Month: November 2012Page 1 of 2

? Junctions long-term success depends on the triumph of community-ship and the old police station

Does not the Junctions long-term success depend on the triumph of community-ship – not industrial or retail businesses – successful communities no longer come form large firms putting…

Finley W McLachlan Construction a west Toronto industrial gem site

The industrial site Finley W McLachlan Construction Co Ltd at 195 Fairbank Avenue, in the old municipal area of York has recently become the blogs current fav industrial…

The Junction – small AND recessed for sale

The entire Greater Junction Area has a limited number of small houses. When they do come up for sale they allow purchasers who could not afford to purchase…

Rear section of 1 St Johns Rd getting a great looking new railing

1 St. John’s Rd the former office building which was converted to condos years ago is getting a railing upgrade to a section if its second floor rear…

The last part above the rails open for development

St Clair Ave, north of the CPR tracks – and only north side as the south side is already populated by brand retailers such as Walmart really will…

Dollar store crush – updated Nov 19 at 9:59pm

Efads on Keele St. Just below St Clair Ave. West. Is closing. Many may have noticed during the last few months a much lower volume if goods in…

Technology Harvests Energy from Railroad Train Vibrations

Stony Brook University engineers have won a national award. The award was entitled” Energy Harvesting” at the Energy Harvesting and Storage USA 2012 conference. The group researched process…

Cavalcade of Lights and Santa parade this weekend

Cavalcade of Lights The 46th annual Cavalcade of Lights kicks off the holiday season at Nathan Phillips Square on Saturday, November 17 at 7 p.m. Great Gulf joins…

Space station visible in Junction sky Fri Nov 16 5:08 A

Time: Fri Nov 16 5:08 AM, Visible: 3 min, Max Height: 50 degrees, Appears: ESE, Disappears: ENE Location:McMurray Ave,Toronto,Canada

Articulations the art store east of Pacific Ave wins hands down for the most interesting and exciting window displays

  Best viewed at night a stroll

Clendenan Ave multi truck hydro repairs today

View of hydro truckJust south of Annette today .Location:Dundas St W,Toronto,Canada

A Great lot double use and activation of lane way by Bloor West Village retail building

At Bloor St. to the west of Durie Ave on the north side a retail building is until using the buildings lot in a manner more building owners…

SHINE Cabaret Frid Nov 23rd & Sat Nov 24th at 8pm in DANZoN Studio 104-2480 Dundas Street West

Canadian Comedy Legend Sandra Shamas will be performing along with some of Toronto’s hottest talent: Miko SobreiraPaul HutchesonChristopher SawchynNatalia ArbouzovaSifu Gu’s Tai Chi groupGolden Harmony Kung FuShane WaltersToronto…

…. looking for inspiration and the info on getting the resourcefulness and creativity for a green roof project

    …. looking for inspiration and the info on getting the resourcefulness and creativity for a green roof project here is a book the blog has been…

Ombudsman and Integrity Commissioner Public information session – Thursday, November 22

Ombudsman and Integrity CommissionerPublic information session – Thursday, November 22 Humberside CI, Lismer Hall 280 Quebec AvenueThursday, November 227:00 to 9:00 pm  The Ombudsman investigates complaints about administrative unfairness throughout all City…

Shout out to real old Junction businesses

Some Junction businesses were here before the 12 year retail disaster of closed shops along Dundas St. W. and stayed throughout it all. Here are two of them….

Forever Interiors still open during building repairs

One of original retro-Reno retailers in the Junction this store which opened selling neat retro finds and has bloomed into a maker retailer is undergoing repairs to its…

The Junction attic access problem

People who have houses in the Greater Junction Area that are composed of two stories and a basement, rather than those likely enough to have the attic as…

winter ice and broken legs

Weather people are rumouring rain this afternoon and negative temperatures tonight. This could mean the 1st ice covered sidewalks and the slips and falls that accompany them. Sidewalk…

Cheese company definitely occupying part of old Canada bread plant

The cheese company here to stay and prosper, looks more like as they have expanded into part of the old bread plant.

Simple thought on why the community needs the old 11 division lot

Has anyone else noticed, the amount of community happenings at the 3030 restaurant on Dundas St.W. at High Park Ave. what 2 in past week? Which is great,…

Malta Bake Shop and Gilmore Ave

Walking throughout the Junction can be swift when on errands, but if walk slowly and look at the many of the buildings forms you can see interesting histories…

Ritchie Parkette improvements meeting today.

Today November 13th, 2012 a second meeting anout design possibilites and improvements to Ritchie Parkette is happening The meeting will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Ritchie Parkette. Councillor…

Remembering

First commercial vertical farm opens in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Singapore now has its first commercial vertical farm, which means more local options for vegetables. The technique uses aluminium towers that are as tall as nine metres,…