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The return of the parking pad as an issue is midtown neighbourhoods

In many areas of the city, particularly in Ward 16, residential parking is at a premium. Many of my residents do not have lots large enough to accommodate legal driveways and have to apply for front yard parking pads.
February 28, 2017

Remembering the king of Queen West cool

Recently, a batch of songs from a live recording of Handsome Ned‘s band was uncovered thanks to a chance meeting in Roncesvalles between Jim Masyk (Ned’s brother) and X-Ray Macrae, the former manager at the Horseshoe. A concert was held and the recordings released as a Cameron House Records album.
February 28, 2017

Daily Planet: T.O. needs technology based on nature

Solar roads could be a step in that direction. Roads, sidewalks and parking lots cover massive areas. Using them to generate power means less environmental disturbance, as no new land is needed to house solar operations.
February 28, 2017

Undiscovered Eats: Move over Parkdale, Gerrard East is the new cool foodie ’hood

Much like Parkdale, Gerrard and Jones has a bit of an unsavoury history. Pre-reno, the Maple Leaf Tavern was the mother of all dive bars. Not exactly what one wants as the keystone to a neighbourhood. But its recent reno (which took a cool three years) has helped energize the area, transforming it from rough-around-the-edges to foodie magnet and helping to act as bait for those looking for a place to set up roots.
February 27, 2017

Time to invest in red-hot Annex real estate?

This multi-unit home on Brunswick Avenue in the midst of renovations sold for more than $2 million after two weeks on the market. Roman Gofman, a realtor with Forest Hill Real Estate, chats with Post City about 410 Brunswick Ave.
February 27, 2017

Toronto human rights lawyer Paolo Gomez empowers survivors

Paola Gomez’s career has been a convergence of human rights law, social justice, creative writing and artistic expression. It has culminated in her recently receiving the Constance E. Hamilton Award, given to recognize those who have made a significant contribution to improving the social, economic and political status of women in Toronto.
February 24, 2017

Locals envision new park over Rosehill Reservoir near Yonge and St. Clair

For locals living in the Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue area, the Rosehill Reservoir is first and foremost their park. So when the Summerhill Residents Association (SRA) heard the beloved green space would be torn apart for rehabilitation work, they wanted to ensure the community would have a say in its redesign.
February 24, 2017

Garth Drabinsky brings Sousatzka to the stage at the perfect moment

Rehearsals for the large-scale (in every way possible) new musical Sousatzka are well underway at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre.
February 23, 2017

Adam McDowell on life as a columnist, writer and drinks expert on CTV’s The Social

Adam McDowell’s first book, ‘Drinks: A User’s Guide,’ was released in 2016
February 23, 2017

Dream Homes: Row- and townhouses at a luxury price in midtown Toronto

The townhome and row house trend is gaining momentum in the city, and many are looking to the compact living spaces as an alternative to condos and the ballooning fees. Herewith, two Midtown options currently on the market.
February 23, 2017

For his new restaurant on Ossington, Brandon Olsen has gone bananas

Brandon Olsen is a man obsessed with process. Prior to opening of his French restaurant on Ossington, La Banane, the chef spent hours in the kitchen breaking down every element of his menu in progress.
February 21, 2017

Celebrating 25 years since Roberta Bondar became the Rosedale Rocket

Dr. Roberta Bondar became the first Canadian woman to enter space 25 years ago, shattering a glass ceiling that was truly out of this world. She also paved the way for the only other Canadian woman to travel to space, Julie Payette.
February 21, 2017

Restaurant Review: Chef Steve Gonzalez is back with his gigantic new King West eatery

Cherry-picking the menu works really well. Some of the fusion items, where East meets Latin, are really fun. Chef’s suite of ceviches are superbly entertaining: we’re captivated by the variegated flavours of tiraditos, raw tuna napped in passion fruit and lulo sauce, with black and white sesame seeds, chili-studded purée of butternut squash and baby greens.
February 16, 2017

Sherry Cooper on whether a tax on foreign buyers would help with Toronto’s affordability problem

Since British Columbia introduced a 15 per cent land transfer tax on foreign non-residents, there has been speculation that Ontario would do the same. So far, the effect in B.C. has been an apparent slowdown in home sales and price gains at the high end of the single-family home market.
February 16, 2017

Post-ROM sips at Museum Tavern

Blink and you’ll miss Museum Tavern. Squirreled upstairs and across the street from the Royal Ontario Museum sits the suitably named brasserie. The charming space has been satiating museum goers since it opened back in 2012.
February 15, 2017

One purr-fect party: Downsview park to host its own kitty cat conference this spring

KittyCatCon, Canada’s first ever cat conference, is a two-day event that will hit Toronto this spring.
February 15, 2017

Leaside news: Laird development guidelines too little, too late?

Leaside development guidelines too late? Developers already determining what will happen ahead of study.
February 15, 2017

9 Toronto couples help us look back on their first date, kiss, or fight for Valentine’s Day

A look into the lives and romance of some of T.O.’s power couples. From who made the first move to who caused the first fight.
February 14, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Straight from the heart this Valentine’s Day

Drop the clichéd plans and try a new way to celebrate love, and then do it all year long.
February 14, 2017

The couple who CrossFits together

Etalk's Devon Soltendieck met his now wife, Ashley Applebaum, while he was working as a MuchMusic VJ and she was his publicist
February 13, 2017