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NEWS (JUNE 2017): Boon or bane?

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (JUNE 2017): Boon or bane?

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: Attendees at the third public consultation on the Bloor Street Pilot Bike Lanes annotated a map with comments on the pilot project. The annotations devolved into a war of words, in which one resident found himself battling another over the viability of businesses and bikes.

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CHATTER (June 2017): Community through song

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (June 2017): Community through song

PHOTO BY BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS: Led by Andrew Donaldson, the Trinity-St. Paul’s choir performs on the steps of the Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church during the Annex Family Festival on June 11. Organized by the Miles Nadal JCC and sponsored by the Bloor Annex BIA (whose chair publishes this newspaper), the festival featured 120 craft and unique food vendors, as well as a street parade and children’s village.

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CHATTER (JUNE 2017): The latest from the OMB

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (JUNE 2017): The latest from the OMB

A mediated settlement has been reached regarding the future of 316 Bloor St. W. Representatives from the City of Toronto, the Annex and Harbord Village residents’ associations, and State Building Group (which owns the building) met for two days to address concerns about the developer’s original proposal to raise a 42-storey building on the site.

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CHATTER (JUNE 2017): It’s flea (market) season

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (JUNE 2017): It’s flea (market) season

Flea markets are coming to two of the area’s most historical neighbourhoods. The Kensington Market Flea Market will launch June 25 and run every last Sunday of the month from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. until October 29.

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CHATTER (JUNE 2017): Building business on Bloor Street

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (JUNE 2017): Building business on Bloor Street

Cycle Toronto has launched a new program aimed at boosting business on Bloor Street. Pick up a “Bike and Buy: Tour de Bloor Passport” from Cycle Toronto and have it stamped every time you eat or shop at one of 73 participating businesses between Avenue Road and Shaw Street. Passport-holders will be entered in a draw for discounts and prizes, including a Simcoe Bike valued at $850 from Curbside Cycle. The program will run until the end of the September. Passports are available at Curbside Cycle, Sweet Pete’s B-Side (Annex), and bloorlovesbikes.ca.

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ON OUR COVER (MAY 2017): Annex in an instant

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on ON OUR COVER (MAY 2017): Annex in an instant

PHOTO COURTESY DANIELLE SUM: “Presence” by Danielle Sum, from Toronto in an Instant, featuring the work of photographers from Toronto working with Fujifilm Instax cameras. Part of this month’s Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, each work represents urban life with a single image or small series. Sum’s image of Trinity College Chapel is on display at Annex Photo on Bloor Street West.

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NEWS (MAY 2017): Miles Nadal JCC submits electronic roof sign application

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (MAY 2017): Miles Nadal JCC submits electronic roof sign application

Centre needs to address funding shortfall

By Clarrie Feinstein

The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (JCC) has resubmitted an application to erect a third party electronic advertising sign on the roof of its building at the southwest corner of Spadina Avenue and Bloor Street.

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NEWS (MAY 2017): Restored Brunswick House reopens

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (MAY 2017): Restored Brunswick House reopens

Exhibition features musical memorabilia

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: Rexall Brunswick features many nods to history and community, such as this street sign.

By Annemarie Brissenden

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CHATTER (MAY 2017): Central Tech dome down in flames

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (MAY 2017): Central Tech dome down in flames

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: A fire destroyed a large portion of the dome’s surface for the field at Central Technical School on May 15.

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CHATTER (MAY 2017): Annex Family Festival returns on June 11

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (MAY 2017): Annex Family Festival returns on June 11

Over 20,000 attendees and 120 craft and unique food vendors are expected to descend on Bloor Street between Spadina Avenue and Bathurst Street on June 11 for the 21st running of the Annex Family Festival.

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