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Stintz on Midtown: Explosion of tennis players has demand peaking at semi-private Toronto clubs

This year Rogers Cup was particularly exciting when Richmond Hill native Denis Shapovalov upset the tennis world by beating Rafael Nadal to advance to the quarter finals. Cue a youth movement at local clubs. The trouble is that there is no room.
September 05, 2017

Owner of Leaside day camp arrested

A 32-year-old man who owns and operates Afterfour day camp near Bayview Avenue and Moore Avenue is facing charges relating to an online child pornography investigation.
September 01, 2017

Post Interview: Talking minimum wage, marijuana and more with Premier Wynne

New initiatives show Premier Kathleen Wynne is ready to buck the conservatism trend with policies that appeal or pander to the province’s social activist base — especially in big cities like T.O. — with policies not unlike those of the NDP.
September 01, 2017

Glen Road stop sign divides Rosedale

August 31, 2017

Development causes iconic jeanery to change ‘zip’ code

August 30, 2017

Eye on York Region: Our area’s own Urban Design Awards

The City of Vaughan is in the midst of just that, accepting nominations for its Urban Design Awards, recognizing the best in sustainable design, heritage projects, high-quality architecture and other enhancements to the public and private realms.
August 28, 2017

Old rivalries emerge in Thornhill council

A Thornhill councillor and upstart community firebrand face off on social media and in council.
August 23, 2017

Erica Godfrey’s brainchild raises millions for Baycrest

Godfrey sits on the board at Baycrest Health Sciences and came up with the idea for the Brain Project fundraiser after she was inspired by New York’s Fabergé Big Egg Hunt in 2014 — similar to Mel Lastman’s Moose in the City. It was launched for the second year at Nathan Phillips Square in July and consists of 100 large-scale sculptures of the human brain, designed by a multitude of artists, scattered across the city.
August 22, 2017

McKenzie House a rare historical gem in rapidly developing North York

McKenzie House was built in 1913, by John and Eva McKenzie. The property was once a 144-acre farm owned by Phillip McKenzie that stretched from Yonge Street to Bayview Avenue, and from Norton Avenue to Parkview Avenue.
August 21, 2017

Reviving a dead Midtown intersection

Toronto-based developer First Capital Realty, which also owns Yorkville Village and the Pusateri’s property at Avenue Road and Lawrence Avenue West, has already begun extensive renovations to the existing six-storey building at 3080 Yonge St. overtop of the Yonge and Lawrence subway station.
August 21, 2017

Long-term effects of foreign buyer tax yet to be seen

The housing market in Richmond Hill has seen dramatic movements in 2017. According to TREB’s data, home sales doubled between January and March. However, July has seen a 53 per cent decline in sales since.
August 14, 2017

Midtown pot dispensary raided three times

August 11, 2017

Land Rover set on fire at St. Clair & Avenue

August 11, 2017

Traffic report drawing community criticism in Richmond Hill

A motion to go forward with the Yonge Street and Bernard Key Development Area (Yonge/Bernard KDA) was passed by Richmond Hill Town Council on July 10, by a 6–2 vote. A traffic report by the town’s hired consultant, Urban Planning Inc., also maps seven new street networks to be constructed for the KDA, many of which will go through residential neighbourhoods.
August 10, 2017

Real Estate: The end of the realty double-ender

The provincial government is set to ban dual agency, and the move is being greeted with approval, although some suggest more needs to be done to evolve the industry. The practice currently allows real estate brokers to represent both buyer and seller on some home sales, and critics have called it out of date due to its lack of transparency and the opportunity it presents for unfair practices.
August 10, 2017

Looking back on a popular Bayview tennis shop, just in time for Rogers Cup

Husband and wife duo Rob and Pam Horwood first opened the Merchant of Tennis in 1992. This year, the two local tennis enthusiasts are celebrating 25 years of business. Pam Horwood gave Post City the scoop on all things tennis just in time for Rogers Cup in Toronto.
August 08, 2017

City council to vote on backyard chicken ban

A pilot project that would allow residents of four Toronto wards, including Ward 21, to raise hens in their backyards was proposed at Toronto City Council last month. Councillors have yet to vote on the matter as it has been deferred until the fall.
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

Richmond Hill couple helps Caribbean hospitals

August 03, 2017