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Winter Skating under-the-Gardiner returns for Year 5!

December 5, 2022

Toronto’s favourite cold-season hotspot, The Bentway, opens for skating on December 17 December 5, 2022 – [Toronto, ON] – The Bentway welcomes back local neighbours and fun-seekers for its fifth year of winter programming, launching Saturday, December 17, 2022. Skaters are invited to chill out and cozy up along a 220-metre figure-eight skate trail, located under the […]

Howl'oween at The Bentway

October 12, 2022

Halloween is going to be one for the dogs! After a three-year paws, The Bentway is bringing back a favourite frightening neighborhood event, Howl’oween. Sponsored by Bone & Biscuit, The Bentway is inviting all local dogs and their owners to participate in a Costumed Pup Parade, complete with amazing prizes, music, a festive photo selfie station, warm […]

The Bentway STEM Days with Kids Coding

October 7, 2022

This Fall, The Bentway is excited to be teaming up with our neighbours at Kids Coding to offer a series of family-friendly workshops, inviting kids to learn the principles of science, engineering, technology, and the arts through creative play. Hosted in The Bentway Studio space, these workshops will feature a different theme and a ‘build […]

A Lost Rivers Walk with The Bentway & Toronto Field Naturalists

October 6, 2022

On October 16, The Bentway, Toronto Field Naturalists, & Lost Rivers will lead a unique walk exploring the waterways that have shaped Toronto. Registration is free and will open on a first come, first served basis on October 8 at noon. Throughout the month of October, The Bentway & Exhibition Place invite audiences to experience […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 29, 2022

Friday September 30th is the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast have been encouraged to take this opportunity to “recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools.” At The Bentway, our team is taking the day to educate ourselves and reflect on how we as individuals, and collectively as an organization, can further the […]

The Bentway 2022 Public Space Fellowship Wrap Up

September 19, 2022

In Spring 2022, Jess Misak and Faizaan Khan joined The Bentway for a five-month Public Space Fellowship, the second annual Fellowship supported by our friends at the Balsam Foundation. The Fellows played a pivotal role in shaping and leading The Street Summit, an “un-symposium” that explored how cities everywhere can re-imagine their streets. With guidance […]

Communal Table 2022 with The Bentway and The Depanneur

June 22, 2022

The Depanneur and The Bentway are back this summer for a fourth year of diverse and delicious food events. The 2022 Communal Table series is bigger and better than ever, with 20 events running June 16 to Aug 23. Join us on Tuesdays at The Bentway Studio (55 Fort York Blvd) for Communal Picnic – […]

Help shape a new future below the Gardiner Expressway

May 18, 2022

The Bentway and City of Toronto invite you to contribute to the Under Gardiner Public Realm Plan May 18, 2022 [Toronto/Tkaronto, ON] – Today The Bentway and the City of Toronto released early details of the work underway on the Under Gardiner Public Realm Plan: a collaborative effort to guide further development of the parks, open spaces, […]

The Bentway Proudly Welcomes Two New Public Space Fellows

January 12, 2022

The Bentway is proud to announce the addition of two new Public Space Fellows for 2022 – Faizaan Khan (he/they) and Jess Misak (they/them) – emerging advocates in the fields of architecture and design. Khan and Misak join The Bentway for a five-month, full-time fellowship where they will engage directly with our upcoming Spring/Summer season […]

Unpack your picnic! Communal dining returns to The Bentway on July 1.

June 25, 2021

The Bentway’s Summer Food Series kicks off July 1st with the return of last year’s successful Communal Picnic partnership with Toronto restaurant and innovative “culinary talent showcase” The Depanneur. Communal Picnic offers a weekly three-course picnic meal for neighbours and community members to pick up and enjoy at The Bentway or at home featuring rotating […]

The Bentway explores Safe in Public Space this fall, launching Oct. 16

October 15, 2020

Artists, practitioners, Public Space Fellows, researchers assemble to drive new thinking and action to create safer and more equitable public spaces The Bentway today announced the launch of a timely exploration, Safe in Public Space, which takes a deep, critical look at safety and equity in public spaces everywhere, including issues of design justice, invisibility and hypervisibility, operating […]

SafewaysTO Aims to Put Pedestrians and Cyclists First

June 8, 2020

Five Toronto-based organizations today announced their coming together to create SafewaysTO, an initiative that offers Torontonians an emerging network of increasingly-vital safe, linear public spaces or “safeways” (including bike lanes, multi-use trails, parks and ActiveTO closures), providing city-dwellers expanded routes to navigate and enjoy on foot and by active transportation safely. SafewaysTO is led by […]