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FOCUS: Apartment plan for Huron Street meets opposition (Apr. 2020)

May 1st, 2020 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Apartment plan for Huron Street meets opposition (Apr. 2020)

Maintaining historical built-form at odds with need for rental units

Heritage conservation activists oppose the demolition of this classic Annex home to allow for the building of an apartment complex. TANYA IELYSEIEVA/GLEANER NEWS

By Tanya Ielyseieva

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FOCUS: Keeping beloved market “cool”? (Apr. 2020)

May 1st, 2020 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Keeping beloved market “cool”? (Apr. 2020)

Kensington BIA hones its market masterplan

A new masterplan aims to achieve what Kensington Market has already mastered, says one resident. KHYRSTEN MIERAS/GLEANER NEWS

By Khyrsten Mieras

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LIFE: Portable potable vegetables (Apr. 2020)

May 1st, 2020 · Comments Off on LIFE: Portable potable vegetables (Apr. 2020)

What to plant in your container garden

In May 2020, the Annex Gleaner celebrates 25 years of publishing. In acknowledgement of this history we are republishing highlights of our past; this feature, Portable potable vegetables by gardening columnist Bardi Vorster, is from May 1998. As spring is here this advice is timely.

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ARTS: Culture Corridor thrives online (Apr. 2020)

May 1st, 2020 · 2 Comments

At your fingertips and while in your pjs – enjoy it!

By Meribeth Deen

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LIFE: Two wheels keep on turning (April 15, 2020)

April 16th, 2020 · Comments Off on LIFE: Two wheels keep on turning (April 15, 2020)

Robert Bateman poses outside his Bathurst St. shop. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

Bike repair shops take “essential” classification seriously

By Brian Burchell

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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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NEWS: Local resources for a global pandemic (Mar. 2020)

March 24th, 2020 · Comments Off on NEWS: Local resources for a global pandemic (Mar. 2020)

An early guide to services

By Gleaner Staff

Staying local, living local, and shopping local is going to be the new normal in the coming weeks as the world hunkers down to battle the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 

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FORUM: We need to do our part (Mar. 2020)

March 24th, 2020 · Comments Off on FORUM: We need to do our part (Mar. 2020)

Listen to public health officials, cancel play-dates, work from home

By Jessica Bell

We are in a new normal. The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting our country, our city, and our community. While our healthcare workers, public health staff, and others – including pharmacists, grocery store workers, and TTC staff – are working around the clock to keep us safe, we also need to do our part. 

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NEWS: 15 storeys planned for Davenport & Bedford (Mar. 2020)

March 24th, 2020 · Comments Off on NEWS: 15 storeys planned for Davenport & Bedford (Mar. 2020)

Neighbours are opposed due to traffic and density

The skyline may soon change dramatically for the neighbourhood near Davenport and Bedford. TANYA IELYSEIEVA/GLEANER NEWS

By Tanya Ielyseieva

A proposed mixed-use building with ground-level retail and residential uses above at 287 Davenport has neighbours up in arms.  

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CHATTER: Human bones found during Brunswick re-build (Mar. 2020)

March 24th, 2020 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Human bones found during Brunswick re-build (Mar. 2020)

In late January police were called to a house located at 410 Brunswick Ave., where workers had dug up human remains while doing renovation work. 

Toronto Police Constable Victor Kwong said contractors discovered the bones buried in the backyard. At the time, police said, they suspected the remains had been buried there for decades. They proceeded to open an investigation to determine the circumstances of death. 

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