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LIFE: A portrait of our neighbourhood

April 7th, 2016 · Comments Off on LIFE: A portrait of our neighbourhood

Meet the Bathurst bird babicka

Ewa feeds the birds in front of Bathurst Station. The retiree, who wishes she could still work, occupies her time by caring for the pigeons and squirrels. MICHAEL CHACHURA/GLEANER NEWS

Ewa feeds the birds in front of Bathurst Station. The retiree, who wishes she could still work, occupies her time by caring for the pigeons and squirrels.
MICHAEL CHACHURA/GLEANER NEWS

By Michael Chachura

In the parkette in front of Bathurst Station an elderly lady sits feeding the pigeons and the squirrels.

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Shop shows passion for pasteries

June 4th, 2014 · Comments Off on Shop shows passion for pasteries

New business owner turns trauma into dream fulfilled

By Chantilly Post

 

Sugary Swirl's owner Sonia Esteves displays just a very small sample of the rich variety of her baked goods crafted exclusively on site. The shop is located just south of Dupont on the east side of Bathurst Street.

Sugary Swirl’s owner Sonia Esteves displays just a very small sample of the rich variety of her baked goods crafted exclusively on site. The shop is located just south of Dupont on the east side of Bathurst Street. Brian Burchell/Gleaner News

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Tags: Annex · Food

Kromer Radio closes after 55 successful years

August 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Kromer Radio closes after 55 successful years

Projected new plaza redevelopment may change the iconic storefront at 420 Bathurst

Closing signs cover neighbourhood mainstay Kromer Radio. Credit: Richard Frankel/Gleaner News

By Richard Frankel

Another historic Toronto business is closing after more than five decades of operation.

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Trane Studio celebrates a near decade of jazz

July 13th, 2012 · Comments Off on Trane Studio celebrates a near decade of jazz

The Bathurst music venue has seen plenty of top talent grace the stage since it opened nine years ago.

The Sharron McLeod Fauxtet performs as part of the anniversary celebration of the jazz club and restaurant. The night was hosted by dub poet Clifton Joseph. Photo: Sadie McInnes/Gleaner News

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No stones thrown over Bloor-Bathurst condo talks

May 26th, 2011 · 3 Comments

By Perry King

Unlike many development disputes across the city, talks between developers and residents have been so healthy for a proposed Bloor-Bathurst condo that the project has already been scaled down considerably.

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Condo development could set height precedent in Little Portugal

April 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on Condo development could set height precedent in Little Portugal

The Maple Leaf industrial yard at Dundas and Manning has been operating in the neighbourhood since 1932. As soon as this fall, ground could be broken on a new mixed-use development, closing the lumber and supplies store. Perry King/Gleaner News

By Perry King

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