Month: April 2009Page 1 of 4

High Park – the native plant sale

Native Plant Sale – Sunday May 3rd11am to 2pm in front of Greenhouse About the native plant saleThe borders of High Park and the Oak Savannah are expanded…

Jane's Walk Weston – Saturday May 2nd

Vibratory Pile Driving Equipment being tested for use West Toronto Diamond project site today

The Toronto Star is reporting… Today, contractors begin testing a computer-controlled piledriver, brought from France, which will work the steel walls partway into the ground using vibrations. The…

Symes Rd Demarcation Wall almost finished

Symes Rd is now closed to traffic about at its mid point, effectively separating the industrial apart of the area from the new residential homes. Closing this road…

Come out on the street Junction food retailers?

There is a difference in the street presence of the Junction food, fruit and vegetable retailers and similar stores in The Bloor West Village and the area around…

Bermingham has two roles in the West Toronto Diamond project

Bermingham Construction Ltd.  is not only one of the contractors installing the piles at the West Toronto Diamond project,  Bermingham Construction Ltd is closely related company to Berminghammer…

Location and photographer informaton Contact in the Junction

WTHS Amalgamation Celebaration

St Clair Ave West TTC extension under subway at Keele St

The St Clair Ave West TTC work continues moving along quickly – here a contractor is changing utility services

Local development apps before council this week

City community council will attend to two development applications this week (Wed), both of which are not getting much attention at the present time. 1) DUNBAR DEVELOPMENTS. 4187 Dundas Street West development plan and the…

2955 Dundas St, West, The Foundation what's happening

For all of you that have emailed the blog about what is happening at 2955 Dundas St. West… here it is- with a missive from the people working to get going…

op for a pop up store in the Junction

The people behind the  Foundation Restaurant need to bypass the rest of the year and a bit before returning to build out their restaurant. Can this  provide someone…

City calls to inform.. about Mayor's clean up day in the Junction

The City of Toronto called Robert P, the local JRA member who with Ruth Y.  did the leg work in the setup and hosting for Mayor David Miller’s…

Roof- wind damaged in Saturday storm

Saturday’s wind storm heavy affected a apartment building at Dundas St. West. at Gilmore Ave Toronto. Removing part of the roof.

Weston-Mount Dennis Industry Toronto Star article

Last chance for Weston, Toronto’s rustbelt – Toronto Star article from the article… Forty years of economic boom and bust have shattered the industrial foundation of Weston-Mount Dennis….

How To Get Rid of Roadkill

If your wondering who to call when there is roadkill on your residential street, just call the number on the van.  Thanks to Patrick and Toronto Animal Services…

The Mess Never Gets Better

There was light at the end of the tunnel when a crew and dumpster showed up to clear the garbage piling up in the back from a potential…

David Crighton Annette St. Library on Monday evening Apr 27th, has been canceled.

The JRA lecture to held in the basement of the Annette St. Library on Monday evening Apr 27th, has been posted. When it is replanned the JRA will let…

Jackson Place Mews tree being felled

Jackson Place click text to  view map , it looks like the tree will be totally gone this Monday One of the few lane-way trees in the Junction has…

Annette St receives new flower and tree containers

Annette St continues to gets upgrades as new planters are installed by breaking apart the old one, leaving the tree in situ. They then  form a new container…

Junction Historical Society Amalgamation Celebration

Junction Historical Society has been planning a big Amalgamation Celebration AMALGAMATION SPECIAL: Favourite Canadian Songs of the Junction On Friday, May 1, between 6-11pm at Humberside Collegiate Institute, the…

Cleanup day tomorrow April 25th Saturday

Members of the Junction Residents Association have registered to participate in the Mayor David Miller’s Community Clean-up Day…. meeting at the Green P Parking lot on Pacific Ave. just south…

Design Not for the community

These three houses just below Annette St, near Jane Ave. seem to struggle and fight with  one another, with the older dark brick house losing. The two houses…

West Toronto Diamond Go Transit PT piles being transported down Annette St.

This truck and others like it,  transporting piles to the West Toronto Diamond project (from Junction rd to Annette St. and Dupont Ave. ) seem to use this route…

A Clean Train Coalition has been quickly set up in response to the Go Transit growth plans

The Domain name:  cleantrain.ca was purchased on Apr 13, and quickly a well produced web site  was put up to organize opposition to the Go Transit growth plans in Ontario.  Reading…