Give NOW – Food & Toiletries Drive in Full Swing

DROP OFF: Donate basic foods, unwrapped gifts and essential toiletries between NOW and December 10 at two locations-Silly Goose Kids, 2054 Danforth, and The Rock Oasis, 388 Carlaw
PICK-UP: Recipients can pick up food and toiletry baskets and unwrapped gifts  December 16/17 10-3pm, Holy Cross Church, 291 Cosburn.

A Holiday Food Drive is the latest fundraiser from the new but mighty local charity called CareVillage. Its mandate is to “create a modern village in our neighbourhood, where no family is left behind,” explains Jennifer Nicole Scott, one of four local women who founded CareVillage about six months ago. Continue reading “Give NOW – Food & Toiletries Drive in Full Swing”

Finley acts on me like furry 4-footed Prozak

Take me to the Beach puhlease!

Although I have lived in Danforth East for over 25 years, I didn’t truly revel in the spectacular beach at the foot of Coxwell Avenue until Finley came into our lives in 2013. Yes, we would visit the Boardwalk in the summer or on a fine spring or fall day, but that was it. Little did I know what I was missing: Continue reading “Finley acts on me like furry 4-footed Prozak”

Open Mic Night at Time Capsule Cafe


Are you a musician or a poet? Is spoken word your thing? Or perhaps you like to make people laugh? We could use a few laughs, given the current political climate.

Whatever your art form, whatever your level of proficiency, you are welcome to take it on stage tonight at Time Capsule Cafe’s Open Mike Night.

Perhaps you’re more comfortable just watching people on stage? That’s fine too. Whether you’re a performer or in the audience, this will be a great start to the festive season.

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Today! Rally AGAINST Trumped-up hate!



Stand up to bigotry and division! Join the East End Anti-Racism Collective’s Rally today at
Stan Wadlow Park, rain or shine, 2:30-4:30.

It didn’t take long after the election of the hideous Donald Trump, but then it never does. Within minutes, the worms started to slither out of the woodwork, even in East York. Continue reading “Today! Rally AGAINST Trumped-up hate!”