Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Wednesday

Gord was off work sick again today ... he went to the doctor first thing this morning and he has bronchitis.

I was feeling restless this afternoon so went for a walk to Kensington Market and back (about a 45 minute walk each way) while Gord snoozed.

Kensington Market is an eclectic neighbourhood with many different shops.

Here is a sampling along my walk ...

New and vintage clothing stores

Fruit and veggie markets

Cheese shops

Meat markets (European makes the best Italian sausages!)

Tom's Place is famous as a place to buy suits, etc. at lower prices

Bakeries

Fish markets

Apparently you can smoke weed at Roach-O-Rama

Dry goods like beans, nuts, etc.

Lots of restaurants

Work clothes

Dentists

Tattoos and piercings

And so much more!!

If you come to Toronto, a visit to Kensington Market should definitely be on your list of things to see!

9 comments:

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Kensington Market looks like a vry fun charming place. I love areas like this where there are lots of different kinds of shops where you can do ALL your shopping but feel like you are getting things that are more special than you would in a Supermarket.....!

Sue said...

I love shopping in Kensington Market :) We make it a point to go every couple of months. Great pics Teena :)

Tina said...

poor gord. hope he gets some relief soon.

your walk looks really fascinating

Teena in Toronto said...

It's a cool place, isn't it, Sue?

Sandy aka Doris the Great said...

I've wanted to go to Kennsington Market since way back in the early 70's with "King of Kennsington". My daughter lives near there now, so I'll have to go visit soon!

smartchic said...

wow, almost all establishments you can think of are already at kensington market.

Zhu said...

I love this area, it reminds me of the Glebe in Ottawa! Took load of picture there last time I was in Toronto. It's a nice change from the financial district.

Teresa said...

That's looks like a great place to going around. I totally enjoy these types of places.

Fine Life Folk said...

How about the food that they serve in the restaurants? What are the typical dishes in your locale.