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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 from the Canada Day Parade that...
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. On this day I was out...
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 of this building and its owners...
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 close to...
Yonge Street downtown Aurora feels different when the sun shines from one side at the sunset, and from other at the sunrise. Yet, one day, I am on the mission to catch the sunny day moment in the mid-day. My second visit to the site where the Old Library...
When driving further South on Yonge Street, Aurora, Ontario; away from the Wellington Street intersection, the street views change. In the view there are mostly individual commercial old Auroran houses located on Yonge Street. Last weekend, while travelling to Richmond Hill, I was amazed how big the icicles on those...
Aurora Snow Storm
Last week we experienced a spring like winter that ended with a major snow storm right across York Region. On Friday (January 12th), I found myself downtown Aurora driving in with freezing rain pellets pounding my car and driving out with fluffy heavy wet dancing snow plastering my car...
We took our last drive of 2017 a few days before New Year's day through some streets of Aurora. Surprisingly, we found ourselves driving through a patch of falling snow when on Wellington Street East and then on Yonge Street heading North. When we reached St. John's Sideroad all...
Royal Canadian Legion annual Remembrance Parade, Aurora Cenotaph November 06, 2016. "In Flanders Fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below."~ John McCrae "We only need to look at what we are really...
I had been eyeing to visit St. Andrew's College (SAC) (Town of Aurora, Ontario, Canada) for a long time now. I was just curious to see this hidden facility that I had driven by so many times on Yonge Street in Aurora. The opportunity came during the Doors Open Aurora...