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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
At the Hillary House National Historic Site, I call them scribbles on the wall; dated signatures, messages or notes left behind. I like scribbles on the wall. I like them a lot. Maybe just because they are black and white proof of one's visit. "I was here,"...
Someone recognized me among all these thousands of people walking up and down Yonge Street during the annual Aurora Chamber Street Festival last weekend. I got myself an ice-cream cone. Vanilla to be exact. I asked for not too tall ice cream, I still had my photo...
Street Festival
Thousands of people, millions of footsteps ... Aurora Chamber Street Festival 2015, Yonge Street, June 7th, 2015.