Month: September 2009Page 1 of 2

Interesting and unusual – Keelesdale Drive

Keelesdale Drive has sat on it –  this one house on it for many years next to the Kodac Plant, now with the plant gone and the site…

Toronto Star Article -Dundas West businesses between Dovercourt Rd. and Lansdowne Ave. fight to save parking spots

from the story… Businesses on Dundas St. West say they will consider their legal options if Toronto City Council votes this week to eliminate rush-hour parking and cut…

wtjhs.ca – fall fund raiser, Wild, Wild, Junction, a Historical Mystery Tour

fall fund raiser, Wild, Wild, Junction, a Historical Mystery Tour will tackle some of the great mysteries of the Junction. Chief of Police Josiah Royce (Ron Clark) will…

Long lived neigbourhood wall mural going

At Keele St. and Rogers Rd. there has been for many years a wall mural on the side on building that contained a bar. The bar owner used the wall…

High Park Ave and Dundas St West traffic lights so unusual or not?

The configuration of the new light standards  comprising the new installation  of the traffic lights at High Park Ave and Dundas St West appears to be unusual to the writer of…

West Toronto Collegiate Institute to be closed and the land sold?

from the saveourschoolsTO@gmail.com flyerSAVE OUR SCHOOLS!Is West Toronto C.I. CLOSING? What will this mean to our community? neighbourhood school and community meeting   place- GONE! pool, excellent track and…

The Junction Represents at Clean Train Coalition's Human Train

The Junction Whistle stop at the Junction City Square on Saturday was a big success.  Thanks to Bill Heffernan and friends, who kept the crowd of over 100…

start of construction event this morning for the The Village by High Park

Images from the  start of construction event this morning for the The Village by High Park, an Options for Homes’ new affordable homeownership condominium project in the Junction….

3077 Dundas St West – the old handy man shop has a lot of work occuring

basement lowering? 3077 Dundas St West the old handy man shop has a lot of work occurring. Working from a Decemeber 2008 building permit, the ground floor interior has…

Enterprise Rent-A-Car building wants a third party income producing sign.

Huge GROUND sign possibly on the way… The Enterprise Rent-A-Car building at 3441 DUNDAS ST. WEST has applied to the city for the right to place a 10′ x 40′ illuminated, third…

Village by High Park – Start of Construction event this morning at 10 am

…well construction started a while ago, but getting all these people together at a time when the building in peeking up above the ground is great. …from the Media Advisory…

West End Food Co-op's final public map-making, Wednesday September 23rd

West End Food Co-op’s final public map-makingworkshop! This wrap-up workshop will be taking place Wednesday September 23rdfrom 5:30-8:00pm at the Japanese Paper Place, 77 Brock Street (just south…

Want to be involved in the planning & execution of the 2010 Junction Arts Festival???

Come to the Junction Forum for Art and Culture’s Annual General Meeting: October 1, 20097 – 8 pmCorner of Dundas & Pacific AvesTrain Station platform We will be…

Soil testing at site near St Clair Ave. West and Runnymede Rd.. this past Friday

Friday September 18th there was a considerable effort being made drilling to test the soil conditions on the auto center site at St Clair Ave. west and  Runnymede…

Railpath 30-Minute Clean-up

Blog reader Kevin sent in this post.     Railpath 30-Minute Clean-up – A group of volunteers is meeting on Wednesday evening (Sept. 23) at 6:45 p.m. at…

Junction Houses Continue to Sell

There were actually multiple offers for this newly renovated house at Vine and Pacific, proving that the Junction is still a hot spot.  The agent did well to…

2803 DUNDAS St West to be carwash with the communites consent

While the proposed car wash at 2803 DUNDAS St West – which is the old McBride’s store site, was a right of use application, the developer of the…

Today the day the big yellow traffic lights go up at High Park and Dundas St west.

Beacon contracting has two workers attaching the yellow traffic lights to poles today. Signalling the ever moving forward installation of the light system. At this time they have run the…

Uncomplimentary elements of the Railpath

post submitted by blog  reader SP As a daily rider of the new rail path I’m left with one question: Where are the garbage bins?  Garbage has begun…

Reminder: Junction Residents Association Public Meeting this Thursday

After hosting a very successful booth at the Arts Festival, the JRA is expecting a big turn-out at our next meeting at the West Toronto Baptist Church, 3049…

Mom to Mom sale Sat, 19 Sep 2009 9:30 am to 12 pm

The amazing new Parkdale Village Business Improvement Area Capital Design Strategy

The 97 page report about the Parkdale Village Business Improvement comprehensive streetscape audit and strategy is an interesting read for people concerned with a strategy for community development….

Mavety Milk Mart and Junction Gentrification

Post submitted by Martin L. the Junction Residents Assoc.  development group leader 2881 to 2887 Dundas Street West which is better known as the Mavety Milk Mart to…

61, 63 and 67 Vine a new townhouse lot cleanup started over the weekend

People were removed the furniture, and just plain junk that is in one of houses on this now development site. Yet why not place all this directly in…

One gone… :-( one up :-) … residents groups in the community

after receiving an email about the Mulock Avenue Residents’ Association recently new blog at http://mulockresidents.blogspot.com/ the blog went and read the posts, all great with a real rate…