Category Archives: Places in Toronto

Interesting places and spaces in Toronto.

The Best Music Schools in the City of Toronto

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Toronto has a large number of music schools and conservatories to help guide budding musicians in their journey.
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Best Toy Stores in Toronto

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One of the best things about Toronto is the diversity. The same could be said of the most popular toy stores scattered throughout the city.
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Toronto Christmas Tree Guide

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No Canadian can imagine the festive season without the wonderful smell of a real Christmas tree full of decorations. Check out our guide to Christmas trees in Toronto to find out more!
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Best Days Out With Children: Tommy Thompson Park

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Toronto’s Birdliest Park With talk of climate change, species extinctions, faltering honey bees, and deforestation, it has never been more important to make the basics of ecology feel relevant and real for children. Making it fun wouldn’t hurt, either. So, where do you take your junior naturalists when they crave a bit of field work? It’s easy to make the gloomy assumption that all the really interesting places—the nature preserves full of exotic and endangered species—are well outside of Toronto, if not …More
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Yoga for Kids in Toronto

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We have prepared a very special article for you that will guide you through the world of children’s yoga in Toronto.
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Best Alternative High Schools In Toronto

Not every child or adolescent learns and absorbs information the same way, and this is precisely why educational institutions labelled “alternative schools” have been incorporated into the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). There exist in the city numerous elementary and secondary alternative learning facilities that cater to a very specific crowd — students who require a more tailored, intimate, and specialized type of education in order to learn the same material that their peers are learning in more traditional institutions. There …More
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Photo Essay: Far Enough Farm

Located at Toronto’s picturesque Centre Island amusement park, Far Enough Farm has been a popular tourist spot since 1959, making it one of the oldest attractions in the city. Far Enough Farm is a longstanding Centre Island staple, says Tanya Kavcic, operations support officer in the General Manager’s Office at the Parks, Forestry and Recreation department of the City of Toronto. This is not just any petting zoo, either. This is a fully functioning farmyard that welcomes visitors — young and …More
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Best Days Out With Children: High Park

As a day out having fun with the kids, going to the park sounds rather dull and old-fashioned. It’s something Mary Poppins was supposed to do with the Banks children, before they went jumping in pavement pictures instead. But Mary Poppins didn’t have High Park to go to. Sandwiched between Bloor Street and the Queensway in the West End of Toronto, High Park’s 399 acres include forests, a couple of creeks, the ecologically significant black oak savanna, the Grenadier restaurant, and Grenadier …More
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Photo Essay: Ontario Science Centre

The Ontario Science Centre has been a fun part of Toronto’s history for several years. Many of the exhibitions change as technology advances, but one thing has always stayed the same: the Ontario Science Centre’s commitment to making learning fun. This definitely isn’t your average museum! Just outside the Weston Family Innovative Centre, where media tools and innovative activities like ‘So You Think You Can Fly’ encourage visitors to experiment. Crowds gather around an art installation called ‘Cloud’, by David Rokeby, in …More
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Photo Essay – Harbourfront Centre Skating Rink

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The city’s most scenic rink is right behind the York Quay Centre and near the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ontario. The Natrel Rink has been an unparalleled skating destination in Toronto for 30 years. And it’s still for FREE! MEET THE PHOTOGRAPHER JOHN STEVEN FERNANDEZ (BORN 1990) This Toronto based photography student, currently studying at Seneca College of Applied Arts, was born and raised in Toronto from Chilean-born parents. Growing up, John would often visit Chile, and would document every moment of his trips, …More
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