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Stacked townhouse proposal in North Toronto heads to OMB

An appeal headed to the Ontario Municipal Board will decide if plans to build stacked town homes on Roehampton Avenue can proceed.
January 10, 2018

Patrick Brown set to battle Wynne in election and courtroom

Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown released the party’s new platform in preparation for the provincial election scheduled for June 7, 2018. In a speech at the party’s policy convention on Nov. 25, Brown outlined the platform, called the People’s Guarantee.
January 09, 2018

Armour Heights resident accused of clearing 50 trees

Local battle ensues over tree clearing; application to build a separate house on property appealed to the OMB
January 05, 2018

David Dunlap Observatory back in town hands

Following the transfer of the David Dunlap Observatory (DDO) lands into public hands, a Richmond Hill Town Council vote over control of programming at the cherished heritage building has created a rift in the York Region astronomical community.
December 29, 2017

OMB ruling raises questions on state of historic Richmond Hill core

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has sided with the Town of Richmond Hill and blocked an eight-storey, mixed-use building proposal in the downtown heritage core on Yonge Street, between Centre Street and Dunlop Street.
December 28, 2017

Lifestyle films help move houses

Owners hoping to sell high-end properties are increasingly turning to glossy, professionally produced lifestyle videos to attract buyers and generate interest in listings.
December 27, 2017

Regent Theatre hits the market for $9 mil

The Regent Theatre, at 551 Mount Pleasant Rd., first opened in 1927 and continues to show movies to this day, with an auditorium that can hold up to 500 people. The property was recently listed on the city’s heritage register and is now up for sale by the Sorokolit family. It is listed for $9 million with Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc., Brokerage.
December 22, 2017

5 interviews with Torontonians who made headlines in 2017

This year, we felt a sea change in Toronto’s local political debate. Identity came to the forefront and things generally moved in a more progressive direction.
December 22, 2017

The 3 headline stories that made news in 2017

As Trump was rattling sabers with Kim Jong-un and Harvey Weinstein and his ilk were called out for their sexual predation, there was also plenty to write about locally in Toronto.
December 20, 2017

Big push for off-leash area at Yonge-Eglinton

Residents in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue area could be getting a place for their pets to play after years of pushing for a designated off-leash dog park.
December 18, 2017

Stintz on Midtown: Make developers pay

For most people, buying a house is the most significant decision they make because it will be the place they live, send their kids to school, meet neighbours, make friends and build community. Since a house purchase is usually for the long term, the quality of the schools in the area is a key consideration when choosing a neighbourhood.
December 18, 2017

City staff review Bayview Village master plan

A developer has submitted a new application to redevelop the Bayview Village Shopping Centre, which has been greeted with some questions and skepticism by the local community. The master plan is making its way through the City of Toronto planning process.
December 14, 2017

An artistic chimney in Toronto that sounds like cormorants

The Living City Art Exhibition, at Toronto's Evergreen Brick Works runs until Dec. 31.
December 13, 2017

Racist posters appear in Midtown

Posters believed to be linked to a white nationalist group surfaced in two Midtown neighbourhoods last month, worrying residents.
December 12, 2017

Of inflatable Santas and other Moore Park miracles

The residents of Inglewood Drive in Moore Park are surely on the nice list this year. The street is known for putting up large inflatable Santas which draw crowds of passersby from all over the GTA.
December 12, 2017

An in-depth look at how the city’s most vulnerable live amongst its most affluent

December 08, 2017

Local girl inspires bald is beautiful campaign

December 08, 2017

Vaughan Road Academy to reopen

Residents living in the Oakwood Avenue and Vaughan Road area will have to wait until the new year to find out if the recently shuttered Vaughan Road Academy can accommodate some much-needed community space.
December 07, 2017

Ladies’ Golf Club sells acreage for $23 mil

After a lengthy deliberation process, golf club sells 2.6-acre parcel for the development of two condo towers
December 07, 2017

Model railroad store a 55-year-old hobby haven

Janet Zuccarini has made plenty of waves around T.O. thanks to her knack for stellar restaurants. Since opening Yorkville’s Trattoria Nervosa back in ’96, she’s added Gusto 101, Pai, Kiin and, most recently, Chubby’s to her Rolodex of restos.
December 05, 2017