Deja Views: From Tony’s Fruit Market to Ends on Queen Street East at Elmer Avenue

Chris Nicholls took photo above of Tony's Fruit Market in 1985. Inset photo shows the Queen Street East and Elmer Avenue location from earlier this year.

By DAVID VAN DYKE

Many Beachers will more likely remember the business that took over Tony’s Fruit Market in 1985.

That business was Ends, now obviously also vacated for quite some time. Who among us didn’t purchase sweat socks or T-shirts from this establishment?

The original image above was taken by local photographer Chris Nicholls at the northeast corner of Elmer Avenue and Queen Street East.

Thank you, Chris, for another fantastic contribution. If you’d like to see more of Chris’ work, check out chrisnicholls.live

If you, like Chris, have a box of old photos of the Beach just laying around on your basement floor, why not drop me a line at gdvandyke61@gmail.com


Did you enjoy this article? If so, you may consider becoming a Voluntary Subscriber to the Beach Metro Community News and help us continue providing the community with more local content such as this. For over 40 years, our staff have worked hard to be the eyes and ears in your community, inform you of upcoming events, and let you know what and who’s making a difference. We cover the big stories as well as the little things that often matter the most. CLICK HERE to support Beach Metro News.