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tribute to Ed Mirvish - Honest Eds was a landmark discount store in downtown Toronto. He was a patron o the arts and was instrumental in revitalising the theatre scene. The horse is named Honest Ed. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Downtown Toronto, Westminster, Canadian Things, Canada Eh, Men In Uniform, Canada Travel, Nostalgia

tribute to Ed Mirvish

Edwin "Honest Ed" Mirvish, OC, CBE (July 24, 1914[1] — July 11, 2007[2]) was a Canadian businessman, philanthropist and theatrical impresario who lived in Toronto, Ontario. He is known not only for his flagship business, Honest Ed's, a landmark discount store in downtown Toronto, but also as a patron of the arts, instrumental in revitalizing the theatre scene in Toronto. ps the horse is named "Honest Ed" too! Forgot to mention that!

The First Loblaws grocery store, 511 Yonge St., in 1910 Toronto,Ontario Toronto Architecture, Toronto Street, Canadian Things, Yonge Street, Toronto Ontario Canada, Missing Home, Canada Eh, Canadian History, Grocery Store

What grocery stores used to look like in Toronto

Following the popularity of my vintage gas stations post of a few weeks back, my latest in my archival adventures involves another urban element wi...

Visit Nathan Phillips Square and see the world famous Toronto sign. Canada Toronto, Toronto City, Toronto Travel, Art Toronto, Toronto Skyline, Backpacking Canada, Canada Travel, Toronto Photography, Travel Photography

Nathan Phillips Square: Toronto Travel Guide and Blog

Nathan Phillips Square is famous for the Toronto sign. The square plays home to City Hall, an elevated walkway and a skating rink during the winter.

 Toronto, the TTC. Yonge and Bloor Station in 1966 Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Vintage Photography, Street Photography, Toronto Photography, Toronto Subway, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Canadian Things

What rush hour used to look like on the TTC

For 47 years, Bloor-Yonge has been Toronto's busiest subway station. It's where more than 410,000 people every day race, squeeze, and cram for trai...

TTC bus in the the same buses I used when I arrived in Toronto in the Train Map, Rome City, Canadian History, Busse, Toronto Canada, Lake Michigan, Public Transport, Old Photos, Night Life

This is what Toronto looked like in the 1970s

The Toronto of the 1970s was, in the words of Anthony Astrachan, "a city that works." Unlike a number of major urban areas in the U.S., T...

Vintage Toronto - TTC subway map 1966 upon the opening of the Bloor-Danforth line Subway Map, Nyc Subway, Toronto Subway, Women In History, Family History, History Posters, Canadian History, Vintage Posters, Vintage Signs

The eclectic beauty of vintage signage in Toronto

There are so many ways to track how cities change over time, but one of the most remarkable is surely the signage that we encounter every day. Toro...

I was lucky to have played there a few times ;-) Saw many shows there just before it closed. The legendary El Macombo Tavern (The Elmo) 464 Spadina Ave, Toronto. Home to great blues and rock bands, including the Stones. ~via Vintage Toronto, FB Toronto City, Toronto Canada, Rolling Stones, Vintage Neon Signs, Canadian History, Hades, Night Life, Ontario, Signage

El Mocambo 1

The El Mocambo Tavern (aka and affectionately known as "The El Mo") is the famous live music and entertainment venue in Toronto, Canada where the Rollings Stones recorded their infamous Love You Live album. Infamous because of the attendance of the former Prime Minister's Pierre Trudeau's wife Margaret. The El Mo has seen better days than is captured here. The Canadian band April Wine, opened for the Stones who were masquerading anonymously as "The Cockroaches" (is this an anti-Beatles…

CHUM radio neon signs Toronto, my favourite radio station growing up. Favourite DJ was Jungle Jay Nelson. I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Toronto Ontario Canada, Vintage Neon Signs, Old Time Radio, Neon Nights, Old Signs, Old Neon Signs, Sign Lighting

I am looking for Chum radio charts, from 1050 CHUM | Other | City of Toronto | Kijiji

HELLO; if you have any Chum charts, let me know,i'm interested in collecting cell no. is: 416-830-1950; 11am to 11pm,,,7 days. Please Don't Email.

The BROWN DERBY at the northeast corner of Yonge and Dundas Streets circa Toronto Street, Toronto City, Toronto Travel, Canadian Things, Yonge Street, Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto Photos, S Bahn, City Aesthetic

This is what Toronto streets looked like in the 1960s

Toronto's main streets looked remarkably different in the 1960s. Even as the city is more populated and vibrant today, the aesthetic of the urban l...

(Old Canadian Electric Locomotives, Electric Trains) Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto Travel, Fort Myers Beach, Canadian History, Electric Train, Electric Locomotive, Train Car, Chicago Restaurants, Okinawa Japan

(Old Canadian Electric Locomotives, Electric Trains)

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After 12 years of devoted service, Royal Sun, a crossbreed, was severely injured Sunday while patrolling the Entertainment District. Work With Animals, Pony Horse, Broken Leg, Men In Uniform, Types Of Horses, Horse Photography, Working Dogs, Wild Horses, Beautiful Horses

Beloved Toronto police horse dies suddenly on the job

After 12 years of devoted service, Royal Sun, a 16-year-old crossbreed, was severely injured Sunday while patrolling the Entertainment District.

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Frans Restaurant

Fran's is in Toronto. I was there just after the death of my favorite uncle, and the man who became my father after my dad died, Fran. I took this as a tribute to him. Hope you like it Uncle. I miss you If you'd like to hang this somewhere in your home, or give this as a gift, it's available for purchase;