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Steven Johnson: “In life, music makes the storms go away.”

Steven Johnson is a McCauley musician with a lot of Heart of the City history.

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Neighbourhood Views

Skating into 2024 at the McCauley Rink: The McCauley Rink filled with skaters during the McCauley Community League’s annual New Year’s Eve skating party on December 31st. Folks who attended enjoyed hot dogs, hot chocolate, snacks, marshmallows roasted over the fire pit, and prizes for the children. (Paula E. Kirman)
Wagon Ride at Winter in Little Italy: A horse-drawn wagon makes its way out of Giovanni Caboto Park during Winter in Little Italy on December 10th. Winter in Little Italy also took place on December 17th. In addition to wagon rides, the event featured free hot chocolate (at Culina McCauley on December 10th, and on December 17th at Zocalo) and roasted chestnuts for sale by Amici Italiani as a fundraiser towards their summer festival. Winter in Little Italy was organized by the Viva Italia District Association (VIDA). (Paula E. Kirman)
A Heart in the Heart of the City: A heart in the snow at Giovanni Caboto Park in late December of 2023. (Alan Schietzsch)
Sunset on the Shortest Day: The sunset on December 21st, 2023 - winter solstice - as seen from the McCauley Rink. Winter solstice is the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. (Leif Gregersen)
A Visit From Santa at Hull Block: Christmas at Hull Block on December 16th featured food, crafts, window art, and a visit from Santa, seen here with Sandy Pon of the Chinatown Transformation Collaborative Society (CTC). As well, volunteers filled and distributed 1,000 bagged lunches to seniors, families with kids, and social agencies in the Chinatown area. The event was organized by the CTC. (Paula E. Kirman)

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