Posts Filed Under: “vintage ad”
As leisurely drive season kicks into gear, why not explore a historic route flowing through our city?
The roar of a Victorian-era retail giant.
The first brothers to be displayed as "Siamese twins" held a levee at St. Lawrence Hall.
A selection of supporters from the team's debut season.
One cockle-doodle-doo of a 19th-century novelty act.
Revisiting Toronto's original taco craze, when jalapenos were a delicacy.
At one time, Toronto was a bastion of Hungarian cuisine, especially in the "Goulash Archipelago."
The groovy club whose name later inspired the 1990s dance show.
A look at valentine trends throughout history that made Toronto swipe right.
Using old South stereotypes to sell a 1960s family dining chain.
One of a series of projects that transformed the face of Bloor and Yonge during the 1970s.
When Target Canada announced its demise, nostalgia for Zellers ensued.
During the 1970s, an American roadside icon was a presence throughout Metro Toronto.
A restaurant that welcomed the literati, community organizations, and smokers.
Back in the 1960s, people would ring in the new year with old-timey pianists.
A sampling of holiday-themed ads, featuring merry messages from brewers, department stores, disgraced politicians, and more.
Long before the Rob Ford bobblehead doll, you could own a bust of the prime minister or a print of the premier.
In the 1960s, the horror icon promoted Canadian artists by selling their work through Sears.