At morning’s first light, a shrill, unfamiliar call can be heard echoing off the houses and throughout the neighbourhood. It is the sound of an urban peregrine falcon. Surrounded by some of Toronto’s largest and …more
The development application for the mid-rise building with retail at grade on Bayview between Soudan and Hillsdale is an example of the dirty pool being played by some developers in the Midtown/Leaside area. The Bayview …more
Where are the good builders in Leaside? Recently, I received a long email from a Leaside resident complaining about the seemingly non-existent tree protection rules the city has in place for homes under construction in …more
Actor, writer, artist, philanthropist, board member, PhD, puppeteer, motivational speaker, reflexologist, soprano, art lover, volunteer, world traveller, avid lawn bowler, gardener, reader. If you haven’t met Pancheta Barnett yet, it’s not surprising. She’s a busy …more
A new digital outdoor billboard for the Leaside Memorial Community Gardens is one step closer to approval. The City of Toronto Planning and Growth Management Committee decided June 15 by a four to two vote …more
My open letter early last month to Councillor Jon Burnside: “Thank you so much for speaking to Leaside Atom Baseball about cleaning up the dugouts, bleachers and sports field at Trace Manes after games. They …more
The second annual Georgia Walsh Memorial All-Star Game is scheduled for Saturday, August 27, at Trace Manes Park.