City’s secrets revealed at Doors Open

The 15th annual Doors Open is set to roll out the welcome mats at more than 155 venues on Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25. The annual event is an opportunity to visit architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings normally off-limits to the public. Here in the East End, seven locations are on […]

Doors Open offers rare up-close look at history

Visitors to the Beach during Toronto’s annual Doors Open event on May 25 and 26 got a rare peek inside five historic  buildings, from the Kew Beach Fire Hall at Woodbine to the R.C. Harris Water Filtration Plant at Victoria Park. Anyone who dropped by the fire hall,  a.k.a. Toronto Fire Station 227, got to […]

Doors Open to Beach landmarks

Several local venues will be taking part in the 14th annual Doors Open on the weekend of May 25 and 26. The annual city-wide event gives the public an opportunity to visit over 150 architecturally or historically significant buildings that are normally off-limits,  opened only on a limited basis, or charge admission. In the East […]

News in Brief

Transit riders are venting their frustration with service changes on the Queen Street East and Kingston Road routes, where buses have replaced streetcars while track replacement is carried out. In response to complaints forwarded to him from Ward 32 Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon’s office, TTC CEO Andy Byford has authorized some changes to help alleviate wait […]

Beach and East End throw Doors Open to all

Doors Open Toronto is featuring a number of Beach locations in its lineup this year. The program, which began as a millennium project in 2000, allows visitors to peek inside many city buildings which are normally closed to the public or would charge an admission fee for entry. On the weekend of May 28 and […]