Month: August 2009Page 1 of 2

…see the green – say goodbye

St Clair Ave West. Is about to lose the large green verge along side the north side of Home Depot. This green area is a pleasant addition to…

McBride building site open house Sept 16th 2009

Photo credit – x3nomik SiteA meeting with Gord Perks and a  city planner at Indian Road Public School on 9/16/2009 @ 7.00. A COMMUNITY MEETING TO DISCUSS the Proposed…

Between Roncesvalles and Landsdowne, a neighbourhood in search of a name

National  post article on the Fuzzy Boundaries group …area west of the Junction, from Davenport Street to Bloor Street and between Dundas Street and Lansdowne Avenue, has somehow…

Mimicofest Sunday, August 30, 2009 from 3pm to 8pm

Theatre of Change will present its second annual presentation of Mimicofest, a community event showcasing local artists. Conceived by Artistic Director, Arturo Fresolone, Mimicofest not only offers food for the…

Junction BIA input on the High Park Ave and Dundas St West traffic lights

We asked the Local  BIA about their opinion on the new lights , they have provided their view which details  an astute view of the intersection that was missed in the original post –…

Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & Sale August 28 – 30, 2009

Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & SaleAugust 28 – 30, 2009 Friday from 6 p.m. Opening Reception Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Show & Sale | 6…

500 and 530 Keele St ramps and raised roadbed to be resurfaced

The ramps (at rear, not visible from Keele St) and raised roadways are to be resurfaced this year according to the site staff of the industrial unit rental site. This is a much…

Fuzzy Boundaries discussion about neighbourhood identities

This image features the many faces of our community past and present. While those in the pictures may know each other by name, many aren’t sure what to…

Fenwick Automotive Product a big part of their site is for lease

In 2008 top employers of Toronto  Fenco Products was listed in the group of 1,000-2,499 people employed business at their plant located at 1100 Caledonia Rd. deeper classification identified them…

Sweet Celebrations

One of the few things that the Junction is missing is a really decadent bakeshop.  Just a short jaunt west on Dundas past the Humber River @ 4158…

High Park Ave and Dundas St West traffic lights ribbon cutting ceremony

The lights at the intersection of High Park Ave and Dundas St West are going in right now to the joy of many, to cerebrate the community building…

Gerard Kennedy Seeks Director of Community Outreach

The office of MP Gerard Kennedy has posted this call for a Director of Community Outreach: Position Title: Director of Community Outreach Location: Toronto Function: Political/Community/Administrative New/Replacement: New…

High Park and Dundas St West traffic lights going in now

…has started today in earnest with Beacon contracting on site cutting the concrete for installation of the poles and the laying of the wire.  YEA this is going…

COMMUNITY MEETING – THE NEW 11 DIVISION

send in by blog reader Kevin, thanks Kevin COMMUNITY OUTREACH COMMUNITY MEETING – THE NEW 11 DIVISIONOn Tuesday the 25th of August 2009, a community meeting will be…

last nights storms bring tree and tree branches down in the Junction

The storm last night bought a tree down onto a house in the Junction causing some damage to a second floor deck. When the insurance agent arrived he…

Soil Day With John Slack – At Downsview Park Wednesday September 16th at 5pm

Soil Day With John Slack – At Downsview Park Wednesday September 16th at 5pm FoodCycles is a non-profit city farm, based in the Downsview Park. It raises worms,…

Junction Arts Festival banners up today

The Junction BIA went all out and rushed though the banners for the Arts Festival to get them up on the street poles. Just so everyone knows the…

Symes Rd separation wall flowers

Symes Rd is now closed to traffic about at its mid point, this was accomplished by installing a wall across the  roadway at the intersection of the industrial point of the road and the residental area. The…

2141-2137 Bloor Properties Retail life in Bloor West Village

As retail in the junction is such a concern the blog thought it would posit what life is like in Bloor west Village retail leasing space. One of the most interesting items…

Mom to Mom sale Sept 19 9:30am in the junction

source junction parents blog

Toronto's Medical Officer of Health objects to Metrolinx’s proposed diesel rail expansion in Georgetown South Corridor

The Medical Officer of Health has posted a Letter of Objection regarding the diesel train expansion. The letter written to the The Honourable John Gerretsen Minister of the Environment  supports a…

Junction Arts Festival 2009 site up now

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Lovely afternoon in the Park – Clay and Paper bicycle theatre troop in Vine Parkette

Today was one of those days that made one feel great about the community in which we live.  Thank you to the “Junk Mommas” who hosted the exuberant Clay and…

Internet domain squatting in the Junction

Internet domain squatting has arrived in the Junction by reports. Someone or some people appear to be watching to see what new businesses are coming into the Junction, probably by looking at…

Call for Nominees – Junction Residents Association

The JRA will be holding elections at its November 12th meeting for the following positions: 2 x Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and Chairs for the following Committees: Urban Development,…