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Monday, January 30, 2012

Graffiti

Newly found graffiti at the Curry and McKay area around Grove.

Source: West-end Resident

Hi Fabio, 
I live on Pelletier close to Curry, and I have a garage, with ally access and noticed on Saturday that my garage door got "tagged" with blue spray paint with the initials DCB? I think.or CBD something like that.
So, now my beige garage, had black and now new blue graffiti paint.
How do I get this off my vinyl siding and my garage door?
any ideas?

just letting you know that we have an "artist" around the area.
Thanks



Source:  West-end Resident 

Sunday, January 29, 2012

The Station Restaurant

Dear Residents:

This morning I had breakfast with a few friends at The Station restaurant located at the end of Pelletier St. just east of McKay Ave.  It has been a few months since I've been to The Station as I used to frequent the place regularly over the past few years.  For those who have never been, I highly recommend you check it out.  It's almost hidden, located at the end of Pelletier St. before the tracks, but it has great breakfast (they also serve lunch and dinner) for very low prices considering the quantity of food you are getting.

It also has a bit of history.  For those unfamiliar with the area, it is where our train station used to be until sometime before 1984 when the station ceased passenger travel.  After many years of vacancy, an arsonist put an end to the station on November 15, 1996.  However, the restaurant behind the station did not burn down and has been a local gem for the west-end community ever since.

I'll try and make it a habit to go once per week on either Saturday or Sunday morning.  Feel free to join me sometime - the first coffee is on me.

Sincerely,
Fabio Costante

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Graffiti - 900 Block of McEwan

Hi Fabio, 
I rent my home and this is what we just woke up to.  Some stuff wrote on our garage.  If anybody has seen or know  anything about this, please let us know. This happened some time last night or the night before. I will post pics here also.. thanks, this is very upsetting to me and i'm sure the landlord will be very upset also...

This happened on the 900 block of Mcewan.  Police were notified.  

Source:  West-end Resident 







Saturday, January 21, 2012

Car Break-Ins

Hello Fabio:

There was a rash of car breakins Thursday evening/morning in the 200 block of Josephine Ave. About three or four cars had there windows smashed. Unkown as to what was taken. Cops were called and took a report and location of the crime.  Thanks.

Source:  West End Resident.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Windsor Chamber of Commerce Video - Positive Stories

Dear Residents:

Recently I was nominated as a "Rising Star" in the Windsor community from the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce.  The Chamber is hosting an awards gala in April and at the gala I will be featured on video and will also be aired on Cogeco channel 11.  They wanted to feature the work I've been doing in the west-end and asked if I could round up some residents in the area to be featured as well.  We will be shooting primarily in the Bridgeview area but also perhaps in neighbourhoods close to the University and Sandwich Towne.

Please let me know if you would be interested in participating in the video.  The shoot will be held on Monday, January 23rd at 9:30am and will last for no more than an hour.  We will first meet at my house on California Ave. and proceed from there.  The more residents we can get, the better.  This is a great opportunity to show the business community and our region what the west-end is all about and how we are coming together to make a difference.

Please email me if you are interested in participating.

Thank you!

Fabio Costante

Saturday, January 7, 2012

BBQ Stolen - 100 block of Campbell

Good Morning Fabio,

I wanted to let you know that I had my BBQ stolen on New Year's Eve, shortly after midnight.  I informed the police of the robbery.  It was a Centro black and silver model.  They threw the propane tank into my backyard and wheeled the BBQ south along the alley that separates the 100-200 blocks of Campbell and Josephine.


Source: West-End Resident 



Friday, January 6, 2012

Car Break In on University Ave.

Hello:
Went for breakfast at SUBWAY,on University Ave.,on Saturday AM and ... the owner mentioned to me that his car was broken into,plus some othere residents had there cars broken into as well. I do not know when this happened but sometime within the week.  

Source:  West-End Resident