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TTC hires consultants to solve issue, councillors to host public meeting LISA RAINFORD lrainford@insidetoronto.com Dogs bark; dishes rattle; houses shake and their owners are losing sleep. A growing number of residents living along the Bloor subway line between Royal York and Keele stations are being disrupted by the vibrations of the trains. It’s a problem that’s been escalating over the past two years, according to Mountview Avenue resident Julie Thompson, one of the residents who’s leading the charge to get the problem remedied by the TTC. “My house vibrates every five minutes. It shakes. It’s like the TTC is an intruder in my house every five minutes,” Thompson told The Villager. “When it first started, it interrupted us a lot. My dog would start barking.”

Thompson stresses she is not an engineer – nor does she claim to be, however, the noise is quite high. “I run the radio all day so I can’t hear it,” she said. “It’s crazy. I’d like to read in silence. I’d like to take a nap in the afternoon. I have no peace and quiet. It’s an intrusion.” Several homeowners are worried about their property values, added Thompson. One of her elderly neighbours says she can’t sleep until 2:30 a.m. after the subway has stopped running and is woken up at 5:30 a.m. when trains start up again for the day. The TTC is aware of the issue. In the spring, the transit commission hired an outside contractor to measure the vibration and to look for any further issues. Parkdale-High Park Councillor Sarah Doucette and her colleague, Etobicoke-Lakeshore >>>WALKING, page 7

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UKRAINIAN FESTIVAL: Thousands of people crammed onto Bloor Street West in Bloor West Village over the weekend for the annual Ukrainian Festival. See more photos from the festival on page 19.

Runnymede Collegiate students Lads and ladies set out on walk out in protest against teachers Tweed Ride this weekend ERIN HATFIELD ehatfield@insidetoronto.com The best of British country style — think fox hunts and academic types — meets socially minded biking with Toronto’s Tweed Ride

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LISA RAINFORD lrainford@insidetoronto.com Runnymede Collegiate Institute students walked out of class Tuesday afternoon to peacefully protest their teachers’ decision to cancel extracurricular sports and activities.

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Classic whodunnit sets sail Musical recreates first-ever reality at the Village Playhouse Murder on the Nile delivers unexpected twists

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A sordid love triangle, an exotic local, deception and murder are all served up in the Village Players first production of the season, Murder on the Nile by Agatha Christie. A classic whodunnit with a cast of eccentric characters and their various potential motives, murder mysteries never get old for those who love a little challenge while watching a show or those who are fans of the genre. Agatha Christie is synonymous with depicting a murderous tale of deception and Murder on the Nile is no different. The fun is in watching a great performance as well as gathering clues along the way to try and guess who the murderer is and why they committed the crime. This story is set in the 1930s, on the observation saloon of the paddle steamer ‘Lotus’ that’s sailing its passengers on the Nile between Shellal and Wadi Halfa. What better place to stage a murder than on a ship where your intended victim is ensured to be there with no escape? One by one, the passengers arrive and we are introduced to all kinds of eccentric and interesting characters as they board the ship, which unbeknownst to them will be a voyage they won’t soon forget. The passengers include Miss ffoliot-ffoulkes (Edith Acker), her niece Christina (Nicole Marie McCafferty), William Smith (Trevor Marlatt), newlyweds Kay and Simon Mostyn (Rachel Hart, Nicholas Marinelli) and Kay’s maid Louise (Kristie Paille). It seems the passengers will enjoy a harmonious trip together until Simon’s jilted ex-fiancée, Jacqueline (Heather Dennis), shows up despite the newlywed’s attempts to get her off their trail as she has been following them throughout their honeymoon. Canon Ambrose Pennefather (Alan McKenzie), Kay’s guardian

“Would you like to be Queen for a Day?” game show host Jack Bailey would ask American housewives every week during his radio and TV program. Hundreds of women would line up outside the Moulin Rouge Theatre in California for tickets, hoping to be plucked out of the audience to see their wishes granted and to be crowned ‘Queen for a Day.’ Courtesy photo Wildly popular in its heyday, the first-ever reality show, which preSwansea-area producer Natalie miered in 1944 and aired for two Bartello is teaming up with codecades, has been reincarnated as producer LInda Barnett to stage a musical that will make its debut musical based on 1950s game show Wednesday, Sept. 26, thanks in Queen for a Day. part to producer Natalie Bartello, a Swansea-area resident. ment, her crown occupied a spot She and co-producer Linda atop her TV. “She’s motivated to go on the Barnett had tossed around the idea of creating a musical inspired show to help her husband,” said Bartello of the musical’s character by the reality-singing competition American Idol when it first hit the Claribel, who is loosely based on small screen, but when that concept the real-life contestant. “But when didn’t pan out, the women focused she gets on the show, she has an their attention epiphany.” on Queen for a Without divulging too Day during its much of the run in the 50s – a period of such plot, Bartello “Hollywood did reveal that glamour,” said the story takes Bartello. place in modern “We saw how day and in 1953 theatrical it was,” when Anderson said Bartello, who appears on the only 31, watched show. old clips of the Jack Bailey was show. a charismatic Natalie Bartello, producer, and quirky guy; Producing Queen for a Day both Barnett and partner Barnett Bartello “always recalls staying home from school had it in our sick to watch it. Bartello travelled minds that we wanted a star (to across the U.S. with a documenplay him).” tary film crew speaking with former When director Timothy French contestants, models and producers suggested a Canadian, the women of Queen for a Day, who are now in immediately thought of Thicke. their 80s and 90s. “He has that charisma and asso“I wanted to find out how that ciation with game shows and knew one day really changed their lives,” the show,” said Bartello. Bartello told The Villager. “They Bartello got her start as an actor really wanted modest things, but and graduated with honours from these things made such a difference York University’s acting program. for them.” Her producing credits include The musical, starring Alan Thicke Defending the Caveman and the – best known as Kirk Cameron’s dad Dora Award-winner Evil Dead: The on the sitcom Growing Pains – is Musical. inspired by real-life Queen Claribel “I’m really excited. I’m feeling Anderson. great about the show,” she said. “We “Claribel was 90 years old when I have a top notch cast of Canadian met her. She was ahead of her time. musical theatre actors.” The show was such a big deal for See Queen for a Day The Musical her,” said Bartello. at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. For tickets, call When Bartello visited Anderson in her “modest” Las Vegas apart905-787-8811.

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Actors Rachel Hart and Nicholas Marinelli play newlyweds in the Village Players first production of the season, Murder on the Nile, by Agatha Christie. This murder mystery story is set in the 1930s, on the observation saloon of the paddle steamer ‘Lotus’ that’s sailing its passengers on the Nile between Shellal and Wadi Halfa.

who’s also on board, tries to reason with her to leave the ship, but Jacqueline is hell-bent on revenge and making the honeymooners’ lives miserable. Rounding up the passengers are Dr. Bessner (Doug McLauchlan), who becomes a crucial character in the second act, and the ship’s Steward (Emma Borsa), who unfortunately takes the most flack from our wealthy passengers. It takes awhile for the action to begin – or a murder to take place which doesn’t occur until Act 2, but if you’re patient the action does pick up after the murder and even more so after an unexpected surprise occurs. While the format of this play follows the usual pattern of getting to know the characters, followed

by a murder and the hunt for the killer, what’s great about this show is the cast does a fantastic job of portraying their roles and delivering their lines (or clues) in a way that it isn’t so obvious that it ruins the ending. This ensemble cast does an amazing job portraying their roles. As far as murder-mysteries go, this one is entertaining and full of plot twists and turns. If you enjoy the genre and have the patience to stick it out to the second act, you won’t be disappointed. Murder on the Nile runs until Oct. 6, 8 p.m., at the Village Playhouse, 2190E Bloor St. W. General admission is $20 and $16 for students and seniors. For tickets call 416-767-7702 or visit www.villageplayers.net

Indies rock Junction Music Festival Check out local music acts during Junction Music Festival this weekend. The all-ages festival of independent music runs on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. at 20 Junction-area venues from cafes to interior design stores along Dundas Street West. Groups also perform free concerts

on two public stages. The small stage on Pacific Avenue north of Dundas Street West will present independent music acts from noon to 8 p.m., including some local favourites like Young Running, Dan Gooch & The Cedar Strippers and Philly Moves among others. At night, the festival showcases musicians who rarely appear in non-

ticketed public events on the stage at the southwest corner of Dundas Street West and Keele Street. The Junction Business Improvement Area sponsors the Junction Music Festival. Visit www.thejunctionbia.ca/ the-junction-music-festival/ for the band lineup, kids’ activities, food vendors and other event details.

