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Newsmaker: A quick guide to Celebrate Yonge

August 18, 2012, National Post. Downtown Yonge Street is a place without a unifying theme. Chain retail bumps up against small, lived-in eateries and stores, while a smattering of strip clubs and sex shops hearken back to 35 years ago, when the area was Toronto’s red-light district

 Starting this weekend, the eclectic neighbourhood will attempt to rally itself behind a common cause: Celebrate Yonge, a month-long, BIA-led festival that will widen the street’s pedestrian zones between Gerrard and Queen by temporarily eliminating two lanes of auto traffic. Here are some things to see and do. Read More…