Month: June 2010

Is the bike shop crowding the street?

Does the above create congestion on the sidewalk? This bike shop on Dundas St west, regularly places alot of bikes on the sidewalk way, is it too much…

Junction BIA and Junction Arts Festival participate

The Canada Day Community Picnic takes place at: High Park, 1:00-4:00pm on Thursday July 1, 2010. Also find out about this years festival and ongoing BIA activities in the Junction NOTE…

3385 Dundas Street West, Martino Bros. Car Wash. closed and being

The Martino Brothers Car Wash at 3385 Dundas Street West has stopped operating and a whole load of ___ and different types of contractors has descended on the…

St Clair Avenue West Streetcar Transit opens again

Thanks to blog readers JJ and RS for bringing this to the blogs attention

Totstock Festival this Sunday June 27 at Sorauren

On Sunday, June 27th, from 2-5pm, Sorauren Park will come alive with song, dance, stories and more. Brought to you by the totsquad (and lots of volunteer moms and…

Baby Point Gates BIA created

Ward 13 business efforts will be further enhanced by the creation of this BIA, a long and strong effort by some local business owners and local – “feet on the…

200 Annette Street – hoarding goes up

It’s happening the hoarding is going up and soon the simple elegance of the church will be gone and replaced by homes. While homes will lessen the street-scape – this developer is retaining…

TORONTO JUNCTION TREMORS

The Junction was hit by a minor earthquake from the Globe and mail site… There are reports of unusual ground shaking in various parts of Ontario and Quebec, including…

Junction BIA hosts at the Junction Square

Jumpin’ in the Junction It’s all Julian’s fault. Julian who? Julian Wells. Who is Julian Wells? He’s a seven year old kid from Sunnylea Junior School.  Come on,…

Fatima's Cafe & Bistro what?

Fatima’s Cafe & Bistro a brave restaurant to open a large scale (for the Junction) eating place two blocks out side of the restaurant hub  in the Junction of  Pacific Ave. to…

JBIA flowers

The Junction BIA has placed flowers around the trees along the strip which greatly improved the streetscape. update : asked the JBIA how many times they will be…

Parkdale-High Park Councillor Bill Saundercook's annual Community Environment Day

Parkdale-High Park Councillor Bill Saundercook’s annual Community Environment Day takes place this Saturday, June 19 in a new location: Etienne Brule Park, east of the Humber River from…

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Worldwide Knit in Public in the Junction at Junction Square

The Worldwide Knit in Public effort was a resounding success and so well organized everyone had a pleasantly wonderful time. With the rain and the shift of the day to Sunday the record…

West End Food Co-op Community Cannery June Workshops

Community Cannery June Workshops their invite…. You are cordially invited to the June workshops from the Preserving Parkdale Project, a joint community cannery project of the West End…

I love the Mulock Avenue Residents' Association blog posts

no need for words from me…  their site http://mulockresidents.blogspot.com/

Yes the blog is back on…Fruit and vegetables, fight for street cred in the Junction

Can the Junction ever have have a store such as this. Where the fruit and vegetables are displayed outside, yes I know the Sweet Potato store is doing this somewhat but not to this extend….

2nd Annual Junction Yard Sale

Raindate June 19th 2nd Annual Junction Yard Sale June 12th 8 am-2 pm Various streets participating or… please feel free to set up a table in Vine Parkette…

Starbucks to come to 3077 Dundas Street West? The old Handyman Shop, Junction Residents Association.

A commenter on the blog has recently commented that the new building on the South East corner directly across from Crema may be housing a Starbucks store. While the blog has been…

3109 Dundas St. weird renos?

Two mirrored holes have been cut in the front floor of this building on either side of the front door.

take a sneak up to the 3rd floor of 2968 Dundas St West

….where on the third floor there are two great works of art this image below is a shot of one of the birds in an installation.

Along St John Rd at the Coffee Time

Mornings, afternoons and evenings this area has the most consistent informal gatherings of people in the Junction. Mostly of men, talking and sometimes playing games. Wonderful.

It's happening elsewhere, can it happen in Ward 13

The new Luna Park opened in Coney Island this weekend, just look at it – this must have been what Sunnyside amusement park would have looked like in the past….