State your proposition, Canon Blanc

Sometimes you have to spell it out. Canon Blanc, (I’ve talked about them before) has stated what they’re all about. [Read more…]

Muskat Brown: Openings and Closings

Muskat Brown

The Muskat Brown closing sign

At this point I’m wondering by how much the rent is increasing in my neighbourhood. [Read more…]

Trying to be open-minded about condos at Yonge and Eglinton

I really do. I live in one, I see the point of going vertical but I saw this today on my way to visit a friend:  [Read more…]

Queen Street West comes to Yonge and Eglinton

Everywhere I look there’s a new store closing and another opening. What’s interesting is all the Queen West stores are opening new locations at Yonge and Eglinton.  [Read more…]

Condo development proposal from Rockport Group for Postal Station K

Once Postal Station K was sold by Canada Post to the Rockport Group, it was only a matter of time before a development proposal sign would appear despite it not being in the designated urban growth centre of Yonge and Eglinton.  [Read more…]

Let’s talk lingerie

I’ve joked before that my neighbourhood is lingerie central. If you want to pay three figures for a bra, you come to my neighbourhood. Within five minutes walk there are four lingerie stores – La Senza, Secrets From Your Sister, Beestung and Tres Jolie. [Read more…]

Tips for getting outside

Barre Beautiful, Yonge and Eglinton, Ballet studio, ballet class

Barre Beautiful at Yonge and Eglinton. I go with a friend at least once a week.

March teases us. One day is warm and dry and the next day is cold with flurries. We’re eager to get out of our coats and into sandals but sometimes it takes a bit of effort to get outside.

And who could blame us? We’ve had too much of this cold weather and choosing comfort over action is the easier choice but how can we change this!
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Grumpy Cat at Starbucks

Starbucks Grumpy Cat

The Grumpy Cat at Starbucks

The Starbucks at the Minto Towers has fun with their board. This week it’s Grumpy Cat.

Ballet comes to Yonge and Eglinton

I don’t walk south of Eglinton very often, maybe once or twice a month to visit my friend, Dag, who owns Consign Toronto. There isn’t much to see in that small stretch. Most of the good stuff is south of Dag’s store.

When I went to visit him last week, I saw two things: a development proposal sign up on the Art Shoppe – with two condo towers (29, and 38 stories) with a retail component and Barre Beautiful.  [Read more…]

More closings and openings at Yonge and Eglinton

It never ends up in this neighbourhood. Once again, the stores along the stretch between Eglinton and Blythewood are going to be different by time the summer arrives.  [Read more…]