Monthly Archives: March 2007

Corktown’s Irish connection

Why is our neighbourhood area called “Corktown”? A quick answer appeared awhile ago in Toronto Life. Local historian Bruce Bell wrote a more extensive explanation in an Aug 2005 Bulletin article. Here is an excerpt. “One of Toronto’s “newest” neighbourhoods … Continue reading

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Blair at next CPLC meeting

The 51 Division CPLC is hosting a Town Hall meeting at Lord Dufferin School: Monday March 19, 7pm, in the school auditorium (303 Berkeley, just north of Dundas). Chief William Blair will be the guest speaker.

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Dundas streetcar detours

From Feb 19 until Nov 2007, the TTC is rebuilding the streetcar tracks on Dundas, so remember that the Dundas streetcars will be detouring – click on the map for more details.

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TPSC newsletter – March 2007

A few items from the latest Toronto Public Space Committee (TPSC) newsletter: The TPSC is campaigning to get “truck billboards” off Toronto’s streets. These trucks drive around the city at the busiest times causing congestion, adding to smog and visual … Continue reading

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Streetcar Developments

Streetcar Developments has moved into Corktown in a big way. This developer specializes in mid-rise (4-6 floor) developments, and has completed 2 projects in the Beaches. Streetcar Developments has 2 projects underway just east of the DVP: Riverside Lofts (747 … Continue reading

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