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 […]

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Proposed Changes to Harvard Road Guelph Transit Service

Guelph Transit is proposing changes to a couple Bus routes that serve a large number of University of Guelph students. A presentation from a delegation of residents, entitled ‘Transit Buses on Harvard Road’ requested the reduction and removal of buses from Harvard Road, suggesting that the buses use arterial roads rather than Harvard Road. The City […]

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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 […]

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Guelph Central Station Building to be Renovated

After much delay, the City of Guelph released a tender for a general contractor to start renovation work this spring at Guelph Central Train Station. In 2013, a tender was released however a contractor was not found that would stay within the $925,000 budget approved by council. The new budget is now $2.1 million which was  approved by Council […]

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 […]