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Rally held to oppose REimagining Yonge streetscape plan

Willowdale People, a new residents’ group, has been causing a stir in North York. The group is against REimagining Yonge, a streetscaping plan introduced by Ward 23 councillor John Filion, that would see new streetscaping, bike lanes and a reduction of traffic lanes along Yonge in North York.
July 31, 2017

First Look: Kū-kŭm Kitchen combines Indigenous Canadian and French cuisines

Toronto is experiencing a renaissance for indigenous cuisine. The new midtown spot Kū-kŭm Kitchen is just one of the restaurants (along with Nish Dish) to lead that cause.
July 31, 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

Housing market sees decline in York Mills

Toronto’s once-booming real estate market is in a cooling off period, according to a report by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), and although certain pockets in Midtown are still performing well, York Mills is seeing a decline in house sales.
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

Sensational summer hats for all occasions

With summer in full bloom, it’s important to consider sun protection when heading outdoors. But how what if you want to stay chic and not compromise style for function? Well, we’ve got a hat for that. These four simple styles will take you everywhere you need to be this season.
July 25, 2017

Richmond Hill artist inspires kindness with rocks

A simple painted rock has turned into a communitywide call for kindness. As the kids of Bond Lake Public School say, “Ripples of kindness become waves of change.”
July 25, 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

Sixteen restaurants sign on to cook regional Italian food for 2nd Giro d'Italia

This weekend is the kickoff for the second installment of Giro d'Italia, Toronto's now semi-annual Italian Restaurant Week. This is a sort of thematic, focused Summerlicious that involves 16 local establishments each producing a prix fixe menu based on the cuisine from a specific Italian region.
July 21, 2017

First Look: Wong’s offers a pan-Asian take on ice cream to east-end neighbourhood

Toronto’s love for ice cream lives on, from the charcoal variety to the confection-topped kind we just can’t get enough. Cue Wong’s Ice Cream, located at Gerrard and Broadview.
July 20, 2017