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Iconic Videoflicks rental shop on Avenue Road rolls credits

Before the days of Netflix, residents near Avenue Road relied on their local video rental store to satisfy their need to binge watch the latest TV series or have a movie marathon. Videoflicks has met those needs for more than 35 years, with owners Joe Carlino and Steve Cohen at the helm since 2004.
September 29, 2017

Police look to reunite stolen Midtown goods with rightful owners

Two male suspects have been arrested in connection to two breaking-and-enterings in the Midtown area. The Toronto Police Service (TPS) seeks to reunite recovered stolen property with owners.
September 29, 2017

Cover Story: Sarah Gadon

September 28, 2017

Toronto’s fab fall theatre guide

September 28, 2017

The exit interview: Jennifer Keesmaat

A Q&A with the outgoing chief planner for the City of Toronto Jennifer Keesmaat
September 28, 2017

Cover Story: Adan Canto

September 28, 2017

Director Guillermo Del Toro and the AGO team up for wonderfully creepy exhibit At Home With Monsters

At Home With Monsters runs until Jan. 7, and the AGO has preparing a thoroughly eerie lineup of programming to complement the spooky show, including a number of film screenings both in the gallery and as part of the Nightmare on Dundas Street Movie Nights at Jackman Hall.
September 28, 2017

Unique side of Toronto on display in three new novels

Toronto has a long history of literary works that celebrate the city, from Michael Ondaatje’s In the Skin of a Lion to the more recent Fifteen Dogs by Andre Alexis. This fall, three very different novelists were inspired to use three unique Toronto settings in their new works. We asked them why and what they loved about these neighbourhoods.
September 27, 2017

Who ya gonna call?

The Royal Conservatory of Music kicks off its 2017–18 season with a special gala presentation at Koerner Hall featuring the one-and-only Bill Murray.
September 27, 2017

Grant van Gameren celebrates one year at Harry's with Parkdale Food Bank fundraiser

On Oct. 5, from noon until 4 p.m., Harry's Char Broiled restaurant will give away its Plain Jane burgers to hungry customers, who will be asked to make a donation to the Parkdale Community Food Bank in exchange.
September 27, 2017

Thornhill anti-bullying advocate pays it forward

A Thornhill family has taken the painful experience of a childhood spent being bullied and turned it into a children’s book and a series of workshops and readings to educate kids on the dangers of bullying and to provide support for those who are suffering.
September 26, 2017

Sewell on City Hall: 80 police officers costs $12 million?

The problem is featherbedding, the term often used to describe when an organization has too many staff and not doing enough work. One problem is the requirement in the collective agreement that requires Toronto to place two officers in every patrol car after dark. It is an extraordinary waste of resources, particularly since there is so little for police officers to do in the early morning hours.
September 26, 2017

How They Met: Paul Sun-Hyung Lee of Kim’s Convenience chats marriage and more with his wife Anna

Canada’s favourite Korean family is back for season two of Kim’s Convenience, starting on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. on CBC. In anticipation, we chatted with Mr. Kim himself, otherwise known as actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, and his real-life wife, Anna, about how they met and fell in love.
September 26, 2017

Local Love: INLAND brings 70 of Canada’s top fashion designers to their show this weekend

Right now there are so many different fashion events taking place in Toronto, it’s hard to make heads or tails of it all. INLAND, however, is a fashion calendar staple. The two-day event is one of our favourite ways to experience some of Canada’s top fashion talent under one rather breathtaking roof.
September 26, 2017

Prepping your kids for the new events added to the 2020 Olympics

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo are bringing a quintet of new or revisited sports to the competition, so why not get your kids participating in these fun and exciting sports? Maybe your child could represent Canada in a future Games!
September 26, 2017

How creating graphic novels helped one Toronto teen thrive

For Evi Tampold, dealing with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child was both a curse and a blessing. A curse because she grew up with frustrating bouts of hyperactivity and rage, and a blessing because it drew her to the world of graphic novels.
September 25, 2017

Eat this Minute: ‘The Pile’ at Parkdale’s Tennessee Tavern

This quirky new Grant van Gameren haunt offers up a smorgasbord of eastern European fare.
September 25, 2017

Restaurant Review: Atlas is a boîte with bite

I continue to adore the food at Cava; Chabrol is a triumph of la cuisine française; and Atlas, their third resto, follows their model of both impeccable food and service.
September 25, 2017

Daily Planet: Why we need to stop using plastic straws

It may not seem like a big deal, but it is. In the U.S. alone, people discard 500 million straws every day or more than 180 billion a year. That’s about 1.4 million kilograms of plastic sent to landfills and oceans every day!
September 25, 2017

McEwan Food Market this weekend at Shop at Don Mills

Surprisingly, it looks like gelato season has been extended until late September this year. So, with high temperatures forecasted to reach solidly into the 30s attendees at Mark McEwan’s farmers’ market this weekend will be happy to find that Death in Venice is one of the featured vendors.
September 21, 2017