Month: August 2009Page 2 of 2

Tagging in the Junction

Tagging in the Junction is becoming much more prevalent currently. The two guys own this house and rent it out as apartment really have a difficult time keeping…

Cyclops, Clay and Paper Theatre's puppet show this weekend at Vine Parkette

Hey Junction families…Dufferin Grove’s resident theatre troupe is coming to the Junction! Join your community Sunday, August 16th from 4-7pm in Vine Parkette to enjoy Cyclops, Clay and…

Justin Rutledge hosts Saturday concert, with special guests Jason Collett and The Beauties; September 12

[fergcorp_cdt] www.junctionartsfest.com THE JUNCTION ARTS FESTIVAL: Justin Rutledge hosts Saturday concert, with special guests Jason Collett and The Beauties; September 12 Toronto, ON, August 13, 2009 – The…

Maria Street is a west east running street paralleling Dundas St West in west Toronto, situated  in an former industrial area centered around the CPR operations in the…

Toronto West End Web – Raising An Online Community Wednesday August 19th from 10am-noon

Text by Paul Reynolds For the last two months, Junction-based design and marketing company Totally Spun has hosted networking events in the neighbourhood. In June a general meet-up of…

30 Weston Rd photo update

As the demo company continues to bring own of the many buildings on the site, the new view is about to occur as this last large building facing…

Thanks for the Paint!

The Junction Residents Association would like to thank West Toronto Paint for their generous donation of pool paint and expertise for this face lift to the Vine Parkette…

CALL FOR JUNCTION ARTISTS AND BUSINESSES FOR BOOM TIMES SPRING FLING 2010

Background The Boom Times Spring Fling originated at the 2009 Amalgamation Celebration at Humberside Collegiate Institute, collaboration between Boom Times Cabaret, the Junction Historical Society, the Junction Residents…

York-Eglinton International Street Festival Friday August 14th and Sat at 1607 Eglinton Ave West

The second annual York-Eglinton International Street Festival offers everyone a weekend of hot music and fun activities. On Friday, the street gets hopping with Djs and a sidewalk…

Junk Mammas Presents Cyclops at Vine Parkette

Junk Mammas Proudly Presents:O O O OLIVE! IN PERSON! FREE!Join your community for Clay and Paper Theatres’ latest outdoor puppet show Cyclops, plus an afternoon of face painting,…

2009 Bikeway Network Program – Installation of Bicycle Lanes Committee Recommendations

West Toronto lanes  in green textThe Public Works and Infrastructure Committee recommends that:1. City Council approve the installation of bicycle lanes on the following roadways:a. Bellamy Road North,…

Art Works Art School has moved from 2451 Bloor Street West to 238 Jane Street

Art Works Art School an independent art teaching establishment has moved closer to the Junction – probably  their only reason for moving :-). They have an art supplies…

Canadian Rogers Eastern Limited is looking for a (tig) Welder (cwb Certified Stainless Steel Tig Welder)

Canadian Rogers Eastern is again hiring for a industrial job in the Junction. As many industrial jobs have left the Junction again is it good to see this…

Toronto's out-of-bounds attractions [Toronto Star article]

The star has a article about closed public spaces in the city, it presents a view fully endorsed by this blog. Despite the triumph of Doors Open, there…

Junction Arts Festival Weavers Wanted!

Festival Weavers Wanted! The theme of the 2009 Junction Arts Festival is ‘Weaving Mosaics’ and we are looking for a creative and dedicated team of volunteers to help…

Parkdale Roncesvalles Village Garage restoration

This garage is undergoing a wonderful restoration. Part of the work appears to be an effort to retain its original character.  Presently the roof load on the south…

New Clothing Store on the Horizon

3097 Dundas Street West is scheduled to reopen on Sept 1 as a clothing store called the Black Dafodil.

Cyclists licensing and mandatory helmets on the horizon?

Councillor Walker, seconded by Councillor Hall • Councillors Walker, and Hall have put forth motions to will require licensing and mandatory helmets in the City of  Toronto is they are…

Puppets in the Park – Junk Mammas Presents Cyclops at Vine Parkette

Hey Junction families…Dufferin Grove’s resident theatre troupe is coming to the Junction! Join your community Sunday, August 16th from 4-7pm in Vine Parkette to enjoy Cyclops, Clay and…

Litigation or potential litigation by the city Re:Metrolinx Rail-to-Rail Diamond Grade Separation Project

From the city staff report This report is about litigation or potential litigation that affects the City and contains advice or communications that are subject to solicitor-client privilege….

The summer of facade restoration continues

The Forever Interiors building Located at 2903 Dundas Street is getting a makeover.  Another Junction favourite joins the long list of buildings being revamped this summer. Presumably the…

Strike rebates motioned by Councillor Palacio, seconded by Councillor Nunziata

Two Toronto Councillors are proposing refunds for Toronto residents for the loss of city services during the strike. Full motion below Recommendations Councillor Palacio, seconded by Councillor Nunziata, recommends…

Glenlake Ave. & Glendenan Ave construction

What appears to be a road diversion outcrop which also may be a traffic calming devise at Glenlake Ave. & Glendenan Ave. is being built. The depth of…

Reminder that Tues, Aug 4 at 7:30 the JRA Cultural Committee at Wise Daughters

Hello all, from the JRA Cultural CommitteeA reminder that Tues, Aug 4 at 7:30 the JRA Cultural Committee is meeting at Wise Daughters to discuss plans for the…

Great work being done with the South Junction Triangle RA site

Over at the South Junction Triangle RA site there are some great community informative posts – well worth looking at. Post 1) Despite a series of inaccurate maps by…