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Seven guitar makers to honour Group of Seven

Seven of the top guitar makers in Canada have each made a masterwork guitar paying homage to one of the members of Canada's most famous artist collectives – the Group of Seven. The artists’ work is part of the Group of Seven Guitar Project, a new art exhibition, commissioned by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, in Kleinburg, Ont., set to open to the public on May 6.
March 23, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Toronto researcher tackles the “Are you getting enough?” question

Studies suggest that couples who have sex more frequently are happier, but Amy Muise (PhD), now an assistant professor at York University, and her team found that this associated happiness maxes out at once per week. Muise explains that weekly sex seems to be enough to maintain the connection, and the happiness boost is really about prioritizing intimacy and sex — not about keeping score.
March 23, 2017

Thornhill School review on hold

Parents at Stornoway Crescent Public School (SCPS) welcomed the York Regional District School Board’s (YRDSB) decision to put the review of possible closure of their children’s school on hold.
March 23, 2017

Mirvish announces Broadway musical smash hit Hamilton finally coming to Toronto...eventually

Although jumping the gun substantially on the announcement of its 2019-20 season, Mirvish just couldn't contain the glee and had to share that it had finally landed the Hamilton touring production as part of that season.
March 23, 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

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

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

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

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

Singing the blues

Steve Strongman met the love of his life, Meredith, while performing at a bar in Kitchener.
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