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Parkdale - Tanja Tiziana
Once one of Toronto's finest neighbourhoods with grand Victorian homes and streets that led to Lake Ontario, Parkdale fell on hard times after the Gardiner Expressway was built in the 1950s, cutting it off from the water. As go many urban stories, hard times for a neighbourhood means a haven for artists and musicians. Today Parkdale is one of Toronto's most creative neighbourhoods and Queen, its main drag, is home to bars that range from slick hipster to dive. With a population that includes high and low incomes, professionals and many New Canadians, Parkdale has become one of Toronto's most talked about neighbourhoods.
The role nightlife plays in building and dividing Toronto
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
It's no secret that councillors are divided on the issue of nightlife. Efforts are in place to regulate the number of clubs and bars in Parkdale, but embracing nightlife and considering the formation of a working group may be a better option, say club owners.
A legacy that will last
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Sure, the GTA will get an aquatics centre and velodrome from the Pan Am Games. But the real legacy might be the connections forged by the Playing For Keeps ambassador program, which are reigniting and reconnecting neighbourhoods.
First Tool Libraries, now Timebanks: Toronto's Zeitgeist movement is expanding
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Ryan Dyment, co-founder of the Tool Library and soon-to-be-unveiled Toronto Timebank, opens up about the Zeitgeist movement, leaving the rat race, and his vision for a resource-based economy.
The role of public art in Toronto's condo boom
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Condos are turning into canvases as property developers look to local and international artists to create original art and public installations in an effort to attract new condo buyers. As a result, properties are becoming art galleries, attracting known artists and creative-minded residents alike.
See the forest in the trees: Ryerson mapping experts study ways to keep urban greenery healthy
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
With politicians trying to find every dollar of savings, high-tech research methods can help our urban forest survive and thrive. Ryerson University's Andrew Millward's tools of choice: maps.
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