WARMINGTON: Yonge-Eglinton neighbourhood a crime-infested hellhole

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In the 72 years The Homeway restaurant has served its famous food on Mount Pleasant Rd., it had never been targeted for a break-in. “We haven’t had any issues,” said Jessica Burns, of the family which started the neighbourhood legend in 1948. But times have changed in the Yonge St.-Eglinton Ave. area. Throw three massive temporary homeless shelters for the drug addicted into the mix — in the Roehampton Hotel and adjoining buildings on Broadway Ave. — and suddenly it has become a dangerous, syringe-ridden, crime-infested hellhole.