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Sewell on City Hall: Tax increases based on market value assessments could ruin main street

The tax rate is applied to the assessed value of a property to create the property taxes that must be paid, and that assessment is based on market value. With the rapid escalation in sale prices in the city — particularly in the Yonge Street corridor where the condominium market is hottest — market values of many properties have risen quite astronomically.
October 05, 2017

Beware, in the Don Valley, there be monsters

If you frequently walk or cycle through the Lower Don Trail at night, beware: you can now expect to find yourself face-to-face with a giant concrete monster. Monsters for Beauty, Permanence and Individuality, a collection of concrete gargoyles by artist Duane Linklater, is the first art installation in the new Don River Valley Park Art Program.
October 05, 2017

Fall Stage Guide: Groundbreaking choreographer Robert Binet brings the chaos to Fall Dance North

This month, his Children of Chaos is part of Fall Dance North, which has 10 companies presenting works over three nights from Oct. 4 to 6 at the Sony Centre.
October 04, 2017

Midtown merchants react to new minimum wage

October 04, 2017

Polaris Prize-winning Lido Pimienta performs at CAMINOS arts festival this weekend

Lido Pimienta is one of the performers at CAMINOS 2017 — a festival of new work by Pan-American, Indigenous and Latinx artists. It runs from Oct. 4 - 8 at the Aki Studio and Artscape Daniels Spectrum.
October 03, 2017

Fall Stage Guide: Dance like everyone is watching

The top contemporary dance works on tap for T.O. this fall.
October 03, 2017

The tallest building in Richmond Hill approved by OMB

The building, at 9218 Yonge St., in the Yonge and 16th Avenue Key Development Area, will be 29 storeys high, much higher than the town official planning policy 20-storey limit parameters. However, this approval did not pass without a fight from councillors and staff planners with the Town of Richmond Hill.
October 03, 2017

Lights: The Juno Award winner tells us about her fourth studio album

Canadian alt-pop princess Lights has been busy since the release of her last Juno Award–winning 2014 album Little Machines. In the last three years she’s been working on her first concept album and fourth studio album, Skin&Earth.
October 02, 2017

Mark Breslin’s guide to Toronto’s six best comedy shows this season

Looking for some big chuckles this fall? — check out these shows
October 02, 2017

Toronto Maple Leafs memorabilia bought by the Canadian Museum of History

Mike Wilson, also known as “the Ultimate Leafs Fan,” and his partner Debra Thuet, have been searching for the past four years for a new, permanent residence for their massive collection. After numerous discussions with realtors, auctioneers, the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Toronto Maple Leafs and a number of corporations, Wilson said he’s thrilled his collection’s new home will be a stone’s throw from Parliament Hill at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que.
October 02, 2017

Kenneth Mitchell: From North York to the new ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ series

Be prepared to see a lot more of Kenneth Mitchell, only you might not recognize him with all the prosthetics and wardrobe covering him. As the Klingon leader Kol in the new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, Mitchell joins an all-star cast that includes Jason Isaacs, Michelle Yeoh, Doug Jones and Sonequa Martin-Green of The Walking Dead.
September 29, 2017

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