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ot only are students across Toronto back in school, but all the politicians who represent the city – municipally, provincially, and federally – are packing their fancy new lunch boxes and pressing their clothes to get back to business. And there is one issue that should speak loudest for Torontonians – transit. And not just public transit, but cars, bicycles, and every other way we get around the city. The very nature of public transit is one where individual neighbourhoods and geographies can’t be individually satisfied, but our view necessitates working toward a common vision and plan. In these pages, we have called Province for a national transit strategy taking over – not just ad hoc funding that bends with the wind. We have called for the provincial govern- TTC first step ment to take back running the Toronto Transit Commission, alleviating the strain on municipal coffers. And to that end, we’ve called on everyone who sits on city council to stop arguing about a transit vision and commit to one so Toronto can be the world-class city it can be. All you have to do is travel the streets and highways of Toronto to see how busy they have become since school has started up again. The summer, a respite for many, has come to an end and the crowds of students – from primary to university – are now on the streets, and with them come many parents in their vehicles. Summer vacations are over so those Torontonians (and to greater extent Ontarians as a whole) are also back on the streets, highways and public transit slowing everything down. With these increased volumes, everyone across the city should keep up the pressure on all levels of government to treat the transit issue as more than just a one-off discussion. Getting from one end of the city to the other has become noticeably difficult – downright impossible some times, and that’s without adding the recent difficulties when the Gardiner Expressway is closed for the weekend, the Toronto International Film Festival bringing more people into the city core, and various festivals shutting down streets. It’s easy for politicians to lose track of the transit issue when dealing with their individual portfolios and concerns, but if we hope to one day have a solid transit solution for such a large and growing city, we must keep their political feet to the fire and make sure the topic never disappears from their radars. Toronto Community News is a division of Metroland Media Group Ltd. The Villager is a member of the Ontario Press Council. Visit ontpress.com newsroom

To the editor: I think it’s great the way Toronto honours our fallen police and fire department staff, but I find we do not come close when it is a TTC, roads crew, waste or similar department staff that dies in the line of duty. I know these other occupations are not as high profile, but at times can be equally hazardous. The families of a fallen waste department worker feel the loss as much as a fire department’s family. So let’s honour every fallen civic employee. Their contributions to Toronto are what built this city and keep it running. Dave Barnes

TCH report stands chance of success

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ith all the gridiron drama unfolding in Mayor Rob Ford’s life, it’s often easy to forget that the City of Toronto has a life beyond the mayor’s, and often beyond the mayor’s reach. On Monday, Davenport Councillor Ana Bailão provided evidence of that when she unveiled the long-awaited report into dealing with the Toronto Community Housing Corporation’s (TCHC) daunting backlog of repairs and maintenance. The report, titled Putting People First, is something of a repudiation of one of Mayor Ford’s early triumphs this term, when he led the wholesale gutting of the TCHC board of directors and put ally and former councillor Case Ootes in place as a oneperson board. As a councillor under former mayors Mel Lastman and David Miller, Ootes had been a sharp critic of the TCHC’s stock of more than 600 single-family homes. His view had been if Toronto Community Housing’s apartments and townhouses were crumbling, the

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city shouldn’t be putting up tenants in large, comfortable and sometimes quite valuable pieces of real estate in some of the city’s nicest neighbourhoods. With Mayor Ford’s support, Ootes made the case once more as the singular board of the TCHC, and before he handed over control to the newly-appointed board, set the wheels in motion for a sell-off of that housing — in the course of it, potentially displacing subsidized tenants across the city. When it came to council earlier this year, councillors balked — and in a compromise set up the task force and put Bailão in charge of finding other ways to raise the $751 million needed to erase the housing company’s backlog. The new plan is much more modest. It would sell off at least

55 houses, and no more than 155 homes (with up to 100 going to tenants themselves) and look elsewhere for the money for the repair. Those tenants that would be displaced in the much more modest sell-off would be relocated to other city-owned homes in their home neighbourhood, minimizing displacement. The housing company would otherwise look to remortgaging, bond-funding and simple efficiencies to dig into the repair backlog. Really, inasmuch as it might fit with his world view, all of this is tangential to the mayor’s agenda. In making the appointment of Ootes to run the housing company, Ford really gave an old ally an opportunity to eradicate one of his pet peeves while on council.

The solution that came forward — essentially a one-time influx of an insufficient amount of cash, coupled with the removal of stock that might be seen as a little too fancy for the sorts of people who end up in affordable housing — was something council as a whole couldn’t stomach. Bailão’s report, focussing as it does on the well-being of even those tenants lucky enough to live in The Beach, stands a better chance. And so it is that the city trundles on, absent either the person or the politics of its self-immolating mayor. n D a v i d Ni c k l e i s T h e Villager’s City Hall columnist. His column appears every Thursday. contact him at dnickle@insidetoronto.com

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Report of Special Housing Working Group recommends sale of only 55 homes DAVID NICKLE dnickle@insidetoronto.com More than 90 per cent of Toronto Community Housing’s stock of single family homes won’t go on the auction block if Toronto Council approves the recommendations from a report presented by city councillor Ana Bailao on Monday. Instead, the city would sell just 55 of its stock of 619 free-standing homes as part of a strategy to deal with the Toronto Community Housing Corporation’s (TCHC) $751 million backlog in housing repairs. The city would also look at refinancing models in partnership with the federal and provincial governments, cut administrative costs and convert some of the homes to affordable ownership, selling them to the families who live there now. “The report, ‘Putting People First’, proposed new and innovative methods for Toronto Community Housing to raise revenue while retaining 90 per cent of its single family homes,” said Bailao. “It recommends that 564 of 619 single family homes be retained as affordable housing, while selling the remaining 55 which are worth more than $600,000 or are vacant and in need of repair.” Up to 100 of the remaining homes could also be sold to tenants who are able to participate in an assisted home-ownership program. The shift will affect 39 families, and until those families are notified, TCHC wouldn’t release the addresses of the homes to be sold. But the report recommends that anyone displaced by a home sale be moved into another single family home in the same neighbourhood as it becomes vacant. The move is a major step back from plans put forward by Mayor Rob Ford in 2011 after he and council changed the board of the housing company. Ford’s plan was to sell off all of the

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single family homes owned by the company and relocate the tenants who live there. Council balked at that plan, and decided instead to hand the policy off to a Special Housing Working Group, headed by Bailao. The housing sales would raise about $120 million to add to the existing capital repair budget of $52 million. Contributing to that figure would be administrative efficiencies, the reduction of administrative costs that come about from selling the properties, and using development charges to pay for subsidized housing. The group looked at other methods to raise the rest of the money, including refinancing existing mortgages, maximizing bond borrowing, going after private-sector investment opportunities, making buildings more energy efficient, and leveraging land assets. The plan will go through Ford’s executive committee next month and then on to council. Bailao said she hadn’t yet spoken with the mayor or anyone from his office. But she said that the entire package was something she believed council can support. “I think there’s support for this report,” she said. “I think if it were just a proposal to sell 55 homes, there wouldn’t be. But I think the two-year plan plus a five-year plan shows how we’re going to get the money. I think there will be support to have a final solution on this.”

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>>>from page 1 Councillor Peter Milczyn, are in the midst of scheduling a public meeting during which the TTC will share the findings by Aerocoustics Engineering Limited, while discussing the steps it’ll take to implement any necessary changes. Since Doucette took offi ce in December of 2010, she said a number of her constituents have shared with her their concerns about vibrations emerging from the Bloor subway line within Ward 13 and beyond. “I have visited these homes while the (subway) trains went by. We had to stop our conversation because of the noise,” Doucette said. “I really don’t know how people live in their houses.”

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Junction Seniors’ Gathering WHEN: 2 p.m. WHERE: Pascal’s Baguette and Bagels, 2904 Dundas St. W. CONTACT: Eleanor Batchelder, 647-235-0843, seniors@junctionra.ca, junctionra. ca/junction-seniors The group meets twice a week at a local coffee shop for conversation, as a social network of neighbours. Tuesday mornings 10 to 11 a.m., Agora Cafe, 3015 Dundas St. W. All welcome. Constituency Hours with Councillor Sarah Doucette WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. WHERE: Swansea Town Hall, 95 Lavinia Ave. CONTACT: Irmgard, 416392-4072, www.ward13.ca, Councillor_Doucette@toronto. ca COST: Free Ward 13 city Councillor Sarah Doucette holds constituency hours regularly to meet with constituents in person. An appointment is required.

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Annual Fall Indoor Yard Sale WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: High Park Baptist Church, 9 Hewitt Ave. COST: Free Great bargains with lots of furniture and clothing. All proceeds support the work of the church’s food and clothing centre. Sunnyside Paddlers Appreciation Day and Open House WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Sunnyside Pavilion, 1755 Lake Shore Blvd. W. CONTACT: Donal Flemming, 416-532-6979, sunnysidepc.ca,

events.insidetoronto.com donal@sunnysidepc.ca COST: Free for Toronto Cup teams, $10/adult, $5/under 12 Sunnyside Paddling Club (SPC) will be hosting a paddlers appreciation day and open house to help build relationships between all SPC teams. The event is for current SPC paddlers, their families and anyone who is interested in learning more about dragonboating and the sport of paddling.

