Ontario Science Centre

Ontario Science Centre

Many people will already think of the Ontario Science Centre as a family-friendly facility with fun for all ages, but over time the space has also evolved into a model of accessibility. Just in time for the new year, the Science Centre is in the reviewing their own accessibility, and welcomed AccessTO in to have a poke around.

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Sawasdee

Sawasdee

Sawasdee is a word used in Thailand to greet or welcome people. Jean dines at Sawasdee often and noted how the restaurant definitely lives up to its name! Every time she's eaten there, the staff have been very accommodating and friendly, and the accessible space makes it so that all can feel welcome. Not wanting to miss a good thing, we decided to check it out! 

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Design Exchange - Exhibition Hall

Design Exchange - Exhibition Hall

234 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5K 1B2

Housed in the former Toronto Stock Exchange, Design Exchange is a not-for-profit museum dedicated to the pursuit of design excellence and the preservation of design heritage. Building on the Art Deco splendour of the space, Design Exchange hosts a variety of exhibitions within its large, and accessible, Exhibition Hall. 

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Black Bear Espresso

Black Bear Espresso

25 Carlton St, Toronto, ON M5B 1L4

Black Bear Espresso is an independent coffee shop across from the iconic Maple Leaf Gardens. This young upstart has only been open for about two months, but it’s already creating a buzz in a neighbourhood saturated with Starbucks on every corner. Black Bear Espresso brews quality coffee from Pilot Coffee Roasters and is open everyday til 9pm.

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Evergreen Brick Works

Evergreen Brick Works

550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 3X8

Lauded as one of Canada’s top geotourism destinations, Evergreen Brick Works, a former brick quarry, has been transformed over the years to provide environmental and educational benefits to the community. The natural beauty of the wetlands combined with the incredible wildflower meadows make it site for the whole family to enjoy. The Brick Works also hosts a Farmer’s Market every weekend and a garden market open daily for those of us who want to indulge our green thumb!

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Rudy

Rudy

619 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B5

Rudy is a no-fuss burger joint that has one focus--great tasting burgers and fries (including poutine!). The inviting space and thrown open doors are designed to invite in any passerby. The owner (who also did double duty as our friendly host and cashier) told us that customers quite often wander in off the street and order food for takeaway, so don't hesitate to drop in!

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