Month: June 2011Page 1 of 2

Littlefish opens at 10am this weekend

Locomotive coffee bake and sandwich cafe… open Sat the blog is told

   

CPR maintenance of way train in west Toronto yard north of Junction

CPR

Another Urban farming idea

A person by the name of Steve Turner, owner of Wangara Horticultural Supplies has invented these film grade poly very strong planter bags with handles, it seems primarily…

Design helps with urban farming

As Toronto inches its way to an acceptance to urban farming. This author began to think about the different needs of urban farmers, such the ability to not…

Volunteers for 2011 Junction Arts Festival

     The Junction Arts Festival is looking for enthusiastic and friendly individuals to volunteer their time to help make this year’s festival a great success.  Volunteers need…

Park meeting plans park showing Wed July 6th Vine Parkette

  between 6:30 and 8pm on Wednesday July 6th Vine Parkette e parks manager,

Little Fish Opens at 9:00 am Sundays now

    Little fish Opens at 9:00 am Sundays now, 3080 Dundas St W Hopefully this note reminds this author of the time  so i don’t have to call them every…

Junction Arts Festival 2011, in its traditional footprint as usual now as a community organized event

hey everyone, Just to let everyone know the Junction Arts Festival 2011, in its traditional footprint as usual now as a community organized event is happening. Everyone is welcome to…

Vine Parkette Baseball diamond backdrop pull down video

Many thanks to a blog reader who sent in this video he took of the Vine Parkette Baseball diamond backdrop pull down. This pull down is the start of…

Baby Point Business Improvement Area to restore historic stone gates at the Jane and Annette streets intersection

wonderful.. The new Baby Point Business Improvement Area has moved into action quick. Formed just last year they have taken on a much needed restoration of the  historic stone gates at…

Design Workshop for the “Sorauren Square” Wednesday, June 29, starting at 6:30 p.m.

  Help take Sorauren Park to the “next level”… Design Workshop for the “Sorauren Square” Wednesday, June 29, starting at 6:30 p.m. Food and drinks provided Help plan…

Back from the DNS attack at our hosting firm

just restarting the plugins etc and new posts thursday

Peggy Nash for a Canada Day BBQ in High Park from 12-2 on Friday July 1st

…from the Parkdale High-Park Member of Parliaments office Join Parkdale High-Park Member of Parliament Peggy Nash for a Canada DayBBQ in High Park from 12-2 on Friday July 1st….

10:32pm Councillor Sarah Doucette requests public meeting with residents and park staff to view park plans

  Vine Parkette Playground equipment public meeting coming up Councillor Sarah Doucette has just twittered  about a public meeting to review the park play equipment plans. The blog will…

Community contributions recognized inside Toronto article link

and some outtakes full article here ERIN HATFIELD reporter for insidetoronto | Jun 20, 2011 – 8:04 AM Ten community volunteers and five new businesses were recognized recently…

Vine parkette Baseball diamond hits the dust today

well right now at 11:49am     But whats to replace it their seemingly is a lot of conversation over the current plans to place a new Jr…

Nice to see the drums lined up….

        Universal Drum Reconditioning Company. 110 Glen Scarlett Rd. Toronto, ON M6N 1P4  

Project Neutral Launch Saturday, June 18th 10 am – 11:15 am. in the Community Room, Annette Public Library, 145 Annette St.

  The Junction has been selected as a pilot neighbourhood.Please join us for the official launch of Project Neutral in the Junction. Green 13 is partnering with Project Neutral and…

Bikeway Network – 2011 Update 1st consideration June 23 2011

  This item will be considered by Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on June 23, 2011. It will be considered by City Council on July 12, 2011, subject…

American retailer Target adds The Junction to its lineup

  Well the Junction gets a Target – a store that can cause  more than a few of the Junction people to drive to Buffalo to shop. This…

Toronto Star Article – first urban carbon neutral neighbourhood

The Junction’s launch is the June18th at Annette Public Library, 145 Annette St., at 10 a.m. Riverdale, Junction vie to become world’s first urban carbon neutral neighbourhood David…

Huge fire on Mc Murray thankfully no one was hurt

Some the homes residents are on the Junctioneers veranda now. Sad one of nicest multiple resident buildings in the area Wish them all a quick return. – iphnm

Upper Junction community notice in parkette

A wonderful idea, a community notice board in local parkette just north of St Clair West on the west side of Weston Rd.

Wow wee! Junction Farm Fest site up -mark the date July 23, 2011

   yes I am a bit giddy about this, I grew up in The Junction with cows walking down Dundas St West, an the ability to walk up to the…