For those who have an interest in such things: This category features a selection of posts which are currently viewed, and/or have been viewed over the years, by relatively large numbers of site visitors. I set up this site in 2011. It took me many years to realize how valuable it can be to keep track of site statistics – to find out which posts get the most views, as the years come and go.

Do you remember Adam’s Rib, late 1970s, early 1980s, on the Queensway in Etobicoke with a restaurant in front, bar/disco in back?

In years gone by, Maurice Richard and other Montreal Canadiens hockey players enjoyed playing rounds of golf at the Marlborough Golf and Country Club in Cartierville

The city of Berlin, Ontario was renamed Kitchener in 1916; in 2020 the debate about changing the name once again was being revisited

Across from the Sun Life Building in Montreal stands an early 1900s Boer War monument commemorating several British empire ‘war stories’

“The Medium of the Archive” is an article by Elizabeth Dauphinee which appears in Best Canadian Essays (2021); it’s a great article about the writing of history

Kelly of Ville St-Laurent seeks to learn about history of house still standing on Boul Cote Vertu, at the corner of Begin Street behind the Vitre Lebeau

Boarded-up early 1900s house at Trafalgar Road and Derry Road retains echoes of bygone days

Question from Darryl Wade regarding Marlborough Golf Club in Cartierville

Arnold’s restaurant was a well known Long Branch landmark for many years

How to respond, when a neighbour builds a fence upon a registered right of way?