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*PLUS TAXES. PHOTO FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSE ONLY. 3400 SOURCES BLVD., D.D.O. WWW.DESSOURCES.COM By Dan Delmar The Suburban The debate on how to honour iconic Montreal writer Mordecai Richler has begun; but in certain circles, the debate is focused on preventing Richler's name from being honoured at all. Côte des Neiges-NDG borough mayor Michael Applebaum and city councillor * Brand New
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DAN DELMAR / THE SUBURBAN The cross section of Clark and Fairmont outside Wilensky's was the setting for so many of Mordechai Richer's fabled scenes. Suburban editor Beryl Wajsman's suggestion would be to cut a bit of the concrete off each of the four corners of the intersection and putting in some decorative cobblestones creating the impression of a new public square, which would be called Carré Richler. No fuss about changing1 street names, no public fight about switching with Lionel Groulx, the heart of Richler country.
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By Dan Delmar The Suburban For the owners of the new Tasse Gamine café on Park Ave., last week was rough, to say the least. Businesses on the Mile End artery are already suffering because of an ongoing road infrastructure overhaul project that will continue into the new year; parking is limited and access to their storefronts is obstructed by excavation crews, machinery and fencing. Open since June, the coffee shop has found a niche market with young families in the area by catering to young children and toddlers - with stroller parking and all. But the business is being threatened, co-owner April Defalco told The Suburban, by thousands of dollars in damage caused by a city contractor. "On Monday, we had no water. On Wednesday, there was a gas leak (after a worker ruptured the line). Firemen came See RICHLER, page 3 See MERCHANT, page 2
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