Month: July 2010

Junction Business Improvement Assoc moves in with Junction Arts Festival

You may have noticed the strange state of the  Junction Business Improvement Assoc offices next to Delight Choc. these past few days. All the ruckus is caused by their move in the Junction…

Excellent backgrounder and state of action report about 6 Lloyd Avenue on the MRA site

Link to article on the The Mulock Avenue Residents’ Association site about 6 Lloyd Avenue

Interesting walk in the upper (North) Junction

One of the most interesting walks in the Junction is the walk behind the industrial road of Glen Scarlett Rd. While you are in a completely natural area the…

new ice cream shop in the Junction a needed option for the community

Ice cream as we recognize it today has been in existence for at least 300 years,  Though no one knows who invented ice cream, but  the junction is getting…

The Junction from the roof of 2968 Dundas st west

Though I would post them as they rather different views from the norm. They also provide a good sense of the building massing in the area. ddd

Beautiful view of Barcelona's chamfered gird

As I was thinking lately about the Junction spacial layout and the effect it had on street culture, I when about looking at historical planned examples of urban…

The Village by High Park, Topping off ceremony

Recently the blog attended the topping off ceremony for the  The Village by High Park  condominium project, an event to celebrate both buildings reaching their final height by the placing of…

After 60 years at 777 Annette Street Ward and Patch Sports closes local store

from their site, First off, I (Rod LaForme Ward and Patch Sports) would like to thank all of your for visiting our website. I am sure some of you have…

Junction Arts Festival – will feature an ecumenical prayer service

The Junction arts festival which seeks to serve the community and installs a huge stage for the festival weekend has worked to provide our main stage to the communities churches on the…

Delight Chocolates Art Exhibit “Whimsy and Decadence along with a Creative”

Local resident, Theo Gallaro had his first solo exhibit at Delight Chocolates on Tuesday June 29th. The 12 year old artist has been selling his hand drawn cards…

Community Cannery in Parkdale

Click on photo to enlarge to read their email – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Location:Cordova Ave,Toronto,Canada

Building top graffiti – spook

Some one identifying himself or herself as spook is moving across rooftops – probably leaning over the parapet  and applying graffiti to the street facing side of  the parapet. It’s all rather crudely done, with a…

The St John's wedge is being improved to be of greater use for the community.

The wedge shape parkette at St Johns Rd, and Dundas St. (which really is a parcel of land under the authority of the transport department.) is being rebuilt…

Frankie Robertson service

for those of you who were fortunate enough to know Frankie… A Celebration of Frankie’s life will take place on Thursday July 15 2010 AT 7 PM in Vine Parkette…

Goods delivered, cable and telephone gone

Low hanging wires are in problem on Mc Murray Ave in the Junction with many wire pull downs by trucks throughout the year. Wondering if this is a common occurrence in…

Andy's Bakery & Delicatessen after what 45 plus years –

Andy’s Bakery & Delicatessen at 3072 Dundas St W is closing, and this is the last chance to look at the amazing collection of goods he has

Jumping in the Junction Saturday

Hey everyone, if you missed last weeks event, be sure to drop by for week #3 and #4 of Jumping in the Junction. Held at the Junction Train…

2978 Dundas Street West undergoing brick remediation

Over the past few months the east and north walls of this building have undergone a rather long stepped procedure to repair the brick of the building. this author believes…

UPDATE ON HAND WELLS! …electricial manhole shocks from last year

Right now along Dundas St West Toronto Hydro is replacing the electric hand wells with new fiberglass non conductive hand wells in respond to last years electrified sidewalk…

THE SIGN! is almost HERE ug!

Isn’t this simply too imposing? The Enterprise Rent-A-Car building at 3441 DUNDAS ST. WEST h applied to the city for the right to place a 10′ x 40′ illuminated, third party ground sign on…

43 Junction Rd work work in last mths then in the last 25 years

Massive word is taking place at at 43 Junction Road. The old production system building  next to the Silos are being renovated. The exterior of the building has  had the…

New Ice cream store coming…

North  oops actually south  of Dundas just west of Quebec Ave

Mulock Avenue Residents' Association Meeting

Mulock Avenue Residents’ Association Meeting The Mulock Avenue Residents’ Association will be holding a meeting on Thursday, July15th at 7:00pm.At the meeting we will be electing an executive…

JRA meeting this week

The next JRA members meeting will be held on Thursday, July 8th, at 7pm at the West Toronto Baptist Church, 3049 Dundas Street West. Agenda items include: Community…

Transit, Politics blog on Transit, Politics talks about the Junction and Go Transit

outtake… GO was so preoccupied with opposition in Weston that it failed to take account of the quickly growing population around the rail corridor south of West Toronto…