Month: May 2009Page 1 of 3

nationalpost.com article on Perth Ave house

That ’70s showing on Perth If you live on Perth Avenue (off of Dundas between two sets of railroad tracks) and somebody asks you what area of the…

Ossington Avenue – Interim Control By-law to review the Review the impact of restaurants (and similar uses)

Ossington Avenue is…has lost (hope not) it’s industrial nature and is moving to one that is more commercial and residential in nature many are saying which has caused the…

Berminghammer's pile driver hammer excellence, unused

Berminghammer one of the companies driving piles in the west Toronto Junction Go Transit project has considerable experience in driving piles just about everywhere in North America, and…

Council's approval to restrict daycare facilties on High Park Avenue south of Dundas Street West will not effect the opening of the Teddy Bear Academy

A source told us that… it looks like Council’s approval to restrict daycare facilties on High Park Avenue south of Dundas Street West will not effect the openning of the Teddy Bear…

Old Mill dealership begins construction

The images above detail the work so far performed on the New Old Mill Dealership at Jane and St Clair Ave. Viewed now as the the site leveling…

55 Glen Scarlett Rd conversion new food processing plant

Work continues daily on the conversion of the old Intergen Biomanufacturing, a producer raw materials for the pharmaceutical & Bio technical industry, to food processing plant, by the…

Metrolinx to study electrification of the entire GO Transit rail system

…text is from Metrolinx, just moved around for the post – although all the Terms of Reference sound great Yesterday, Metrolinx announced the launch of a study for the electrification…

Councillor Saundercook's motion today – rather good

Councillor Bill Saundercook has moved the following motion on the Roncesvalles Avenue Streetscape Study: (Toronto City Clerk’s Office at 10:37 A) That Council adopt the following recommendations of…

TTC hands Dundas West subway station alternate exit reponsibilty to Metrolinx and Go Transit

[email_link] The Dundas St.  West subway station identified as a priority in a Fire and Life Safety Assessment Study completed in 2002, as requiring an alternate means of egress from the…

Gord Perks City Councillor on Annette Street bicycle lanes

Councillor Gord Perks has sent out this informative update about the bicycle lanes along Annette Street. The installation of the bicycle lanes along Annette Street, from Jane Street…

GO to study electrifying rail lines

[email_link] The Toronto star has an article on how GO Transit is begin to study to study electrifying it’s rail lines. From the article…. GO Transit will begin a study…

Social media and city employees

Recently a comment was posted on a blog post regarding city employees access to social networking sites, by Keith McDonald a Communications Coordinator at the City of Toronto which details and answers many of…

200 Annette Street – Czechoslovak Church SOLD

The Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec (“the Convention”)  has sold the  200 Annette Street Church which they acquired at the closure of Annette St. Baptist Church at…

The problem with the sale of 67 Vine Ave

The sale of 67 Vine and the two houses next door to it to the east which are all owned by Niazi Holdings Inc and have been for ever so…

Councillors Palacio, Nunziata table Member Motion about pile driving

the motion… Member MotionCity CouncilNOTICE OF MOTIONMM36.1 ACTIONWard: 11, 13, 14,17, 18Support for West Toronto Residents – Excessive Noise from the Railto-Rail Diamond Grade Separation Project – Councillor…

An Annex house enlargement that blends

This  house in Annex has a nice historic vibe to it. There is a lot of work being done to it in a caring and great way. Looking at the…

Osaka Sushi Japanese Restaurant under restoration after fire

This restaurant at 1620 Bloor Street West,  was involved in a 3rd alarm fire on March 6, 2009 – and is now undergoing restoration. Fire images link

London Ave. double up

This small house on London Ave in Ward 20 will seemingly soon morph to two semi detached  houses. One of the interesting items about the new houses pictured…

Roncesvalles Area Yard Sale coming this Saturday May 23, 2009

From their notice… The 2nd annual Roncesvalles Area Yard Sale (RAYS) is coming!! Saturday May 23, 2009 from 9am-3pm (rain date: May 24, 2009). Brought to you by…

67 Vine Ave for sale

This house on Vine Ave which has sat fire damaged for over a year, is for up for sale, which surely will make the community happy as the…

Street look – Valley Crescent Rd

Valley Crescent Rd which lies in an what must be part of the Black Creek watershed area, is a road populated by medium size business primarily in the…

Wise Daughters, Redwood Shelter Fundraiser

Redwood Shelter Fundraiser Part 2, June 13 from 9 – 2 Great clothes, great cause! The Mother’s Day Clothing Swap was a huge success!  Wise Daughters received a…

Comments issue has now been fixed

When attempting to comment people were being asked to login, which of course is not right. The problem has now been fixed – and comments can be posted…

Junction Amalgamation Celebration article at the The Arts Junction blog

Click on the image below to read an article of the West Toronto Historical Societies recent Amalgamation Celebration.

The Village by High Park, construction view from Monarch Rd.

View of the construction process of The Village by High Park, Options for Homes, development just north of Keele St. And Dundas St West. In the smaller image above…