Toronto Midtown News For April 5 – May 14

John Manneh May 14, 2014

Here is your Toronto Midtown news for April 5 – May 14.

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All or nothing for Norsemen

imageNorth Toronto’s varsity boys baseball team are dead set on winning a city championship this season.

The squad had it’s first outdoor practice On April 25 at Eglinton Park. The season started for North Toronto in the first week of this month. The OFSAA qualifiers are on May 15. Click Here to read more.

 Cleaning Toronto Together

image-1Some 60 volunteers, led by Belinda Karsen of the Uptown Yonge Neighbourhood Alliance gathered on Alexander Muir ravine on April 26 for a cleanup. More than a dozen bags of trash were hauled from the park. It was part of the Clean Toronto Together campaign, with volunteers collecting trash from Lawrence Park and Chatsworth ravines. Click Here to read more.

 Spirits high at start of Oakwood’s soccer season

imageThe Oakwood Barons girls soccer team is ready for a pre-season game against Marc Garneau.

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 Music, poetry and conviviality found at midtown record shop

image-1Vortex records is a warm place for conviviality, and mutual love of music, lyrics, poetry and the physical means in which to play it.

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 City ups comment area for Yonge & Lawrence condo

92b3194e887eb2e50dc3ad3386a6cf53Because of the potential negative impact to the Chatsworth ravine and the outcry from residents in the surrounding homes, City of Toronto, City Planning has increased the notification area for people to make comments at a meeting on a condominium project slated for 41 Chatsworth Dr. Click Here to read the full article.


 No demo for Leaside home

bb9717979b0f14fa16024e7f273c5391Although classified as a demolition in legal terms, the owner and hopeful developer of Leaside’s oldest home said plans are anything but destructive for the Thomas G. Elgie House, despite community concerns. “I think there’s a lot of confusion about what I have planned. People hear ‘demolition,’ but that’s not what this is,” Garnet said. Click Here to read the full article.


 Hear From Midtown Toronto Residents – Midtown or downtown entertainment

imageLocals at Leaside Library were asked “For recreation and entertainment in Toronto, do you frequent venues in midtown or do you go downtown or to other areas?”

Click here to read their answers.


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