Archive for the ‘Downtown’ Category

World Wide Flickr Photo Walk (Macro), July 9th

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Thanks to Brad for leading this walk.

Date: Saturday, July 9th.

Meet at Sherbourne Subway 10:00 AM; Timothy’s Coffee south east Corner

Morning: Sherbourne St South to Wellesley St East,Wellesley St to Wellesley Park, Park to Amelia St, Amelia St to Sumach St to Winchester St. Winchester to Riverdale Farm and Necropolis.

10:45 to 11:45 take photos at Riverdale farm and Necropolis
Meet at to gate to park.
Walk through park to Carlton, Carlton to Allen Gardens.

12:15 t0 1:30 Allen Gardens
12:30 to 1:00 PM
Demonstrations of the following Macro Shooting Equipment (Sony Camera Will be Used)

  • Close Up Filter
  • Extension Tubes
  • Macro Lens
  • Wireless transfer to phone or tablet

1:30 PM End of Flickr Walk

Option for Toronto Photo Walkers
Hair of the Dog Pub, 425 Church St (unconfirmed)
Plan if we want to continue walking.

Hashtag: “TOPM:WWF16”

Walk Leader: Brad, 416-305-0266.

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Dim Sum/PS Kensington, May 29th

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

NOTE: the Sunday walk has been moved to May 29th

11:00am – Meet for dim sum at Rosewood Chinese Cuisine – 463 Dundas St West (upstairs)

1:30pm – Head towards Kensington Market. I will explore, for an hour or so, with those unfamiliar to the market and afterwards we can to take in the sights & sounds on our own or in smaller groups. Usually a number of us will arrange to meet for a brew at a local establishment (can be arranged the day of)

Pedestrian Sunday’s info: http://www.kensingtonmarketbia.com/pedestrian-sundays-in-kensington-market.htm

If you need to find me Vicki 416-428-6631

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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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