Archive for the ‘Downtown’ Category

Pillow Teddy Bear Fight, April 2nd

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Meet: 10:00am at Second Cup, 200 Church St. (SE corner of Church & Front)

Morning: North to King; cut across St James Cathedral grounds to Jarvis; west on Lombard; north on Victoria; east on Richmond; up Berti St; east on Ditty Lane; north on Church; NW across the grounds of the Metropolitan United Church to Bond St, then up Bond to Shuter; north on Church to Dundas; north on Bond to Gould; south on Victoria and O’Keefe; west on Shuter; north on Yonge to Dundas; south on James to Queen; west on Queen to Nathan Phillips Square. [map]

Lunch: 12:30pm at 3 Brewers, 275 Yonge St, just south of Dundas Square.

Afternoon: Continuing on the route to Nathan Phillips Square [map]
3:00PM – Nathan Phillips Square – Pillow Teddy Fight [info on Facebook]

Post-walk: To Be Determined

Walk leader: Vicki, 416-428-6631

Hashtag: “TOPW:PTBF”

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Seaton Village Saturday Scramble, March 5th

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Meet: 10:00am at Aroma Espresso Bar – 500 Bloor St. W.

Morning: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/174313

Lunch: Pour Boy – 666 Manning Ave (confirmed)
FYI: Pour Boy, the lunch stop, is cash only. They do have ATM on the premises.

Afternoon: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/174313

Post-walk pub: Whoever is left, we’ll head to something nearby. Lots of places to choose from at our destination.

Hashtag: TOPW:SVSS

Walk leader: Vicki, 416-428-6631

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501 streetcar walk, February 6th

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Be sure to pick up a TTC day pass!

Meet: 10am Roncesvalles and Queen – there’s a parkette on the south side. [map]

And then? We’ll take a streetcar to Long Branch; as it’s the end/start of the line, we can claim the best seats on the streetcar and head from Long Branch to Neville Park Loop (people can jump on & off if they spot something interesting)
[streetcar map]

Lunch: The Gull and Firkin pub, 1943 Queen St. East

Afternoon: streetcar back to Roncesvalles

Post-walk pub: (near Roncesvalles and Queen; to be confirmed)

Hashtag: TOPW:501

Walk leader: Dom, 647-290-2554

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College Park Brunch, Sunday January 17th

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

The first Sunday walk of 2016 is going to be very informal.

Meet: 11am for brunch at Pogue Mahone, 777 Bay Street (Bay & College)
And then? Walk down to Ryerson and through the grounds, over to Yonge-Dundas Square and up to the Elephant & Castle at Gerrard. [map]
Hashtag: TOPW:CPB
Walk leader: Lizzie

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TOPW’s 6th anniversary walk and party, November 21st

Monday, November 9th, 2015

November marks Toronto Photo Walks’ 6th anniversary! Georgette & Michael were press-ganged into organising the party, in addition to an afternoon walk; here’s the information so far…

On November 21st, we’ll meet after lunch for a walk together and then head over to the Hot House for dinner and celebrating.

Meet: 2pm at the entrance to The Distillery @ Mill Street/Trinity Street.

Route: Map @ https://www.plotaroute.com/route/134523

Dinner: 6pm at the Hot House at Front & Church.

Slideshow: If you want to add your photos to the slideshow (which will be shown during dinner), please follow the steps below:

  • pick your top 8 photos from the past year of TOPW walks
  • make sure to include your name in the photo titles
  • save them in JPEG format only, maximum 2MB per photo.
  • upload them to the Dropbox folder – you’ll be asked to enter your name & email address as part of the upload process. When you get the “Thanks! You’re all done” page, you don’t need to complete the form unless you want to sign up for a free Dropbox account.

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Note: the Bloor/Danforth line will be closed between Keele and St. George this weekend. Shuttle buses only.