Celebrating Pride on Danforth East

DECA Pride, an east-end LGBTQ+ group under the Danforth East Community Association (DECA), had their second annual Pride Celebration Thursday, June 22 at the East Lynn Park Farmers’ Market. The event featured arts and crafts from Silly Goose Kids and Art Cave, live music featuring the Coe Hill Girls, a kids sing-along, and a rainbow […]

Farmers’ markets up and running

Along with the asparagus, rhubarb and lettuce crops that herald the arrival of spring, farmers’ markets, too, are sprouting up across the city. Farm-fresh and organic fruits and vegetables, honey, bread, cheese, maple syrup and even wine and beer are just some of the items available at local parks during the spring, summer and right […]

News in Brief

Beach Metro News, in cooperation with Community Centre 55, will be hosting a debate for candidates from the major parties in the upcoming provincial election in the Beaches-East York riding. The meeting will take place at St. John the Baptist Norway Anglican Church, 470 Woodbine Ave. just north of Kingston Road, at 7:30 p.m. on […]

News in brief

Local historian and Beach Metro News columnist Gene Domagala is sharpening his wits and his walking stick for some summer strolls in the Beach neighbourhood. If you haven’t been on one of his Historical Walks, you’ve missed out on an entertaining and enlightening experience. Domagala’s first walk is slated for Friday, July 1 at 1 […]