Month: July 2009Page 1 of 2

THE CANADA FOUNDRY Heritage Toronto

From the artricle by  Lisa Pasold …a hard-working intersection of industry and train traffic that defined this Junction border zone. The two enormous brick warehouses still stretch along the…

Old Mill dealership construction St Clair Ave West

On St Clair Ave West the construction of the replacement Old Mill Car dealership is continuing at a good pace. The dealership has sold – well related and…

Parking now on west side of Quebec Ave, north of Dundas

You can now park on Quebec Avenue on thewest side –  north of Dundas.  This must be wonderful for Crema Coffee and Iron Core customers, which in itself is…

Only Three More Days to Raise Your Concerns About Diesel Trains

This post was taken from Cheri DiNovo  Newsletter of July 27, 2009Only Three More Days to Raise Your Concerns About Diesel Trains! The deadline to submit your concerns to…

Grime in the Junction

There is an established link between grime and crime, which is reported in a lot of studies. The Junction currently has an a lot of this – grime…

Bloor West Village BIA uses Solar power

Lighting the tree lights and other festival electrical needs in the Bloor West Village BIA area is covered by the Sun, the big yellow thing in the sky, how…

30 Weston Rd. demo countines, alas

Demolition continues at 30 Weston Rd – the site of a new large scale mall. Currently the oldest buildings on the site are coming down. A last glimpse…

Rear view of the work being done at old Stereo King store

The work on 2989 Dundas St West, – the old Stero KinfG Store continues on affecting the building all the way to the lot line at the rear.

Audio program about social space making

This should be a great program social space making, don’t fret if you cannot listen in live we, will post a link to the podcast after the live…

Junction Tree Tour hosted by the Junction Residents Association

Tree Tour Saturday July 25th Junction Tree Tour hosted by the Junction Residents Association and Green 13. From 2pm to 4pm, join LEAF arborist Todd Irvine as he explores…

6 Days For Your Voice To Be Heard for Clean Trains!

Blog reader Scott sent in this link Link to the South Junction Triangle Residents Association post on the issue. Information can also be had at more information www.cleantrain.ca

While visiting the tempory garbage drop off..

While visiting the temporary garbage drop off, near the George Bell arena, take a look at one the last meat packing plant spurs coming off the CP railroad….

Toronto Life Square has gone into receivership

The Toronto Star is reporting that the Toronto Life Square –  has gone into receivership. from The Star.. In case you’re wondering, Toronto Life Square shouldn’t be confused…

Junction Arts Festival Founder has show opening

Piera Pugliese one the founders of the Junction Arts festival has a showuing of her painting coming up from July 23 to Aug 2nd, at the AWOL Gallery…

Green P 400 keele St Sign in place Now

Although the sign is in place, is it operable now? Looking at the sign it is difficult to understand it’s profitability as it is only visible from a…

Concourse Restaurant / Galaxy Donuts buildings (2853 Dundas Street West)

A few readers have commented and emailed in that a lot of scaffolding is around the Concourse Restuarant / Galaxy Donuts builings (2853 Dundas Street West) which are on the City…

Work begins on the Stereo King

This 3 storey building at 2989 Dundas (co Pacific) has begun a major transformation.  According to the building application the 2nd and 3rd floors will be rebuilt with…

City Cleanup!

On Sunday a small team of city managers was in the Junction cleaning along Dundas Street.  The mess is starting to build so their efforts are appreciated. I…

Clay & Paper Theatre in Dufferin Grove Park,

Clay & Paper Theatre’s mandate is to create, develop and perform multi-disciplinary, community-driven theatrical works using narrative theatre and large-scale puppetry in public spaces for large and diverse…

Green 13 invites you to a free screening of Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home"

When: Saturday, July 25 at 6:00 pm Where:  Margret 2952 Dundas St. W. (just E of Pacific) “Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home” This film is a feature documentary…

Ravina Gardens Park and tripping

Always wondering why Toronto Parks places these swing gates latch piles, right in the middle of paths, creating a trip hazard.

Inside the Viceroy Factory – now Planet Storage 1655 Dupont Street

Viceroy Factory, c.1929  adopted by City Council on Aprl 25-27, 2006 as a Historical Contextual building, for many years was a rubber processor and manufacturer at this location, The company…

Toronto parking Auth.,new sign at 400 Keele St. going in today

The old sign was removed some time ago and the footigs installed and they are finally placing the new sign today  at the Green P at 400 Keele  St.

Energy Marketers again and again at Junction doors

This personal report sent in by reader SP about energy marketers visting homes in the Junction is very insightful. Hi, I thought this might interest the blog.  These…

Toronto Star Article on SPIN Farming in the west end & related links

SPIN – small plot intensive farming …from the article published July 14th 2009 Nixon is part of the new wave of farming, called SPIN – small plot intensive…