Tag: Art Galleries

Troy Cafe

Troy Ontario is a staggering hamlet with a population of about 60 located in Town of Flamborough in the Hamilton-Wentworth Region.  In other words, Troy is 33 km from Hamilton, 21 km from Brantford and 18 km from Cambridge Ontario. Four adults and two children enjoyed a Christmas Eve lunch at Troy Café. The value of the meal was pretty terrific. On the menu are interesting items like an Apple and Sausage Pasta, which despite the seemingly conflicting ingredients was a hit with our table. I personally had a steak sandwich — they called it something fancier — but it […]

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Distillery Historic District

Being completely honest, before my first trip to Ontario, I was not excited to see Toronto. I’d seen a big city before and I had never heard of any real cultural or historic significance to the area. Then I stumbled upon the Distillery Historic District, located around the Parliament Buildings, stretching from Mill Street to Cherry Street. I immediately fell in love with the rustic area that felt like a piece of old world Europe dropped into a metropolis of Canada. But even more than that, it didn’t feel like a constructed tourist destination with its atmosphere of pure authenticity. […]

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Toronto Things to Do

This article is a call to all Toronto residents, former residents and visitors to share experiences about this city. Sign up on this site and let us know. I am an ex-Torontonian and have some fond memories of what you can do in and around the city. For example, there’s a terrific walk or bike ride through the parks that I used to start at Alexander Muir Park, which is near Yonge and Lawrence. (By the way, Yonge St. is the dividing point between street names that have East and West as suffixes. E.g. Lawrence Ave. West and Lawrence Avenue […]

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