News & Opinion

The weekly wrap for November 19, 2010

In This week in the neighbourhood on November 19, 2010 at 2:29 PM

Tranzac Club | 292 Brunswick Avenue

“To me it’s hallowed ground” Polaris Prize winners Damian Abraham, Owen Pallet and others reminisce with Chris Bilton about the Tranzac Club on the eve of the beleaguered venue’s crucial fundraiser, in Eye Weekly.com.

Step aside sushi, it’s fro-yo’s turn to rule the Bloor/Annex retail strip. Steve Kupferman reports on the proliferation of frozen yogurt purveyors on Bloor between Howland Avenue and St. George Street, in Torontoist.

Jane Jacobs warned us urban renewal was tricky. Ann Mehler Paperny asks if Regent Park’s revitalization is crumbling in the Globe and Mail.

“Sharrows on Harbord do little more than remind me of where better bicycle infrastructure is needed” Duncan argues that the new bike sharrows on Harbord between Spadina and Bathurst miss the point in Duncan’s City Ride.

“Churchill had tea on the porch and went for a stroll through the grounds of St. Alban’s” David Wright recounts his mother’s memories of Winston Churchill’s wartime visit to 123 Howland in RSGC Archives.

“For the fourth time in two years, the popular Annex hangout failed its health inspection” David Topping investigates the demise of the Green Room in Torontoist.

And just when you thought it was safe to read again, Brian Fawcett offers up his two cents on why Toronto elected Rob Ford, and what it means in Dooney’s Cafe.

123 Howland, where Churchill had tea

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