Get to know the People on Preston week of April 27thPublished on April 27, 2015

  • Lori Mellor, Preston Street BIA

  • Arturo Brisindi, Hard Science

  • Roberto Campagna, Roca Homes

  • Theresa Redmond, Resident

  • Joe Lofaro, Ital-Can Video

People on Preston? is a collection of street portraits and interviews with merchants, residents and patrons who live, work and play on Preston Street. This week's collection is featured below. Stay tuned for six new stories each week.

To see all of the People on Preston stories, visit:

Lori Mellor - "This is the most exciting career I never knew existed. It combines so many different skill sets. I came from office furniture sales, then I went into marketing and communications in a high tech company in Toronto." (Read More)


Arturo Brisindi - "I've been playing the drums for about half my life. That was my main instrument when I played with my band, My Dad vs Yours. I discovered vintage synthesizers in the mid-90s when I was around 17." (Read More)


Roberto Campagna - "The site of our office is where my grandparents lived years ago. I spent a lot of time playing here. There's a lot of nostalgia in these walls. I think everything that's happened to date and everything that's planned for the future on Preston is phenomenal. It's a very unique neighbourhood with tons of potential." (Read More)


Theresa Redmond - "We moved in about four years ago. We'd been living on Lebreton Flats and wanted more of a village; a community. The houses are just the right size; with good sized yards; not the McMansion type of thing. It's a human scale neighbourhood, which is hugely appealing." (Read More)


Joe Lofaro - "I started to become interested in video way before VHS came out. I bought my first TV camera and recorder in July 1971. I still have it here." (Read More)

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