Parkdale Instagram Toronto

10 quirky moments in the life of a Parkdale resident

Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood is known for its quirky charm, slow gentrification and a diverse mix of residents. Fittingly, the west side area provides plenty of intriguing content for the satirical Instagram account, appropriately called @parkdalelife. Comprised mainly of photo submissions, this feed lets you live vicariously through a mysterious Parkdale resident.

Parkdale Instagram Toronto

Photos by @nobodynoway and @bordeaux5 via @parkdalelife.

Many of the photographs featured include rather unusual lost pet signs, giving us even more proof of Toronto's obsession with out-of-the-ordinary animals.

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Photo by @simoneferkul via @parkdalelife.

Yes, the Yellow Brick Road is located right in the heart of Parkdale. You can find it on Lansdowne, just north of Queen. It's pretty easy to spot (clearly); be on the lookout for the Tin Man.

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Photo by @katyslu via @parkdalelife.

Yarn bombing in Parkdale is simply bananas.

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If this makes you want to rent a movie in real life, there are still a few video stores open in Toronto.

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Apparently, you can find this snazzy bike rack by Queen and Dunn.

What do you think of this representation of Parkdale? Let us know in the comments.

All photos via @parkdalelife.


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