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Post Interview: CTV’s Kevin Newman has advice for fathers

CTV’s Kevin Newman co-writes memoir All Out with his son who talks about coming out of the closet and how his journey parallels his celebrity dad’s own identity issues
August 27, 2015

Sewell: Forget Olympics bid, get back to greater good

The lesson from the Pan Am Games is the great ability of the public sector to address public needs, a lesson we should again set in motion to address our troubling social problems.
August 25, 2015

Real Estate: Christie Pits is an affordable ’hood on the way up

The area that surrounds Christie Pits Park is named after the former Christie Sand Pits, a landmark rich in remnants of the last ice age. It was later converted into a park, once home to the historic Toronto Maple Leafs baseball team and the site of the 1933 Christie Pits Riot.
August 25, 2015

The Amy Schumer scandal, the thought police and free speech

Controversial comic, Amy Schumer, scheduled to make appearance in Toronto next month for Funny or Die’s Oddball Festival. Mark Breslin writes about how comedy and the thought police interact.
August 18, 2015

Cory Vitiello makes the jump from Harbord Street to television this month

Chef Cory Vitiello, the restaurateur behind the Harbord Room, THR & Co. and Flock is starring in Food Network Canada's Chef in Your Ear.
August 17, 2015

Strip Mall Gourmet: Patisserie Royale is the sweetest reason to visit Scarborough

Mounzer Jamous has been serving up freshly baked pastries to sweet-toothed Torontonians for over 15 years. Regulars would cram into the original Patisserie Royale, located on Lawrence East, picking up desserts by the kilo. Boxes would be stuffed full of the best baklava in town, pretty petit fours and various other finely crafted pastries.
August 14, 2015

City Hacks: How to find parking in downtown Toronto at the push of a button

With car parks a relatively easy discovery in the 905, residents may question the need for parking assistance. However, for those seeking out trendy Ossington eats and Queen West shopping finds, the sharing economy is ready to assist residents in the search for one of downtown Toronto’s most desired commodities: a parking space.
August 13, 2015

Lunch Pick: Jerk chicken sandwich from Albert’s Real Jamaican

Albert’s Real Jamaican is a mainstay of St. Clair West, serving authentic West Indian fare to a loyal clientele. Patrons order at the counter before tucking into the grub in the low key environs. Eats include island favourites like curry goat, jerk chicken and oxtail and peas — though we’re partial to the jerk chicken sandwich ($6.50).
August 11, 2015

The New Mid-Life: Rebecca Eckler tries the surprisingly popular bird poo facial

Rebecca Eckler tries out the bird poo facial that is specially imported from Japan and is a favourite among Japanese geishas. Trinity Medispa and Wellness at Yonge and St. Clair is the only Toronto operation offering this treatment.
August 10, 2015

Another island at the mouth of Don? Yes, please.

Redevelopment proposal includes the creation of a new Toronto island at the mouth of the Don River
August 07, 2015

Perez Hilton to star in world premiere of Full House musical

Blogger steps into Danny Tanner’s high-waisted pants
August 04, 2015

City OK’s Spadina streetscape study for Forest Hill Village

Guidelines that aim to help protect small-town feel of Forest Hill Village short on local BIA input
July 31, 2015

Sami Sharif is one of Toronto’s advanced care paramedics participating in potentially life-saving study

Midtown paramedic speaks on his work with the ICE-PACS study and its benefits
July 30, 2015

Stintz on Midtown: New pedestrian crossing and wider sidewalks needed at Yonge and Eglinton?

Whether walking the dog, getting an ice cream cone or just strolling down Yonge Street, it seems that the sidewalks around Yonge and Eglinton are busier than ever.
July 29, 2015

Dr. Jess: Absence makes the heart grow fonder and may be the secret to a happy marriage

Absence makes the heart grow fonder and may also be the secret to a happy marriage.
July 28, 2015

Potential Ontario teachers strike could delay back-to-school for some students

Potential strike has parents considering alternatives
July 28, 2015

Kathy Buckworth has your kids' summer skills hacks

Eight ways to keep the kids reading and writing while they’re off from school
July 27, 2015

Residents and councillor concerned about 22 townhomes proposed on Lawrence

A development proposal for three residential lots in Lawrence Park has residents and councillor concerned
July 23, 2015

City councillors set sights on changing 50 km/h limits in the fall

In 2012, a report by the City of Toronto’s medical officer of health noted that pedestrians have an estimated 85 per cent chance of dying when hit by a car travelling at 50 kilometres per hour (km/h),
July 22, 2015

Issues raised by Uber far greater than just a ride

Thank your lucky stars you aren’t a member of city council trying to sort how the taxi industry and Uber will work together. Mayor John Tory says it will be done in the next two months but few believe that he’s a miracle worker.
July 21, 2015