One year into his five-year journey to circumnavigate the world without a motor, Markus Pukonen has had his share of scary moments. Take the time he was rafting down an icy river, with no one around for miles. Already a harrowing experience, his situation intensified as he turned a bend and saw an ice dam […]
If you’ve let your dog out at the Kew Beach Dog Park over the last several weeks, you might have noticed that the little free library at the western edge of the park is no more. As of last week, the only portion left of the free library – part of a worldwide movement focused […]
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 […]