2007 Polish Festival Schedule Now Available

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The 2007 Roncesvalles Village Polish Festival schedule is now available. Once again, the BIA is proud to present “Dance Under the Stars,” our signature event. Enjoy the festival! Dance Under the Stars ST. STANISLAUS-ST.CASIMIRS CREDIT UNION STAGE EUROPEAN FINE FOODS DANCE STAGE (220 Roncesvalles Ave.)   SATURDAY   Noon-12:45 MR. SYSTEM Trio group playing contemporary Polish dance music featuring latest … Read More

The Local to Host Revue Cinema Benefit – August 25

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Following a successful Open House last Saturday, the Revue Film Society will be having a fundraising party, to be hosted by The Local pub, located just next door. This “Revue Revival” party will take place on August 25 at 2pm until close. From the Society’s website: The benefit concert will help the Revue Film Society toward its fundraising goal of … Read More

Two (or Three) Proposals for Roncesvalles

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A key streetscape priority for the BIA and the community has been the creation of bumpouts, or extensions of the sidewalk onto the street (click here to view an example). These would become new public spaces, allowing for new uses such as patios, benches, gardens or public art. It is hoped that such bumpouts would become part of the major … Read More

Signs of Uniqueness Seen Hanging Along Roncesvalles

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Photo: Piotr Bazlerz Hanging Signs create a unique sense of place along Roncesvalles   Recent efforts to save the Sam the Record Man sign have reminded us of the place-making powers of signage. A few weeks ago, NOW Magazine highlighted 18 other unique signs that serve as minor landmarks in their neighbourhoods. On Roncesvalles, we too have our share of … Read More

Pharmacy Shoppe Closes After 30 Years

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After over 30 years of service, Andrew and Christine Musial have retired, closing the Pharmacy Shoppe at 179 Roncesvalles. Thank you to them both for three decades’ worth of excellent service and commitment to the community. Good luck and best wishes! Guardian Drugs (137 Roncesvalles) has acquired the Pharmacy Shoppe business. We are told that all prescription records have been … Read More

BIA Launches a New and Improved Website

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Photo: Piotr Bazlerz The Roncesvalles Village BIA website now has a number of new features that will improve our ability to communicate with our members and the general public. The new features include: A blog feature has been added, allowing for easier and more frequent posting of news (RSS feed to come now available — see right sidebar) News postings … Read More

Revue Cinema to Remain Open

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The BIA is overjoyed to learn that the Revue Cinema will remain open as a cinema. Councillor Gord Perks has the scoop here.australian pokies online Hooray for neighbours Danny and Letty Mullin, who have purchased the Revue, and will allow the non-profit Revue Film Society operate the cinema on behalf of the community. The Revue Film Society needs to raise … Read More

Attention Businesses! Meeting Called for June 27

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A general meeting for BIA members has been called for June 27, 6-8 pm, at the High Park Library. The purpose of this meeting will be to update members about the reconstruction of Roncesvalles, currently scheduled for 2008 2009 (UPDATE: The project will likely be delayed. Click here for more details). The BIA has been working with the councillor’s office, … Read More