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High Park Stewards WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. WHERE: Grenadier Cafe, 200 Parkside Dr. CONTACT: highparknature.org COST: Free There is a lot of work to be done in both the Native Plant Nursery and the boulevard beds. Many volunteers needed to get the work done. Meet in front of the Grenadier Restaurant at 10:30 a.m. Tools and gloves will be provided. Please bring sunscreen, a hat, covered shoes and water to drink. Blessing of the Animals WHEN: 12 to 1:30 p.m. WHERE: St Olave’s Anglican Church, 360 Windermere Ave. COST: Free

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Italian Film: Baaria WHEN: 1:30 to 4 p.m. WHERE: Dufferin/St. Clair Library, 1625 Dufferin St. Enjoy a screening of the Italian film Baaria. Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where filmmaker Giuseppe Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born.

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Chinese Brush Painting WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon WHERE: Swansea Town Hall, 95 Lavinia Ave. CONTACT: Swansea Area Seniors, 416-392-1953 Seniors art class: discover your talent working in this delicate art form on Thursday mornings.

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advance or $30 on the day of the event. Groups of people can assemble a “Tweam” of riders and registration is $20 per team member or $25 on the day. Registration, for those who haven’t registered online, begins at 2:30 p.m. The group of dapper drivers will head out on the Tweed Ride at 4 p.m. In addition to the registration fee, riders can also fundraise for the organization if they choose, and those who raise $1,000 or more get a brightly coloured U.K.-style Bobbin Bike. The ride begins at Trinity Bellwoods Park where riders will assemble. Smith said last year’s ride saw a crowd of dapperly dressed riders, vintage bikes and penny-farthings, the type of bike with a large front wheel and a small back wheel. “People had kids in little suits with little hats,” Smith said. “Some people really got into the spirit.” From the park, Tweed Riders will head to Old City Hall where they will assemble for a photograph on the steps.

“We bike in a line because you have to obey the law because we don’t have road closure permits,” Smith said. Riders will then get back on their bikes, head up through the Kensington Market and then to Dufferin Grove where they will be served tea. People are asked to bring their own teacup and there will be a prize for the most fancy one. In the park, there will be a bike polo tournament, which the crowd can watch. From there the group will head to Dovercourt House, at 805 Dovercourt Rd., where there will be a supper, live bands, a DJ and swing dancing. For those who would like to just attend the party that rounds out the day’s activities, it costs $13. Bikes without Borders is a registered not-for-profit and is in the process of applying for charitable status. For information on Bikes without Borders visit http:// bikeswithoutborders.org or for the Tweed Ride Toronto, visit http://tweedridetoronto. com

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a member of the prom committee and the yearbook club, she’s on the hockey, soccer, track and cross-country teams as well as the volleyball team. She hopes the extra-curricular ban ends no later than October, but “from what we’ve heard, it could go ‘til spring.” The mood of senior students is far more peaceful than that of the Grade 9s and 10s, said Odell. While Grade 11 and 12 students are expressing their frustration by refusing to wear their uniforms and instead wearing

their athletic uniforms and medals, there are some younger students who are taking a more “disrespectful” approach. “They’re yelling in the halls, ‘Let us play,’” said Odell. “We want teachers to understand they’re taking away what we love most, what we’re motivated to come to school for. What we put on our college applications.” A lot of kids cannot afford sports outside of school, Odell added. As far as principal Paul Edwards

is concerned, for the most part, it’s business-as-usual at Runnymede. “When I met with the student leadership, I said, ‘Feel free to voice your opinion but express it in a respectful and safe way,’” said Edwards. On Friday, as many as 50 students chose not to wear their uniforms. “We did not sanction them at this time,” said the principal. The fact that some schools have banned activities while others haven’t is a bone of contention

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effects ranging from general overhead lighting to up-close task lighting. Models range in taste from traditional elegance to modern chic, but the pulley cord design always lends a decidedly stylish, architectural look to any room that these lights grace. Architects and Heros is a leading design brand for pulley lights and you can find a selection of their models at Windergarden in Bloor West Village. If you’re looking for something close and intimate, nothing breathes cosy better than a shade lamp. Whether it’s a floor or table model, a well-chosen lamp can provide just enough task lighting to

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NESO FLOORING Carpet installation starting from $1.29/ sq.ft. Hardwood, laminate at low prices. 26 yrs experience. Free Estimates. Best Price! 647-400-8198

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living the ukraine way

Staff photos/IAN KELSO

heritage haven: Thousands of people crammed onto Bloor Street West in Bloor West Village for the annual Ukrainian Festival over the weekend. The festival included, food, music, dancers and vendors. Above, Emma Wenglowski tries on a traditional headband for sale at one of the vendors; top right, traditional Ukrainian dancers perform for the crowds while, bottom right, Bloor Street is crammed with revellers taking in the annual spectacle.

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LANDSCAPING, LAWN CARE, SUPPLIES High Park Garden Care Landscaping Since 1983

Garden Cleanups of perennials and annuals Staging for Parties and Property Sales Pruning of trees and shrubs Displays for Pots, Urns and Annual beds

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Real estate

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The Babiak Team Sells The West End!

Christine Simpson sales representative

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$1,170,000 24 Ellis Park Rd. JUST LISTED! Contemporary 4 br bi-level renovation w/ views of High Pk & Grenadier Pond. Private drive & double garage. Walk to BWV & subway. OH Sat/Sun 2-4

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OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY & SUNDAY 2-4 PM Bloor West Village large family size 5 bedroom 2 ½ storey detach with parking & garage. Sought after street within easy walking distance to subway, Runnymede elementary & Humberside high schools. Charm & character throughout with updated mechanics awaits your personal touch. Inviting front porch and private backyard with fabulous curb appeal! $849,900

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Park Lake Residences Luxury Waterfront Living! Spectacular 2+1 Br Suite With S/W Lake Views! Desirable Split Br Floor Plan With Lots Of Natural Light. Modern Kitchen W/ Gleaming Granite, Br Bar, Glass B/S & S/S Appliances. O/Concept Living/Dining Area W/ W/O To Balcony! Spacious Master Features W/In Closet & 3 Pc Ensuite Bath! Designer Finishes Throughout: Rich Oak Hardwood Flrs, Stunning Marble Baths & Contemporary Lighting. Fantastic Building Amenities! $418,000. 1900 Lake Shore Blvd W #1605

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Roncesvalles Village 3 Br W/ Main Flr Family Rm Addition! Formal Living/Dining Rms W/ Rich New Hrdwd, Crown Mldngs & Bay Window! Updated Kitchen W/ Stain Steel Applncs & Breakfast Area. Bright Family Rm W/ Built-Ins, Gas Fp & Walk-Out to Deck For Entertaining. Spacious Master W/ His/Hers Closets & Elegant 5 Pc Ensuite Bath! Mud Rm Off Kitchen Leads to Backyard/Garage. Lane Access to Double Garage! $828,000 158 Pearson Ave

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18 LAIDLAW ST. # 1002 Main level 2 bedroom + den end unit with parking and oversized locker. Kitchen features granite counter and stainless steel appliances, gas F/P in living room and master with walk-out to large balcony - BBQs allowed. Good layout with lots of storage. Fantastic location just steps to King and Queen St. with great restaurants and entertainment and easy access to highway. Call the Margie “K” Team today. $359,900

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The Bloor West Villager is delivered to 35,785 homes. Call 416-493-4400 to advertise in the #1 read newspaper in Bloor.

FOR LEASE! HIGH PARK This huge 3 bed room entire second floor offers approx 1,600 s.f. It has a full dining room, large living room and two balconies. Steps to Keele subway. $2,350 per month all inclusive. Laundry on site. Call to view.

2269 Lake Shore Blvd.W. M a r i n a D e l Ray. A great 2 bed rm unit on the second Fl. Parking. Great amenities. $349,000

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Upper Bloor West 3 bdrm semi. Freshly painted with gleaming hardwood flooring, 2 full bathrooms, finished bsmt with rare walk out to yard, lovely deep lot, parking and garage. Great family friendly street. Please visit www.841windermere.com or call/ email Sharon for more details.

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OPEN HOUSE SAT/SUN 2-4 PM

LYDIA ZYLIN

Sales Representative

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OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 2-4 PM

PRIME HIGH PARK/BLOOR WEST

Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Brokerage

New List ing! !

