Archive for the ‘Parkdale’ Category

Quote of the Day!

2008 November 21

“I threw my shoe at the car, and yelled ‘I am not a prostitute!'”

– my waitress this morning at Boom Breakfast & Co, recounting a typical morning in her neighbourhood of Parkdale.

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The History of Geography

2007 August 22

Have a look at this enlightening article from yesterday’s Toronto Star: Soldier’s Story Forever Etched in City Streets.  I was just wondering the other day about the process of naming city streets and neighbourhoods.  Roncesvalles Village, also known as Toronto’s Little Poland, was one of those places that, if you could even pronounce it, you probably wondered where the name came from.