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[PHOTO] Moon in the first quarter, Seaton Village, 9:12 pm

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Moon in the first quarter, Seaton Village, 9:12 pm

Written by Randy McDonald

May 29, 2020 at 9:40 am

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[URBAN NOTE] Eight Toronto links

  • blogTO notes the strange house, a fantasia inspired by Greece, at 1016 Shaw Street.
  • blogTO shares photos from inside Paradise Theatre on Bloor, reopened after 13 years.
  • blogTO notes that GO Transit will now be offering customers unlimited rides on Sundays for just $C 10.
  • Photos of infamous Toronto chair girl Marcella Zoia celebrating her 20th birthday are up at blogTO, here.
  • Many residents displaced by the Gosford fire in North York have been moved to hotels. Global News reports.
  • A TTC worker has launched a court case against the TTC and city of Toronto over issues of air quality. Global News reports.
  • Jamie Bradburn reports on how the Toronto press covered the opening of the Suez Canal, here.
  • Transit Toronto explains what, exactly, workers are building at Eglinton station and Yonge and Eglinton more generally.

[URBAN NOTE] Six Toronto links

  • The Pilot, in Yorkville, celebrates its 75th anniversary as a venue. Global News reports.
  • Some immigrant businesspeople recently bought an old Toronto Hydro building in the north of the city as a shelter for immigrants. Global News reports.
  • The backlash against the proposed condo tower at Yonge and Eglinton branded by Pharrell Williams has been swift. blogTO reports.
  • Urban Toronto notes that a 13-story mixed-use building has been proposed for 888 Dupont Street, at the corner of Dupont and Ossington.
  • A TV crew in North York last week cancelled its shoot in North York, near the site of last year’s ramming attack on Yonge Street. CTV News reports.
  • A poster on r/Toronto noted last week the six-year anniversary of the admission of then-mayor Rob Ford that he smoked crack.

[PHOTO] Six photos of Seaton Village on a cold fall day

I visited Seaton Village this afternoon to see a friend, and walked around the neighbourhood even as the first snow of the season had begun melting. The leaves, dislodged by earlier storms, were everywhere.

South on Palmerston #toronto #seatonvillage #palmerstonave #fall #autumn #yellow

North on Palmerston #toronto #seatonvillage #palmerstonave #fall #autumn

Art outside #toronto #seatonvillage #palmerstonave #abandoned #canvas #snow

West down Vermont #toronto #seatonvillage #vermontave #fall #autumn

Front yard filled #toronto #seatonvillage #manningave #frontyard #fall #autumn #yellow #leaves

Swept, Christie south of Dupont #toronto #seatonvillage #christiestreet #dupontstreet #frontyard #abandoned

Written by Randy McDonald

November 7, 2019 at 6:35 pm

[PHOTO] Sixteen photos wandering down Ossington from Dupont to Bloor

intersection, Dupont at Ossington

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

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#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

#toronto #ossingtonavenue #dovercourtvillage

Written by Randy McDonald

September 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

[PHOTO] Ossington just north of Dupont, under perfect blue

Ossington just north of Dupont, under perfect blue #toronto #dovercourtvillage #seatonvillage #ossingtonave #dupontstreet #summer #blue #sky

Written by Randy McDonald

June 9, 2019 at 9:30 am

[PHOTO] Looking west, Vermont Square

It might be perhaps disturbingly warm for mid-February, temperatures inching up above freezing, but yesterday it at least looked like a classic Canadian winter outside.

Looking west, Vermont Square #toronto #seatonvillage #vermontsquare #parks #winter #snow

Written by Randy McDonald

February 15, 2019 at 8:00 am