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Remembering Alice Heap (1925–2012)

April 12th, 2012 · Comments Off on Remembering Alice Heap (1925–2012)

Alice and Dan Heap had this photo taken for Dan's Holiday season householder in 1993. They stand on the porch of their home at 29 Wales Ave. in Kensington Market. Courtesy David Smiley

By Lee Zaslofsky

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Legendary hangout Dooney’s returns to Annex

August 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

By Michael Radoslav

Signage has begun to change over at the Annex Live. Photo by Michael Radoslav/GLEANER NEWS

After a three year hiatus, a legendary Annex hangout is reborn. Dooney’s Café, a once popular destination for artists and politicians in Toronto has returned, replacing the Annex Live.

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Toronto Election 2010: Ward 14

October 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

There are nine contenders vying for the Ward 14 seat:

Gord Perks: Incumbent, won the ward in 2006 with 30.1 per cent of the vote against 14 separate challengers. Former columnist for Eye Weekly. During his term he has worked on securing and developing affordable housing in the ward. Also focused on upgrading public space infrastructure, including a dozen parks upgrades. Says he works to protect the heterogeneous nature of Parkdale, a community dynamic he believes is unique in the city.

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