With the beautiful weather we’ve had the past two days, it’s no wonder we are all fighting for a spot on our favourite patios. Areas like the Church St. are the perfect destination for patios on a busy day. With a plethora of spots to choose from, you’re bound to find a spot to enjoy your Sunday Brunch. And if you’re EXTRA lucky, you’ll get to see a Drag Queen perform outside.
That’s exactly what happened yesterday. As Church St. patio goers were enjoying a lovely meal, a cold beverage and the summer weather, Toronto’s very own Sofonda was struttin’ her stuff up and down the street. Her performance was celebrated by patio guests as she dance both on the sidewalk, and in the street with cars passing by.
As indoor dining is still restricted across Ontario, performers and musicians are needing to get creative when it comes to performing. With the good weather, and guests on patios waiting to be entertained, how can we expect them to resist?
An Alternative Solution for Church St.
I am all for supporting our local artists and entertainers – especially after a year and a half of lockdowns – but even I can admit performing on a busy road isn’t the safest thing. Does this mean Sofonda, and other Toronto Queens, should stop performing along Church St.? Heck no!
Maybe it’s time to get City Councillor, Kristyn Wong-Tam, on the job. Find a way to shut down Church St. to local traffic one day a week, to accommodate live drag performances. Having the street closed from Bloor – College St. wouldn’t be all that inconvenient for cars. Plus, think of the possibility! The whole street as a stage… Now THAT’s what I call the perfect Sunday Brunch.