What if the Main Square Community Centre was moved to the corner of Main and Danforth instead of tucked behind high-rise apartments like it is now? Or how about creating an amphitheatre at Shoppers World? Maybe Main Station could be integrated into a shiny new mixed-use building. The real estate professionals gathered at an open house inside Hope United Church last month had lots of ideas […]
Seated in back of Grumbels (290 Main St.), an independent deli/café set to close this month while city-planning staff consider a high-rise condo proposal for the land it rests on, local resident Gerry Dunn mused about the future of the neighbourhood. “Where is my next Grumbels? It’s not here,” he said. “This is a distinctive […]
This image shows the busy intersection of Danforth and Victoria Park Avenues. The view is the Scarborough Farmers’ Market located on the southwest corner, now the home of the Shoppers World plaza. This photograph was taken in 1955. Do you have an old photo you’d like to share? Call me at 647-531-6116.
A second man has been arrested in a historical sexual assault investigation On July 31, William Metcalfe was arrested on multiple charges after accusations that he had assaulted a youth at a group home in Parham, Ontario, as well as in the Queen Street East and Victoria Park Avenue area. As a result of the […]