Plans for development at Dundas and Coxwell were unveiled at a community meeting Feb. 2, 2016.

Coxwell-Dundas development plans unveiled

A community consultation at the Branch 22 Royal Canadian Legion last week gave residents near Coxwell and Dundas a peek at an application for a townhouse development planned for that corner. A dozen or so attendees viewed the plans, which revealed designs for a 22-unit, four-story development with underground parking at 96-104 Coxwell Ave., and […]

Changes coming to Coxwell and Dundas

Change is welling up on a corner of Coxwell Avenue. Landscape architects are designing a small, rain-collecting plaza to replace a turning lane on the northwest corner of Coxwell and Dundas Street East – a test case for what city planners hope is a wave of street-greening projects across Toronto. Meanwhile, Buena Vista Development has applied […]

Twenty-five years of community health

Walking into the East End Community Health Centre, the sun seems brighter on the inside. Windows and light wells brighten a big, open reception area and an activity room that looks out onto Coxwell and Queen. Even in the “clinical corridor,” where people meet nurses, doctors and many more health specialists, sunlight beams in. It’s […]

Murder suspect remains at large

A murder suspect evaded police near Danforth and Coxwell Avenues on Sunday night. Police received a tip that Conrad Grizzle, a 22-year-old wanted for the May 2014 shooting death of Douglas Parker, was in the area around 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5. Despite a three-hour search using a helicopter, canine unit and several officers, […]

Police seek help with arson investigation

Police are seeking any video that might show who lit a series of arson fires around 3 a.m. this morning near Danforth and Coxwell Avenues. Any drivers with a dash-mounted camera who were driving in the area between 2:45 and 4:00 a.m. are asked to contact police, as are any area residents with security cameras […]

Police Beat

No charges will be laid against a private security guard who fatally shot two men at a Danforth Avenue McDonald’s in February. Police on Toronto’s homicide squad said that after doing a full investigation and consulting senior Crown attorneys, they found there is no reasonable prospect of a conviction for the Feb. 28 shootings. According […]

Condo neighbours worry about privacy

Jason Wilson can watch Canada Day fireworks from his backyard. Standing on his back deck, the Battenburg Avenue resident can see a good slice of sky above Ashbridges Bay Park, not to mention the roof of one of the only barns still standing in Toronto, and a Queen Street KFC. But when Wilson met his […]

Six-storey condo proposed at Coxwell and Queen

A developer is proposing to build a six-storey condo on what is currently a KFC restaurant on Queen Street east of Coxwell Avenue. Located at 1630 Queen Street East, the condo would have 62 apartment units and four two-storey townhouses, with a total floor area of 50,500 square feet. Writing in a planning rationale submitted […]

Two dead after shooting in Danforth McDonald’s

Two men are dead after a shooting inside a McDonald’s restaurant on Danforth Avenue east of Coxwell. Ryan Hind, 39, and Donny Ouimette, 25, were allegedly shot just before 3 a.m. Saturday by an armed security guard who was apparently in the McDonald’s to buy food. Speaking during a Saturday press conference in the local […]