Tag Archives: Toronto

Canadian Graffiti

The ads for American Graffiti posed the question, Where were you in ’62? I was living the first year of my life but a dozen years later my folks took me to see American Graffiti at the Birchcliff Theatre in … Continue reading

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Quality Records, Birchmount Road

I went to school at Immaculate Heart of Mary on Birchmount Road in Scarbrough, then a suburb of Toronto but now part of the GTA. And, a short drive north, just over the bridge, was the pressing plant for Quality … Continue reading

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The Ace of Spades

Somewhere around the year 2000 our radio station social committee came up with the idea of having a video competition, with the winners to be selected at the staff Christmas party in Owen Sound. Two historic venues played a part … Continue reading

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Subdivisions and Scarberia

In-between the bright lights and the far, unlit unknown. So sang Geddy Lee and I grew up in a place on the fringes of the city, in Scarborough. During my lifetime Scarborough has gone from a Toronto borough to a … Continue reading

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