Do you have your flag?

Do you have your flag?

Is this you? You have recently moved to Toronto and feel a visceral tie to your birth-country. You are first or second generation in Canada and are a hyphenated Canadian i.e. Italian-Canadian, Peruvian-Canadian, German-Canadian. You are multi-ethnic, multi-national true melting pot of which Toronto is so proud and can choose to self-identify as any of a number of nationalities. The many ways that we Canadians “classify” ourselves is one of...

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Flying men… and dogs on the waterfront

Flying men… and dogs on the waterfront

Have you seen the Iron Man-esque sport Flyboarding? On June 20 to 22 on Toronto’s waterfront the world championships of Flyboarding are taking place. It is part of the Redpath Waterfront Festival Toronto. On the waterfront from Sherbourne to Spadina the Waterfront Festival will have fun for every age and species. OK this one is new to us too! DockDogs will be competing. DockDogs is a dock diving and dock jumping sport for dogs with three main...

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Soundtrack to your summer in Yorkville

Soundtrack to your summer in Yorkville

Picture this… you’re sitting on a bench on a warm summer day in a lovely little park watching the beautiful and fashionable masses parade past. What could be better than to add a soundtrack to your afternoon? The Yorkville park on Cumberland Street at Bellair Street is without a doubt one of the best locations in Toronto for people watching and the location for Summer Music in the Park from June 6th to September 13th. On...

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Riverdale Art Walk

Riverdale Art Walk

It’s the time of year again finally, for festivals and fairs. The first outdoor art fair to kick off the season is the Riverdale Art Walk artistsnetwork.ca The art walk is a two-day, public fine art exhibition running in conjunction with the Eats& Beats Festival in Riverside riverside-to.com  That translates into a destination neighbourhood that will be heaving with music, art and good food. The 16 year old Art Walk is a fine art festival...

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Eats & Beats in Riverside

Eats & Beats in Riverside

Riverside, which is a neighbourhood east of the Don Valley along Queen Street East, is hosting it’s annual Eats & Beats Fest on Saturday June 7th from 1pm to 6pm. Riverside is just minutes from the downtown core and is easily accessible by streetcar and contains many artist’s lofts, some galleries, and a wide variety of restaurants and shops including numerous unique destinations. During Eats & Beats in Riverside,...

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East End Performance Crawl

May 21st – June 1st  “a theatrical love-letter to Toronto’s East End” A solo performance festival, a series of site-specific theatre installations and a community ‘Doors Open’ event all in one! The East End Performance CRAWL celebrates the wealth of unique and vibrant independent businesses and community spaces in the Leslieville / Riverdale area. Over the 12 days of the CRAWL, the...

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