Archive for the ‘Downtown’ Category

TTC Challenge, June 20th

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Thanks to Jeff & David for stepping in at short notice.

Date: Saturday, June 20th.

Morning
Meet: 9:30am at Kipling Subway Station (past the turnstiles). Bus Platform (at ground level) next to the newspaper vendor.
Splitting into four groups.
Distribute Subway Station lists.

Start: 10:00am
Group 1 stays at Kipling Station.
Other Groups make their way eastward to their stations.

Each group visits their stations for approximately 30 minutes.

Lunch:
Meet: 12:30pm (approximately) Broadview Subway Station.
Take photographs at the station (time permitting).
Lunch: 12:30pm Factory Girl, 193 Danforth Ave at Broadview (to be arranged)

Afternoon
Splitting into three new groups for the afternoon.
Distribute Subway Station lists.

Meet: 2:00pm Broadview Subway Station (street entrance).

Resume: 2:30pm Groups make their way eastward to their stations.
Each group visits their stations for approximately 30 minutes.

Post-walk:
Meet: 4:00pm (approximately) Kennedy Subway Station.
Bus Platform (Gateway on the Go).
Take photographs at Kennedy until all participants arrive.

Hashtag: “TOPW:TTCC1″

Walk Leader: David Williams (647-449-4227) and Jeff Stewart (416-423-2910). If you are lost or want to join us at another time during our walk, call/text so we can let you know where we are.

Remember that, although we usually plan walks to run 10am to about 5pm (depending on light), feel free to come and go whenever it fits with your schedule. [FAQ] [About TOPW]

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Bloomin’ Libation, February 21st

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Date: Saturday, February 21st.

Meet: Meet at 10:00am at Allan Gardens, 19 Horticultural Ave.

Morning: We will get our warmth and colour on at the Gardens, then meander the streets west to Pre-nup Pub.
For a little inspiration, I will bring along a container that you can reach into and pick a word from to get your artistic juices flowing.

Lunch: Pre-Nup Pub, 191 College St. (confirmed)

Afternoon: The afternoon photographic portion will be at the pub. I asked them if they would mind if we wandered their space, upstairs and down, to take pics of their lovely decor, food, and libations.

Hashtag: “TOPW:BLIB”

Walk Leader: Victoria (416-428-6631); if you are lost or want to join us at another time during our walk, call/text so we can let you know where we are.

Remember that, although we usually plan walks to run 10am-5pm, feel free to come and go whenever it fits with your schedule. [FAQ] [About TOPW]

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Trinity Bellwoods – Ossington – Niagara, February 7th

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Date: Saturday, February 7th.

Meet: 10:00am at Starbucks at Queen and Bathurst [map]

Morning: NW to Dundas and Gore Vale; through Trinity Bellwoods to the SW corner; NW to Dundas and Ossington.

Lunch: We can’t find one place to accommodate us all for lunch, so we will split up to several restaurants: The Saint, Pizza Libretto, BQM, Bellwoods Brewery, Lakeview; then re-group at 2:15 at the SE corner of Ossington and Dundas for the afternoon portion.

Afternoon: down Ossington and Shaw; E on Wellington then Niagara; down Bathurst to Fort York Blvd; north on Bathurst to King.

Post-walk: Bier Markt (confirmed)

Hashtag: “TOPW:TBON”

Walk Leader: David (647-449-4227), Mary (647-991-8195) & Sasha; if you are lost or want to join us at another time during our walk, call/text so we can let you know where we are.

Remember that, although we usually plan walks to run 10am-5pm, feel free to come and go whenever it fits with your schedule. [FAQ] [About TOPW]

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Seasonal Lights Night Walk 2014, December 20th

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

It’s the last scheduled walk of 2014!

Date: Saturday, December 20th.

Meet: 4pm – Meet beside the fountain outside Marche – inside Brookfield Place. (42 Yonge Street | Corner Yonge/Wellington)

Map: No map – we’re going to wing it

Post-walk: After walk drinks and nosh: TBA

Hashtag: “TOPW:SLNW14″

Walk Leader: Vicki, 416-428-6631; if you are lost or want to join us at another time during our walk, call/text so we can let you know where we are.

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TOPW 5th Anniversary Pre-party walk, November 15th

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Before the TOPW 5th Anniversary Party, Jeff and David are leading an afternoon photowalk.

Date: Saturday, November 15th.

Meet: 1pm at Dundas West subway station. [map]

Post-walk: TOPW 5th Anniversary Party at Harbord House.

Hashtag: “TOPW:A5″ (same as the party)

Walk Leaders: David Williams (647-449-4227) and Jeff Stewart (416-423-2910); if you are lost or want to join us at another time during our walk, I can let you know where we are.

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