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Bayview scientist on pioneering green roofs

Bass was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 from Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, for his contributions to green roof research, and was part of the team at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) when the organization received a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.
March 21, 2017

Powerhouse restaurateur Janet Zuccarini dishes on T.O. food scene

Since opening Trattoria Nervosa in 1996, Zuccarini has refused to let her Yorkville stalwart go stale.
March 21, 2017

Renewing Leaside’s industrial heritage

Industrial properties are being given new life in Leaside. Local residents will see this sort of renewal in action when Organic Garage opens its fourth location in an old warehouse on the corner of Laird Drive and Millwood Road this year.
March 20, 2017

A ring to rally against violence and hatred

Thanks to the global village and the online info-explosion, we all, even our young ones, know too much about the sorrows of the world. Too much to feel safe. Which creates an urgent question: How do we talk to kids about this fractured and fear-inducing world?
March 20, 2017

Tommy Smythe has become a television home design expert in his own right

Tommy Smythe hosts new show dedicated to finding up-and-coming interior designers.
March 20, 2017

Hearn & Harland: Two talented cousins make their collaboration official

Musician Kevin Hearn, of Barenaked Ladies fame, and his cousin comedian Harland Williams on combining forces for a madcap musical adventure and just how deep their North York roots run.
March 16, 2017

Scruffy Murphy’s, Midtown’s Irish watering hole relocates after 20 years

Scruffy Murphy’s may have just opened its new location at Eglinton Avenue West and Redpath Avenue, but the traditional Irish pub has been a popular watering hole for locals for more than 20 years.
March 16, 2017

Stintz on Midtown: The city has to figure out a better way to protect built heritage, and fast

A recent example is the demolition of the historic Bank of Montreal building at Roselawn and Yonge. Without involving the community, the developer got a permit and razed the building. As expected, there was upset and finger pointing.
March 16, 2017

Taste Test: The Adamson BBQ team helps us pick Toronto’s best bacon breakfast sandwich

So we asked the team behind T.O.’s new Texas BBQ hot spot Adamson Barbecue, Adam Skelly and Alison Hunt, to taste-test the city’s top morning sammies. From peameal to poached eggs, which ’wich is the winner?
March 16, 2017

The Beaverton continues Canadian really fake fake news tradition

The Beaverton is a perfect example of the new media model: get some webisodes on the net, garner a following and wait for a network to pony up a real budget, which the Comedy Network did.
March 15, 2017

Thieves target Little Free Libraries on residential streets in North York

Local resident Michelle Flax set up her Little Free Library (LFL), a rustic wooden box housing used books for free perusal, three years ago on her front lawn around York Mills Road and Leslie Street. Since then, she’s enjoyed being able to share great works of literature with her neighbours.
March 14, 2017

Two-storey family home in North York sets precedent by selling for $700K over asking

This Mossgrove Trail property was only on the market for seven days
March 14, 2017

Looking Back: T.O.’s real superheroes and 143 years of bravery and battling blazes

Toronto’s firefighters once again proved their bravery in battling a massive six-alarm fire at the corner of Yonge and St. Clair last month. Dozens of firefighters aided in the effort. Thankfully nobody was killed.
March 13, 2017

Spring is going to mean traffic woes for Midtown with five new construction sites

Traffic in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue area has taken another hit: at least five construction staging proposals for the area were approved by the City of Toronto last month. Work on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT station is underway, while the construction plan for a 35-storey condo at 18-30 Erskine Ave. is under fire from parents of the adjacent John Fisher Public School.
March 13, 2017

From sandy beaches to wooden britches

March 10, 2017

The 411 on YYZ

All the tips you need to make it through Pearson Airport in one piece this March break
March 10, 2017

Marijuana dispensary violence hits Midtown

March 10, 2017

Uptown Dinesafe infractions from February

Uptown Toronto restaurants that registered infractions during recent Dinesafe inspections.
March 09, 2017

Celebrity posters popping up around town as part of art project by Peter Andrew Lusztyk

Recent celebrity sightings around town have been lighting up Toronto Instagram feeds and Facebook walls. But look closer and you’ll notice: Britney Spears’ lopsided breast, Justin Bieber looking more Ken doll than kid mogul, both trapped in billboard frames generally reserved for commercial ads. Posted outside grocery and convenience stores across Bloorcourt village and Toronto’s west end with gallery-like precision are the waxy visages of Hollywood’s A-listers.
March 09, 2017

Playwright Erin Shields looks under the hipster hood in The Millennial Malcontent

The Millennial Malcontent has its world premiere at the Tarragon Theatre on March 8.
March 08, 2017