Revue Cinema to Reopen on October 4

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After 16 months of hard work and heroic fundraising efforts, the Revue Cinema will repoen its doors on October 4. The historic theatre, built in 1912, had been one of the oldest, continuously operating movie houses in Canada until its closure in June 2006. A group of community activists and film-lovers worked tirelessly to save the Revue, which was purchased … Read More

29-Storey Tower Proposed for Dundas and Bloor – Your Input Sought

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A 29-story condominium tower has been proposed for Dundas and Bloor, on the site of Joe Mercury’s. This project may set an example for new buildings along Roncesvalles, which has been designated for denser development under the City’s Official Plan. A public meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 20, to gather public input on this important project. The meeting … Read More

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

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

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