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Exploring Yonge’s celebratory Streetscape

August 18, 2012, The Grid. To preview the four-week Celebrate Yonge festival, Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam takes us for a stroll down the transformed spine of the city. If you walk down Yonge Street between Gerrard and Queen today, you’ll have a lot more room to pass the slow walker in front of you. But you might not want to. Today marks the start of the four-week long Celebrate Yonge festival, where two lanes of the street are being used for pedestrians and patios. There will also be lots of entertainment, from buskers to games. Read More…