Work to complete Martin Goodman Trail to begin this summer

The Martin Goodman Trail’s “missing link” is about to be connected. On May 12, Mayor John Tory and Ward 30 Coun. Paula Fletcher announced the city’s plans to begin work this summer to extend the trail north of Tommy Thompson Park between Outer Harbour Marina Road to Leslie Street. A city spokesperson confirmed the new […]

Record runner roster at Tannenbaum 10 k

A record 984 runners and walkers raced the 10th annual Tannenbaum 10 k run on a relatively balmy Sunday, Dec. 6. Hosted by the Toronto Beaches Runners Club, all proceeds from the charity run support Community Centre 55’s Share-A-Christmas campaign. For a full list of results, visit the Tannenbaum 10 k website. [envira-gallery id=”18405″]  

Letters to the Editor for July 21, 2015

Re: Clarity needed for path congestion, Letters to the Editor, Beach Metro News, June 30: It should be noted that the City of Toronto web site states: “On trails, stay to the right, pass to the left and remember that pedestrians always have the right-of-way.” It is important to understand that mixed use recreational trails […]

New trails proposed for Leslie Street Spit

A public meeting was held on April 28 at the Fire Academy on Eastern Avenue to gather input on plans to construct a series of trails through the baselands in Tommy Thompson Park. The baselands cover the area of the park southwest of the main entrance, bounded by Unwin Avenue and the Outer Harbour Marina […]

A bicycle, a bicycle! My kingdom for a bicycle

The confrontational phrase “war on cars” has been much used in recent years. It is a sensationalist term that serves only to fuel the flames between those favouring one mode of transportation over another, when in fact each mode of transportation has its own benefits and challenges. Cycling is a combination of fun, good exercise, […]