Vintage Guelph

Long gone street names of Guelph

The Guelph Public Library’s Historically Guelph/Guelph Then and Now Blogs have an excellent article about the various street names of old Guelph. “Fleet, Manchester, Devonshire…what do these names have in common?  They’re the former names of Yorkshire, Glasgow and Dublin Streets, south of Waterloo Avenue.  But Waterloo wasn’t Waterloo, it was called Market Street back in the […]

Newswire

Have your say on the Wilson Street Reconstruction

The City of Guelph invites the public to have their say on the Wilson Street Parkade planned to be built in 2017. Two public consultation sessions are planned on Thursday, April 21 and Tuesday April 26th at City Hall to receive input on Wilson Street and parkade features and design. The Wilson Street parking project includes the […]

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Guelph Sports Hall of Fame

The Guelph Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1992 with sponsorship from the City of Guelph and the Kiwanis Club of Guelph. It is a non-profit organization. The Hall recognizes and honours the achievements of Guelph individuals and teams who have attained prominence and distinction in any field of sport and those who have made […]

Transit

What’s the Best Place for a Bus Stop?

In a recent article for Citylab, Aarian Marshall reports on McGill University doctoral candidate Ehab Diab and the transportation planner and associate professor Ahmed El-Geneidy study that suggests there’s a best—and cheapest corner for passenger pickups. The ideal bus stop placement has been a matter of debate for many. Some believe the best place to […]

Vintage Guelph

Drive-In Classics – A look at Guelph’s Mustang Drive In Theatre

Article By Steven Petric Ah, the drive-in movie. There is something about hearing the ‘Beach Boys’ playing from the speakers inside a vintage ’50’s era snack bar. There is no mistaking that feeling of a different era, especially at the Mustang Drive-In in Guelph. The Mustang’s owners have been promoting that feeling of retro at the 1959 […]