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XO overlooks a buzzing cityscape of eclectic urban amenities. Enjoy the best of Liberty Village, King West, Queen West and Parkdale because at kingxdufferin, you can have it all.
Start your day with legendary blueberry pancakes from Mildred’s Temple Kitchen. If you’re feeling adventurous, make your way to Joe Rockhead’s Indoor Rock Climbing. If you prefer taking it easy, stop by Liberty Village Park featuring a giant sculpture, children’s playground, benches, and greenery. Don’t skip Liberty Market Building, which is home to over 300,000 sq. ft. of revitalized space for retail, studio, and office tenants in a historical building. Plus, a King-Liberty pedestrian cycle bridge spanning from Douro Street to Western Battery Road is expected to open in summer 2019!
Bring your kids to the splash pad at Massey Harris Park or earn your puppy love by bringing your furry friends to the Stanley Off-Leash Dog Park. Enjoy a stroll through the greenery and drop the little ones off at home before soaring up to Bisha’s rooftop featuring an infinity edge pool and delectable dining at KOST. Prefer something low-key? Pop into Bar Buca, a small restaurant and café offering incredible Italian share-plates and an excellent selection of wines.
Named one of the coolest streets in the world by Vogue, this neighbourhood is known for fantastic fashion, eclectic mom-and-pop shops, lovely parks, and excellent dining. Browse a myriad of stylish shopping, from high-end fashion to chic décor to vintage finds. Grab your selfie stick and walk Graffiti Alley, off Queen West and Spadina, where colourful walls showcase the work of the city’s most remarkable street artists. Once you’ve worked up an appetite touring this brilliant area, pop into the beautifully designed Aloette restaurant for a modern take on a classic diner experience.
Home to renowned restaurants, indie cafés, art galleries, and sprawling parks, there’s always something to do in Parkdale. Treat your sweet tooth at Glory Hole Doughnuts after getting your fast-food fill of greasy burgers and fries at the surprisingly vegan Doomie’s. When you cannot eat one more bite, go for a walk along buzzing King Street West or the tranquil trails in Marilyn Bell Park.