Tag: downtown

  • If downtown Toronto has a future, it starts with Chinatown

    Next month, a lion will dance and shake its way down Spadina Avenue during the annual Chinatown Festival once more.  It’s a vibrant and popular local tradition that features cultural performances, food, artists, music and much more. The lion dance is believed to bring good luck and prosperity, and given the challenges facing Chinatowns throughout…

  • Expert advice on how to save downtown Toronto right now

    Downtown Toronto is not in a death spiral, not yet anyway. But  the city needs to get its act together right now according to some experts.  A study showed that Toronto is lagging behind other major cities in recovering from the pandemic.  We checked in with urban theorist Richard Florida and former chief city planner…