55 GOTHIC AVE

$699,000 Often Admired Very Special Home. Renovated 3 Storey 4 Bdrm & 3 Bath. Over 2,100 Sf. Of Luxury + Child Friendly Street. Very Large Open Concept With 9’ Beamed Ceilings, Wainscoting, Hardwood Fl; Bay Windows; Fireplace. Over $50K Gourmet Kitchen W/ Sub Zero Appliances, Quartzite Counters & W/Out To Deck. Large Master W/ Sitting Area, Ensuite, Walk-In Closet & Balcony. Fin Basement. Private Dr For 3 Cars. Fee $182 For Use Of the Pool, Gym, Tennis, Snow Removal, Cable & Window Wash. Near Bloor/High Park Subway. www.55gothic.com

9 Burnhamthorpe Crescent

Stunning unobstructed views of High Park and the Lake. Steps to subway and Bloor West shops and cafes. 2 bdrm 2 bthrm model with 2 walkouts to open balcony, 1 pkg 1 locker. Numerous upgrades. Granite counters, S/S appliances, custom Window shades, custom closet built-ins.

Unit 713 - 20 Gothic Ave. $488,900 Your Real Estate Choice

$395,000 The spectacular condos of “St. Andrews on the green”. A unique luxury low rise nestled on the edge of the lush Islington Golf Course. This large 1+1 bedroom open concept condo with stunning kitchen, spa like washroom, and French doors out to the balcony is a real treat. Book your appointment today. Fabulous 2BR starter or condo alternative in The Junction! Bright, well-kept home with high ceilings, hardwood flooring, large deck, and a deep back yard. Just steps to funky Dundas Street shops, cafes, restaurants & TTC! Only $449,900. Call Sean today or visit www.226Maria.com for more information.

SEAN SMITH

Sales Representative

416-424-4900 416-885-1687

Direct

www.seansmith4homes.com

OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 2-4 PM

Royal Lepage Real Estate Services Ltd, Brokerage

38 GLENDONWYNNE RD - Prime Bloor West Village - Renovated Detached

NUTAN BROWN

$1,198,000 Absolutely Fabulous Detached, Very Spacious 4 Bedrooms + 3 Bath Home. Perfect LocationRunnymede School District & Bloor. Large Addition Gourmet Kitchen W/ Granite Counters, Slate Floor + French Dr To Deck. Family Rm & Powder Rm. New Electrical & Windows. New Roof & New Mechanics. Original Wood, Hardwood Fl & 2 Fireplaces. New Rec. Rm W/ Travertine Floor & 4 Pc Bath. Wide Dr & 2 Car Garage. Near Bloor, High Park, Schools & Subway. 15 Min To Downtown. www.38glendonwynne.com

Sales Representative

OFFICE:

103 THE QUEENSWAY # 1814 – SWANSEA - “Windermere By The Lake”

$449,900 Luxurious Corner 2 Bedrooms & 2 Bath Condo. Panoramic Humber River/High Park/Lake/ CN Tower Views. 3 W/Out To Wrap-Around Balcony. Floor To Ceiling Windows. Almost $30,000 In Upgrades. Open Concept Living Area. Custom Kitchen S/S Appliances & Granite Counters. Fab. Master W/Out Balcony + Ensuite. Locker & Parking. 2 Pools, Concierge, Gym, Guest Suits + Much More. The Best Buy - Almost $50K Below The Builders Price. Near The Lake, High Park, TTC & Bloor W Village. www.103queensway1814.com

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233-6276 21 BABY POINT CRESCENT Royal LePage West Realty Group Ltd., Brokerage

ROYAL YORK & THE KINGSWAY $1,088,000 Unique Totally Updated Bi-Level Very Spacious 5 Bedroom & 3 Bathroom Bungalow. Large Formal Principal Rooms. Reno’d Eat In Kitchen New Counters & S/S Appliances. New Windows & Hardwood Fl. Over 2000 SF Finished Basement W/ Built-in Book Shelves, Fireplace, Large Windows & W/ Out To Solarium & Yard. Park-like Setting. Double Drive & 2 Car Garage. Very Convenient Location Across From The Humbertown Plaza In Prestigious Edgehill Park. www.2strathhumber.com Seeking an Experienced Real Estate Secretary (R.E. licence not needed, but preferred) You must have: 1. Strong writing and communication skills 2. Experienced with programs such as Top Producer, Easy Offer, Acrobat, Adobe, Word, Publisher, Excel, Power Point. 3. Familiar with filing and general office duties. 4. Computer/Internet/Social Media/Blogging Skills 5. Highly motivated and organized as well as a quick learner 6. MUST live in proximity to Bloor West Village/High Park (Bloor and Runnymede) as well as be familiar with the surrounding neighborhoods 7. MUST have secretarial experience in real estate.

www.tanyasidorova.com

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DAIVA DALINDA Broker

416 236-1871 www.dalindateam.com

Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Brokerage Independently Owned and Operated

Enter through the Majestic Gates of Baby Point to this Elegant Stately Family Home * Classic Centre Hall Plan Appointed w/Grand & Formal Principal Rms * Masterful/Seamless Blend of Orig. Character & Recent Renos for Entertaining & Comfortable Family Living * Unique Solid Oak Staircase w/ Exquisite Wraparound Landing * 4 Sun-Filled Generous Bdrms/4 Baths * Recently Reno’d Stunning Kitchen & Master Ensuite by Ridgestone, o/l Professionally Landscaped Private Ravine Setting * Offered at $1,995,000.

Rare and beyond compare! Completely rebuilt to perfection, superior workmanship, sophisticated styling! State of Art kitchen overlooking family rm addition. Dramatic Master with vaulted ceilings, 5 pc ensuite+2 walk in closets. Rare loft with skylights. Lower level rec rm+media rm. $1,498,000 JUST LISTED!

STUNNING BLOOR WEST VILLAGE RENOVATION!


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#1 Agent 2007 through 2011 *Remax Central Corp. now known as Remax Ultimate Realty Inc.

OPEN HOUSE

SEPT 22 & 23 2-4PM

151 NAIRN AVENUE

$250,000 First Time Being Offered, Pride Of Ownership, Fully Detached bungalow in I m m a c u l a te C o n d i t i o n , big private lot, double car garage and so much more. Walking Distance To Trendy Shops, Great Schools, T.T.C, And Much More.

$369,900

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WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN BUY

Fully detached bungalow consists of 4 bdrms including in-law suite in bsmt with separate entrance. Massive lot, huge oversized dble car garage + ample parking. Why would you pass this one up? 416-654-7653

Fully detached 2 storey home with 2 kitchens,3 baths,in-law suite w/ separate entrance to basement. Big lot.Call today tomorrow might be too late. 416-654-7653

Fully Detached,2 -storey home,private drive, close to all major highways, walking distance to ttc, shops, parks, schools, call now - if you wait might be too late. 416-654-7653.

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Massive bungalow,6 bedrooms including in-law suite in basement with separate entrance,open concept and completely renovated from top to bottom. Completely private backyard great for entertaining with a brick BBQ and deck and huge shed.What a deal. 416-654-7653.

Great Neighbourhood, Dead end street, Massive home, 3 bdrms, In law suite in bsmt, huge double oversized garage and sooo much more. What a deal 416-654-7653.

Charming And Cozy 3 Bedroom Home, Large Principal Rooms, Recently Renovated, 3 Separate Entrances, Fabulous Location, StepsToT.T.C,Trendy Corso Italia Shops,Great Schools, Minutes To All Major Highways.

FREE HOME EVALUATION

Open House Sept 22 & 23 2-4pm �� 634 Trethewey Dr

THE NAME THE COMMUNITY TRUSTS AND RECOMMENDS!

416-654-7653

(SOLD)

Everytime We Sell A Home A Person Benefits

RODRIGO DE SOUZA

Sales Representative

Ultimate Realty Inc., Brokerage

Independently Owned and Operated 1272 Dundas Street West Toronto Ontario M6J 1X7

STEPHANIE DE SOUZA

Sales Representative

Office 416-530-1080, Fax 416-530-4733

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PROVEN RESULTS!!! Frank Leo INCREDIBLE 82’ X 208’ ESTATE!! Prestigious executive 5+2 bdrm 2 storey, gorgeous stone & brick exterior, professionally landscaped lot, backing onto Conservation lands, absolutely a must see, beautifully finished thru-out, Jatoba hardwood & granite flrs, custom kitchen inground pool, & much more for $1,990,000 Call to view!!

PREMIUM RAVINE LOT!! Gorgeous Property 90’ x 143’ lot backing onto the Humber River & situated on quiet dead end street. Custom built 2 storey with addition & walkout bsmnt. Fabulous layout, granite countertop & floors, 5+1 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, finished basement with second kitchen ideal for entertaining or nanny suite, w/o to professionally landscaped lot with inground salt water pool, patio, deck, & spectacular ravine views. Meticulously well maintained property offered at only $1,699,900!!

