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Midtown tenants struggle to compete in an unforgiving rental market

March 08, 2018

Proposal calls for five storeys on Chatsworth

March 07, 2018

Province halts tear down of Columbus Centre

March 01, 2018

Heritage status thwarts owner’s $3.1 mil investment

February 28, 2018

Club ready to rebuild after horrific fire

February 28, 2018

Time to pay attention to main street, Mr. Tory

If we aren’t careful, we might lose them forever and we’ll be stuck with every main street in our amazing neighbourhoods filled with bland and ordinary franchises owned by faceless corporations who care little for your kids’ soccer team.
February 23, 2018

Art for the underground set to wow Midtown in Crosstown LRT stations

In January, Metrolinx released the list of international and emerging artists that will have their work installed at six Crosstown LRT stations across Eglinton Avenue.
February 20, 2018

Stintz on Midtown: Condo crunch heads uptown

A controversial new development proposed at a north Toronto site backing onto a park has neighbours organizing and ready for a fight.
February 14, 2018

Richmond Hill Town Council split on future of William Neal House

Over the past six years, the William Neal House has seen several different owners, at least two demolition applications and a flood remediation. Now a new application to demolish the home, known as the William Neal House, was submitted on Nov. 14, 2017 by the current owner, the Mansouri Group, which intends to build a Chrysler dealership on the subject lands.
February 12, 2018

More than 200 residents pack meeting for massive Bayview Village redevelopment master plan

Concerns about traffic, density and a strain on existing infrastructure were top of mind for Bayview residents who attended the first formal community consultation meetings held last month to introduce the public to expansion plans for Bayview Village shopping centre.
February 12, 2018

Participation at seven city golf courses down 15 per cent

A report by City of Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation found that participation is down and revenue generated is less than operation costs.
February 09, 2018

$51.1 million REimagining Yonge project has been delayed again

REimagine Yonge, the $51.1 million streetscape redevelopment plan will have to wait at least one more month before Toronto City Council reaches a decision on whether to move it forward.
February 07, 2018

Rosedale Golf Club cuts down 55 trees

Local residents have questioned why the private course decided to remove a significant number of trees from its property.
February 07, 2018

New GO schedule leaves people without cars in the lurch, says MPP

After almost seven months of campaigning for peace and quiet, residents living in southern York Region are cautiously optimistic that significant progress is underway to “stop the horns” from being blasted as a result of new Stouffville-Union GO train service. However, a local lobby group and a Thornhill member of provincial parliament (MPP) are left with concerns over how a lack of direct buses impacts residents who are not able to drive to their GO stations.
February 06, 2018

Is Yorkville losing its boutique flavour?

A redevelopment plan for the plaza at 101 Yorkville Ave. is pushing out independent shops, such as Over the Rainbow and The Village Ink, to attract global brands, and some are concerned the area is losing its flavour.
February 06, 2018

Sewell on City Hall: New subway costs Toronto taxpayers $24 a trip

The subway extension to York University and beyond is now open, from Sheppard West to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, although the view from that latter station of a few buildings in a field of parking is hardly the centre of a metropolis. (From the Highway 407 station one cannot spot a single building of substance.)
February 06, 2018

Residents are urging the City to make heritage designation changes a priority

Some Midtown residents are concerned by the number of residential tear-downs in their neighbourhoods and argue the city should make sweeping heritage designation changes a priority.
February 02, 2018

We talk to Onyx Ronin, a licensed Toronto body rubber

Onyx Ronin has been a sensual massage attendant for five years. We talked to her about how her job affects her personal life, the outlook for legislating the industry and more.
February 01, 2018

Toronto in 10 Clicks: Supermoons, Raptors cruising, Doug Ford joins PC leadership race and more

From Doug Ford to the Raptors to Amazon — we round up everything you need to know about Toronto, so you don't have to.
January 31, 2018

City council could triple the number of body-rubbers licensed to offer erotic services later this month

Body-rub parlour premises are zoned to industrial areas, away from schools, places of worship and prying eyes, whereas holistic centres may occupy residentially and commercially zoned neighbourhoods.
January 31, 2018