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[PHOTO] Lost cat Biko, call Ally 647-786-6714

Lost cat Biko, call Ally 647-786-6714 #roronto #dovercourtvillage #dovercourtpark #catsofinstagram #lostcat #posters #dupontstreet #dufferinstreet

Written by Randy McDonald

October 8, 2019 at 9:25 pm

[PHOTO] Repairing Dufferin Street south of Dupont

Repairing Dufferin Street south of Dupont #toronto #dufferinstreet #dovercourtvillage #wallaceemerson #dupontstreet #asphalt #black #pylon #orange #repair

Written by Randy McDonald

September 18, 2019 at 8:45 am

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: TIFF and transit, 311 Mildenhall Road, Galleria, 7 Labatt, NDP

  • Sean Marshall takes issue with how TIFF monopolizes much of the downtown, including key arteries like King Street.
  • blogTO reports on the luxurious estate of 311 Mildenhall Road, recently off the market at a price of well over $C 10 million.
  • Urban Toronto shares renderings of the first phase of Galleria on the Park. Wow.
  • Dozens of artists are working out of 7 Labatt Avenue, a warehouse set to be demolished. The Toronto Star reports.
  • NOW Toronto reports on the mess involving the NDP in the riding of Parkdale-High Park, here.

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: Valley Land Trail, e-scooters, rental housing, Brooke Lynn Hytes

  • The new Valley Land Trail in Scarborough looks amazing. blogTO explains.
  • John Lorinc writes at Spacing about the challenges posed by the legalization of e-scooters in Toronto.
  • Why are there not more apartment buildings being built in Toronto, given the pressing demand for rental housing? The Toronto Star reports.
  • David Sajecki at Spacing writes about how the construction of a low-rise apartment building at 1103 Dufferin Street, one that blends seamlessly into Wallace Emerson, points the way forward for the city.
  • At Toronto Life, Emily Landau profiles Toronto-born drag queen Brooke Lynn Hytes.

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: Wallace Emerson, Dosa Mahal, Popeyes, Sam McBride, #nuitblanche

  • Toronto Life reports on the successful conversion of a corner store in Wallace Emerson into a $C1.3 million home, here.
  • Bloordale’s Dosa Mahal restaurant, sadly, is facing closure in the face of landlord pressures. blogTO reports.
  • Popeyes in Canada lacks the chicken sandwiches that have gone viral in the US, and many in Toronto are unhappy. blogTO reports.
  • Jamie Bradburn reports on how, in 1936, mayor Sam McBride lay in state at Old City Hall.
  • NOW Toronto reports on the plans for Nuit Blanche 2019, here.

[PHOTO] Window of bric-a-brac, Armstrong at Dufferin

This window of an abandoned shop, on Armstrong at Dufferin, has been the same since at least 2015, abandoned porcelains looking forlornly out. What change have they seen outside?

Window of bric-a-brac, Armstrong at Dufferin #toronto #wallaceemerson #dufferinstreet #armstrongavenue #window #ceramics #bricabrac #abandoned

Written by Randy McDonald

August 27, 2019 at 8:45 am

[PHOTO] Blue into green, Dupont west of Dufferin

Blue into green #toronto #wallaceemerson #dupontstreet #blue #sky #green #trees #dlws

Written by Randy McDonald

June 9, 2019 at 11:00 am