Banner photo is the morgue at Frederick and Esplanade in 1952. Courtesy of Toronto Public Library. About a month ago, I was taking a rare trip on the subway (I prefer streetcars) during rush hour and was lucky enough to get a seat. As the car swelled with passengers getting on at St. George, I […]Read more "I, Coroner"
Banner photo is of Yonge St, south of King, in 1875. Courtesy of Toronto Public Library. A handful of years ago, when I lived on lovely Roncesvalles, the whole street was torn up to replace the streetcar tracks and a water main. And it took a ridiculously long time to get it all done. When, at […]Read more "As I Walked Out On The Streets of Toronto…"
Banner photo is of Charles St and Yonge in 2015. Photo by K Taylor. If you know me well or have read a few of these entries – or even just walked past as I was spouting off – you’ll know that I can wax romantic about pretty much any old Toronto building. But there […]Read more "Robert Barron’s Grocery"