For Dale Davis, becoming a beekeeper happened organically. First, she learned that a woman on her baseball team kept bees. Then she attended an Open Doors Toronto event and met a local veteran beekeeper. Soon, she found herself at an Ontario Beekeepers workshop, where she met a community of supportive bee aficionados. And before she […]
In the eight years since I shot this panorama, a couple of new homes were constructed on Long Crescent. Did you know that this area was once a golf course? If you have a photograph you’d like to share, don’t hesitate to call me at 647-531-6116.
Danforth CTI graduate Chantelle Johnson is a young woman with both style and substance. Motivated from a young age to work hard, overcome barriers, and give back to her community, Johnson’s dedication paid off earlier this year when she was named the inaugural recipient of the DECA (Danforth East Community Association) Young Leaders Scholarship. Money […]
If you’ve found yourself on Queen Street just east of Ivan Forrest Gardens on a weekend, there’s a fair chance you’ve seen Robert Bertram on his balcony – and if you haven’t seen the man, you’ve likely seen the sticks and the sign. A handwritten sign noting “Unique Hiking Sticks” for sale hangs on a […]
This delightful summer streetscape was photographed in the summer of 1980. The view is looking west on Queen, with Willow in the foreground. Do you have an old photograph you’d like to share? Please call me 647-531-6116.
Photos x9 by Jon Muldoon: Above, a Master Gardener’s yard is all about plants, including a succulent planter, below left, and plenty of sculpture and ornamentation, bottom left.; A large oak stands over a flowerbed and an enclosed vegetable patch, at top. Other highlights of this garden include raised beds, right, and old iron fencing […]
When Claire McConnell meets someone she thinks she’s going to become close with, she points them to the blogs she published four years ago detailing her family’s journey. “I can’t go through it all,” said Claire. “But you need to know this, it’s such an integral part of who we are now, you can’t know […]
Bard in the Park’s 12th season is underway. The East End Shakespearean theatre group is performing Love’s Labour’s Lost with a twist: the plot has been translated and transplanted into 1970s culture. The comedy’s plot focuses on King Ferdinand and his entourage. He bans the company of women while studying and fasting for three years, […]
Do you know the next Beach Citizen of the Year? The annual award honours someone who has shown a long-standing commitment to improving our little corner of the city. The first award was handed out in 2001. The award was founded by Community Centre 55, the Beaches Lions Club and Beach Metro News. Judges include […]