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ON THE COVER: Wiener’s Home Hardware Celebrates 100 (July 2022)

July 18th, 2022 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Wiener’s Home Hardware Celebrates 100 (July 2022)

Members of the community brass band Horn on the Cob perform a tribute at Wiener’s Home Hardware’s 100th birthday celebration held June 18 on Howland Avenue. The event was organized by the Bloor Annex Business Improvement Area together with the Annex Residents’ Association and the Harbord Village Residents’ Associations. NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS

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FOCUS: Where do our candidates stand? (Provincial Election 2022)

May 24th, 2022 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Where do our candidates stand? (Provincial Election 2022)

Gleaner asks University-Rosedale hopefuls six key questions

When there is an election at the provincial or federal level, the Gleaner asks candidates questions about their policy positions on issues of the day. As the June election is almost upon us, their answers may help you decide how to cast your vote on June 2. (Note: the answers are in alphabetical order by candidate’s surname).

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FOCUS: Construction begins on Estonian Centre (May 2022)

May 17th, 2022 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Construction begins on Estonian Centre (May 2022)

Ceremony launches ambitious building schedule

Not at all dissuaded by the rain, approximately 100 gathered for the groundbreaking. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

By Joshua Snow

KESKUS International Estonian Centre, located at 9 and 11 Madison Ave., held their official construction launch on April 8. The expected opening date is October 2023. 

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FOCUS: Annex Food Hall pivots to Asian night market (May 2022)

May 17th, 2022 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Annex Food Hall pivots to Asian night market (May 2022)

“Rising tides raise all boats”

Superfresh is named after the 24-hour Korean-owned grocery store that operated out of this location for many years.

By Danielle Popov

The Annex Food Hall closed during the pandemic, but it will soon be reborn as an all Asian-owned 4,000 sq. foot night market called Superfresh. 

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ARTS: Hello April! (Spring 2022)

April 11th, 2022 · Comments Off on ARTS: Hello April! (Spring 2022)

The Bata Shoe Museum will dazzle your feet

By Meribeth Deen

With any luck, winter boots will be forgotten in the back of the closet this month as Torontonians embrace spring—at least on the good days.

If you are a shoe fanatic, Sundays are particularly good days because the Bata Shoe Museum (BSM) is FREE on Sundays

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FEDERAL ELECTION 2021: Candidates queried (Aug. 2021)

September 8th, 2021 · Comments Off on FEDERAL ELECTION 2021: Candidates queried (Aug. 2021)

Gleaner asks University-Rosedale hopefuls five key questions

Questions are compiled by the Gleaner editorial board and edited for length and clarity. Election date is September 20, 2021. For more information on voting, please visit elections.ca

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ON THE COVER: While the students are away, the fox will play (Jan. 2021)

January 27th, 2021 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: While the students are away, the fox will play (Jan. 2021)

In a particularly Canadian version of Fox News, this furry friend boldly struts around the partially shuttered University of Toronto campus. Pat Mullen, who works at University College, snapped this shot as the fox approached as if to question his reason for being at work. PAT MULLEN/GLEANER NEWS

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DEVELOPINGS: Developments at your doorstep (Jan. 2021)

January 27th, 2021 · Comments Off on DEVELOPINGS: Developments at your doorstep (Jan. 2021)

New builds abound around the Annex

The construction of new residential towers has continued unabated in the Annex despite the pandemic. The Gleaner  is distributed to homes between College Street, Dupont Street, Avenue Road and Christie Street. Fourteen development sites, at various stages of completion, currently exist within these boundaries. With one confirmed exception – Mirvish Village – these are each condominium developments with high price tags. In the next one to three years the population of the Annex will increase considerably. Here is what to expect.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice! (Dec. 2020)

December 21st, 2020 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice! (Dec. 2020)

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ON THE COVER: Renewing Martel’s vision (Nov. 2020)

December 4th, 2020 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Renewing Martel’s vision (Nov. 2020)

Paul Richard (left) and Joseph Sagaj, part of a team of Indigenous gardeners, have been working tirelessly to bring Paul Martel Park (located on Madison Avenue, north of Bloor Street) back to its original vision. Click here to read more. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

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Sponsored: Bloor Annex BIA

November 2nd, 2020 · Comments Off on Sponsored: Bloor Annex BIA

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ON THE COVER: Order in (Mar. 2020)

March 24th, 2020 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Order in (Mar. 2020)

The provincial response to global pandemic COVID-19 forced the closure of sit-down restaurants and bars. Many Bloor Street restaurants, like the Annex Food Hall pictured above, are trying to keep going by offering take-out and delivery services. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

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Coming up

February 19th, 2020 · Comments Off on Coming up

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