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ROYAL YORK/NORSEMAN!!

Large restaurant with drive thru on a ¾ acres lot, in the heart of Bolton, zoned for fast food national chain, completely renovated (09) seats 75, 35 parking spaces, currently very successful business also included for $2,200,000!!

Fabulous High Demand Location, builders model home, gorgeous curb appeal. Stone front exterior, extra wide garage doors, interlock drive, double door entry, large foyer, gleaming hardwood flrs, centre hall plan, large principle rm. Massive kitchen, granite countertop, s/s appliances, marvelous master bedroom, full ensuite & w/i closet, finished basement, 2 staircases, 9ft ceilings, crown moulding. Plus much more $999,888!!

CUSTOM BUILT ALDERWOOD 2 STOREY!!

BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE!!! Large detached 4 bdrm 2 storey, finished basement, huge 50’ x 199’ lot! Located close to all conveniences, quick access to Hwys, many upgrades thru-out, Well maintained home Must be seen for $849,900!!

KEELE &401!! Fabulous detached 4+1 bdrm 2 storey, double garage, interlock, large verandah, double door entry, centre hall plan, 4 wshrms, combined living and dining rm, cathedral ceiling, gas fireplace, gleaming hardwood floors in family rm, wonderful family size kitchen, w/o to large deck & heated inground pool, gorgeous prof. landscaped lot, finished bsmnt and many extras for only $849,000!!

Fabulous design, great curb appeal, Large 4 bdrm with 4 washrooms, finished basement. Stunning classic combination of hardwood, marble & ceramic floors, high ceilings, skylight, Oak stairs, family size kitchen with breakfast area, granite countertop, centre island, stainless steel appliances & many extras for $888,800!!

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PRESTIGIOUS WESTON DOWNS!

Custom built 4+2 bdrm 2 storey with addition, gorgeous renovated kitchen & baths, granite counter tops, gleaming hardwood floor, 4 full baths, main floor. Family room & den, 2nd floor laundry, finished basement with separate entrance, quality craftsmanship through-out, thousands spent must be seen for $1,100,000!!

THE R O N A OL D S ALDERWOOD 4 BDRM 2 STOREY!!

Simply Stunning Custom built property, gorgeous open concept layout, dream kitchen, stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar, Quartz countertop, gleaming hardwood floors, magnificent master bedroom, w/i closet 5 pc ensuite, finished basement, fenced yard, great location only $769,900!!

WESTON/RUTHERFORD

Sprawling ranch style bungalow. Large foyer, open concept Living and formal Dining room, coffered ceiling. Massive family size kitchen, walkout to backyard, circular stairs to finished basement. Ideal for entertaining or possible in-law suite. Fabulous opportunity only $719,900

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING 4 BDM 2 STOREY!!

Impressive Weston and Rutherford detached with double car garage in sought after Vellore Village, new gourmet kitchen(2011), with top of the line Ceaser stone counters, professionally finished bsmnt, with oak wet bar, interlocking patio and walkway. Fully fenced lot. 9ft ceilings, new roof, new windows, just steps to schools, shops & transit. SOLD FOR TOP $$$!!

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2012 Readers’ Choice Nominees THANK YOU! THANK YOU BLOOR WEST FOR NOMINATING NICHOLSON’S NO FRILLS AS YOUR FAVORITE GROCERY STORE!

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Business/Real Estate: Purchases, Sales and Refinancings; Wills, Powers of Attorney & Estate Work; Incorporations/Corporate Maintenance

We thank our clients for nominating us Best Lawyer

Quality Jewellers Ltd.

Proud to serve the Toronto West community for 51 years

2794A Lakeshore Blvd. West, Second Floor Toronto, Ontario M8V 1H5 Tel: 416-252-3351 Fax: 416-252-7519

Nominated for: Best Picture Framing & Best Art Gallery

It is an honour to be nominated. Thank you Bloor West! Phone: 416-769-2900 E-mail: latitude44gallery@bellnet.ca 2900 Dundas Street West,Toronto, Ontario

www.latitude44gallery.ca

2917 Dundas St W | 416-769-3469

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Health Food Store

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Accessories A Changing Nest q Accessorize Me q Beau and Bauble q Lavishy q McLellan Jewellers & Boutique q

Antique Store A Changing Nest q Eclectic Revival q Old Fashioned Restoration q Rose Antiques q

Sweet Potato q

Home Improvement Centre A Brown Construction q Home Depot q Rona Stockyards q

Lingerie Store Fashion Whore q Her’s Lingerie q

Village Hideaway Antiques Interiors q

Jewellery Store

Baby Accessories

Jasmine’s q Lavishy q Quality Jewellers q

Diaper-eez q Hello Sunshine q Kid Culture q Snug as a Bug q

Beauty Supplies

Leather Store Danier Leather q

Local Drug Store/Pharmacy

2B Salon q Beauty Supply Outlet q

Canadian Compounding Pharmacy q

The Body Shop q Trade Secrets q

Guardian Drugs q Guardian Pharmacy q

Bed & Bath Store

Kassel’s Pharmacy q Main Drug Mart q

Beddington’s Bed & Bath q Bettenhaus q Cavalier Home Fashions q

Bicycle Shop Bike Pirates q Broadway Cycle q Brown’s q Canadian Tire q Cyclemania q Racer Sportif q Set Me Free q The Bike Place q Wheels of Bloor q

Children’s Clothing Beau and Bauble q Diaper-eez q

Children’s Shoe Store Snug as a Bug q

Gift Shop A Changing Nest q Jolanta Interiors q Say Tea q Scout q

Clearance Centre Bargain Club q Dollarama q Sears Clearance q

Community Shopping Bloor By The Park q Bloor West Village q The Junction q

Computer Store

Shopper Drug Mart q

Women’s Clothing

Bloor West Organic Spa q California Sun Spa q

Dr Generosity q North of Bombay q

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Belo Fashions Boutique q Black Daffodil q

Hair Sprung q Satisfaction q

Rowe Farms q

Ristorante Roma q Terrazza q

Caleche q Coco’s Closet q Earth Collection q

Serenity Nail and Spa q

Chocolate

The Olive Branch q Vesuvios q

Evymama q Puh-Nash q Repeat Boutique q

Sports Bar

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Styles Off Bloor q Tzatz Boutique q

Mackenzie’s q Shakey’s Original Bar and Grill q

Coffee Shop

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Shox q Swan & Firkin q

Alternative Grounds q Coffee Tree Roastery q

Bowling Bowlerama West q

Lakeshore Honda q Martino Bros q

Pizzeria Libretto q Strada Restaurant q Vesuvio’s Pizza q

Master Mechanic q Midas q OK Tire q Ossington Tire q Westend Hyundai q

KY Young Tae Kwon Do q Y Not Play q

East to West Yoga and Pilates q

Sweet Flour Bake Shop q Yummy Stuff q

Lunch Box q The Beet q

Dance School

Moksha Yoga q Octopus Garden Yoga Centre q

Family Restaurant

Outdoor Patio

Martino Bros q Massive Auto Collision q

Axis q Boo Radley’s q Dr Generosity q Hurricanes q Kennedy Public House q

Active Green + Ross q Bento’s Auto & Tire q

Body Language Academy of Dance q Gotta Dance q Hip Kik q Pia Bouman q Rhythm and Motion q

Bloor Optical q Centro Optical q Discount Optical q Hakim q

Islington Golf Club q Lambton Golf Club q

Kingsway Opticians q Ocular Canada q Opticianado q

Markland Wood Golf Club q Royal Woodbine Golf Club q

Men’s Clothing

St. George’s Golf Club q Weston Golf Club q

Cecil Ward & Sons q Moores q

Music Instruction

Musical Instruments

Bloor West Music Studios q

Junction Guitar q Long & Mcquade q

Kingsway Conservatory of Music q Lowe’s Music School q

Pilates Studio East to West Yoga and Pilates q Loft Pilates q Nancy Martin Pilates q Retrofit Pilates q System Fitness q

