Deja Views

This photo of an old trolley, just leaving the Neville Park Loop was taken in 1964. Do you have an old photograph you’d like to share? Please call me at 647-531-6116.  

OMB rejects Neville Park plans

Ontario’s top real-estate appeals board has rejected plans to build four homes on three lots at the north end of Neville Park Boulevard. Writing for the Ontario Municipal Board on March 23, board member Sarah Jacobs said the proposed buildings were too large for their lots and out of character with the neighbourhood. Jacobs said […]

City rejects developer’s plans on Neville Park

City planners are challenging a developer who wants to build four houses on three lots along Neville Park Boulevard. The contested plans call for two new homes and two major renovations of existing houses. The three properties back onto a ravine slope at Neville Park’s north end. Builders are already framing a third-storey addition on […]

Police Beat

A man described as a valued family member, friend and community advocate is the victim of a homicide after a dispute near Danforth and Greenwood Avenues on Sept. 27. Nahom Berhane, 34, was walking on Danforth with friends when he became involved in an altercation with another man. The man fled the scene when Berhane’s […]

Burglar steals jewels, empties urn at Neville Park home

Police are asking the public for help after a burglar stole heirloom jewelry and emptied a family urn at a home near Queen Street East and Neville Park Boulevard. Witnesses reported seeing a bald man in a black suit and sunglasses enter the rear window of the house at about 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. […]

Deja Views

This photograph came with no date, so I will ask Beach Metro readers for their best guesses. The location is Neville Park Boulevard looking north, just south of the cul-de-sac. In the archival photo, several homes on Bracken Avenue can be seen at the top right. A special thank you to the Berry family for […]

Beach coyote ‘elephant in room’ at meeting

Beach residents may be split on what to do about the coyote that fatally attacked a small dog here in February, but on one point nearly everyone agrees—don’t feed coyotes. That was the key advice for about 60 residents who attended a public meeting led by four wildlife and conservation groups at the Beaches Recreation […]