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Forever Yonge Street: Your memories paint a fascinating picture

August 20, 2012, The Star. If streets could speak, Yonge might tell us what it’s been like to serve as Toronto’s spine for over two centuries, and what she thinks of her newest look, the month-long “Celebrate Yonge” pedestrian fair that launched Friday. But roads can’t talk.

So the Star asked you — our readers — to tell Yonge Street’s story with your own memories, and approached residents and shopkeepers for theirs as well. From horse-drawn wagons to the G20, the collected threads weave a rich tapestry of city life spanning 90 years. Read More…