News & Events: Cherry Street Y green roof consultation, candlelight yoga at Extension Room, development updates + more!

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Corktown news & events for the week of February 23, 2015

DEV UPDATES: Urban Toronto has a rundown of planned developments east of Yonge Street, which includes tidbits on a bunch of projects planned for the Corktown area. It’s a comprehensive overview.

IGLOO SEASON: If you’ve been walking up River Street and noticed the artful igloo near the sidewalk, you probably were left with some questions. NOW Toronto has some details on the how and the why.

ODIN UPDATE: Our friends at Odin (514 King East) have been issued their liquor license. Effective March 5, they’ll be open until midnight Monday through Saturday, and until 11 p.m. on Sunday. Keep following their website for new details.

WEST DON LANDS COMMITTEE: The West Don Lands Committee holds their monthly public meeting on Monday, February 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. at 39 Parliament Street, 11th floor — use entry code 182.

GREEN ROOF: Another friendly reminder that the Cherry Street YMCA is hosting a public consultation session on Tuesday, February 24 from 7 to 8 p.m. The topic: their 30,000 square foot public access green roof. The session will be held at 51 Divison — all are welcome with no reservations required. We’ve got more details here.

CANDLELIGHT YOGA: The Extension Room is hosting a candlelight yoga class on Wednesday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m with instructor Tyler Gledhill. The class costs just $20 — you can register online here.

LAMENT, HOPE: Little Trinity Church is hosting SONGS OF LAMENT AND HOPE on Saturday, February 28 at 7 p.m. It’s an evening of spiritual exploration featuring the music of Ryan Adams, Bon Iver, Radiohead, Daniel Lanois, and others. All are welcome. View the flyer here.


  • Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the Corktown Residents & Business Association monthly public meeting on Tuesday, March 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. This month we’ll be hosted again at Little Trinity Church (425 King East). On the agenda: an update on the ongoing repairs to the King Street bridge, details on the Pan Am Path and an introduction to new business The Corktown Kitchen. All are welcome.

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