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Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters walking South on Yonge Street, Aurora ON on June 7th, 2020. "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere, Martin Luther King Jr."
Drive by downtown Aurora on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Stay well everyone.
Today I am going to share with you some of the changes that took place in the Town of Aurora ON in year 2019 alone. All photos below were captured throughout the year, so they do not necessarily reflect the current state of the sites. In the...
Canopy of Lights Aurora
It has been about two or three years since the Christmas tree on St. John’s Sideroad, just West of Yonge Street, was last illuminated. Driving by many times I noticed that the strings of lights are still on the tree, so I hope that someone, someday will...
15297 Yonge Street
Very little can be found about this intriguing building located at 15297 Yonge Street, little North of Centre Street. This is the only excerpt I came across from Northeast Old Aurora Heritage Conservation District, The Plan, 2006, page 43: "The decorative concrete block apartment...
Changes on the horizon; however, more to come. This is a view from the highest point on St. John's sideroad just East of Bathurst Street. Visible are three regional roads, Yonge Street, Bayview Avenue, and right behind the cell tower is the Leslie Street.
The Canada Day in Aurora in 2019 as always was enjoyable. The East side of the Yonge Street again was where everyone was hiding in the shade from the sun. It was a definitely a hot day. And here are few very colourful moments...
Aurora United Church
On this day, four years ago on April 11th, 2014 firefighters battled a devastating fire of the Aurora United Church that was located at the corner of Yonge Street and Tyler Street downtown Aurora. It was an emotional day for the people of Aurora.
Thompson's Fine Furniture store used to be located on the West side of Yonge Street, downtown Aurora, just South of Wellington Street. The store closed its doors in 2009 and the property stayed closed for a few years. To learn more about the history...
Another horse farm gone. Vacant for some time, everything is now gone on the former Dick Day Horse Stable property. This property is now being groomed for its next phase, a development of 27 single detached lots. All the Dick Day Horse Stable framework that once stood...

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