Monthly Archives: April 2014

Demolition of East Wing of Don Jail

Don Jail Demolition: All That’s left

Previously we gave photo updates of the demolition of the East wing of the Don Jail on March 30th and

Mural at Gerrard and Jones
Newspaper boxes on Queen Street East

Local News Roundup

Transit Olivia Chow: To fix transit, we need a relief line — and more (Toronto Star) Toronto, Metrolinx talk transit relief (Toronto Star) Rob Ford resurrects talk of abandoning streetcars…

Downtown Relief Line Public Consultation at Riverdale Collegiate Institute

Downtown Relief Line Public Consultation

Last night there was a public consultation at Riverdale Collegiate institute run by the TTC and Metrolinx. There are two related studies underway: one run by the TTC focusing on…

Going out of Business Signs at Regal Hardware

Sad Signs at Regal Hardware

After nearly 110 years, Regal Hardware is closing up shop. The hardware store, located in Riverside on Queen Street East at Boulton Avenue, now has signs in the windows advertising…

Petey's Grooming and Treats

Business Spotlight: Petey’s Grooming and Treats

It’s no question that people in our neighbourhood love dogs. You can’t walk a block without seeing someone and their pooch headed to one of Riverdale’s awesome parks. That’s why…

Demolition of the Don Jail

East Wing of Don Jail Almost Gone

There has been a lot of progress on the Demolition of the Don Jail since our coverage last week

Sunset from Withrow Park
Newspaper boxes on Broadview Ave

Weekly News Roundup

Gentrification Two articles from the Toronto Star this week illustrate the good and bad that come with Gentrification in Riverside and Leslieville Opposites Attract on Hip Queen Street East (Toronto…

Relief Line Study Area Map

Upcoming Public Meetings on Downtown Relief Line

Recently we covered the Downtown Relief Subway Line and how it could affect our neighbourhoods. There are two studies underway: The first by the TTC and the City, focuses on…