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How do you like them apples? <b>(4 photos)</b>

How do you like them apples? (4 photos)

In this edition of Remember This, Mary Harris looks back at J.W. Gossling booming apple business
Percy Pelch, Pt. 2: Thief, daredevil and escape artist <b>(4 photos)</b>

Percy Pelch, Pt. 2: Thief, daredevil and escape artist (4 photos)

Barrie police and Mary Harris continue to chase down Percy Pelch in this week's Remember This?
Percy Pelch: Thief, daredevil and escape artist <b>(4 photos)</b>

Percy Pelch: Thief, daredevil and escape artist (4 photos)

Follow the police and Mary Harris as they chase down Percy Pelch in this week's Remember This?
Theatre Block: Vairville is Barrie's forgotten neighbourhood

Theatre Block: Vairville is Barrie's forgotten neighbourhood

This is the final installment in the Theatre Block saga, focusing on the now vacant corner of Dunlop West and Mary Street where a fire destroyed the building in 2007
The Theatre Block: When gas pumps became a menace <b>(4 photos)</b>

The Theatre Block: When gas pumps became a menace (4 photos)

By 1928, Barrie had created a bylaw that said that no more gas pumps were to be erected along Dunlop and Elizabeth streets
The Theatre Block: Harold Hill's booming auto business <b>(8 photos)</b>

The Theatre Block: Harold Hill's booming auto business (8 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris offers part six of her exploration of Barrie's theatre block
Theatre Block: The most happening part of the downtown business district <b>(5 photos)</b>

Theatre Block: The most happening part of the downtown business district (5 photos)

The evolution of the death business was also in plain sight along Elizabeth Street, now Dunlop Street West
Remember This: Theatre Block Part 4 <b>(4 photos)</b>

Remember This: Theatre Block Part 4 (4 photos)

This stretch of Elizabeth Street, now known as Dunlop Street West, was no stranger to action
Auto garage with gas pumps once occupied Theatre Block (4 photos)

Auto garage with gas pumps once occupied Theatre Block (4 photos)

Late in the 1930s, the bloom was off the rose and the corner businessmen were as likely to be found in a courtroom as they were to be in their shops
The hidden history of the Theatre Block <b>(5 photos)</b>

The hidden history of the Theatre Block (5 photos)

In this edition of Remember This, Mary Harris takes us back to the dawn of moving pictures