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From towers to townhouses: A Richmond Hill highrise development gets a major scale back

After four years of development limbo, an original proposal for two residential towers at 370 Red Maple Rd. has been resubmitted as a reduced plan for a townhouse development, slashing the number of units by 74 per cent and the height from 16 and 18 storeys high to three-storey townhouses.
September 21, 2017

Unique sidewalk letters hit third T.O. neighbourhood

Toronto artist Victor Fraser sets himself apart from the conventions of street art, inviting the public to watch him in the process of creating instead of simply observing a static image. And his unique works have been spotted in neighbourhoods throughout the city, including new findings in the Beaches.
September 21, 2017

Lawsuit over sale of Wekerle chapel closed

Property dispute between siblings and buyer comes down to ‘uniqueness’
September 20, 2017

Local fave Feist falls for Massey Hall

September 20, 2017

Monika tries slacklining, the city’s hottest new workout

This is slacklining, a moving meditation. It forces you to narrow your focus, and everything falls away as you try to maintain balance and move across the line. Recent studies suggest that it can also improve core balance, help prevent knee injuries and aid in strengthening and rehabbing legs.
September 19, 2017

A guide to the 2017 edition of JFL42

JFL42, which now hits our city every late September, has evolved into a greatest hits version of the full-blown Just for Laughs in Montreal. There may only be 42 acts to see, but increasingly they’ve become the 42 acts audiences most want to see.
September 18, 2017

Raising vegetarians: Do your kids really need meat?

Upeslacis consulted a nutritionist and did her research. She wanted her daughter to grow up without depending on animal products, so she stood firm in her decision.
September 18, 2017

Policy tools could help GTA neighbourhoods adapt to changing market and demographics

It may be hard to imagine Thornhill Woods or Rouge Woods could similarly one day have empty playgrounds, but they too are fast becoming places where prices put them out of reach for many people looking for that first family home in the suburbs.
September 18, 2017

Thornhill mom-and-pop shop fights back

September 15, 2017

How to have a happy relationship

September 15, 2017

Of sonic avatars and planetary orbits

September 15, 2017

Fall in love with new fiction

September 15, 2017

Too Close to Call: The best of fall’s fests

This month, the Ukrainian Festival & Polish Festival go head-to-head. Which west end T.O. fest has the best eastern European party in town?
September 14, 2017

How to raise an emotionally intelligent child

That they can Google 24/7. But you can’t Google emotional intelligence, sometimes dubbed EQ. You can’t fake it, you can’t cram for it, and it’s pretty hard to learn once you’re grown up. All of which make the stakes pretty high on raising a child with EQ.
September 14, 2017

The future is STEM

September 13, 2017

North York football star comes home to play for Argos

September 13, 2017

Controversy surrounding the redevelopment of De La Salle site dates back to 2014

The site will see 19 four-storey townhouses constructed in an L shape surrounding the sports field.
September 12, 2017

How to turn the 9 in 10 kids who don't get enough daily activity into outside kids

Being outdoors can reduce stress and symptoms of attention deficit disorders.
September 12, 2017

Ron Sexsmith pens fairy tale that's out this month

Songwriting I understand, because I’ve been there. It was hard in the beginning, but you learn to troubleshoot, and with songs you have the luxury of melody and repetition. With the book, I had so many questions about dialogue and how to move the story forward.
September 12, 2017

Bloor businesses disagree on bike lanes

The outcome of the bike lanes pilot project on Bloor Street is just around the bend, as city officials prepare to vote on their permanent installation this fall. However, the year-long pilot has been a bumpy ride, with residents and businesses on both sides of the debate.
September 11, 2017