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Dr. Jess: How your four-legged friend can be hurting or helping your relationship

Some couples, like my husband and me, view dog ownership as a relationship enhancer. While I’m travelling for work, Lido, our Pomeranian, keeps Brandon company, and we see our love for her as yet another shared passion that enhances our bond.
August 08, 2017

Plumbing the depths of photographic inspiration

Scrolling through Instagram, much of what we come across consists of stylized food shots, impossibly cute animals and aspirational travel photos. Something we don’t expect to see is toilets. But that’s exactly what Dan Schaumann posts pictures of.
August 08, 2017

Paw and Order: Tails of woe from Toronto’s dog parks

Toronto is home to 230,000 dogs, 60 dog parks and zero dedicated canine enforcement officers. Things are getting pretty hairy out there; dog lovers and locals share their tails of woe.
August 03, 2017

Daily Planet: Nature can stop floods in Toronto

Spring flooding this year upended lives, inundated city streets and swamped houses, prompting calls for sandbags, seawalls and dikes to save communities. Ontario’s April rainfall was double the 30-year average. The provincial government had to boost its resources for an emergency flood response, and the City of Toronto was forced to close the Toronto Islands.
August 03, 2017

Miranda Mulholland launches Sawdust City Music Festival

August 02, 2017

Dogs deserve more from Toronto

August 02, 2017

Top 10 outdoor August concerts in Toronto

The best opportunities for taking in some live music while soaking up the rays this August in Toronto.
August 01, 2017

Why local malls are trading hands at such a torrid pace

Large pieces of developable land in the Toronto area are in high demand, but the supply is very low. Low-density neighbourhood shopping malls with a sea of parking spaces, such as Bayview Village and Galleria Shopping Centre, are being eyed for major redevelopment projects from downtown up to Richmond Hill.
July 31, 2017

Adrian Holmes is ready for his next case

Throughout its four seasons, 19-2 has been well received among both critics and audience members. In 2016, the show was nominated for an International Emmy Award. This year, Adrian Holmes won a Canadian Screen Award for best performance in a continuing leading dramatic role.
July 31, 2017

The ace up Toronto’s sleeve for the Rogers Cup

Local tennis prodigy Bianca Andreescu, raised on a steady diet of Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic, is not modest about her goals. World. Tennis. Domination. It starts this month at Rogers Cup in Toronto.
July 28, 2017

A world below Sir Winston Churchill Park

Merely a metre below Sir Winston Churchill Park is a vast containment of drinking water called the St. Clair Reservoir. Built in 1931 on lands that were donated as part of the Eaton estate, the reservoir is currently being repaired for the first time in its 85-year lifetime.
July 28, 2017

Police investigate ‘swatting’ in Rosedale

July 27, 2017

Remembering the godfather of zombie filmmaking

More than a decade ago, we found out that George A. Romero was filming one of his now-iconic zombie flicks at a suburban shopping mall in Thornhill. For some, it was like the GTA had finally made it. He was that important.
July 27, 2017

Midtowner brings home the basketball world cup

July 26, 2017

Gender-bending King Lear shines in leafy High Park production

July 26, 2017

Mexico meets Japan

July 26, 2017

Madame Boeuf and Flea, a new eatery like no other

At Madame Boeuf and Flea it’s all backyard party, all the time. The newest arm of the Anthony Rose empire — squirelled away behind Bar Begonia — is dotted with picnic tables, retro concert posters (Grateful Dead, anyone?) and, let’s be honest, a patron or two looking to get their late afternoon drank on.
July 25, 2017

Davisville resident honoured for 25 years of service at Wellspring

Christie Cass has been volunteering for the Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation at Sunnybrook Hospital since the centre’s inception in 1992.
July 24, 2017

Emmanuel Kabongo stars in CBC’s ‘21 Thunder’

Before landing his role as Junior Lolo on 21 Thunder, Emmanuel Kabongo had attended 357 auditions. The rising star knew that getting his name out there would be tough, but now that his hard work is paying off, he’s taking the time to savour his success.
July 24, 2017

Art Lives Here Lane honours community volunteers

Councillor Joe Mihevc and residents came out to name the lane — located between Kenwood Avenue and Wychwood Avenue — Art Lives Here Lane, for their efforts.
July 24, 2017