Month: August 2008Page 1 of 2

Saturday morning branch collapse Mc Murray & Vine Ave

At about 1:30 am this Morning – Sat the 30th 08  08 a part of a widely overhanging branch fell onto the roadway at Mc Murray Ave &…

Junction's railway industry do for a rise in volume?

Train passing through the Junction as this post is being written. Rail freight (CPR and CN in the Junction) providers may be ramping up for the increased service demand…

Dundas & Jane beside the liquior store NIMBYism needed?

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Amongst the condos and gov. buildings the city changes

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MIMICOFEST grass roots community – starts

“A Community Celebration conceived and directed by Arturo Fresolone” with arts and crafts exhibit and sale, yard sale, live music, dance and theatre. Children’s activities include: interactive storytelling…

a sign to ponder

This contractor’s sign, with its artist rendering of the “new world discovery” reflects the increased dependence on and desire for real estate as a vehicle for investment or…

CAMH help to integrate its grounds with the area

With the public’s attitude toward mental health issues and its stone walls and foreboding stature, the mental health complex at Queen and Ossington has long been a landmark…

TTC Jane St service by electrically-powered light rail vehicles?

A reader sent in this link Proposed Jane Street Light Rail Transit (LRT) which details a City of Toronto and the Toronto Transit Commission proposal to replace  the…

Lakeshore west old old summer residences

Many beautiful old summer residences of Toronto’s elite were pulled down and replaced with apartment buildings mid last century but a few remain still. Two homes in this…

Bloor & Dundas condo demo start? or just sales signs

HP Bloor Street Limited proposes to develop a 12 floor – 108 unit residential block with commercial stuff on the ground floor of the assembled lots at 1540…

Petro Canada rides the Junction stake your claim wagon

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Are the Junction and Mimico WTO’s locus for American style drinking establishments?

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Are the city's pipes causing your basement flooding?

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iloft piles dirt and ties rebar for foundation work

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two homes = one on Stanley Ave. in Mimico

The people who bought one of these semi-detached houses obviously loved where they were so much that when they needed more space, they bought the house attached to…

Monarch Rd eatup by plants

Monarch Road at Junction Rd as it is now, in the 70 and 80’s a dark cardboard box plant sat to the right. To the left sat the…

East to West Move – Beach west?

A young couple who previously owned a small house in the ‘Beach’ on Toronto’s east end have purchased this house on a large lot in Mimico (the new…

last chance view weeks away not months.

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James Club – Kingsway neighbourhood – opens dirt

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options for homes – construction track

The Options for Homes pile driver has moved to the back of the lot now, at the top of the hill and appears to be pushing some piles…

Sha Sha organic bread co. – keeps it for the community

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follow-up, Mimico Waterfront: Phase 1 building demo

Soon these lone pines won’t look like paper weights holding down the end of a green rug. The demolition of these nondescript storefronts on Old Mimico’s Lakeshore Blvd…

Highway 427 project is to be the 1st new review project.

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Ratepayer associations, counsellors & their communities are often not working togeter.

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Kijiji ad to rent a house in the junction

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