Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Such A Tidy Corner Store

I happened upon this very well organized corner store on College St in Little Italy and was so impressed with how fresh all the vegetables and fruit were. It is wonderful that this type of store can survive in some many pockets of the city! And this building is a bit triangular - like a mini flatiron building.
Taking part in Signs, Signs. Click HERE for more signs from around the world.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A Gate In Little Italy

While walking to College St in Little Italy for brunch, I came upon this wonderful old gate in front of one of the old Victorian homes in the neighbourhood. On a hot day this overgrown front garden looked very cool and refreshing and this gate looks like it may have been guarding the space for many, many years. 

Monday, August 18, 2014

Uploading Love

A few days after I saw last week's Lovebot, I happened upon these 2 wheatpaste versions as I headed out to do some errands. Cute aren't they?
Taking part in Monday Murals. Click HERE for more murals from around the world.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Mosque In The City

Masjid-El-Noor is one of the oldest muslim organizations in Canada and this mosque was started in 1986. The building had originally been a small one storey church but through the years the congregation has worked hard and today this distinctive mosque stands proudly on a nice hill in a residential neighbourhood in Toronto's west end. One of my shortcuts through the city goes past it and I have always been waiting for a nice sky to frame the minaret and the dome and this was the day!
Taking part in Inspired Sunday. Click HERE to see more religious buildings from around the world.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Lilies With A Castle

It's been a while since I showed a pic of Casa Loma and I though it looked quite lovely with the lilies growing in front of its stone wall. Casa Loma is one of the top tourist attractions in Toronto but I have never been inside it - I will have to venture in one day!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Another Vintage Ride

There recently was a vintage bike show at Trinity Bellwoods Park on Queen St W and there were a lot of cool bikes on display. I particularly liked the lines and the colour of this one!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A White House

Wandering about in an area south of St Clair Ave that I hadn't really explored much I spotted this lovely white house with its nicely landscaped property. I love the crisp black trim and also its open grid-like fence which creates a nice backdrop for the peonies and hydrangeas.
Taking part in Good Fences. Click HERE for more fences from around the world.