Monthly Archives: January 2013

Appearing at The Embassy – 1973

January 30, 2013
Appearing at The Embassy – 1973

This ad ran in the Windsor Star in February, 1973. It advertises upcoming bands playing at the Embassy Hotel, one of the bands scheduled in the ad was a little Canadian band by the name of Rush. View Larger Map Today the Embassy Hotel, is best known as the Little Memphis Cabaret. If you’re...

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Tunnel Bar-B-Q – 1954

January 28, 2013
Tunnel Bar-B-Q – 1954

From the same Windsor Tourist Guide of 1954, comes this ad that has been posted on this site previously. It was last posted back in 2008. But that was five years ago, and it is an interesting ad, that is now 49 years old. There aren’t too many restaurants in Windsor still serving up...

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Napoli Restaurant – 1954

January 25, 2013
Napoli Restaurant – 1954

From the June, 1954 edition of the Windsor And Essex County Visitor’s Guide. Gotta get some of that Pizza Pie! This would have been Walker and 42/Division? Anyone remember this place?

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Tourist Information – 1948

January 23, 2013
Tourist Information – 1948

From the 1948 Windsor And Essex County Visitor’s Guide   OFFICIAL TRAVEL INFORMATION Above is shown the Ontario Government Information Centre at the Detroit-Windsor vehicle tunnel. The reception centre is directly opposite the tunnel exit. second (sic) one is at the exit of the Ambassador Bridge. The port of Windsor is Canada’s largest port...

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Argon Apartments – 435 Dougall Rd. – 1982

January 21, 2013
Argon Apartments – 435 Dougall Rd. – 1982

From The Windsor Star – August 12, 1982: CAROL DE JONG, 10, and Troy Mills pedal in front of the Argon Apartments on Dougall Avenue Court orders apartment torn down A Windsor landlord was fined $300 for violating an Ontario Fire Marshal’s order to demolish the Argon Apartments at 435 Dougall Rd. Antonio Talerico...

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