Monthly Archives: October 2010

Nature Walks Around Don Mills: The Leaside Spur Trail

We stumbled upon this trail on our way to Edward’s Gardens the other week. Feeling adventurous, we decided to abandon our original plan and check it out instead – heading south off Lawrence, just east of Leslie. It was obviously … Continue reading

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A Fall Walk in Moccasin Trail Park

Moccasin Trail Park has to be one of Toronto’s best kept secrets. Yet, thousands of Torontonians unwittingly drive by it every day. Nestled just west of the DVP at Lawrence, it contains some incredible original forest, a beaver pond, a … Continue reading

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‘The Amazing Don Mills: The Suburb that is to Become Canada’s Most Perfect City’

(Article from Canadian Homes and Gardens, November, 1954. My apologies for the bad photocopied picture – it’s a copy of a copy I found at the library.) Canada’s newest and most significant suburb is Don Mills, Ont., a fast-growing development on … Continue reading

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Nice Article on Don Mills From BlogTO… With Lots Of Not-So-Nice Comments!

I enjoyed this article on BlogTO and the old archive pics that went along with it… but the comments… well, as usual for BlogTO commenters, it’s a bunch of suburb hatin’ hipsters, whom have never been to Don Mills but feel … Continue reading

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Yoga at the Toronto Botanical Gardens

There’s oodles of other stuff to do there too, but I was interested to see they offer Yoga at the Toronto Botanical Gardens. I was googling for classes in Don Mills a while back and didn’t find this in my … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Moai of Barber Greene

He sits behind the old strip mall A man’s width wide, and three men tall His visage stern, his eye sockets still Just 100 metres from the Mongolian Grill. So if you should venture down Barber Greene Take time to … Continue reading

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Red Hot Condos: Winner of Don Mills’ Worst Billboard Contest!

Dear Camrost Corp: When most people are shopping for condos, they want to see the condo. Maybe a nice interior 3D rendering of a suite, or a simulation of the picturesque view one might have from their window. I can’t imagine, … Continue reading

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