to More of the City

Toronto’s bike share program may finally become usable to Ossington Village residents.

Expansion plans were announced a few months ago, and today the organization issued a map of future stations, spreading out this system to more areas of the city after 7 years in operation. And, good news! They are adding several more bike stations beyond . . . → Read More: Toronto Bike Share Opens Ossington Riders to More of the City

Jane’s Walks Near Ossington

This year would have been Jane Jacobs 100th birthday, and the annual Jane’s Walk festival in her home city of Toronto is going to be a great way to celebrate. Free volunteer-led walks are happening all over the world this weekend, and we’ve got some you can join locally.

The local walks are starting either on Dundas . . . → Read More: Jane’s Walks Near Ossington

Experience Nuit Blanche Locally

This is the 10th year of Nuit Blanche in Toronto, and you can experience the free city-wide art party without travelling far, because there’s lots to do on Dundas, Ossington, and the local area.

This Saturday, October 3, at sunrise, explore the main exhibitions in the downtown core, sure, but also try the independent projects closer . . . → Read More: Experience Nuit Blanche Locally

Upcoming Local Events

There’s a lot going on in our neighborhood in the next few weeks, from music and shopping to drinking and comedy. We’ve got a round-up, and as always, check our calendar for daily listings.

Toronto Beer Week runs September 18 – 26th with tastings, parties, crawls and more across the city. This . . . → Read More: Upcoming Local Events

Bellwoods Beer Bottles Now Accepted for Returns at beer stores

There was a bit of controversy in Trinity Bellwoods Park after the long weekend. So the story went, hipsters left their trash behind, the Bellwoods Beer bottles were everywhere, and who gets stuck with the clean-up? This led to some trash talking on the Friends of Trinity Bellwoods Park social, with people piling on . . . → Read More: Bellwoods Beer Bottles Now Accepted for Returns at beer stores

Ossington Back to School Guide

It’s that time of year for parents and kids – getting ready for back to school. You can get into the spirit too, by learning something new in the Ossington and Dundas area. Lots of businesses in our neighborhood offer many opportunities to learn something new. Whether it’s athletic, culinary or technological, there’s lots to . . . → Read More: Ossington Back to School Guide