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Lots Of Love For Toronto’s Little Jamaica!

Toronto has a lot of vibrant cultural communities woven into its urban fabric, including Little Jamaica – which has its Business Improvement Area running along Eglinton Avenue West from Allen Road west to Keele Street. This is also a portion of Eglinton that has been subject to the planning and…
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Happy Mother’s Day

When I was a kid my Mom gave me the latitude to be a silly inquisitive boy while teaching me the essentials of good etiquette and all the social graces. She knew to step back during those moments when I demanded independence, and yet she was always there for a…
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Graffiti Alley Is Toronto’s Laneway Louvre

City Living, Queen West
Do you find graffiti as inspiring and visually-arresting as we do? Graffiti takes neglected and out-of-the-way places in the city and makes them marvellous and magical. Plus, it’s an art form that, like drag, originated from a marginalized community and is all about subverting convention and expectation. And, also like…
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I Love The Phoebe Condominium!

Chinatown, City Living, Queen West
  I’ve long loved The Phoebe located at 18 Beverley Street, 11 and 25 Soho Streets! It’s tucked away 4 streets west of University just north of Queen Street West. Completed in 2003 by the reputable Diamante Development Corporation, this well-managed condominium has several qualities I consider important for prospective purchasers.…
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