King Street West has become known as the city’s entertainment district, but by no means does it have a monopoly. There are so many fine arts organizations in a one-mile stretch of Bloor Street (the northern edge of downtown) between Bay and Bathurst Streets, that they have recently formed a partnership called the Bloor Street Culture Corridor. Regular visitors are probably already familiar with the Royal Ontario Museum. But the dozen other venues range from fun (the Bata Shoe Museum) to tony (the Royal Conservatory, in a beautiful old building worth visiting even if you don’t have time for a concert). And of course all of Bloor West is one of Toronto’s most walkable streets, wherever you start and end your tour, from the upscale shopping in Yorkville to the Eastern European of the Bloor West Village ... [continues]
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