Posts by: Brett Chapman

Toronto’s Greektown on the Danforth

Plutarch wrote that Alexander the Great sought “to combine foreign things with things Greek.” Though more sensational than historically accurate, one could imagine Plutarch’s fictitious version of Alexander visiting Toronto’s Greektown today, laying down his sword and exclaiming, “Eureka!” And why not? “The Danforth,” as it is affectionately called by locals, is not only the largest Greek diaspora neighbourhood in North America, it has also become one of the city’s most cosmopolitan areas, making it one of Toronto’s hottest tourist destinations. Recently ranked the 3rd Greekest Place in North America, this vibrant, must-see neighbourhood, stretching along Danforth Avenue between the […]

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A Few Toronto Danforth Hidden Treasures

Carrot Common 348 DanforthAn oasis of Health & Wellness Shops tucked away in a peaceful little courtyard, featuring health foods, minerals, gourmet coffee, organic juices, massage products, books, unique jewellery and clothing, and much more. The 2nd floor is home to a host of wellness services such as massage, shiatsu, aromatherapy, acupuncture, reiki, and yoga classes. Climb up further and discover the tranquility of the Carrot Green Roof & Garden, with 8000 square feet of vegetation and garden exhibits. Moss 544 DanforthBilling itself as a “Canadian-owned-and-operated lifestyle store,” Moss offers indoor and outdoor gems for your home or cottage, everything from […]

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