Banner photo is Centre Ave, north from Christopher St, in 1907. Courtesy of Toronto Public Library. In keeping with the Halloween spirit, I have a terrifying tale of old Toronto for you. You may want to turn down the lights for this one. And don’t worry, I’m right here if it gets too scary for you. On […]Read more "Haunting on Centre Street"
Banner photo is of Queen St E looking west, just east of Leslie, in 2015. Photo by K Taylor. There are few intersections in the city today where you can still feel a neighbourhood’s past. I don’t mean that in a communing-with-the-spirits sense – though by all means, please do so if you can. No, rather […]Read more "Leslieville"
Banner image is of Church St looking north to Queen in 2015. Photo by K Taylor. Unless you’re in the market for a new camera and headed to Henry’s, the small chunk of Church St between Richmond and Queen can seem pretty unremarkable. Like other parts of Church St, there are a couple of pawn shops to […]Read more "Of Music and Medicine – A Short History on a Fragment of Church Street"