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Parallel lines work well to represent halftones – in comic-book art and in illustration in general

In the history of graphic design, parallel lines figure prominently – in comic-book art and in illustration in general – as a means to represent halftones. I open the current post with a drawing of General Judenits of the Russian … Continue reading

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Photo from Mississauga Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey regarding Farmer’s Market in Port Credit

In a July 15, 2017 tweet, which the Town of Port Credit retweeted (that being how I came across it, just now), a message from @JimTovey noted: Fiddling 4. The Farmers Market in @Portcreditbia. Beautiful music, beautiful day, great produce #shoplocal … Continue reading

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Pearson Airport Air Traffic Noise Meeting – Mississauga: Tues July 4 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm at Living Arts

I am pleased to share the following tweet from @Mississauga_Cal   AIRPORT WORKSHOP – MISSISSAUGA: Tues July 4 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm at Living Arts Centre, re future of Toronto Pearson https://www.torontopearson.com/conversations/#  [End] Click on the link above for details … Continue reading

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Application for lot severance & building of soldier houses at 38 Thirty Sixth Street has been Refused by the C of A

An excerpt from a June 29, 2017 email from David Godley, regarding the June 29, 2017 meeting of the Etobicoke-York Committee of Adjustment, reads: “Congratulations all those involved. The large turnout, looking like a whole village was impressive. “Robert’s visit … Continue reading

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February 2017 draft of Long Branch (Toronto) Urban Design Guidelines document is available online

As you may know, the Preserved Stories website has a good number of posts devoted to the most recent draft – published in February 2017 – of the Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines project. The latter project involves input from a … Continue reading

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Heritage York: Upcoming Events at Lambton House

The following message includes two documents: Canadian Junction 11 Jun 17 2 June Pub Night The Apologists May 17 The following message is from Lambton House, whose ongoing volunteer efforts in celebration of local history I strongly support: We look … Continue reading

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Not a good day, some days ago: Graeme Decarie, who taught history at Concordia University for many years, shares some thoughts about mass murders

I’m just catching up with posting of a message from Graeme Decarie. Graeme Decarie was a history teacher at Malcolm Campbell High School in Montreal. I didn’t have a history class with him but he was an advisor to the … Continue reading

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You are invited to a meeting of the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association, 7:00 pm on June 5, 2017, Royal Canadian Legion

The following message is from Brian Liberty of Long Branch: Greetings from Long Branch! You are invited to a community meeting regarding the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association. Please see the attached meeting notice. June5 flyer7 Details: Date: June 5, 2017 … Continue reading

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Attempted Home Invasion / Robbery: Major Mackenzie & Weston Road, Woodbridge area. Same SUV has been seen in south Etobicoke.

Click on images to enlarge them; click again to enlarge them further The following message was posted at a local Neighbourhood Watch Facebook page; the introduction to the text reads: Good read. This car was spotted by a few local … Continue reading

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Long Branch has some issues related to Committee of Adjustment decisions

In a previous post, I discussed a particular issue related to the Committee of Adjustment, on a particular street in Long Branch. Not being acquainted with all of the details related to the case, I will omit the particulars of … Continue reading

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