FAMILY-FRIENDLY JANE’S WALKS IN TORONTO

FAMILY-FRIENDLY JANE’S WALKS IN TORONTO

What would Jane Jacobs do? It’s a question on a T-shirt that I’ve always loved as it encompasses the vision of the late Toronto urbanist Jane Jacobs who believed that everyday people should take an active role in city building. One of the ways of engaging with your...
Five Stops for Families on the Lower Don Trail

Five Stops for Families on the Lower Don Trail

Earlier this fall, the City of Toronto officially reopened the Lower Don Trail. If you’re not an avid cyclist or an eastender who travels over the Don River, you’re probably thinking – what’s that? The paved path is a five kilometre trail along the Don River that runs...
Tree Maze on Centre Island

Tree Maze on Centre Island

Blast from the past. It’s easy to miss this awesome destination on Toronto Island. But it is so worth the walk to the south end of Centre Island to play for free in the city’s only tree maze. In 2015, the hedge maze was brought back to life as the William Meany Tree...
The Don Jail

The Don Jail

The site of the former Don Jail, now administrative offices for Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, pretty much blends right into the northwest area of Broadview Ave and Gerrard St. East. Back when it opened in 1864, the Don Jail was the largest in North America and one of...