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Toronto Mike'd Podcast Episode 813: The Purple Onion

In this 813th episode, Mike chats with The Purple Onion co-founder Barry Witkin about operating The Purple Onion Coffee House at 35 Avenue Road from 1960 to 1965, Buffy Sainte Marie writing Universal Soldier there, the other folk musicians who played, from Joni Mitchell to Gordon Lightfoot, his desire for a Yorkville Village museum to be incorporated in the mixed-use development slated to go on the corner of Avenue Road and Yorkville Avenue and his new job driving the StickerYou Mobile. He's joined by his very proud son Andrew Witkin, founder of StickerYou. This episode is exactly 50:57.

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