YORK EGLINTON BIA HIT HARD BY CROSSTOWN LRT CONSTRUCTION

NEWS, FEB 27, 2018 BY LISA RAINFORD   TORONTO.COM

HISTORICAL PHOTO EXHIBIT A BRIGHT SPOT AMID CROSSTOWN LRT CONSTRUCTION

COMMUNITY, FEB 10, 2018 BY LISA RAINFORD   YORK GUARDIAN
 

EGLINTON CITYSCAPES – TRANSIT AND TRANSITION: PHOTO INSTALLATION COMMEMORATES A PIECE OF CANADIAN BLACK HISTORY

IS TORONTO’S LITTLE JAMAICA STILL A JAMAICAN NEIGHBOURHOOD?

NEWS Jan 12, 2017 by Dominik Kurek  York Guardian

(Photo credit InsideToronto.com)

EGLINTON CONNECTS: A PLAN TO REVITALIZE 19 KM OF STREETSCAPE, EXPLAINED

Cityscape,  July 17, 2014 by  Torontoist

LRT AND BUSINESS STORIES IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER

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https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/01/12/lrt-construction-leaves-eglinton-businesses-worried-about-future.html
https://globalnews.ca/news/2789757/local-businesses-worried-eglinton-crosstown-lrt-construction-will-destroy-livelihoods/
https://www.insidetoronto.com/whatson-story/7417580-eglinton-businesses-turn-avenue-into-urban-art-gallery/
http://www.metronews.ca/views/toronto/urban-compass-matt-elliott/2014/11/16/its-time-toronto-started-giving-tax-break-to-business-block-by-contrsuction.html
https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/10/11/councillor-pitches-help-for-eglinton-businesses-during-lrt-construction.html
https://www.insidetoronto.com/news-story/7605165-toronto-plan-could-offer-hope-for-struggling-eglinton-businesses/
https://www.insidetoronto.com/news-story/7392557-crosstown-construction-puts-the-hurt-on-businesses-along-eglinton/
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/lrt-business-eglinton-toronto-transit-metrolinx-1.4258195
http://www.metronews.ca/news/toronto/2015/09/21/eglinton-crosstown-construction-delay-business.html
http://www.metronews.ca/news/toronto/2017/10/10/one-councillor-s-pitch-to-help-eglinton-businesses-during-crosstown-construction.html
https://globalnews.ca/news/3798170/toronto-councillor-to-help-businesses-affected-by-construction/
http://toronto.citynews.ca/2017/03/07/businesses-close-doors-due-crosstown-construction/

 

BlogTo

“This is what Eglinton Avenue could look like in 10 years”

Eglinton Ave

The City of Toronto is honing its vision for Eglinton Avenue in the age of the LRT. When the $4 billion Eglinton-Crosstown opens in 2020, the city hopes to weave its new rapid transit links with development around major intersections, beautification projects, and protection for the street’s complex and varied heritage.

More: http://www.blogto.com/city/2013/10/this_is_what_eglinton_avenue_could_look_like_in_10_years/


 

Raps

Rap’s has seen an increase in competition as other Caribbean restaurants pop up in the neighborhood. Unfortunately, their food just doesn’t stand up and the décor looks like a tropical storm blew through. Restaurant Takeover’s Chef Derek Minkensky and Designer Paula Velez are on a mission to bring a little sunshine back to this Carib joint.
Watch the episode at http://www.foodnetwork.ca/shows/restaurant-takeover/episode-guide/raps/


 

Eglinton LRT: Businesses brace for station-building phase

Bidding proceeds on huge contract to construct 25 stations, with incentives to cut disruption on the $5.3-billion Crosstown LRT project.

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/transportation/2013/12/20/eglinton_lrt_businesses_brace_for_stationbuilding_phase.html


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Gallery City turns empty real estate into opportunity

http://www.yongestreetmedia.ca/features/gallerycity030514.aspx