If you live on the east side of King Street, the sound of chainsaws, chippers, grinders and trucks has been the sad and depressing soundtrack of the past two weeks. Dozens of tall, mature, breathing trees have been cut down, which will take decades to replace. Several lots have been cleared for redevelopment and it’s … More Not a good week to be a tree in Midtown
The neighbourhood potlucks are a great way to stay in touch with your neighbours and share some delicious food. When: Monthly, second Saturday of the month, 4:30 – 7:00pm. Here’s the schedule for 2019: January 12 February 9 March 9 April 13 May 11 June 8 July 13 August 10 September 14 October 12 November … More Neighbourhood Potlucks… Same great food, same regular Saturday!
I travelled around England recently and was reminded again how almost every house has a name, in addition to its street number address. Marlborough House, Rose Cottage, Selwyn Flats, Leicester Manor,… your get the idea. They were usually named after the person who built them or a landscape feature of the area. Which is why … More If your house had a formal name, what would it be?
Thursday June 14 7:00pm @ Guelph Street Community Garden Join the Mount Hope Breithaupt Park Neighbourhood Association at the Guelph Street Garden as we discuss public and temporary art with St Marie φ Walker, the creators behind the Community Thoughts art project. St Marie φ Walker (Denise St. Marie & Timothy Walker) are artist-researchers investigating the applied … More Public art forum in the park
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!