January 16, 2018

Articles by Christina Palassio


By Christina Palassio | August 25th, 2011
Sugar Beach's conjunction of post-industrial site and lighthearted landscaping makes the place feel like a bit of a fiction – as though you could go back one day and find it was all a mirage.Read More

Toronto Beach VIII

By Christina Palassio | July 29th, 2011
What better beach to hit when the city is being undressed than Hanlan's Point?Read More

Toronto Beach City VII

By Christina Palassio | July 15th, 2011
Swimmable and now a hub for paddleboarding, at the quiet sands of Kew-Balmy Beach it's like the rest of the city gets checked at the door.Read More

Toronto Beach City V

By Christina Palassio | June 30th, 2011
Centre Island Beach is probably the PG-est of Toronto's beaches, the sand you seek when you're thinking procreation, not copulation.Read More

Toronto Beach City IV

By Christina Palassio | June 24th, 2011
Once upon a time Sunnyside beach was the "poor man's Riviera" – it had it all: romance, pageantry, disaster, celebration. Now, not so much. But at least it's (mostly) safe to swim.Read More

Toronto Beach City III

By Christina Palassio | June 17th, 2011
It's hard to get jazzed about HtO Park. It's nice and well-designed, but also reaffirms it's no piece of cake to be a beach-goer in downtown Toronto.Read More

Toronto Beach City II

By Christina Palassio | June 9th, 2011
Its secluded location has given Cherry Beach a reputation as a notorious cruising spot. But these days it feels increasingly less tucked away.Read More

Toronto Beach City

By Christina Palassio | June 3rd, 2011
Ward's Island – the first in a series of dispatches taking the pulse of Toronto's beach culture. Yes, we said beach culture.Read More

Sing, sing a song!

By Christina Palassio | April 6th, 2011
My ridiculously fun, completely fulfilling, entirely addictive life inside Choir!Choir!Choir!Read More

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