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  Thread: Restaurant casualties of COVID-19
Post: RE: Restaurant casualties of COVID-19

Mongolian Grill in Waterloo permanently closing.  https://www.kitchenertoday.com/local-news/mongolian-grill-in-waterloo-permanently-closing-2818921
  jgsz Food, Dining and Nightlife 145 95,285 10-24-2020, 07:33 PM
  Thread: Restaurant casualties of COVID-19
Post: RE: Restaurant casualties of COVID-19

Nanaz Kitchen - Mediterranean Restaurant & Catering is permanently closed.  (close to the Waterloo Market but hard to find) I never made it to this restaurant but reviews from my foodie friends wer...
  jgsz Food, Dining and Nightlife 145 95,285 10-23-2020, 09:39 AM
  Thread: Post your pictures of Waterloo Region!
Post: RE: Post your pictures of Waterloo Region!

taylortbb Wrote: (10-22-2020, 05:28 PM) -- Took this photo of Roos Island in Victoria Park last night. -- Very nice.
  jgsz Waterloo Region Photography 536 434,269 10-22-2020, 06:25 PM
  Thread: Charlie West (Charles & Gaukel) | 31 fl | Complete
Post: RE: Charlie West (Charles & Gaukel) | 31 fl | U/C

The crane was raised today, possibly for the last time.
  jgsz Urban Areas 1,072 601,054 10-07-2020, 12:24 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

Rainrider22 Wrote: (10-05-2020, 08:32 AM) -- jeffster Wrote: (10-04-2020, 10:23 PM) -- I didn't read the article due to paywall, and at time The Record does report responsible journalism, but it als...
  jgsz Transportation and Infrastructure 1,373 1,118,266 10-05-2020, 09:07 AM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

Rainrider22 Wrote: (10-03-2020, 11:32 AM) -- Typical Record style..  look for the negative in a story instead of the positive... -- I think of it as responsible journalism. The Record gives the bas...
  jgsz Transportation and Infrastructure 1,373 1,118,266 10-03-2020, 04:07 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

There is a feature article about Pivot Airlines in today’s Record. Pivot has years of experience and it might be the perfect fit for YKF.   https://tinyurl.com/y3mhcccq
  jgsz Transportation and Infrastructure 1,373 1,118,266 10-03-2020, 10:06 AM
  Thread: Duke Tower Kitchener | 39 fl | completed
Post: RE: Duke Tower Kitchener | 39 fl | U/C

I just noticed that they started work on the parking garage beside Mary’s place. It will be interesting to watch how they join the two parts.
  jgsz Urban Areas 1,392 594,568 10-01-2020, 06:34 PM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: The COVID-19 pandemic

danbrotherston Wrote: (10-01-2020, 07:45 AM) -- jgsz Wrote: (10-01-2020, 07:33 AM) -- Can we agree to use a different word than “lockdowns?”  Lockdowns have such negative connotations that it’s not ...
  jgsz General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,356 882,751 10-01-2020, 07:55 AM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: The COVID-19 pandemic

Can we agree to use a different word than “lockdowns?”  Lockdowns have such negative connotations that it’s not surprising so many people rebel at the thought of being in a lockdown. It sounds like pr...
  jgsz General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,356 882,751 10-01-2020, 07:33 AM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: The COVID-19 pandemic

Thanks for compiling these numbers on a regular basis.  Much appreciated.
  jgsz General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,356 882,751 09-25-2020, 01:24 PM
  Thread: Lower Kitchener (534 Charles St E) | 32, 27, 15 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours

tomh009 Wrote: (09-24-2020, 11:16 AM) -- Spokes Wrote: (09-24-2020, 10:08 AM) -- Unfortunately my first thoughts.  I hope we're wrong. -- Why the concern with Vive in particular? Because they have...
  jgsz Urban Areas 148 32,175 09-24-2020, 12:40 PM
  Thread: Fish and chips
Post: RE: Fish and chips

Last week we had halibut and chips at the Halibut House in the Highland Hills Mall.  The fist and chips were very good.  The batter on the fish was light and crispy.  It reminded me of the batter on L...
  jgsz Food, Dining and Nightlife 6 1,932 09-24-2020, 07:25 AM
  Thread: Lower Kitchener (534 Charles St E) | 32, 27, 15 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours

westwardloo Wrote: (09-23-2020, 10:56 AM) -- Story in the record today about a "gateway" development in East kitchener. It will be a 3 phased development starting with a 32 storey tower. It will be a...
  jgsz Urban Areas 148 32,175 09-23-2020, 12:53 PM
  Thread: Downtown outdoor spaces
Post: RE: Downtown outdoor spaces

