The weather will clear up for the weekend… I promise! In which case you can safely and happily wander about the neighbourhood taking in walks and catching up with neighbours. I’m highlighting walks taking place in the Midtown section of our Mount Hope neighbourhoood – either the walk route goes through the hood, or a … More Jane’s Walk in the neighbourhood this weekend, May 3-5
One of the most exciting weekends of the year for people who love urban issues and urban exploring…. or exploring urban issues… Either way, there are 30 walks to choose from starting Friday May 4 through Sunday May 6. Three walks are led by Midtown Mount Hope residents and two of them are hosted right … More It’s Jane’s Walk Weekend!
Which is oooodles of time to pull together a walk for this year! What is Jane’s Walk? Jane’s Walk is an annual festival of citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs. Jane’s Walks encourages people to tell stories about their communities, explore their cities and connect with neighbours during the first weekend in May. Walks … More Jane’s Walk is one month away
If you were on the Jane’s Walk hosted by Dawn Parker, Wayne Miedema and our Ward 10 Councilor Sarah Marsh, you would recall the walk started with a conversation with Zac Zehr about their development on King Street West between Wellington and Victoria. This article from The Record includes an artist rendering of the planned development which … More Concept plans unveiled for Sixo Midtown development by Zehr group
We learned this information on one of the Saturday Jane’s Walks about development & change in midtown… and here it is, in print, from The Record. No successful bids in tax sale of contaminated Kitchener property There is uncertainty about what the next steps will be but the City of Kitchener is considering the options. The saga … More No successful bid for Electrohome building on 152 Shanley Street