Charred High Park playground still a bastion of community camaraderie

I think it must have been grade five, when, one particularly vivid afternoon, a group of gregarious grown-ups walked into my classroom... Read More

Artists hit the Junction by (yarn) storm

With the Junction Arts Festival just around the corner, a group of local knitters who’ve dubbed themselves the “Junction... Read More

G20: Hitting us where it hurts

It was an eerie experience traversing Toronto’s should-be-bustling downtown streets in the days leading up to the G20. But it... Read More

How would a National Housing Strategy impact our cities?

cross-posted from Spacing Atlantic HALIFAX — National Housing Day was first marked on the calendar by a team of Toronto housing... Read More

Events Guide: lecture and film screening on the history of Toronto’s movie theatres

WHAT: “Toronto Movie Theatres: Palaces for the People,” lecture by Paul Moore; followed by screening of the... Read More

Divercycling: a look at who’s (not) biking in Toronto

“Why is cycling such a ‘white’ sport?” asks this Monday’s headline on the Guardian’s bike blog. In... Read More

World Wide Wednesday: a global tour of car-free festivities, David Byrne’s “Bicycle Diaries,” and Google Street View via tricycle

Each week we will be focusing on blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the... Read More

Youth paint cycling-themed mural on Dupont

New bike lanes are not the only reason why Dupont has recently moved up on my list of preferred cycling routes. Just this Tuesday, as... Read More

South East Scarborough Pow Wow

“From the rez to the city, my people are you with me?  You’re tuned in to the chief of the concrete city,” rapped hip-hop... Read More

Reaching the Summit: New Approaches to Street Design

Just three days into this year’s Bike Month, a damp May 28th was host to Bike Summit 2009, a day-long conference on cycling... Read More