Soho Celebrates Black History Month

There is no London neighbourhood more tied to the city’s black community than Soho. It’s fitting to recall that part of our community’s history in February, which is officially designated as Black History Month. Editor’s Note:  This article is originally published in 2010 and has been retained for archival purposes.

SoHo Fire Lights Up Downtown London

At 2 a.m. on May 25, 1905, one of London’s most spectacular fires lit up the skies of downtown London. That fire was at Dyment-Baker Lumber, on the northeast corner of Bathurst and Wellington Streets. Before the fire was contained, some 10 hours later, it also damaged much of the London Machine Tool Company; lumber […]