Community Environment Day at Sorauren Park

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On April 17th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Roncesvalles Village is holding its Community Environment Day in Sorauren Park (along Wabash Avenue.) This is your opportunity to: buy a composter, rain barrel, or green bin; drop off old computers, electronics, gas-powered lawn mowers, and household hazardous waste; donate items for reuse at local schools; donate sporting goods, books, small … Read More

Free Parking On Roncesvalles

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From now until November 2010, there will be up to three hours of free parking in any legal parking spot on Roncesvalles Avenue. Please note that free parking is not a free-for-all. Illegal parking in no-parking zones will still get you a ticket. But for our law-abiding neighbours, come on down and enjoy everything that Roncesvalles Village has to offer, … Read More

Easter In Roncesvalles Village

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Roncesvalles Village is full of colour this Easter weekend! Spring is in the air, flowers are on display up and down the street, and people are out in large numbers to enjoy the beautiful weather. Easter is a major holiday in Polish tradition, and on Saturday Roncesvalles thronged with people carrying traditional decorated baskets with food to be blessed at … Read More

Update On Claims Process For Members

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This update is from the office of Councillor Perks: –  Property owners who wanted to claim for loss or damage resulting from the sewer and watermain construction were provided with information on the process to submit their claims to the City Clerk’s Office. –  Several property owners then received notification from the City’s insurance adjuster, McLarens Canada, stating that the … Read More

Private Side Water Replacement Update

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From the office of Councillor Gord Perks: Water service replacement on the private side: The City of Toronto confirms that substandard (defined as being non-copper or less than 19 mm) water services were replaced to property line on Roncesvalles Avenue.  Some of the services included in the installation of curb stops.  Curb stops do not necessarily denote the extent of … Read More

Thank You Krys!

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As a number of you probably know, Krys Streich left Copernicus Lodge and therefore our BIA a short while ago. Krys served on the Board and was an important volunteer in our community, particularly in the Roncesvalles Polish Festival. This is an excerpt from a very nice letter we received: Dear Tony and BIA Members: Thank you so much for … Read More

Welcome To The Neighbourhood!

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We’d like to welcome Linda Belo to Roncesvalles Village. She has opened Belo Fashions Boutique, a wedding gown and evening wear store, at 420 Roncesvalles Avenue. Linda tells me that she and her clientele are excited to become a part of Roncesvalles Village. Her grand opening is still a little while away, but she is open for business, so please … Read More

Tłusty Czwartek (Fat Thursday) Comes To Roncesvalles

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An annual Polish tradition, Fat Thursday is the last hurrah before the fasting perios of Lent. Traditionally, celebrants feast on Fat Thursday, particularly on the popular (and really tasty!) Polish “donut” called pączki (pronounced POONCH-kee) and faworki (“angel wing” pastry.) What a better day to try out something tasty! Tłusty Czwartek is big on Roncesvalles. You can expect brisk business … Read More

Another Story Raises Community Funds

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We would like to congratulate Another Story Bookstore for their holiday fundraising efforts. Their annual holiday gift-wrapping campaign raises funds for worthy charities. This year they raised $1204 for PARC (Parkdale Activity and Recreation Centre), an important community centre serving Parkdale and Roncesvalles Village. This is yet another example of the terrific community spirit shown by businesses up and down … Read More

Victoria Flower Shop Moves On…

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Alicia, who operated Victoria Flower Shop at 420 Roncesvalles Avenue for 18 years, closed her shop last Friday. She has been thinking about retiring from the flower business for quite some time, and recently sold her property and tells me that she’s looking forward to a lengthy holiday. We wish her all the best in her future endeavours. I had … Read More