Month: February 2012Page 1 of 2

Breaking news: Junction Farmers Market gets city permission to use Green P lot on Pacific Ave

Just in after much diligent  work the group getting the Junction Farmers market started has received confirmation on the location.  The market has received city permission to use the Green P…

Junction Farmers Market to make big update anytime now.

From the Big Think Blog – How to Ask a Good Question at a Public Event

1. Before you ask a question, make sure it’s a question. Do you want to share some idea you think is important or do you actually have a…

Junction early years centre

Filled to capacity often the early years centre in the Junction is so popular among families, people need to arrive bright and early for the daily activities. As…

1844 Bloor St. W. Bloor Street condo development focus meeting

    Bloor Street condo development focus of meeting Councillor Sarah Doucette is arranging a community consultation meeting to discuss the condominium development proposed for 1844 Bloor St….

Bike superhighways just what Toronto needs and probably will never see.

  The City of London just announced that because of the opening of two bike superhighways in July of 2010 bike traffic is up 70% on two major thoroughfares in…

Annette Street Choir – free vocal music program

The starting of a free children’s choir program that will take place on Sundays for approximately 8 weeks, with a concert to take place at the end of…

Why does Bloor West Village attract a strong mix of speciality retailers

Bloor West Village has such a good mix mix of chain speciality shops such as those pictured above mixed with the best local retailers, why this blog really…

Local gallery activities, Telephone Booth Gallery

The Telephone Booth Gallery is placing an interesting show in the community in March, featuring a number of locally living Toronto artists. Its great to see a show like this here…

Closest kids centre at Dundas St. Up across from Shoppers Drug Mart

With the High Park Family Fun Place gone now, is the blog right that the closest alternative one is kidx360.ca.

30 Weston Rd adverse effect on of site property meeting March 21st

A copy of the meeting notice was sent in by a blog reader, thanks. The large construction effort needed to redevelop the oD Canada Packers/Bunge site has caused…

The development signs have gone from the old gas station lot next to the liquor store at Jane St.

For years oil and gas clean up equipment worked away on this lot. Much of the pipes and extract equip. Was removed in the last few years. The…

Malta bake shop jumping today – really busy inside as day has nice walking weather

A store which a whole lot of Maltese speciality foods.

More towers going up than you have toes and fingers in the Parklawn Rd and Lakeshore Blvd. West intersection and

In an area that held the Noranda Mining headquarters 17 years ago, and a customer goods plant come great artist and eccentric business location throughout the 90s condo…

The American retailer Target is coming to the Junction and is probably already targeting you

As the NW of St Clair Ave west and Keele St. / Old Weston Rd is moving to bricks, mortar, and asphalt with a lot of green, an…

Evergreen brick works a most interesting day visit only 25 mins by car on a weekend morning

Familly day visit to Evergreen Brickworks highlighted the unique nature of this site. Buildings reworked as visiting centers to host a variety of events and activities. Right now…

Heavy duty gardening at Vine parkette

How did your interest in alleys come about?

Atlantic Wire article on laneways Excerpt. They provide great opportunities to walk through something a little more intimately scaled. They provide a refuge from the city. They inspired…

Business Improvement Area is looking for a new Executive Director

The decades old CPR dense on Ethel Ave

It’s wondrous – walk by and touch it

High Park Family Fun Place closes

A blog reader has written in that High Park Familly Fun Place has lost their location in the Junction at the building on the north east corner of…

The Junction Triangle has a real good complement of Churrasqueira restaurants yea…

churrasqueira. [a portuguese word meaning “wood-char barbecue restaurant”

Wish for 43 Junction Rd

Condos, light industrial, or retail Would it not be great to see the old flour mill site added to in a similar way as this set of silos…

Book look….Redeveloping Industrial Sites : A Guide for Architects, Planners, and Developers

The blog would like to share the existence of an immensely well written book, it which the subject manner has deep relevance to the greater Junction area. How,…

Junction Triangle light industrial studio building sets pace needed.

Needed, more buildings for light industrial and design and art studios thoughout the greater Junction Area. To create a vibrant community there must be opportunities for healthy living,…