Mural Proposals Sought for Grafton Parkette

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The Roncesvalles Village BIA has requested proposals for a new mural, to face onto the Grafton Parkette in the southern end of the newly-expanded BIA. It is hoped that the new mural will revitalize the parkette, which has long been a target of graffiti vandals. The parkette, in one of the more funky and artistic parts of the Roncesvalles neighbourhood, … Read More

BIA Expands, Welcomes New Directors

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It’s official: our street is now unified within the Roncesvalles Village BIA. Now all Roncesvalles businesses will benefit from increased city funding, improved streetscapes and the reduced costs of doing business that come with being a BIA member. At its special meeting on March 12, the expanded BIA welcomed five new members to its Board of Directors. Four of the … Read More

Images from the 2006 Roncesvalles Village Polish Festival

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Last year’s festival, which took place on September 16 and 17, attracted over 70,000 visitors. Here are some images, courtesy of Andrew Chomentowski (Image Professional Photography). To view more images, please visit the festival’s presenting sponsor, St. Casimir’s-St. Stanislaus Polish Parishes Credit Union, which also has an archive of images from the 2006 festival.

Renovating Our Street

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The Roncesvalles BIA forms partnerships to help make our street beautiful Change is upon us The Roncesvalles BIA has learned that the TTC plans to replace the streetcar tracks along Roncesvalles in 2008 2009 (UPDATE: The project will likely be delayed. Click here for more details). There is a possibility that the City may decide to replace our sidewalks at … Read More

Streetscape Strategy Available for Download

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In 2003, the BIA commissioned the architecture firm of Brook McIlroy to create a streetscape strategy that would assist us in navigating the changes facing our street. This plan was developed in consultation with businesses, residents and other stakeholders in our community. It is not a final vision, but represents the beginning of a dialogue between our community and the … Read More