Posted on Jul 26 2015 - 11:21am by Richard
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Looking around it’s easy to take for granted all the infrastructure, roads, and established communities we have here in Etobicoke. Obviously it wasn’t always like this and if it weren’t for a great organization like the Etobicoke Historical Society we would have a harder time knowing how our great communities came to be. The Etobicoke Historical...

Most of us have probably seen dragon boat racing in some form on television and having participated in the sport we can tell you that it is truly fun and addictive. The problem is most of us don’t have a boat or a place to practice which admittedly, are pretty big barriers to overcome. The Humber Bay Dragon Boat Club in Etobicoke eliminates that barrier with...

Posted on Jul 6 2015 - 5:01pm by Richard
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If you are an aviation fanatic chances are that you already know about Aviation World in Etobicoke. If you don’t know about this great store by the airport then please read on, your collecting efforts are going to become a lot easier. Aviation World is located at 195 Carlingview Drive just East of Pearson Airport. They have everything, and then some, not only...

It’s a beautiful thing when a community gets together and creates something special. The Humber Bay Shores Condominium Association has done just that in creating a popular and successful farmers market for its community. The best part is that everyone in Etobicoke and the GTA is welcome to the Humber Bay Shores Farmers Market. The Humber Bay Shores Farmers Market...

Posted on Jun 23 2015 - 11:20am by Richard
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The 2015 Pan Am Games is coming to Toronto and the excitement is building! Sport plays an important role across our globe and with these games Toronto is now part of the landscape. Several new venues were constructed across Toronto and it’s neighbouring cities for these games. One such facility was built right here in Etobicoke, the BMX Centre at Centennial...

Posted on Jun 4 2015 - 9:57am by Richard
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Supporting community arts programs is vitally important to the success and continuation of such programs. “The Artful Palate: A Taste of Etobicoke” is an annual fundraiser that not only succeeds in its endeavour to provide funds through to Arts Etobicoke but also in creating a fun night for all who attend. “The Artful Palate: A Taste of Etobicoke”...

There is a very good chance that someone you know if affected by Alzheimer’s. Wouldn’t it be great if we can stamp out this unfortunately all-too-common disease one day? Take part in this year’s Walk for Alzheimer’s in Etobicoke and maybe one day we can find a cure. Walk for Alzheimer’s takes place this year on Saturday June 6th 2015 in 150 communities...

Posted on May 29 2015 - 8:22am by Richard
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Our bodies need to be cared for, afterall, we use them all the time and just like our cars we need a bit of routine maintenance. It’s great to have a place like Islington Wellness in Etobicoke that offers a variety of services to keep our bodies, muscles, and energy in tip-top shape! Islington Wellness is located at 3329 Bloor Street just East of Islington....

Posted on May 18 2015 - 2:24pm by Richard
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One could say that the tapas style restaurant is ideal in that you are able to sample a wide range of different tastes and textures in one formal meal. If that sounds appealing to you then look no further than Azarias Restaurant in Etobicoke. Azarias is located in the heart of the Kingsway at 3058 Bloor Street West, just a block West of Royal York Subway, and has...

Posted on May 12 2015 - 10:16am by Richard
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There is no doubt in our minds that Toronto is a world class city. As the main economic hub in Canada there is a definite need for quality event space for the numerous trade shows and conventions that take place here daily. The Toronto Congress Centre in Etobicoke is “Toronto’s newest, largest and most innovative trade show and convention complex”. The...

Living in a city as we do we tend to spend most of our time at a desk or behind the steering wheel when we are out. Jane’s Walks are meant to get people walking and to get people talking. Lucky for us there are numerous walks planned throughout Toronto and here in Etobicoke as well. Jane’s Walks are organized walking tours where the goal is to get us outdoors...

Living in Toronto one realizes that the city is growing at an alarming rate. Along with this growth comes development and it’s no secret that there are fewer places to enjoy nature than just a few years ago. The CCFEW Bird Walks achieves two things. One, it allows us to view the abundance of wildlife that occupies the land at the foot of the lake in South Etobicoke....

Posted on Apr 6 2015 - 5:15pm by Richard
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We love a good game of paintball! This sport is a perfect blend of strategy, fitness, and fun. There are a few outdoor paintball locations outside of the city but there’s no need to drive that far as Paintball City is right here in Etobicoke. Paintball City is located at 35 Stoffel Drive and can be seen as you drive along the 401 just West of Martin Grove Road....