Our Neighbourhood By The Numbers

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You all know how much we love to talk about our neighbourhood. We could talk about the overall vibe, great shopping, restaurants, and events all day long but sometimes it’s a good idea to just let the facts speak for themselves.

For instance, did you know the walk score in the St. Lawrence neighbourhood is 99? Or how about the fact that it only takes 13 minutes to walk to the city’s most loved urban beach?

There are a lot of important things that go into making our neighbourhood a great place to live, so we pulled together a few numbers that detail just why 158 Front is in the best neighbourhood in Toronto. So, here you have it – our neighbourhood by the numbers. Continue reading

Spending the Summer at Sugar Beach

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How sweet is it to have such a great beach so close to home? Sugar Beach is by far the most popular urban beach in the city, if not for its signature pink umbrellas then for its close proximity to downtown and most importantly, our neighbourhood.

The beach officially opened in 2010 after landscape architect (and friend of Cityzen) Claude Cormier’s design was complete. At the foot of Lower Jarvis Street you’ll find 36 cotton candy-coloured umbrellas and 150 white Muskoka chairs on the sand, a splash pad, the iconic striped rocks, and a tree-lined promenade. If you haven’t made the trip yet, be sure to head there before summer’s over!

Here’s a little Instagram glimpse at what you’ve been missing out on: Continue reading