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Ossington laneway gets a mural makeover

August 19th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Despite the rain, roughly twenty artists came out to beautify the alley behind Ossington Avenue between Queen and Humbert streets. From Thursday Aug. 9 to Sunday Aug. 12, volunteers painted murals in the laneway, giving it a much-needed makeover.

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Queen and Spadina construction chaos [PHOTOS]

July 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Though construction crews hit Toronto streets as soon as the snow melts, it’s still a sight to behold when a major intersection gets ripped up beyond recognition.

The TTC has shut down Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue for major repairs, closing off the crossroads from July 9 to July 23.

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No patio for Parts and Labour

March 11th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Parts and Labour's Roof-top garden in Oct. 2010. The establishment wants to put a patio in.

Parts and Labour's roof-top garden in Oct. 2010. The establishment wants to put a patio in. Photo courtesy of Parts and Labour

By Beth Macdonell

On March 9, The city’s Committee of Adjustment panel turned down a request by Parts and Labour (1566 Queen St. W.) to construct a roof-top patio.

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