Month: November 2011Page 1 of 2

Counterpoint – Should the city library be your neighbourhood Blockbuster between

Counterpoint – Should the city library be your neighbourhood Blockbuster between Councillor Mike Del Grande and Councillor Sarah Doucette Reported from the National Post newspaper Should the city…

West local city land sell off – 425 Old Weston Rd

This works yard is on the list to be declared surplus. Just north of St Clair West on old Weston Rd. This lot is one of largest available…

City council addresses rights to have Backyard Hens in Toronto today

  Keeping a screen open on the Toronto council meeting today  to see the Backyard Hens debate on the which has not come up yet, but the childish ruckus…

New steel structure going up at 500 keele St. – Keele centre

Grey steel being worked on now,

West local city land sell off – 1978 Lake Shore Boulevard West & Part of 2000 Lake Shore Boulevard West – Ward 13

The City of Toronto Council is today (Tuesday 29th) receiving a report from the City of Toronto’s Chief Corporate Officer about the transfer (read sale) of what it is determining…

One of the great benefits of living in a community bounded on most sides by railway tracks are the great sightings

From just about anywhere whilst walking you can see icons of the Canadian ideals  running along the rails, just this past weekend the series of new technology wind towers floated by…

CPR Railroad holiday-train location map Tuesday, November 29

    Tuesday, November 29   about the train…At each event, the Holiday Train provides a box car stage, a line up of great musical talent and a corporate…

People painting vine parkette shed with jolly characters today

It’s sat and the sheds being painted

Fri night comedy at Shoxxs LOCK UP YOUR POULTRY

  performers…   LOCK UP YOUR POULTRY, MOCKERY NIGHT RETURNS Well we just rehearsed tomorrow night’s show and it is looking to be a blast of a year…

Project Neutral at The Junction Fromagerie Saturday afternoons

Project Neutral message post all text from the project  Come by The Junction Fromagerie on Saturday afternoons for Free Coffee and to Learn About Project Neutral! Project Neutral…

Updated 3:11pm good news… new header in post…..Sadly the Sweet Potato store had a fire this morning on its second floor of the building.

Reposted from the comments, this comment posted by Sweet Potato staff   The Sweet Potato has had some minor water damage as a result of the fire upstairs….

Exposed steel ibeam

Right now a steel I beam is visible on the front exterior of the pictured building. This building is on the north side of Dundas St. West just…

Universal drum sprouts a crane today

The packing drum manufacturing company on Glen Scarlett Rd. is using a crane for something today. Watching this company though it’s sometimes open doors can be better than…

Daniels Scrap Metal Pickup

The ICONIC (<–fixed word) scrap metal collection dude gets around the entire Junction it seems daily. Here he pictured on a off street just north of St Clair…

Junction retail locations being snapped fast. A new shortage?

    More retailers in the Toronto area are opting for Junction locations.   The ongoing decades of recovery is sustaining, primarily from the influx of new residents and the higher…

Councillor Sarah Doucette adds committee in addition to her position as board member

   

West End Food Co-op Cannery

City Councillor Doucette Ward 13 information on city run museums & possible clouse

From the newsletter Councillor Sarah Doucette… You may have already heard that four of Toronto’s ten City run museums are threatened with closure. They are Montgomery’s Inn, Gibson House, Zion Schoolhouse and Market Gallery. These museums draw…

Junction commercial bakery businesses going going

Just 20 years ago the Junction had numerous commercial bakeries and related businesses. Keele Centre at 500 Keele St had a huge Weston bakery on the north side…

Oil contamination pumps being removed from former railroad lands

For the past 10 years the CPR railroad has been collecting waste oil and fuel that have seeped into the ground . They have been doing this on…

Has a Tomato redux come to the Junction? Narwhal at 2988 Dundas Street West

    Has a Tomato [1. http://www.tomato.co.uk] redux come to the Junction, in the form of Narwhal art space and activity at  2988 Dundas Street West. Reading their web…

Green 13 requested post about Greensaver.org

 

Parkdale Residents Association AGM Thursday 1 December 2011 at 7 pm

The Annual General Meeting of the Parkdale Residents Association (PRA) is scheduled for Thursday 1 December 2011 at 7 pm in the May Robinson Auditorium at 20 West Lodge Avenue….

Wonderful park furniture

  …really there are no words need to describe how perfect this work is , the piece becomes  a self contained shelter and community place in this setting.  

Mandated civil planning to create artificial architectural detailing

   The street level component of a  proposed condo development on Annette St.  is set  to end up  a rather bland infill under the  design requirements of the City of Toronto. Looking  at the…