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Treating canine pain with medical cannabis

Like Ralph’s mom, pet owners throughout the city are turning to both hemp- and cannabis-derived CBD oils to help ease the health symptoms of their loved ones.
March 22, 2017

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

As the Jays start to think regular season Bautista and Liriano in particular are bright spots

Nearly healthy and nearly ready to begin the season. That’s where the Toronto Blue Jays sit just a couple of weeks before Opening Day.
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

First Look: Jen Agg moves into Kensington with Grey Gardens

Jen Agg, the well-known restaurateur who won Toronto diners over with the Black Hoof, has added Grey Gardens in Kensington Market to her restaurant empire.
March 20, 2017

Toronto actress Alison Pill stars in the new movie Goon: Last of the Enforcers

Since her formative years in Canada’s pint-sized republic, Pill has acted in a wide variety of movies and TV series, garnering several awards and honours for her work. She received a Gemini nomination for The Pillars of the Earth and a Best Supporting Actress nod from the Vancouver Film Critics Circle for the first Goon movie.
March 20, 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

SoulCycle brings the model they popularized in LA and NYC to King West

The spinning studio that has been nothing short of a fitness phenomenon south of the border (the one that all your friends tell you about every time they come back from LA or NYC) has opened their very first Canadian location on King Street West. In case you haven’t tried spinning in quite some time, this may be the impetus you need to give it another try. With over 70 locations across the US and now expanding into Canada, they must be doing something right.
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

Dirt Candy's Amanda Cohen could be opening a restaurant in Toronto

A well-placed source tells us that Toronto-born chef Amanda Cohen has leased a space near King and Portland and plans to open a local outpost of her hyper-popular, all-vegetarian restaurant Dirt Candy.
March 14, 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

Lunch Pick: Planta’s vegan menu offers no-regrets satiety

Step into Planta any day of the week, and you'd never guess this buzzy room is swimming with folks eating entirely plant-based grub.
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

First Look: Pinky’s Ca Phe features Leemo Han’s take on Vietnamese bar food

Of all his restaurant projects, Pinky’s is the one that Han says he would be a regular diner at. “I don’t want to bastardize the food,” says Han who is taking Vietnamese flavours and refining them.
March 14, 2017