Grand Manitoba Park Meeting: Public Open House
Date: February 28, 207
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: George R. Gauld Junior School, 200 Melrose St., Etobicoke, ON
Come out to hear the latest update and summaries of the previous consultation events, and review and discuss the revised park design and options. Visit toronto.ca for more information.
Mimico Residents Association Annual General Meeting
Date: Thursday March 30th
Time: 8:00-9:30 PM
Location: Mimico Centennial Library, Auditorium (lower level)
MPP Peter Milczyn will be attending to speak on OMB reform- please plan to attend! New and returning MRA Members welcome and can join/renew membership at the meeting. Share and Invite your friends and neighbours via the Facebook event.
2298 Lake Shore Boulevard West
The abandoned daycare building at 2298 Lake Shore Boulevard (West side, opposite Grand Harbour) has been torn down and is now an empty lot. Property is owned by Toronto Parking Authority. Here’s an excerpt from the staff report: “In 2013, the Toronto Parking Authority purchased this property to construct a 38 space surface parking facility to service the Mimico-By-The Lake BIA neighbourhood. For a number of reasons, the property has not been reconstructed and remains vacant.” Read more [PDF staff report]
Mimico in the News: How 4 Toronto Neighbourhoods have Transitioned Over the Years
Excerpt: “The motels are gone but the ‘strip’ remains, populated by shiny new highrise condominiums. The Beach Motel was the last original motel standing. It was demolished in 2012, making way for Empire Communities’ Eau Du Soleil. New condos continue to take shape in Mimico, attracting residents due to the area’s key asset — the waterfront.” Read more at HuffingtonPost.ca