Pool Hall Crooked Cue q On Cue Bar & Billiards q Shox q

True Triangle Yoga q Tula q

17 Steps q North of Bombay q Purple Onion q

Yoga Seed Studio q

Swiss Chalet q The Yellow Griffin q

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Fish & Chips

All-Round Restaurant 17 Steps q Actinolite q African Palace q

Swan & Firkin q The Abbey q

Mr. Onions q Swiss Chalet q

Avec Panache q Axis q Dr Generosity q

Fish & Seafood Market

Dr Generosity q Earth q

North of Bombay q The Good Fork q

Osler Fish Warehouse q Snappers Fish Market q

North of Bombay q Villa q

Frozen Foods

Ribs

Sweet Potato q

Dr Generosity q Swiss Chalet q

Baan Thai q Friendly Thai q Green Mango q

Gourmet/Specialty Shops

Seafood Restaurant

Lan Sushi q Mandarin q Pho Jade q

Bloor West Winery q Creme Fraiche q

Bagels

Espresso Mi Vida q Max’s Market q

Bread & Roses Bakery Cafe q Cob’s Bread q

The Pie Shack q

Locomotive q Pascal’s Baguette and Bagels q

Greek Restaurant

Bakery/Pastry Shop

17 Steps q Grillway q

Bakerbots q Bread & Roses Bakery Cafe q

Just Greek Restaurant q Souvlaki Hut q

Caldense q Creme Fraiche q

Grocery Store

Hot Oven Bakery q Swirls q Yummy Stuff q

Fresh & Wild q Nicholson’s No Frills q

Breakfast/Brunch

Thai Restaurant

O Nosso Talho q Strictly Bulk q Sweet Potato q

Baan Thai q Friendly Thai q Green Mango q

St. Clair Nissan q

Muffler Shop

Specialty Foods

Active Green + Ross q Canadian Tire q

Creme Fraiche q Depanneur q

Ludex Auto Service q Midas q

Espressi Mi Vida q Strictly Bulk q

New Car Dealership

Sweet Potato q

Ken Shaw Lexus Toyota q Lakeshore Honda q

Steak

Marino’s Subaru and Land Rover q

Bestellen q Mr. Onions Steakhouse & Grill q

Old Mill q St. Clair Nissan q

The Abbey q

West Toronto KIA q Westend Hyundai q

Bestellen q Bloordale Pantry q

Hamburger

Simply Thai Cuisine q Thai Lime q

Cool Hand of a Girl q Dr Generosity q

Apache Burger q Axis q Jumbo Burger q

Vegetarian Restaurant

Kennedy Public House q Sunset Grill q

Shakey’s Original Bar and Grill q Yellow Griffin q

North of Bombay q Rawlicious q The Beet q

Butcher Shop

Ice Cream Junction q Lansdowne Cone q

The Black Cat q Wing Machine q

Hole in the Wall q Jekyll and Hyde q

Bloor Meat Market q Butcher By Nature q

The Cream Brewery q ZAZA Espresso Bar q

Best AUtoMotiVe

Duffy’s Tavern q Habits Gastropub q

Marino’s Subaru and Land Rover q Midtown Honda q Queensway Audi q

Red Lobster q

Wings

Kipling Queensway Mall q

Import Car Dealership Ken Shaw Lexus Toyota q Lakeshore Honda q

The Grenadier Cafe q

Dr Generosity q Swan & Firkin q

Department Store

Old Mill Pontiac q Thorncrest Ford q

Asian Restaurant

Ice Cream

A Dark Horse q Axis q Bar With No Name q

Courtesy Chevrolet q Cruickshank Ford q

17 Steps q Avec Panache q

Baskin Robbins q Delight q

Galleria Shopping Centre q

Ken Shaw Lexus Toyota q

Domestic Car Dealership

Restaurant Atmosphere

The Yellow Griffin q

Buffet

Pub

Brakes

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Mandarin Restaurant q Old Mill q

Dundas Runnymede Plaza q

Sporting Goods

Creme Fraiche q O Nosso Talho q

Body Shop

Computation q DV Shop q Staples q Walmart q

Loft Pilates q RPM q TAB Fitness q

427 Auto Collision q Bento’s Auto & Tire q Fix Auto q Ken Shaw Lexus Toyota q

Golf Course

Shopping Centre

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Lunch

Local Optical Store

Crossways q Dufferin Mall q

Bento’s Auto & Tire q Ken Shaw Lexus Toyota q

Deli

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Fitness q The Motion Room q

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Brass Taps Pizza Pub q Buddha Pie q

Espresso Mi Vida q Starbucks q

Booty Camp Fitness q Curves q

Creme Fraiche q Delight q

Curves q Snap Fitness q System Fitness q TAB

Arka Shoes q Luxor Shoes q

427 Auto Collision q Active Green & Ross q

Centre For Well Being q

Genie q Humber Cinema q

West End Medical Pharmacy q

Shoe Store

Auto Services

Local Pizza

Women’s Fitness Centre

Dessert

Fitness Club

Tails and Scales q

Mike Pazek Autocare q

Yumi Japanese Restaurant q

Sweet Potato q Tanya’s Deli q

RPM q Body Buster Fitness q

Global Pet Foods q Pet Valu q

Harbord Auto Centre q Ken Shaw Lexus Toyota q

Yoga Studio

The Medicine Shoppe q

Barks and Whiskers q Digsville q

Japanesse Lan Sushi q Mazz Sushi q Yama Sushi q

Archa Matis Yoga for Life q Breathe q

Children’s Entertainment Art Works Art School q Black Belt World q Busy

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Pet Store

Auto Repair Bento’s Auto & Tire q Fix Auto q

Electronics Store

Canadian Tire q Sanction q

Mackenzies q Swan & Firkin q

Kingsway Meats q Rowe Farms q

Indian Restaurant

2001 Audio Video q DV Shop q

Toronto Hockey Store q

The Yellow Griffin q

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Oil Change/Lube Active Green + Ross q Canadian Tire q Ken Shaw Lexus Toyota q Ludex Auto Service q Ossington Tire q

Overall Car Dealership Ken Shaw Lexus Toyota q Old Mill Cadillac GMC q Queensway Audi q St. Clair Nissan q West Toronto KIA q Westend Hyundai q

Auto Dealership Repair

Tire Shop

Chutneys Fine Indian Cuisine q Curry Twist q

Ken Shaw Lexus Toyota q Lakeshore Honda q

Active Green and Ross q Bento’s Auto & Tire q

Flea Market

Strip Plaza

Recreation Centre

Cappuccino

High Park Spicy House q North of Bombay q

St. Clair Nissan q West Toronto KIA q

Canadian Tire q Kal Tire q OK Tire q

St. Clair & Old Weston Road q

Dundas Runnymede Plaza q

Humber Cinema q Swansea Town Hall q

Creme Fraiche q Starbucks q

South Indian Dosa Mahal q

Westend Hyundai q

Ossington Tire q

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Home Design Store/Business

Appliances

Changing Nest q Instyle Kitchens & Bathrooms q

Bloor Dovercourt Appliances q Caplan’s q

Oddjects q Smash q Windergarden q

Direct Home Appliances q

Home Improvement Centre

Accountant

Early Enrighment Daycare Centre q

Accu-fast Bookkeeping Services q Liberty Tax q

Rona Stockyards q Total Appliances q

Green Apple Kids q Growing Tykes q

Guffin’s Hardware q Home Depot q

Metro Tax q Monahan and Associates q

Basement Lowering

Rona Stockyards q

Z&Z Accounting q

Ontario Basement Lowering q

Bathroom Renovations Home Depot q Instyle Kitchens & Bathrooms q Parada Kitchens & Baths q Rona Stockyards q

Blinds & Curtains Blinds To Go q Rona Stockyards q

Building Materials Home Depot q Rona Stockyards q

Carpet Store Batstone Home Hardware q Rona Stockyards q Silkco q

Electrician

Interior Design

Acupuncture & Shiatsu

P M Interiors q RE: Style Studio q Smash q

Acupucture & Shiatsu Clinic q Carla Zazzarino q

Kitchen Renovations

Centre For Well Being q

Falcon Kitchens q Home Depot q

High Park Physiotherapy q Kaz Kamiya q

Instyle Kitchens & Bathrooms q

Shiatsu Place q

Parada Kitchens & Baths q Rona Stockyards q

Bank/Trust Company

Lighting Centre

Turner & Porter q Ward Funeral Home q

Phoenix Montessori q

Keelmount Daycare q

Hair Salon

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Perth Academy for Early Learning q

2b salon q Angel Hair Salon q Blo q

Nail Salon

Wee Watch q

Curly Hair Salon q

Ana’s Nail Boutique & Spa q Oscar’s Nails q

Dentist

Hair Salon

Naturopathic Medicine

Skin Care

Cut Above q

Centre For Well Being q Dr. Jennifer Baer q

Brill Dental q

Hair Salon

Dr. Stephanie Beynon q Dr. Tara Marcinkowski q

Sports Medicine Clinic

College and Dufferin Dental Clinic q

Evoke q Hollow Ground Barber Shop q

Dentistry on Dupont q Dr. Flavio Turchet q

JC Salons q Prive q

Village Dentist q

Smiles from Ear to Hear q Trillium Hearing q

Maid Service

Ace Place q Baby Point Lounge q

Marets q Merry Maids q The Maids q

Flamingo Banquet Hall q Lithuanian House q

Weston Tile q Interiors Only q

Canadian Tire q Home Depot q Windergarden q

Furniture Store

Pest Control

Cornerstone q IKEA Etobicoke q

Abel q Home Hardware q

Pine on Bloor q

Plumbing Contractor Advanced Plumbing q Brother’s Plumbing q Priority Plumbing q

Roofing Contractor Burnhamthorpe Roofing q Keating & Sons q Peter & Greg Walker q

