Month: May 2011

Great Toronto Star Article City councillors form their own committees, task forces — without Rob Ford

This author hopes our local rep joins them.   Full story from Star site – story by David RiderUrban Affairs Bureau Chief Mayor Rob Ford’s tight but apparently slipping…

Massif exterior. Changes to Runnymede industrial building taking place

Over a period of days recently and continuing today the exterior of former furniture manufacturing plant has been undergoing renovations which have included closing in the storefront windows…

@quebec and Dundas St west north side

Lots street concrete breaking by what appear to be city teams, quite exciting as city crews move in with such authority. Unlike private city contractors who put up…

This blog should now work on most mobile gear

  Hi everyone   The blog should now work on most mobile gear, and adjust its format as required for smartphones and tablets.   …so far i have tested it…

MOCKERY NIGHT IN THE JUNCTION, Friday, June 3, Shox, 8:30 pm

Mom2Mom Sale Wise Daughters Craft Market

  TOMORROW MORNING!   SATURDAY Mom2Mom Sale for those who would like to buy second-hand maternity/kids’ clothing and equipment, the $2 admission will be donated IN FULL to…

This I don 't understand

They are taking down the diamond, yet the parks grounds keepers are grooming the baseball area ground as that have for years of baseball use. I know about…

Annette fun fair this weekend

Skate park for Vine Ave Parkette?

As talk about a skatepark at the parkette continues… Here our some snaps of the current Skateboard Park at Coxwell Ave and Lake-shore Blvd east. In addition to the skateboarders you…

Heritage Roundtable at City Hall + Doors Open 2011

Councillor Peter Milczyn, in partnership with Heritage Toronto, will be hosting a public heritage roundtable on Monday, June 6th at City Hall. The roundtable is a follow up…

Found a bird in the Junction?

Junction Blockbuster to close- 2890 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

as the Canadian arm of the firm is winding down.. huge store   really great basement    

Saturday fun … I would like the new area in Vine Ave Parkette to look like this park

   

New tree in Vine parkette where old was cut down last year

Yea! – iph

– iph

Massive sign (back) at Roncesvalles Ave king St – Queen St intersection

Currently a Howard Johnson Inn this building with an ever changing hotel franchise over the decades, has massive sign on its roof. Directed for viewing eastbound traffic on…

Vine Ave parkette baseball diamond coming down.. if the crew returns Wednesday the 18th it will be completely gone.

    UPDATED The blog has  a image of what was planned, although I do not what changes have been made since this image was distributed. A commenter’s stated he had spoken…

An idea so great I cannot stop thinking about it bringing a farmers' market to Ward 13 of Toronto

          so so happy this is happening and its a resident lead project. a number of people have send in a request to post this and the blog…

A view of St. Joesph Hospitial

      The hospital is the horizon. What amazed this author is the assembled buildings of the hospital having such a long north to south footprint.Location:Sunnyside Ave,Toronto,Canada

This Saturday May 14 2011 is the first Junction MS Rib Fest all day starting at 11am

 

6 Lloyd Avenue upcoming meeting Thursday May 12, 2011 7:00 pm at George Bell Arena

Manny a commenter brought this too the blogs attention. You can call the Councillors Frances Nunziata office for info if needed. http://www.toronto.ca/councillors/nunziata1.htmPhone: 416-392-4091 Meeting is Confirmed for the following date….

A post of the entire Junction residents Association Newsletter for those of you not on the list

CONTACT Photography in the Junction Condo Development Jane’s Walk on Sunday, May 8 Green 13 presents a free film screening The Junction Ribfest   CONTACT photography in the…

Election – How ward population voted

UPDATED with info from commenter Ryan, in green thanks   Population: 102,142 71,954 are eligible voters   Population density: 6,384/square kilometre Most common mother tongues: English (58.7%); Polish (5.2%); Chinese—all…

Wonder laneway

    This lane way which begins were Symes Rd was split and blocked just under two years ago, is a striking walk. On the left, walking east you can view  the unique form…