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[PHOTO] Looking northeast, Yonge at Eglinton

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Looking northeast, Yonge at Eglinton #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #skyline #blue #sky #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

August 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm

[PHOTO] Looking west along the tracks, Bartlett Avenue

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Looking west along the tracks #toronto #rail #tracks #bartlettavenue #Davenport #dovercourtvillage #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

August 20, 2019 at 2:15 pm

[PHOTO] Wires against grey

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Wires against grey #toronto #Davenport #bartlettparkette #grey #sky #wires #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

August 20, 2019 at 1:45 pm

[PHOTO] Front yard of zinnias

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Front yard of zinnias #toronto #davenport #salemave #frontyard #garden #zombies #flowers #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

August 20, 2019 at 1:15 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: Zellers, Dufferin Mall, Toronto Islands, Japan, Guild Park

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  • Narcity notes the sad news that the last Zellers stores in Canada, including the one in Etobicoke, will be closed by January 2020.
  • Tanya Mok at blogTO looks at the successes of the Dufferin Mall.
  • blogTO looks at the William Meany Maze on the Toronto Islands.
  • Jamie Bradburn writes of the early history of Japanese restaurants in Toronto.
  • Melanie Zettler at Global News writes about the history of the Guild Park and Gardens, in Scarborough.

[PHOTO] Seven photos of the underside of the Spadina Road bridge, and more

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Passing underneath the Spadina Road bridge over the Nordheimer Ravine reveals, on the concrete underpinnings, surfaces dense with graffiti dating back perhaps two years. The ending of the trail to the southeast of this location, in Royston Park, is much more sedate and green in the foreground.

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Written by Randy McDonald

August 14, 2019 at 8:45 am

[PHOTO] Lone lily, Dovercourt Village

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Lone lily #toronto #dovercourtvillage #flowers #orange #lily #lilies #garden

Written by Randy McDonald

August 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm