Mimico Waterfront Park(29 Norris Crescent)
During the warm summer months there’s so much to do, from lounging by the lake or riding your bike along the shores at Mimico Waterfront Park, which just opened up last year around this time. The zones are created just for pedestrians so you can rollerblade, bike or walk along the paths comfortably. Located on the shore of Lake Ontario in Etobicoke, Mimico Waterfront Park provides 1.1 kilometres of shoreline park space between Norris Crescent Parkette and Humber Bay Park West.
Humber Bay Park(2225 Lake Shore Boulevard West)
Residents are lucky to live so close to beautiful sites like the Humber Bay Park where people come just to bird watch or check out the Butterfly Habitat – an open area that attracts hundreds of butterflies yearly. The park is located at the mouth of Mimico Creek, and is south of Lake Shore Boulevard West.
The Burger’s Priest(1599 The Queensway)
There’s many restaurants in the area that we love to visit regularly, our sales team at Minto Longbranch loves that The Burger’s Priest is just a hop, skip and a jump away now. And who doesn’t want to live near one of Toronto’s newest and most famous burger joints?! We love many items on their Secret Menu that we can’t really divulge here because, well, it’s a secret!
Birds and Beans Cafe (2143 Lake Shore Boulevard West)
This adorable cafe boasts great snacks and fair-trade organic coffee, and is owned by David and Madeleine who love Mimico and consider their neighbours to be family. Try their Breakfast Cookie and definitely pick up some coffee grounds for home.
The Blue Goose Tavern (1 Blue Goose Street)
Locals know that The Blue Goose Tavern is where you go to catch a hockey game, and if you’re lucky you might catch a glimpse of the Stanley Cup! The Cup has frequented the tavern three times because two Mimico born NHL players, Brendan Shanahan and David Bolland have won the cup for their respective teams.
There’s also plenty of events lined up for the fall, so grab your coziest sweater, a Pumpkin Spice Latte and check out the Mimico Pumpkin Parade in late October/early November, Culture Days at the end of September and other events throughout the neighbourhood. We’ll keep you posted on our Facebook page.
Discover Mimico, Toronto’s best kept secret – and let us know what you find!