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Special Sorauren Farmers’ Market: Sept 1st the Country Fair, live farm animals, old-timey kids’ games

Junctioneer - August 31, 2014 - 9:58pm
    Country Fair comes to Sorauren on Labour Day Sept. 1 Labour Day Sept. 1 features a special version of the Sorauren Farmers’ Market: the Country Fair, with live farm animals, old-timey kids’ games, […]

Symes Road to get new brewery operated by award winning brewer.

Junctioneer - August 31, 2014 - 11:49am
Full story at post city ….it was announced that award-winning home brewer Jordan Rainhard is bringing his name and a new brewery to 100 Symes Road, just north of St. […]

Raw Chemist has exceptional menu.

Junctioneer - August 29, 2014 - 11:32am
 This smoothie and health drink store store In the Junction has a very varied menu.   Even a manual detailing the health benefits of the offerings.   

This Sunday last day for wading pools to be open.

Junctioneer - August 29, 2014 - 10:32am
Wading pools to Close Sunday,   August 31

Get yer country on… Country Fair comes to Sorauren Sept. 1

Sorauren Park - August 28, 2014 - 8:55pm
Labour Day Sept. 1 features a special version of the Sorauren Farmers’ Market: the Country Fair, with live farm animals, old-timey kids’ games, Blue Ribbon competitions, strange vegetables, and great food and live music. The market runs from 3 to 7 p.m. Make sure to end your long weekend with a visit to the Sorauren […]

Getting to know our trees

Roncesvalles Renewed - August 27, 2014 - 7:34pm

When the new trees were first planted along Roncesvalles Avenue in 2012 — before the tree guards or bike rings were installed – they were being used as bike posts. Many of the young trees were getting scarred. So we took steps to prevent cyclists from locking their bikes to them.

In addition to the bright green tags that we taped onto the attached bikes, we took to labelling each tree with their common name, Latin name and Polish name, thanks to our resident tree expert Bill Montague. Presenting their identity helped raise their presence from that of a post to a living and vulnerable entity.

We received so much positive feedback on the rudimentary labels we first used that Bill, who is now our RoncyWorks Tree Team lead, set his sights on creating more permanent ones. After many trials, Bill resourcefully arrived at an elegant solution that is simple to install.

You’ll now see black metal labels attached to the tree guards of each tree.  Well, almost every tree.

Unfortunately, we lost several over the winter and all that’s left of them is their severed trunks waiting forlornly in the tree guards for their replacements.

Center Island gondola ride to be replaced

Junctioneer - August 27, 2014 - 12:56pm
Above one the rides support tower, still laden with cables and the west ride engine house.   The new agreement (last year) between the city and the rides operator at Center Island […]

No phone day in the Junction

Junctioneer - August 27, 2014 - 12:51pm
 For a few mths earlier this year I could not use a phone, now for the past few mths one has not left me. Bloody awful!  

One of the most laconic buildings on the Junction strip

Junctioneer - August 27, 2014 - 1:51am
… And one if the most expressionistic facades… The building housing the variety store just east of where the old McBride building is one of the most concise with one […]

Green 13 and that public library free screening – Inuit Knowledge & Climate Change

Junctioneer - August 22, 2014 - 11:21am
All text the group Green 13 & Annette Library present (see poster attached) Qapirangaguq – Inuit Knowledge & Climate Change Free screening and discussion Annette Library -145 Annette St. Tuesday, […]

High Park coalition wants the city to reject the condo agreement

Junctioneer - August 22, 2014 - 9:18am
All text the group  High Park Coalition The settlement for the Grenadier Square development is now an Agenda Item for the City Council Meeting starting August 26th, 2014. Councillors will vote on […]

Metropolis moving ?

Junctioneer - August 22, 2014 - 9:11am
I reader of the blog has just mailed in that metropolis may be moving.  There is a sign on the door stating so… The store on the southside of Dundas St., […]

Remember the group at destination on the Queensway

Junctioneer - August 22, 2014 - 9:04am
 The small lot, well I guess it isn’t too small now houses a condominium.  

Really the Junction Walmart needs more RVs

Junctioneer - August 18, 2014 - 10:40am
  Walmart which allows Recreational vehicles to park overnight at its stores allows people to visit areas – the like the Junction they may not if RV parking is hard to […]

Todays railcar a Grand Trunk Western

Junctioneer - August 17, 2014 - 7:07pm
Todays railcar a Grand Trunk Western     Really glad the light sculptures could be placed near the car.   Rivière-du-Loup

A book box that’s also a yarn bomb

Junctioneer - August 17, 2014 - 6:57pm
Filed under park stuff elsewhere!   This book borrowing box, has had its pole yarn bombed, wonderful.   

Approved the request for an fence exemption 108 Vine Ave

Junctioneer - August 15, 2014 - 10:56pm
  Application for Fence Exemption – 108 Vine Avenue  Public Notice Given  Community Council Decision  Etobicoke York Community Council:     1. Approved the request for an exemption submitted by the property owner of 108 […]
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