Let’s change the name from Vogelsang Green to Vogelsang concrete.  
  jgsz Urban Design 247 139,519 09-20-2020, 03:49 PM
  Thread: The Breithaupt Block Phase III | 11 fl | U/C
Post: RE: The Breithaupt Block Phase III | 10 fl | U/C

Thanks for all the pics.
  jgsz Urban Areas 633 299,312 09-20-2020, 11:08 AM
  Thread: Duke Tower Kitchener | 39 fl | completed
Post: RE: Duke Tower Kitchener | 39 fl | U/C

Square Wrote: (09-16-2020, 05:19 PM) -- Is the crane broke  again or can they not lift it higher?  No outside work since Friday. -- I saw some workers working on it yesterday.  It sure let’s like t...
  jgsz Urban Areas 1,392 594,568 09-16-2020, 08:51 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

I hope this happens.  https://www.waterlooairport.ca/Modules/News/index.aspx?newsId=43c2d635-be33-42b8-8a2d-8419f9e0ba24
  jgsz Transportation and Infrastructure 1,373 1,118,266 09-15-2020, 09:30 AM
  Thread: 30-40 Margaret Ave | 3 fl townhouses | Planned
Post: RE: Avenue M | 6 + 6 fl | Cancelled

If a developer comes forward to build Avenue M they should buy 64 Margaret from Vive Developments.  Sorry, but I have no faith that Vive will build anything big. Maybe they should stick to renovations...
  jgsz Urban Areas 251 96,562 09-14-2020, 06:59 PM
  Thread: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News
Post: RE: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News

tomh009 Wrote: (09-12-2020, 10:33 PM) -- Bob Evans ... Big Boy ... Denny's. I am clearly not sufficiently appreciative of the American Chain Family Restaurant Cuisine. -- I avoid all American chain...
  jgsz Food, Dining and Nightlife 2,317 2,049,787 09-13-2020, 07:10 AM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: The COVID-19 pandemic

This is getting depressing. Covid-19 seems relentless even though most of us are doing what we can to stop the spread.
  jgsz General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,356 882,751 09-10-2020, 02:36 PM
  Thread: Waterloo Region Startups
Post: RE: Waterloo Region Startups

This is very good news for Startups and the Region.  https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/toronto-waterloo-innovation-corridor-joins-silicon-valley-1.5712682
  jgsz Waterloo Region Economy 3 4,598 09-07-2020, 06:24 PM
  Thread: Charlie West (Charles & Gaukel) | 31 fl | Complete
Post: RE: Charlie West (Charles & Gaukel) | 31 fl | U/C

The crane is going higher today.
  jgsz Urban Areas 1,072 601,054 09-02-2020, 07:39 AM
  Thread: Duke Tower Kitchener | 39 fl | completed
Post: RE: Duke Tower Kitchener | 39 fl | U/C

September 1, 2020 DTK this afternoon.  It looks like the crane will have to be raised soon.
  jgsz Urban Areas 1,392 594,568 09-01-2020, 05:15 PM
  Thread: St Mark's Place (825 King St W) | 4 fl | completed
Post: RE: 825 King St W redevelopment | 4 fl | Planned

ac3r Wrote: (08-27-2020, 11:17 AM) -- I have to say, living in a converted church would be really cool. -- This church on Blvd. St. Laurent in Montreal's Little Italy has been converted to housing....
  jgsz Urban Areas 23 5,788 08-27-2020, 12:45 PM
  Thread: Highland Square | 15 & 16 fl | U/C
Post: RE: Galena Towers | 15 & 16 fl | U/C

Is Highland Square the new name for Galena Towers?   https://renthighlandsquare.ca/?fbclid=IwAR1yZ7ti4rW5XP5n4qrBxgniV9dKu1sl6HKjMC4F82c23HubhlcIzDl1dEA (https://renthighlandsquare.ca/?fbclid=IwAR1...
  jgsz Suburbs 22 16,438 08-18-2020, 07:53 AM

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