Driving School All Nations q Learning Academy Driving School q Triumph Academy of Defensive Driving q

Palais Royale q

Hollistic Health Centre Centre For Well Being q Complete Balance Health Centre q

Young Drivers q

Shiatsu Place q

Caterer

Dry Cleaners

Apostrophe Catering q Avec Panache q

Cadet Cleaners q Canterbury q

Hospital

Picotte & Damore Catering q

Coin Laundry Lounge q

Runnymede Healthcare Centre q St. Joseph’s q

Cellular Phone Company

Suite Service Dry Cleaning q

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre q

Bell Canada q Public Mobile q Rogers q Wind Mobile q

The O’Neill Centre q

3D Dentistry q Bloor West Village Dental Care q

Banquet Facilities

Capital Hardwood Flooring q The Floor Shop q

Retirement Residence Grenadier Retirement Residence q

California Sun Spa q Satisfaction Spa q

Living Lighting q Rona Stockyards q

Patio Furniture

Air Quality q

Rush q Seraphic Massage Therapy q Shiatsu Place q Swansea Massage Clinic q

Hearing Aid Central q Hearing Solutions q

Floor/Tile Store

Heating & Air Company

High Park Gardens Montessori q Humberside Montessori q MPS - Etobicoke q

Just Smile Dental q Runnymede Dental Centre q

Marsh’s q

Sam the Handyman q

Cardinal Funeral Home q Jerrett Funeral Homes q Lynett Funeral Home q

Polish Credit Union q

ICI Paints q Village Paints q

Registered Massage Therapist

Bloor West Village Daycare q

Canadian Tire q Home Depot q

West Toronto Paint & Wallpaper q

Montessori School

Ascot Avenue Community Daycare q

Hearing Services

Fireplaces & Equipment

Handyman

Funeral Home

Bank Of Montreal q Buduchnist Credit Union q

Paint & Wallpaper Store

Windergarden q

Daycare Centre/Agency

Dr. Jaroslaw Shudrak q Dr. John Simpson q Dr. Kostirko q Dr. Lisa Wat q Joseph Simardone q

MRG Electrical q

West Toronto Paint and Wallpaper q

BEST BUSINESS & SERVICE

Sun King Cleaners q

Electrolysis/Laser Hair Removal Anti Aging Laser Clinic q Chic Era q

Innate Health Centre q Spectrum Healing Naturopathic Clinic q Wellness Institute q

Pivot q

Storage Company

West End Holistic Health Centre q

StorageMart q

New Business

Tax Preparation

Beau and Bauble q Creme Fraiche q

Perfect Accounting And Tax Services q

Dental By High Park q Designs By The Yard q

Z&Z Accounting q

ZAZA Espresso Bar q

Optometrist Dr. Feldman q Dr. Gincauskas q Dr. Mierzynski q Jill Paterson q Opticiando q

Pet Groomer

Tutoring Service Academy of Learning q High park Academy q Kumon Learning q Oxford Learning q

Veterinarian

Barks and Whiskers q It’s a Dog’s Life q

Bloor Animal Hospital q Bloor West Village Animal Hospital q

West Toronto q

Pampered Pet q Pet Styles Dog Grooming q

Insurance Company

Petagree q

Dundas West Animal Hospital q

State Farm q

Photography Studio

Fraser-MacDonald Animal Hospital q

Chiropractor

Fusion Hair Lounge q Hair Doctor q

Balance Health Centre q

Hairfree Laser Skin Clinic q Mint Laser Clinic q

Law Office

Kaleidoscope Photography q Philipa C q

High Park Animal Hospital q

Bloor West Village Chiropractic q

Organic Day Spa q

Azevedo & Nelson q Copeland, McKenna q

Physiotherapy Clinic

Junction West Animal Hospital q

Bloor/Dundas Chiropractic Clinic q

Florist

Costa Law Firm q

Bloor Jane Physiotherapy q

Chiropractic & Massage in the Village q

Bloor & Kennedy Flower Shop q Martin’s q

Levitt, Lightman, Dewar & Graham q

High Park Physiotherapy q

Foot Doctor

Solnik & Solnik q Toronto Legal Experts q

Physioplus Health q Pivot q

Bloor West Foot Clinic q

Long-Term Care Residence

Picture Framing

Runnymede q

Frame It on Bloor q Latitude 44 q

Complete Balance Health Centre q Essence of Life q Hammerich Chiropractic Clinic q Healing Source Chiropractic q

Bloor/Dundas Foot Clinic q Feet First Clinic q Pace Foot Clinic q

Kingsway Animal Hospital q Roncesvalles Animal Hospital q

Walk In Clinic Lakeshore Village Walk-In Medical Clinic q

Applewood Air Conditioning & Furnace Service and Repair q

Windows

Junction Chiropractor q

Roncesvalles Family Foot Care q

Manicure/Pedicure

Mulberry Wood Art q Picture It Framed q

Weight Loss Clinic

GEM Windows q Herman’s Aluminum q

Justin Blainey Wellness Centre q

Runnymede Footcare Centre q

Ana’s Nail Boutique & Spa q Oscar’s Nails q

Print Shop

Optifast Weight Loss Clinic q Herbal Magic q

Dan Storm q Furnace King q Visic q

Peter & Greg Walker q

Kingsway Chiropractic q Swansea Health Centre q

West Toronto Foot and Ankle Clinic q

Serenity Nails & Spa q

Kwik Kopy q Minuteman Press q PostNet q

Jenny Craig q Nutrition In Motion q

ATTENTION ALL NOMINEES: There Are Four Readers’ Choice Winners Per Category… Diamond, Platinum, Gold And Silver The winners will be the four nominees which receive the most votes from our readers. All winners that promote their award in the winners section will also receive a plaque recognizing their achievement. The special readers’ choice winners section will be published on October 25th, 2012 and will include the list of winners as well as advertisements and business profiles.

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High demand location, minutes to downtown Toronto, close to subway, shops, Emerson Community Centre, Dufferin Mall & Christie Pits Park. Fabulous 2 storey, separate living & dining rm, updated kitchen, solarium, 2 kitchens, 2 full baths, w/o to landscaped backyard, must seen!! SOLD FAST FOR TOP $$$!!

HE R T O N A OL D S THE BELLARIA RESIDENCE!!

Incredible luxury condo, great location close to Vaughan Mills shopping centre, Canada’s Wonderland, restaurants, and all conveniences. Fabulous gated community, 24hr concierge, Fantastic facilities, spacious 2 bdrm condo, stainless steel appl. Granite countertop, gleaming ceramic & hardwood flrs thru-out. A must see for $619,900!!

SPACIOUS BACKSPLIT!!

Detached 4 bdrm, in high demand Kipling/ The Westway location, on a quiet cul-de-sac, open concept living & dining rm, huge family rm with walk out to large yard. 2 kitchens, basement is ideal for entertaining or possible in-law suite. SOLD FAST FOR TOP $$$!!

HE R T O N A SO LD KINGSVIEW VILLAGE!!

Totally renovated Etobicoke beauty, gorgeous stone exterior finish & curb appeal. Custom kitchen, granite counter top, stainless steel appliances, skylight, gleaming hardwood flrs, prof. finished basement with separate in-law suite, garage, large back yard only $599,900!!

BEAUTIFUL “VERVE” CONDO! Luxury Tridel building at Wellesley and Sherbourne, spacious and bright 2 bedroom, open concept layout with stunning city view. Fabulous kitchen with granite countertop & Centre Island. Upgraded floors throughout. Master bedroom includes w/in closet and 4 pc ensuite, plus roof top pool, exercise room, sauna, billiard room, party room, concierge & much more for $469,900!!!

YONGE & SHEPPARD CONDO!!

UPPER MIDDLE / BRONTE!!

DIXIE & THE QUEENSWAY!!

INVESTMENT PROPERTY!! Multiple unit property in The Junction, Main floor store with 3 apartments 4 separate meters, 2 bachelor suites and a 1 bedroom suite. St. Clair & Runnymede, Opportunity knocks. Call to view only $469,900!!!

Spacious and bright, open concept Oakville 3bdrm 2stry end unit. Diagnally laid hardwood throughout, family size kitchen granite countertop, high end Bosche appliances & gas range, main flr family rm with gas fireplace, 2nd flr laundry & den, beautiful oak open spiral staircase, w/ Iron pickets, large master with ensuite and many extras for only $564,900!!

