Month: March 2010Page 1 of 2

Maple Leaf Mills/St Marys Cement repairs to window area

After many years of completely smashed out windows the warehouse part of the old Maple Leaf Mills  site – now used by St Marys Cement has had the window fenestration area repaired. Much the original window…

Dogs, are there that many in the Junction area?

Until recently a dry cleaners and laundry This store on the south side of Dundas St West, just east of Quebec Ave, is becoming a doggy daycare. Are there that…

Destruction Junction

These two photos highlight the changes taking place in the north Junction/ upper Junction. (the author cannot not figure out want the area wants to be called- although I sincerely believe it’s simply…

Nordheimer Piano & Music Co history article with exclusive image

The blog asked David Wencer to write  an article about the Nordheimer Piano & Music Co. As on the blogs tour of the The Village by High Park…

Monarch Rd access sidewalk removed

Monarch Road at Junction Rd has lost it’s sidewalk access due to the West Toronto Diamond Project.  This roadway is slowly disappearing from our community and along with it…

Tree loss in the Junction – Runnymede Heathcare Centre

A large tree on Fisken Ave in front of the nearly complete Runnymede Heathcare Centre was removed on Monday.  The tree appeared to be in good shape and…

Mulock Residents Assoc has a great image and two great stories right now

Click here to read them

Gas Rite getting a tune up?

A Zoning Review as been issued for the Gas Rite station located at 3449 Dundas Street West.  The proposal includes a “new Retail Building also one coin operated Car…

Handyman Shop 3077 Dundas Street West – Update

After only 3 weeks the Handyman Shop building is almost completely framed and what a difference it makes.  So far in my opinion the new building looks great. …

West End Food Co-op Info Session

West End Food Co-op Info Session WEFC is hosting information sessions for those interested in becoming co-op members, investors, supporters & learning more. The meetings will include: * Public…

New York Pork gets re boarded

The New York Pork building which has recently become run over for urban infiltration people in the city has recently added more board hording to the site, yet in not…

Jane subway- underpass at Dundas St West to St Clair Ave

With the addition of the new Old Mill car dealership on the old Torcan/CP/Fastfreight site next to the Walmart at Runnymede and Dundas St West, whose lot itself was part…

Dufferin Street Jog Elimination project photo Post update

See this post for detailed information

if permanent benches won't work outside Junction eating places…

Will removable furniture? This furniture outside Pusater’s running along Bay St, is easily moved in and out I would think. Yes this author has a thing about street life. Ladies and gentlemen,…

High Park Family Fun Place – what is it?

Blog reader Dave has asked  for a post about the  High Park Family Fun Place and what people think about it ? I can place this post up…

Fuzzy boundaries effort chooses Junction Triangle

The effort to rename the area commonly known as the Junction Triangle Inside Toronto article on the the vote and the naming process (March 16th 2010) link

Pho Huong, on the corner of Pacific Ave and Dundas St W gets great review on Blogto

Link to article item sent in by blog reader Stewart

Long well maintained building gets more care

We’d glanced at back of what can arguably be one the most beautiful multi residential buildings in the Junction too see some restoration work proceeding. Wonderful.

Function in the Junction

Saturday March 27 2010 Your Junction Residents Association proudly presents Function in the Junction.  A fundraiser to support the continuing historical research of the brave firefighters of the…

Giraffe development dismissed by Ontario Municipal Board

This development at Bloor St west and Dundas St. West has been rejected by the OMB with the cities will. In this post are image grabs from the…

Let's go outside: benches for eating establishments front sidewalks

This image taken in a community very similar to the Junction in New York City Has two basic items for community social activity – the benches outside the cafe and it’s “A” sign….

Junction Residents’ Association Meeting Agenda March 11, 2010 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m

Meeting Agenda Opening Remarks – Martin Lennox Meet and greet your neighbours Treasurer’s report and approval of the minutes Announcement, News, and Events Function in the Junction Public…

Kleen Jet wants a third party sign at 611 Keele St, simply to increase their income from the property

So are third party signs – those that do not advertise the business at the local an acceptable addition by a business owner? COMMENTS The property is located in…

Right on traffic move!- on Old Stock Yards Road at West Toronto Street

Transportation Services recommends that Etobicoke York Community Council approve: 1.            Removing the “No Right-Turn Anytime” prohibition for southbound traffic on Old Stock Yards Road at West Toronto Street. ISSUE BACKGROUND Transportation…

Transportation Services recommends – Traffic calming not be installed on Medland Street

At the March 09 2010 Etobicoke York Community Council Transportation Services recommends to Etobicoke York Community Council that: 1.            Traffic calming not be installed on Medland Street, between Dundas Street West and Annette Street. This report summarises…