AD – TORONTO – UNDERGROUND RAILROAD RESTAURANT – 9 CHURCH STREET – NEW YEAR GALA – 1989 – THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN ITS LAST YEAR – THE AD SUGGESTS SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT THAN THE BASIC PLACE I KNEW ON BLOOR IN THE LATE 1960s – I SEE IT IS HERE LOCATED ON CHURCH – IT STARTED ON BLOOR THEN WENT TO KING AND FINALLY CHURCH   Leave a comment

AD - TORONTO - UNDERGROUND RAILROAD - 9 CHURCH STREET - NEW YEAR GALA - 1989

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Posted September 15, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – THE PORTS OF CALL RESTAURANTS – 1145 YONGE AT SHAFTSBURY AVE – IT INCLUDED SEVERAL RESTAURANTS AND BARS – THE BALI HAI ROOM WAS MY FAVORITE – ALTHOUGH KIND OF KITSCHY CORPORATE TIKI PLACE IT WAS FUN WITH DRINKS SERVED IN PINEAPPLES AND SUCH – AND IT HAD THAT WONDERFUL AMERICAN-CHINESE DISH I DISCOVERED IN CHICAGO THAT NO ONE ELSE IN TORONTO MADE, PRESSED DUCK – YEARS LATER I MADE IT FROM A RECIPE I DISCOVERED AND IT IS A LOT OF EFFORT BUT SIMPLY DELICIOUS – GRANDPA LIKED THE DICKENS ROOM AT THE PORTS AND I DID TOO – 1960s   1 comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - THE PORTS OF CALL RESTAURANTS - 1145 YONGE AT SHAFTSBURY AVE - 1960s

Posted September 15, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CARLTON AND YONGE CORNER – LOOKING DOWN YONGE – PEDESTRIANS WAGONS AWNINGS – TINTED – ESPECIALLY NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - CARLTON AND YONGE CORNER - LOOKING DOWN YONGE - PEDESTRIANS WAGONS AWNINGS - TINTED - ESPECIALLY NICE VERSION - c1910

Posted September 11, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – RONCESVALLES AND QUEEN – REMARKABLE IMAGE OF STREETCAR TRACK WORK – STREETCAR TURNING – 1923   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - RONCESVALLES AND QUEEN - STREETCAR TRACK WORK - STREETCAR TURNING - 1923

Posted September 11, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – BATHURST AND STEWART – RESTORED PETER WITT STREETCAR USED AS TOURIST RIDE – LOOKS LIKE IT JUST CAME FROM THE PAINT SHOP – PCC CAR BEHIND – 1980 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   1 comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - BATHURST AND STEWART - RESTORED PETER WITT STREETCAR USED AS TOURIST RIDE - PCC CAR BEHIND - 1980 - EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

Posted September 11, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – FROM ADELAIDE – GROUND LEVEL – CROWDS CARS ENSIGN FLAGS – TINTED – 1930   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - FROM ADELAIDE - GROUND LEVEL - CROWDS CARS ENSIGN FLAGS - TINTED - 1930

Posted September 11, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – DOWNTOWN BUSINESS SECTION – AERIAL – LOOKING N ON YONGE – c1940   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - DOWNTOWN BUSINESS SECTION - AERIAL - LOOKING N ON YONGE - c1940

Posted September 11, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized