Winter Stations 2020 at Woodbine Beach

Winter Stations 2020 at Woodbine Beach

The Winter Stations — the annual art event where artists, architects and designers creatively take over the lifeguard stations at Woodbine Beach — is back. And this year’s free event presents four installations that you can experience by sight, sound,...
SKATING AT UNION STATION

SKATING AT UNION STATION

The little rink that popped up this winter in front of Union Station is one of the newest places to lace up downtown Toronto. And it’s worth the whirl. Located literally in front of the main entrance of Union Station, the cozy outdoor rink offers free public skating...
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...