Path to accessibility at Woodbine Beach

If you’ve got wheels or hot feet, there is now an easy way to the water at Woodbine Beach. Parks staff recently installed a plastic path to help people cross the sand between the beach boardwalk and the shoreline south of Donald D. Summerville Pool. Geordy Cook, 7, discovered it last week on a bike […]

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Gerrard Ashdale Library is celebrating its 90th birthday with a celebration on Thursday, May 15, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Photos and artifacts will be on display, and refreshments will be served. The library is located at 1432 Gerrard St. E. Call 416-393-7717 to find out more.   A community consultation to review a planning […]

Sun as a muse and power source

Gull calls, leaves in the trees, waves on the sand – on windy days, Woodbine Beach has a natural trio. And sometimes, if it’s bright out, James Levac adds his solar-powered piano to make it a quartet. But how do you bring a piano to the beach? “I’ve pushed it from Leslie and Gerrard, where […]

Trashy art illustrates garbage woes

Painter Elizabeth Berry has a keen eye for the colours of Woodbine Beach – she walks to it nearly every morning from her home on Neville Park Boulevard. But last week, walking the same shore where she once painted clean white surf and azure skies, the sight of a gull grubbing in a pile of […]