Month: April 2010Page 1 of 2

200 Annette Street – Committee of Adjustments

200 Annette Street – Committee of Adjustments With lots of action around 200 Annette Street this week, I thought I would take a trip to Etobicoke and take a…

Junction Arts Festival overview at the Junction Residents Association meeting

WHEN THE JUNCTION FLICKERED article

About the cinemas that once lined the West Toronto Junction article over at Heritage Toronto website. Imagine an 800-seat theatre in the Junction, with an elegant marbleized lobby…

CONTACT Photography in the Junction

CONTACT Photography is the world’s largest festival of its kind, designed to engage the public in celebration of the art of photography. For yet another year, The Junction…

Brick repair at 200 Annette St.

The developer of the conversion of this church is beginning with brick  restoration.

Municipal Licensing and Standards report on monitoring of Hard Rock and Santos Excavating and Neon Disposal Ltd., 101 Union Street

Highlights from city the report. City Council requests the Ministry of the Environment to investigate the environmental and health concerns of the community, particularly the air borne contaminants and…

Vine Parkette covered sand box completed

A local architect has informed the blog, that now the sand box cover is complete the the sandbox usage has really gone up.

Stuff from the east side of the tracks – that is the Junction Triangle

The South Junction Triangle site has been changed to www.junctiontriangle.ca, to reflect the chosen name of the community, and the Fuzzy Boundaries project is complete.  they now have also added the Junction Triangle…

Free Geek 51 Vine Ave Unit B

Post submitted by Sonny P. I was out for a walk today when I stumbled upon a great community service.It’s called “Free Geek” and today (Saturday April 24th) was their…

Junction Residents Association 244 High Park update

Post By Martin Lennox JRA co-chair I’m happy to announce the Committee of Adjustment unanimously rejected the proposal to sever 244 High Park Ave. On behalf of the…

Troubadour bar to close up

The Troubadour will be closing up because of the sale of the building, in which the new owner wants to use the building. Always good music coming out…

New view of Medland Ave on Pacific Ave

The differing views abound in the Annette St area over the past few years with all the changes being made. …from road work to church conversion more views like…

Do we need this type of restaurant in the Junction?

There is always a lot of interest of the retail mix on the Junction strip.  In terms of food establishments, does the Junction need service, character and design consideration to…

King St condo sales and realtor modes of operation

Along a stretch of fence for a hundred meters just south of King St West by the old Massy lands is this collection of realtor lock boxes.

200 Annette Street – Czechoslovak Church conversion to condos counts eight

I thought before I wrote anything about this I’d ask for opinions on the development. What do you think of the side of the church facing Annette changing so much? Are…

something interesting,

vu ja de means, It’s when you know you have never been there before. (2)An experience like nothing you have ever seen or felt before. (3)  Never have imagined…

Industrial repairs in the community, yea!

Always like to see the industrial gang making efforts to stick around! In the image below, much needed work is being done on the Keele Centre bi-level industrial mall, at 530 Keele St….

Sat, 24 Apr Neighborhood clean up days, in The Junction and North Junction

Sat, 21 Apr 2010 08:30 Neighborhood clean up day, Bags and gloves will be provided. Annual  city of Toronto Community cleanup day Start point The Green P Pacific Ave, pick…

Princes' Gates at Exhibition Place restoration update photo post

Working with funds from the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund major work is being done restoring the gates.

Keele St subway continues with unloading of concrete panels

Structural upgrades generally consisting of the construction of five new piers within the parking lot to provide additional support of the bridge deck. All work is being conducted…

Why didn't Max's market come to the Junction

Why didn’t Max’s market come to the Junction? Would they have come if the old Mc brides building was available? Was the new retail space in the Village by…

PRA’s May 1st Parkdale Village Walk

from the Parkdale Residents Association… Parkdale Village Walk: A Sense of History and Community The Parkdale Residents Association invites you to join us in an explorationof Parkdale on…

Hello everyone

Hi everyone the blog was hacked at the hosting company (network solutions) along with hundreds of others. I have just finishing doing a 3rd scan of all 10,000 or so files that…

Metrolinx drops West Diamond appeal

The Toronto Star is reporting…. In a major victory for Toronto’s Junction community, Metrolinx has agreed to drop its appeal of a decision that limits the amount of…

Most interesting retail building in the Junction in terms of character

In terms of character of use with a VW enthusiast specialist shop on the retail level and self promoting actor on the second this building has some real character.