COURTESY RICHARD LONGLEY: The Harbord Village Residents’ Association and the Harbord Street Business Improvement Area celebrated their tenth annual Harbord Street Pumpkin Festival on Nov. 1. Featuring hot cider, a silent auction, and, of course, many glowing pumpkins, it drew crowds to Harbord Street between Spadina Avenue to Borden Street.
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November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on LIFE (NOVEMBER 2016): Pumpkins on parade
September 16th, 2016 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (SEPTEMBER 2016): A neighbourhood block party for the global village
August 26th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (AUGUST 2016): A clear path! by Dot Tedline
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ARTS (AUGUST 2016): Library’s ukulele drop-in program leverages diminutive instrument to launch musical journeys
August 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on ARTS (AUGUST 2016): Library’s ukulele drop-in program leverages diminutive instrument to launch musical journeys
By Annemarie Brissenden
It’s hard to feel sad when playing a ukulele.
“Everyone feels good when they play the music,” laughs Sarah Bradley, a branch head librarian with the Toronto Public Library (TPL). She and her colleagues have been running a ukulele program at the Lillian H. Smith branch at College Street and Spadina Avenue that is proving surprisingly popular.
August 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on SPORTS (AUGUST 2016): Baseball Leafs head to the playoffs with high hopes
Fans celebrate another up-and-down season
By R.S. Konjek
Baseball won’t be rushed.
It is a pastime to be sipped and savoured.
July 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (JULY 2016): An Annex bee celebration
July 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS (JULY 2016): A permanent home for storytelling
Rogers family donates $5 million to Hot Docs
By Annemarie Brissenden
Ninety years after John Grierson — who would go on to become the first commissioner of the National Film Board of Canada — coined the term documentary, Toronto’s burgeoning narrative feature industry has secured a permanent home.
July 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS (JULY 2016): Renewing Margaret Fairley Park
Phase two additions include a new stage area
By Geremy Bordonaro
After a long wait, Margaret Fairley Park is set to undergo its second, and final, stage of revitalization this summer. Construction is expected to begin in the middle of July and finish this autumn.
July 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on FROM THE ARCHIVES (JULY 2016)
July 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on Part two of our 2016 parks review
An expansive dog run, a spot for runners, and an upgrade underway
In this, part two of our annual survey of parks in the Annex, we step into new territory. The majority of parks reviewed this month are ones we haven’t covered in the past, and as in part one, we discovered great greenspaces mixed among the mediocre, comfortable niches, and one park that needs a lot of work. Also this month? An update on work at the Brunswick-College Parkette, which is showing a lot of promise.