Month: October 2011Page 1 of 2

Elsewhere – the MABELLEarts housing projects

MABELLEarts is a org that brings together people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to make art, tell stories and creatively transform the place that is Mabelle – a Toronto…

Wing wings in the St. Clair Walmart mall open mow

Old symes rd garbage plants appears to be getting ready for explosive film shoot

Construction of the wooden building on the site and effects rigging (not pictured)

Beautiful park equipment

  lots more images and how it is being grown here

St Helens meats converts railway siding into parking lot

An old siding running west – east above Glen Scarlet Rd, which serviced older and now gone meat packing plants has been converted to a parking lot for…

Heintzman Place gazebo getting installed today

Heintzman Place and outdoor landscaping has become one of the most beautiful aces in the Junction. Walking over to look at the landscaping is worth the walk.

Architect Richard Rogers states city development was the best way to build new homes today

  With 4 condo development sites, and currently building retail site and one  more large possible large retail site available in the greater Junction area (GJA) for development, is it…

Vine Parkette new play area now open

2797-2803 Dundas St. W., Mc Brides Development overview

  Here are some images and text captures  from the development proposal for the lot at 2797 Dundas Street West, and 2803 Dundas Street West, commonly referred to as the old Mc…

The Making of Dufferin-St.Clair: 1900-1929 – talk tonight

Settlement House at the old police station number 11?

  Can the creation of a traditional Settlement House at the old police station on  209 Mavety Street    contribute to the correction of the Keele St. and Dundas St. West area? Settlement House…

Tonight : Old McBrides site meeting

    Indian Road Crescent Junior Public School, Gymnasium, 285 Indian Road Crescent  : 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday October 19, 2011.   See this post for…

St Clair Avenue West Road Improvements recycle St Clair W. in the GJA

  This stretch of St Clair Avenue West could have been called meat packing central 15 years ago. The Maple leaf meats research centre stood on the lot where the Pharma Plus store…

Butcher By Nature which recently experienced a fire is requesting comments on its Facebook page

      It is great to hear the store is going to reopen soon either in its present place or another local one.  It seems suiting that the Junction central strip…

BeauAndBauble – store to spring up in old Rawlicious

comment moved up to a post   NEW store at 3092 Dundas St W –  the new Mint green store The Beau & Bauble for girls … opening…

Stockyard traffic jams which used to block many streets in the Junction are not all gone yet.

This image taken this week on Glen Scarlet Rd, is a good old Junction traffic jam. At one time these trucks turning blocked Vine Ave, Ryding Ave, St…

Old Mc Brides site development proposal 2797 and 2803 Dundas Street West

  From Gord Perks officeCity Councillor Gord Perks invites you to a community consultation meeting for the properties located at 2797 and 2803 Dundas Street West. A Zoning…

Broken social structure at Keele St. and Dundas St. West?

As many commentators have  pointed out on this blog over the years, is the idea that the Junction area at Keele St.  and Dundas St. West around the…

Arts in eating shops… aka restaurants, cafes, coffee jails etc

Many restaurants in the GJA and in the of city of  Toronto serve up works of art – usually surface pieces – paintings, and some collage, along with their food…

Vine Parkette new play area to open when grass is stable in about two weeks

Spoke to the person watering the new grass today, and was told the fence would need to stay, about two more weeks to let the grass grow in….

3087 Dundas St. West window removal affects 5 buildings in the block

  In what is a major renovation to the building at 3087 Dundas St. West the person or people doing the design elements regarding the work have removed…

Elsewhere: Inside the Twisted World of an IKEA Catalog (video)

    A a brilliant satire of an IKEA-style domestic fantasy in video. click here to visit The Atlantic site to view  

Show Off @ The Junction

Show Off @ The JunctionDundas Street W. west of Keele St.Street Party Fri, Oct 21st 7pm-11pm,Installations on display October 18-30thwww.mason-studio.com/showoffMason is hosting Show Off @ the Junction; an…

Very fine bench outside Littlefish today and a sign telling it's pancake Tuesday

Recently vacated rawlicious restaurant site undergoing remiss

Lots contractor tools and stuff visible though pen from door.