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Toronto Sketches : the Way We Were.

Author: Mike Filey
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These are collections of Mike Fileys best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, ""The Way We Were.""
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Filey
ISBN: 9781459711310 1459711319
OCLC Number: 823388775
Description: 1 online resource (199 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Half title --
Title --
Copyright --
Table of Contents --
Foreword --
Preface --
In Appreciation --
Stories --
A Street by Any Other Name ... --
Yuletide in Little York --
Waterfront's Steamy Past --
Toronto's Island Airport --
Filling Up on Waterfront History --
Let the Games Continue --
Everything Old is New Again --
Only the Sky is the Limit for the Time-Honoured CNE Air Show --
The Fall of an Arrow --
Toronto Swimmer Stuns World --
Picture Perfect --
Toronto's Old Gates Took Their Toll on Us --
The "Lead Sled" in Plastic --
The Story of the Osgoode Hall Gates. Waiting for a Bus --
Sports Stadiums for Toronto Not New --
The Ubiquitous Rev. Scadding --
Cemetery Offers Visitors Peaceful Look at Old T.O. --
Sunday Laws Stripped Away One by One --
Waiting for a Streetcar --
Mr. Lea's New Town --
Historic Schoolhouse Turned Restaurant --
Brickbats and Bouquets for Old T.O. --
Canada's First Victoria Cross Winner a Toronto Boy --
Suited for Tip Top Success --
Hero Called Coward --
Those Floating Airports in Our Past and Future --
The "Squirt" Makes Its First Toronto Appearance --
A Jewel at Yonge and Front --
A Historic Car Wash --
Throwing Drivers a Curve. The First Plane Over Toronto --
Small a Big Mystery --
Meet Mr. Bloor --
or is It Bloore? --
New Uses for an Old Castle --
The Gardens on Mutual --
The Aikenheads --
Ironmongers Extraordinaire --
Canadian Tire Goes to Market --
The Canadian Who Helped Build the Empire State Building --
Postal History on Bay Street --
An Explosive Success --
Pioneer Industry Packs It In --
Airport Fury Flies --
"Heart" of the City --
Trolley Buses Trundle into the History Books --
Summertime Streetcars --
Trillium Flowers Again --
Auto Heritage May Hit the Road --
A Cruise into History --
Summers Past in Old T.O. Red's Back in Town --
When a Huge Snow Storm Paralyzed T.O. --
Final Curtain for Famous Theatre --
Celebrating a Christmas Tradition --
Santa Claus Comes to Town, Thankfully --
Some Super Highway History --
Hotel Fit for the Royals --
The Alexandra Palace --
"Little Norway" Trained Airborne Force in Exile --
A Prince of a Gate --
Procession of Grief --
A Taste of History at the Market Gallery --
A Sign of the Times --
"Five-Pin" Ryan Bowled Us Over with New Game --
Grandiose Transit System Certainly Not New Idea --
Canada's First Airmail Delivery --
Late --
The House that Mary Built. A "Sweetheart" of a Deal --
Memory of a Disaster --
Lighting Up the City's Past --
Our Man Filey in the Slammer --
Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow --
A Victim of the 1904 Inferno --
A Voice from the Past --
The Bugle Boy of Company "K" --
Toronto's Own Casino on Queen --
New Generation of Glitter --
Canada Zoomed Ahead with Ambitious Jetliner --
It's Time to Visit the Dock --
A Towering Proposal --
Home Sweet Streetcar --
"Lady Lindy" in Toronto --
Past Easters on Parade --
Ontario's Taj Mahal --
Transferring TTC History --
Rebirth of a Toronto Landmark --
Fort York History Unearthed.
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