Rare huge 1,590 sq. ft. 2 + 1 bdrm corner unit in the exclusive Manhattan Place. Spacious open concept layout, gleaming parquet floors, Large master bdrom with gorgeous 5 piece ensuite & walk- in closet, modern family size kitchen, unobstructed South West view, voted North York Condo of the Year in 2009, a must see for $499,000!!

ST CLAIR / OSLER!!

Totally renovated top to bottom 3 bedroom bungalow with quality finishing thru-out. New stainless steel appliances on main flr., spacious principal rms, separate entrance to in-law suite or apartment, huge lot, park-like setting with easy access to all amenities, loaded with extras for only $389,000!!!

Great Income potential! 4 bedroom, 2 storey semi, well layed out, spacious principal rms, 2 kitchens, 2 full bathrooms, many updates thru-out, located close to all conveniences. Just steps to shops & transit for only $379,900!!

Stunning corner suite, Pacific model, 2 bdrm. 2 bath, open concept layout, granite countertop in modern upgraded kitchen, spacious open concept living/dining room, w/o to balcony, views of Lake Ontario, Humber Park & Toronto skyline. Call to view only $359,900!!

RUNNYMEDE / ST CLAIR Only $299,900, detached bungalow, eatin kitchen, 2 bedroom, enclosed front porch/ sunroom, detached garage, fenced backyard, close to all amenities & transit, Amazing Value!!

BAY RIDGES OPPORTUNITY!! Detached 3+1 bedroom bungalow with separate side entrance to finished basement in-law suite, large 50’ x 110’ lot, private drive, Liverpool and Krosno, Pickering location for only $289,900.

LAKESHORE OPPORTUNITY!! Spacious open concept ground floor layout, Large principal rms, 2 bedrooms, 1 washroom, 1 parking spot, great location close to all conveniences, steps to parks, shops, transit, & the Lake. Super Value for only $169,000!!

KINGSTON & GALLOWAY!!

High demand location, spacious 3 bedroom 2 storey, enclosed sun room, open concept living and dining room, family size kitchen, detached garage, garden, and much more only $399,900!!

Large 3+2 bdrm, 5 level backsplit, with double car garage, on a quiet court, huge pie shaped lot, fully fenced yard, with a separate entrance to finished basement. Spacious combined living & dining rm, family size kitchen, fabulous family rm with fireplace, hardwood floors, and many extras. SOLD FAST FOR TOP $$$!!

THE TIDES @ MYSTIC POINTE!!

KEELE & ST CLAIR!!

THE R O N A OL D S OAKWOOD & VAUGHAN!!

Rare Investment opportunity, at affordable price. Store with a 2 bdrm apt, above. Previously a convenience store, 4 car parking & lrg basement, high traffic area, great central location, close to all conveniences & transportation for $349,000!!

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WATERFORD TERRACE!! Posh Trendy South Etobicoke 2 bdrm townhome, fabulous open concept layout, modern kitchen with breakfast bar, bright sunlit suite, skylight, cathedral ceilings in the master bedroom, great location just steps to the lake & waterfront parks, shops & restaurants, TTC & Go train, minutes to downtown Toronto. SOLD FOR TOP $$$!!

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Creating a timeless look Like fashion, interior design trends change with the seasons. Each month, different colours and patterns become the new “it” look, inspiring us to overhaul our home décor. Keeping up with the latest looks can be challenging, not to mention expensive. That’s why it’s important to remember that keeping your home décor modern isn’t so much about buying trendy furniture as it is about being practical. Invest in timeless pieces that are suited to your lifestyle and create a calm environment. Choose multi-functional

products with hidden technology and beautiful design to create a modern feel. Think televisions hidden in cabinets, speakers mounted behind the wall, and sleek kitchen faucets with a hidden sprayer. Technology that seamlessly blends into a space will always feel new. Consider incorporating accessories in shades such as clean green, saffron, ocean blue, and magenta to create a soothing atmosphere that will never feel tired. “Adding sleek pieces in a colour that you'll always love – rather than a trendy colour –

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JOHN WALKER

Sales Representative

Millennium Inc., Brokerage Independently Owned & Operated

KEITH KERBLER

OPEN HOUSE SAT. 1-3PM 208 GLENDONWYNNE RD. I’m a stately, mature, detached home on a hill. Ready to be made fit again. Present owner doesn’t love me anymore - she’s selling me! I need new owners! I don’t like to be alone. Visit me on Saturday please. Off:

(905) 450-8300

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Sales Representative

Off: 416-588-8248 Dir: 416-822-3525 www.keithkerbler.com Coldwell Banker Case Realty, Brokerage Independently Owned and Operated

makes your style timeless, not to mention wallet-friendly,” says Jo Alcorn, a Toronto-based interior design expert. Update fabrics to those that feature timeless geometric designs, overlapping layers, or stripes. All of these can instantly make a home more contemporary without a large investment. Sleek and simple architectural details add maximum design impact and can become the focal point in any room. “Paying attention to your hardware including cabinet handles, light fixtures and even faucets can play a huge role in making

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416 762-4200

Sutton Group Realty Systems Inc., Brokerage Independently Owned and Operated

9 LARKIN AVE

ERNIE GUIDOCCIO Sales Representative

416 762-8255 www.ernieg.ca Royal Lepage Real Estate

Services Ltd., Brokerage Independently Owned and Operated

9 HIGH PARK GARDENS Exceptional 2 Storey Tudor Renovated w/Original Period Details Intact, Tremendous Curb Appeal, Landscaped 50’ x 105’ lot, Over 4400sq.ft of Finished Space, 4+1 Bedrooms, 4 Professionally Designed Bathrooms, Quarter Cut Oak Hrwd Floors, Original Doors & Trim, Leaded Glass Windows, Enormous Foyer w/Stunning Oak Staircase, Wood Burning F/P in Oversize Parlour, Formal Dining Room, Tastefully Renovated Open Concept Kitchen/Family Room, Large Master w/ En-suite & Walk-in Closets, Finished Basement w/High Ceilings & Walk-out, 2 Car Parking Off Constance Ave, Montessori, French Immersion, Ronci Shopping, High Park. A Rare Offering.

OPEN HOUSE SAT/SUN 2-4 PM Fabulous bright & airy 2000+ 0 9,0

your place look more modern,” says Alcorn. When considering furniture, look for pieces with glass or painted wood, and materials like coloured acrylic, fibreglass, and chrome. These features will ensure your choices stand the test of time. Nothing dates a space like clutter. Organize and store - or even neatly display - magazines, newspapers, and books. Electronic cords should be off the floor and not visible to keep your room looking neat and clean. – newscanada.com

sq. ft. home in prime Swansea. Built in 1999 it features a main floor family room, party sized kitchen, 3 generous sized bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, no waiting. Steps to subway & trendy Bloor West Village shops & restaurants.

Clockwise from top left: Cocalo’s Harlow pillow, Phoenix Products Inc.’s Hi Arc Kitchen Faucet, Z-Lite’s Ashbury pendant fixture, and Simpli Home’s Cosmopolitan Medium Rectangular Storage Ottoman are all available online at SHOP.ca.

OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 2-4 PM 14 SUNNYLEA AVE WEST Charming 3 beds 2 baths detached on a family street. Hardwood floors, fireplace walkout to gorgeous backyard. Steps to excellent schools, TTC, and TRUE SUNNYLEA DELIGHT! “The Kingsway” $829,000

JUST LISTED! $749,000 OPEN HOUSE SAT/SUN 2-4PM Prime High Park, Detached, Immaculate with Parking, Renovated Kitchen And Bath, Fireplace, custom sauna, Great Back Garden, 5 Minute Walk To High Park & Subway. Please call Gil Goldstein Sales Representative

199 OAKMOUNT RD

416.966.0300

Sutton Group Associates, Brokerage

Independently Owned and Operated

The search for your dream home ends here.

55 GOTHIC AVE – BLOOR & QUEBEC AVE. OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 2-4 PM $699,000 The Featured Home Of The Week Is A Magnificent Renovated 3 Storey 4 Bedroom and 3 Bathroom Home. Over 2,100 Square Feet. Tremendous Quality + Luxury + Exceptional Location (Child Friendly Street). Very Large Open Concept Living Area With 9’ Beamed Ceilings, Wainscotting, Hardwood

Floors; 2 Bay Windows; Gas Fireplace. Extraordinary New Eat In Kitchen With Sub Zero Appliances, Quartzite Counters, Many Built-Ins & Walkout To Deck. Posh Master With Sitting Area, Ensuite, Walk In Closet & Walkout To Balcony. Finished Basement. Private Drive Allowing Parking For 3 Cars. Near The

Bloor/High Park Subway. www.55gothic.com This Home Is Listed With Tanya Sidorova, Sales Representative, 416-762-4200 www.TanyaSidorova.com

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