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Booze in Toronto Parks - 2023 Pilot Program

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Booze in Toronto Parks - 2023 Pilot Program

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Here's the list of parks where booze will be allowed:
1. City Council approve a time-limited Alcohol in Parks pilot program, as outlined in Attachment 1 to this report, from August 2, 2023 to October 9, 2023, in the following sites:

Park Name, Ward
Eglinton Park, Ward 8 - Eglinton-Lawrence
Earlscourt, Ward 9 - Davenport
Dufferin Grove Park, Ward 9 - Davenport
Campbell Avenue Playground and Park, Ward 9 - Davenport
Dovercourt Park, Ward 9 - Davenport
Roundhouse Park, Ward 10 - Spadina-Fort York
Trinity Bellwoods Park, Ward 10 - Spadina-Fort York
Christie Pits Park, Ward 11 - University-Rosedale
Queen's Park (110 Wellesley St W), Ward 11 - University-Rosedale
Sir Winston Churchill Park, Ward 12 - Toronto-St. Paul's
Corktown Common, Ward 13 - Toronto Centre
Greenwood Park, Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth
Riverdale Park East, Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth
Withrow Park, Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth
Monarch Park, Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth
Skymark Park, Ward 17 - Don Valley North
Lee Lifeson Art Park, Ward 18 - Willowdale
East Toronto Athletic Field, Ward 19 - Beaches-East York
Milliken Park, Ward 23 - Scarborough North
Neilson Park – Scarborough, Ward 25 - Scarborough-Rouge Park
https://secure.toronto.ca/council/agend ... 2023.EC5.1

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Not starting until August 2?? LOL. Wouldn't want to evaluate the initiative on the whole summer now, would we?

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S. St. Jeb wrote: Wed Jun 28, 2023 4:15 pm Not starting until August 2?? LOL. Wouldn't want to evaluate the initiative on the whole summer now, would we?
Well, I guess we should be grateful that we don't have to get a note from our parents to participate.
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Well, I guess this is happening as of Aug. 2nd,

Eglinton Park, Ward 8 - Eglinton-Lawrence
Earlscourt, Ward 9 - Davenport
Dufferin Grove Park, Ward 9 - Davenport
Campbell Avenue Playground and Park, Ward 9 - Davenport
Dovercourt Park, Ward 9 - Davenport
Roundhouse Park, Ward 10 - Spadina-Fort York
Trinity Bellwoods Park, Ward 10 - Spadina-Fort York
Christie Pits Park, Ward 11 - University-Rosedale
Queen's Park (110 Wellesley St W), Ward 11 - University-Rosedale
Sir Winston Churchill Park, Ward 12 - Toronto-St. Paul's
Corktown Common, Ward 13 - Toronto Centre
Greenwood Park, Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth
Riverdale Park East, Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth
Withrow Park, Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth
Monarch Park, Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth
Skymark Park, Ward 17 - Don Valley North
Lee Lifeson Art Park, Ward 18 - Willowdale
East Toronto Athletic Field, Ward 19 - Beaches-East York
Milliken Park, Ward 23 - Scarborough North
Neilson Park – Scarborough, Ward 25 - Scarborough-Rouge Park
Underpass Park, Ward 13 - Toronto Centre, 29 Lower River Street
Morningside Park, Ward 24 - Scarborough-Guildwood, 390 Morningside Avenue

Plus added:
- McCleary Park, Ward 14 - Toronto-Danforth, 755 Lake Shore Boulevard East
- Oriole Park, Ward 12, Toronto - St. Paul's, 201 Oriole Parkway;
- Hillcrest Park, Ward 12, Toronto - St. Paul's, 950 Davenport Road;
- Cedarvale Park, Ward 12, Toronto - St. Paul's, 443 Arlington Avenue; and
- June Rowlands Park, Ward 12, Toronto - St. Paul's, 220 Davisville Avenue.

I guess I will bring a can of beer and open it next time I'm downtown!

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:D
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If this happens again next year, hopefully starts at the twofour weekend and not August. I'm assuming it will continue to be a seasonal thing.

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anthony9 wrote: Wed Aug 02, 2023 1:47 pm If this happens again next year, hopefully starts at the twofour weekend and not August. I'm assuming it will continue to be a seasonal thing.
Let’s hope they just make it permanent!

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Cass wrote: Wed Aug 02, 2023 8:24 pm
anthony9 wrote: Wed Aug 02, 2023 1:47 pm If this happens again next year, hopefully starts at the twofour weekend and not August. I'm assuming it will continue to be a seasonal thing.
Let’s hope they just make it permanent!
I hoping, but not hopeful.

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Of what should be a surprise to no one, the booze in the parks was not a problem.

https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/202 ... 244246.pdf

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I think this was approved to be permanent today, but only certain parks.

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Here is a list of the 27 pilot parks that will permanently allow alcohol consumption:

Campbell Avenue Playground and Park
Cedarvale Park
Christie Pits Park
Corktown Common
Dovercourt Park
Dufferin Grove Park
Earlscourt Park
East Toronto Athletic Field
Eglinton Park
Greenwood Park
Hillcrest Park
June Rowlands Park
Lee Lifeson Art Park
McCleary Park
Milliken Park
Monarch Park
Morningside Park
Neilson Park
Oriole Park
Queen's Park
Riverdale Park East
Roundhouse Park
Sir Winston Churchill Park
Skymark Park
Trinity Bellwoods Park
Underpass Park
Withrow Park

Via CTV

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I don't understand the restriction on specific parks, but I'll take it. Are they going to add signs of a booze here to these parks?
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The parks not included are commonly because of NIMBY councillors and residents.

The city does have a generic sign it uses that is less zazzy and more easy to miss.

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Won't somebody puleeze think of the squirrels!!! :roll:
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I bet drunk squirrels are hilarious.

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