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Last Meal: A forkful of Toronto

March 08, 2018

Dream Homes: History lives here

June 14, 2017

News Feature: City to end tax relief for owners of vacant main street stores

From a popular watering hole for locals in the lower Village to a bustling toy store that parents and children flocked to on Eglinton Avenue, these once buzzing establishments have sat empty for years, occupying dead zones in Midtown Toronto that locals say affect the vibrancy of main streets.
January 11, 2017

Dream Homes: Midtown modern romance

November 09, 2016

Backyard battlegrounds: four Midtown development proposals head to the Ontario Municipal Board

The fate of these Midtown development proposals will be decided at the OMB this October. Find out who the key players are, the issues they'll be debating and why each decision could help shape the future of our neighbourhoods.
October 12, 2016

Real Estate Roundtable: Our fall panel predicts a tamer but still robust market

How will Vancouver’s housing market fare from B.C.’s foreign investor tax? Our panel of experts weighs in on its potential ramifications and what it could mean for Toronto.
September 14, 2016

Real Estate Roundtable: Greater gains in the 2014 house and condo market

This summer saw better-than-expected gains in house and condo sales. We asked our roundtable experts if the market will remain hot
September 16, 2014

Real Estate Roundtable 2014

As we convened our 7th Annual Real Estate Roundtable, Toronto’s market has continued to soar. Prices are high, inventory is low. Here’s what the GTA’s top market experts had to say about 2014.
March 05, 2014

Developer destroys trees without permit

Councillor Karen Stintz, neighbours, halt trucks in their path.
March 03, 2014

Ecks and the City: A pampering fit for a czarina

To get into the spirit of the Sochi games, I decided to try the famous Banya experience, then got beaten. With leaves.
February 07, 2014

Lower Village design study requested

Councillor wants to see neighbourhood’s character preserved.
January 07, 2014

Retail Therapy: Lost & Found

Part menswear store and part coffee shop, Lost & Found may seem like a retail experience at first glance, but it’s a little more than that.
January 03, 2014

Soulpepper’s head honcho Albert Schultz is ready to go to war

For Soulpepper’s 17th season, founding member and artistic director Albert Schultz is scheduled to reprise his role in The Norman Conquests trilogy and to direct four shows. Busy, sure, but variety is the spice of this impresario’s theatrical life at the helm of one of the country’s most successful theatre companies.
January 03, 2014

For comics, Rob Ford is the gift that keeps on giving

But political humour is more than just cheap gags: it can influence an election.
January 01, 2014

Never bin better: Cool shipping container outdoor market inspires others to jump on trend

Innovative use of shipping containers has been a hot trend globally for years, in progressive locales from Copenhagen to Paris, but it took Toronto’s Scadding Court Community Centre to get the ball rolling in the city. Now, with the growing popularity of pop-up shops as well as local and sustainable goods and services, the bin trend seems poised to take off.
December 30, 2013

Zen and the art of Keanu Reeves

Local legend talks about his childhood obsession with hockey, his action-packed new flick, and how he gets by with help from his motorcycle and a little red wine.
December 25, 2013

Lessons from Haiyan: Poll shows Canadians want climate action

As people in the Philippines struggle with the devastation and death from the worst storm to hit land in recorded history (typhoon Haiyan), world leaders met in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss the climate crisis.
December 20, 2013

Heroes, heartache and the beauty of hockey

Toronto writer Dave Bidini’s latest work explores his childhood idol Dave Keon.
December 17, 2013

Toronto Public Health’s chief medical officer talks about crack, calories and conditional passes

Last winter, the Fords pushed Toronto’s head public medical officer, Dr. David McKeown, into the limelight. Robbie was furious because a) the top doc wanted to lower Toronto’s speed limits and b) McKeown’s $300K salary enraged the fiscal conservative. We caught up with our metropolis’ top doc to gab about the projects he’s launched and planning to launch.
December 06, 2013

Jason Collett’s beloved Basement Revue Series returns this month

There are a number of holiday traditions in Toronto — from the National Ballet of Canada’s Nutcracker to Andy Kim’s festive concert. One of the best-kept secrets is Jason Collett’s Basement Revue Series. But after Feist backed up a reading by Michael Ondaatje at one of last year’s shows, the secret is out.
December 04, 2013