Neighbourhood  info

 
 

WHAT’S IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD?




A                           Ashleigh Heritage Home


NEIGHBOURHOOD STORES


1   -  LCBO – beer, wine, & liquor  on Bloor St

       http://www.lcbo.com/lcbo-ear/jsp/storeinfo.jsp?language=en&STORE=9


8   -  METRO Supermarket – open 24/7 – ready-to-eat sandwiches & salads , small organic section

http://www.metro.ca/en/on/utilities/locate-store-detail.html? method=searchDetail&noSite=100442


8a  -  Shoppers Drug Mart & Post Office – health, pharmacy & beauty

        http://www1.shoppersdrugmart.ca/en/Store-Locator.aspx


DM - Dufferin Mall store directory

http://www.dufferinmall.ca/store.php




         


















EATING OUT


The Cafes and Restaurants of Little Italy

All along College Street, from Delaware Ave. west across Ossington and all the way to Bathurst, there are many restaurants and cafes. In spite of the name Little Italy, there are a variety of cuisines available.


Nearby Breakfast Eateries:

3  - Boom Restaurant http://www.boombreakfast.com/

4  - Mitzi’s College St. http://www.mitzis.ca/college.html

5  - Starbucks - SW corner of Dovercourt & College

6  - Kubata  http://www.yelp.ca/biz/kubata-toronto#hrid:NY5f7BvFKQFCIkPSe0I1Zw








TRANSPORTATION


M  - Ossington subway station has two entrances – on Ossington Ave. just north of Bloor St & on

        Delaware Avenue just north of Bloor. The Delaware entrance is unmanned and only accepts

        tokens for entrance.

W  - South east corner of Harbord and Ossington - Wellesley bus stop going east to Yonge St.

5    - College streetcar stop going east to downtown/Yonge Street/Allan Gardens

2    - Streetcar stop going west to High Park


TTC tickets for bus, streetcar or subway may be purchased at the Ossington entrance to the Ossington subway station or at the convenience store on Dovercourt steps north of College Street marked 2 on the map.Saturdays


Day passes are only available for purchase at subway stations.  Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays a day pass can be used for multiple trips at a reduced cost.


If you need help with finding your way on public transportation anywhere, call TTC information - 416-393-4636, press 0 for a representative 8am-5pm daily.

The representative will ask you where you are and where you want to go and tell you how to get there. Schedules and fares for the public transportation system in Toronto are available at http://www.toronto.ca/ttc/


Beck taxi 416 751 5555 – have a fixed price to airport; ask when booking the ride. For other trips, they generally come within 10 minutes of receiving your call.












PARKS


DG - Dufferin Grove Park – children’s playground and activities, ice skating, organic farmers’ market

http://dufferinpark.ca/home/wiki/wiki.php


CP - Christie Pits park  - outdoor pool, playground

http://www.christiepits.ca/facilities/facilities.asp


          High Park is west of the map above. – small zoo, playground, botanical gardens, great for

          jogging

          This park is a 15 minute streetcar ride away on the College streetcar going west.

           http://www.highparktoronto.com/











RECREATION & MISC.


Y  - YMCA –SE corner of Dovercourt and College -  summer day camp,  full gym, steam & sauna

http://www.ymcagta.org/en/health-fitness-rec/our-fitness-rec-ctr/west-end/index.html

http://www.ymcagta.org/en/health-fitness-rec/membership/membership-fees.html

V  - DVD films may be rented at Blockbuster Video on  College St across from the Metro Supermarket.

6   - Toronto Public Library –computers &  free Wi-Fi, children’s book collection, CDs& DVDs

        If you would like to borrow any items from the library, we would be pleased to check them out

        for you for the duration of your stay. A small deposit is required.

AG- Allan Gardens http://www.gothereguide.com/allan+gardens+conservatory+toronto-place/

Bicycle Rentals – If you would like to rent a bicycle during your stay, please let us know before your arrival date.  We will provide you with a short list of the options available, the locations and the prices.

9  - Royal Bank – ATM machine

L  - Laundromat  on College Street