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Signs unveiling Saturday Sept. 23 for newly named laneways off Woodmount

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017

A 10-11 a.m. ceremony will celebrate the naming of two laneways running east of Woodbine Ave. that pay tribute to two stalwart members of the East York immigrant community.

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Petition for Woodbine bike lanes removal hits 2,000 signatures

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017

n online petition started Sept. 18 urging removal of the just-installed bike lanes on Woodbine Avenue has surpassed 2,000 “signatures” acquired after just over 40 hours…

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NEW: Danforth East Arts Festival park layout map and exhibitor list for Sept. 16-17

Posted by on Sep 16, 2017

The ninth annual edition of the Danforth East Arts Fair being put on 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sept. 16-17 by the Danforth East Community Association comes at a time when public art in East York and area is exploding into view as never before.

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DECA celebrating ten years with two parties and scavenger hunt

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017

The Danforth East Community Association is celebrating ten years since it formed with two special events and a neighbourhood-wide “scavenger hunt” …

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DECA’s 9th Danforth East Arts Fair highlights an explosion of public art in East York

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017

The ninth annual edition of the Danforth East Arts Fair being put on 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sept. 16-17 by the Danforth East Community Association …

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Concerts in parks popular in EY

Posted by on Jul 4, 2017

Summer has many delights and for those who enjoy live music one of them is watching and listening to  performers share their talents on an outdoor stage in a park setting. Of course many people know that various events featuring live music happen weekends at Woodbine Park and the Beaches International Jazz Festival uses various outdoor locations, including parks, throughout its now month-long run in July. [See www.beachesjazz.com for full schedule.] Several local east-TO parks also have outdoor programs, including a series put on every Wednesday 6-9 in July in East Lynn Park (1925 Danforth Ave.) by the Danforth Mosaic Business Improvement Area...

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