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ON THE COVER: Bringing it to the table for 40 years (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · No Comments

The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir celebrates its 40th anniversary with a fall social at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre (427 Bloor St. W.) on September 15. Performances this season include a new cycle of Mozart concertos, Vivaldi, and the St. Mathew Passion by Bach. Please see CHATTER: Enjoy baroque at a bargain (Aug./Sept. 2018) for more details. COURTESY SIAN RICHARDS/TAFELMUSIK

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NEWS: Hundreds protest cuts to council (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · No Comments

Defending downtown democracy

Joe Cressy (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina) speaks at an emergency public meeting at Scadding Court Community Centre on August 13. ELLIE HAYDEN/GLEANER NEWS

By Ellie Hayden

“Shame!”

Hundreds of people huddled shoulder to shoulder shouted the rallying cry at an emergency public meeting on August 13 at the Scadding Court Community Centre.

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NEWS: Don’t worry be happy (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · No Comments

Happiness eludes pursuit

By Ahmed-Zaki Hagar

A study from the University of Toronto found that a person pursuing happiness can also feel unhappy. Sam Maglio, assistant professor at the Rotman School of Management, says that he wanted to understand “the head of somebody who wanted to be happier”.

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CHATTER: Enjoy baroque at a bargain (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · No Comments

The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir will open its 40th season in the Annex with a fall social on Sept. 15 in Jeanne Lamon Hall at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre that will feature a concert followed by refreshments in the garden.

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CHATTER: Meet and greet at the fall fair (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · No Comments

If it’s the first Sunday after Labour Day, it must be time for fun at the fair. On September 9 from noon to 6 p.m., residents of Harbord Village will be out in full force for music, socializing, and a silent auction at its annual fall fair in Margaret Fairley Park. Refreshments like burgers, soft drinks, and wine will be available for 50 cents to $5, depending on the item.

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CHATTER: Go behind closed doors in your own neighbourhood (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · No Comments

Discover some of the area’s architectural treasures in the third annual tour of houses and cultural groups organized by the Annex Residents’ Association (ARA). The guided tours will run from noon to 4:30 p.m. on September 23, and explore streets bounded by Bedford and Avenue roads, and Prince Arthur and Bernard avenues.

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NEWS: New life for old theatre (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · No Comments

Brunswick Avenue boutique hotel set to open

It’s taken a lot of renovation to refurbish 296 Brunswick Ave. into a 24-room boutique hotel. TEMI DADA/GLEANER NEWS

By Temi Dada

Since its original incarnation as a horse stable in 1902 it’s been home to a live theatre, bar, and arcade. But starting next month, 296 Brunswick Ave. will have a new face: boutique hotel.

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ON THE COVER: Pop up pit stop (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Pop up pit stop (Summer 2018)

A bike undergoes a safety check-up at a pop up pit stop on Bloor Street West last month. The Bloor Annex BIA (whose chair publishes this newspaper) sponsored the safety checks, which were performed free of charge by Cycle Toronto staffers. Free check-ups will be offered again on August 14 on Bloor Street West at Howland Avenue by the bee mural. TEMI?DADA/GLEANER?NEWS

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NEWS: First meeting on new Mirvish Village park (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: First meeting on new Mirvish Village park (Summer 2018)

A preliminary drawing of the area that is set to become a new park as part of the Mirvish Village redevelopment. Local residents had their first opportunity to make suggestions for the design and features of the park at a meeting in early July. Courtesy of Janet Rosenberg & Studio Inc.

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NEWS: Slowing the flow (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Slowing the flow (Summer 2018)

Spadina Road from Bloor to Dupont streets will be narrowed to create a safer space for pedestrians and cyclists. The new lanes will be installed in August, with tree planting and the widening of the sidewalks done at a later date. COURTESY MARTIN REIS

City moves to narrow car lanes on Spadina Road

By Temi Dada

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