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Mount Dennis, Etobicoke and North York
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|• Former municipality City of York|
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One Sentence Description
We're the neighbourhood with the coolest tagline! Home of the Bicycle
About this neighbourhood
Older than Toronto, part of where history was made. Founded in 1796 and visited by Lord Simcoe and later visited by Sir John A. Macdonald in the 1850's during the building of the Grand Trunk Railway. Major landmarks, shortcuts, nature trails...
What's Fun ?
30th Annual Weston Santa Claus Parade, November 22, 2009.
Fun for Kids
Sing with the High Park Choirs of Toronto! Divisional choirs for children aged 5 to 18. http://www.highparkchoirs.org Despite the name, the choirs include children from 55 different schools across Toronto. We're a short ride from you in Bloor West Village. Artistic staff include internationally-renowned conductor Zimfira Poloz, Margaret Stanfield, Marina Filippova and Sheldon Rose. Children have lots of fun and learn while developing their vocal skills. Come and sit in on a rehearsal, attend a concert or an event. To audition, please contact [email protected]
Cheap eats and not so cheap eats, oops, make that ambiance!
How did the neighbourhood get its name? Who founded this neck of the woods? When? Anything cool happen recently? Say the past 5 years, stuff still in people's memory, say the past 5 minutes, y'know?
Who are the people in your neighbourhood?
Neighbourhood personalities, for example...
- the nice librarian
- the cool busker
- the friendly crossing guard
and where to meet them.
Housing and Accommodations
What's the housing scene like? How much for how much? Architecture Styles. Price Ranges. How new or old are most of the housing here? Condominiums, Townhouses... Major complexes, best apartment buildings, golden cockroach award? If applicable: Hotels / Motels / Hostels / Bed and Breakfasts for out-of-towners, here's the scoop.
Transportation overview, transit options, bike lanes, official routes, highways, Bus. Streetcar. Subway. TTC routes which pass through or cover this neighbourhood. TTC stations / Go Transit / Greyhound Stops
Major Streets and Intersections
Major thoroughfares through this neighbourhood, if any. Existing ones or those planned for the future. Major North-South streets. Major East-West streets.
Parks and Recreation
Indoor outdoor pools, wading pools, waterslides, splashpads, arenas, rinks, golf courses, etc Off leash dog walking areas. Nice places to walk and talk.