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Let Ossington Grow – 109 Should Be Built

Our neighbourhood, as one prominent Toronto writer privately noted, is tainted – people outside are beginning to view the neighborhood as anti-business and anti-development. At this blog we decided it’s time to take a stand against this taint. . . . → Read More: Let Ossington Grow – 109 Should Be Built

Top Posts of 2010

We’ve had a big year at Ossington Village. It’s nice to look back on the year and see what was popular and what drew people to the site. . . . → Read More: Top Posts of 2010

ToDo to become FishBar

Todo bar is changing into Fishbar – a restaurant specializing in seafood. . . . → Read More: ToDo to become FishBar

Re-Opening Soon

Two new developments on Ossington this week: Salt Wine Bar is reopening and And the local convenience store, Central Convenience is re-opening soon as Lakeview Storehouse. . . . → Read More: Re-Opening Soon

Ossington Business Profile #9 – Telegramme Prints and Custom Framing

An Ossington Business Profile of the newly opened Telegramme Prints and Custom Framing . . . → Read More: Ossington Business Profile #9 – Telegramme Prints and Custom Framing

Watch the Debate here – some great snippets

If you missed tonight’s debate with the Ward 19 candidates, we recorded it on UStream. The video isn’t great, but the audio came out quite well, so you can hear the full debate. . . . → Read More: Watch the Debate here – some great snippets

Salt Wine Bar is closed, hopefully not for good

Salt Wine Bar was shut down during service last weekend. They have also tweeted they are closed, and BlogTo has an in-depth post about it today. . . . → Read More: Salt Wine Bar is closed, hopefully not for good

Call Joe Pantalone! Open Salt Wine Bar

The beautifully decorated Salt restaurant is sitting empty, wine shelves cleared out, and no customers. All because Joe Pantalone imposed a moratorium on new restaurants on Ossington, and Salt didn’t file before the deadline. . . . → Read More: Call Joe Pantalone! Open Salt Wine Bar

Karen Sun – Ward 19 Candidate shows good knowledge of Ossington area

Last week I sat down with Karen Sun, another candidate for Ward 19, replacing the departing Joe Pantalone. We talked about Ossington and last year’s restaurant and foodservice moratorium and the restrictions on entrepreneurial ventures which were passed to follow, as well as the surrounding parks, and residential areas, and the great mix of communities within the Ossington area. . . . → Read More: Karen Sun – Ward 19 Candidate shows good knowledge of Ossington area

A different point of view – Point/Counterpoint

As those who read this blog know, I don’t support the new regulations that Joe Pantalone is in the midst of putting in place. And, until this weekend, and hearing a few voices in the first neighbourhood hearing which I wrote about here, I had only met a limited few – generally not homeowners – who agreed with the city councilor. . . . → Read More: A different point of view – Point/Counterpoint