Big week of changes along the Danforth

It’s been a big week on the east end of our stretch of the Danforth.

It was hard not to notice a big hole in the ground where the former “Glossy” building stood days ago at the south-west corner of Danforth and Patricia/Gledhill. Rumour has it that Honda bought the property and will use it as another lot.  We also have it on good authority that they will be adding some trees!

Many of us have heard by now that there was a fire last weekend at the shwarma place on the south side of Danforth (formerly “G-Spot” and “The Danny”).  CityNews reported that one person was treated at the scene.  It appears that the damage was pretty extensive so we are glad that nobody was seriously injured. We also hope that folks living above were not impacted.  Nothing has been reported about what caused the fire, and we have no news about what will happen next in the space.

The spot that housed “Runway Plus” on the north side of Danforth (across from Value Village) was vacant for only a few weeks before a Wind Mobile store popped up this week.  Not only are they open, the sign in their window says that they are hiring!

Last, but not least, The Thai Room has opened up on the south side of Danforth, just west of Woodbine. If you look closely at the picture, you will note the banner offering 25% off for take-out and eat-in, and 20% off for delivery.  Early reports are that the food is fresh, the people are nice, and the dining room is lovely.  What a great option on days when it is just too hot to cook, or on days that you’re too tired to cook, or on days that end in “y’…
On an unrelated note, we just wanted to thank our friends at Better Bulk for rescuing the Farmer’s Market sign left out on Thursday night.  Further proof that we live in a great neighbourhood!

0 Replies to “Big week of changes along the Danforth”

  1. I just wanted to say that I recently tried food from the Thai Room and it was incredible. The Pad Thai and spicy lemon soup were the best I’ve ever had (and I’ve tried those dishes at many places). And when they list things like lemongrass and lime leaves on their menu — those ingredients are actually in the dishes, and are super fresh, as opposed to a lot of places that tout such flavours but use additives to mimic them instead of the real thing.

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