Month: March 2012Page 2 of 2

Weston Rd at Black Creek drive has really livened up.

With the massive new railway track bridge being inserted between the early 80’s bridge crossing Black Creek Drive at Weston Rd its very different activity level. Retail of…

Graffiti in the old Symes Rd destructor vehicle repair building

At the old waste processing site sits two magnificent buildings one has become a canvas. Location:Rockcliffe Ct,Toronto,Canada

Long established technical roofing company has left the Greater Junction Area -ouch-

Well this I should have known awhile back as this author drove by a Bothwell-Accurate facility not in the Junction a few weeks ago. Mistakenly my mind pull…

Free indoor skating this coming week

The blog is afraid, it appears the rumors of Canadian Rogers Eastern Limited shutting down may be true

  1st off let me say, this author is confused, as the company has a asset auctioneer preparing for auction of a lot of the mainline equipment a company (link) like this would…

Surprisingly Dundas St West has some dead use retail stores still.

Retail locations used as closed offices create rather odd and street face ugliness for the bright retail environment Dundas St. West is becoming. As the lessor retail businesses…

Car wash building continues at the Cango station just west of Runnymede Rd. on Dundas St. West

Along with ready buy shop the car wash continues to grow. The. blig cannot help but think this increased development of this lot has a lot do with…

Storage fire in Osler Ave. leaves empty lot where historic building stood recently.

The new view of the Dodge Pulley site, without the building.

Gabbys in the Junction, will make room for strollers!! ..offers regular and gluten free menu,12 seat bar,65 seat restaurant area,

Wow an outtake to provide some great details about  from the Gabbys restaurant family about their Junction restaurant. We have applied for a patio licence and interior licensing and plan to open…

Gabby's restaurant coming to High Park Ave and Dundas St. west, post with comments from one of the Gabbys family founders

 See update to this post from Todd of Gabbys restaurant at the end of this post.    Concept overview from the corporate site,  the concept was simply to create a…

LET"S WIN A NEW SCHOOLYARD FOR PERTH AVENUE !

  They have made it too the top ten,  pleases take a min…and vote   LET”S WIN A NEW  SCHOOLYARD FOR PERTH AVENUE ! Vote for the Perth Ave Public School /…

Joes Barber Salon jumping decades in interior design as preps are made for second generation

Joe who started cutting hair at 13 in Malta and who has been doing the same in the Junction for over 50 years in various stores. His store…

JRA Community Meeting, this Thursday, March 8, 7 to 9pm

JRA Community Meeting, this Thursday, March 8, 7 to 9pm The meeting is at the West Toronto Baptist Church, 3049 Dundas Street West. Come out, meet your neighbours…

Fundraiser For Queen West Art Crawl

On Monday, March 19, Parkdale Community Development Group will host an art auction fundraiser at Gallery 345 on Sorauren Ave. in support of the Queen West Art Crawl….

Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre.

If any readers are wondering why the posts from the south Islington area. Well, while at the Tibetan Centre I have been meaning to highlight a unusual and…

Real factory veg and fruit store attached to processing plant

The fruit and vegetable distributor on Jutland Ave. off Islington Ave just north of The Queensway has a great fresh produce store.

Salvation Army Industries moved from Islington Av. Facility a few months ago and now

The building is sporting a huge complete fake facade as a for lease sign. Interestingly the sign in pumped up in height by 5 feet it appears.

Eclectic furniture store on Annette St. Has high polish

572 Annette St. Is the location of a well laid and interestingly stocked store. This area of Annette is quickly becoming home to lifestyle goods stores that are…

Windy day Saturday takes down local trees

Sorry for the lack of posts in the last few days – The blog has reset the settings changed by the hosting company on mass.

Why they do this, every once in while, is annoying as it causes a lot of trouble with the blog, especially the plugins. Just to let everyone know the blog…

3030 Dundas St. W. puts up sign detail business plans

3030 Dundas St. West at High Park Ave. which has been undergoing renovations for about a year now has placed a detailed sign on the door outlining their…

Junction Farmers Market to launch new website

new site address for the Junction Farmers Market