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CHATTER: Provincial all candidates meeting on May 23 (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Provincial all candidates meeting on May 23 (May 2018)

All seven of the registered candidates running for election in University-Rosedale have been invited to participate in an all candidates meeting at Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church (427 Bloor St. W.) on May 23 at 6:30 p.m.

The local residents’ associations and BIAs are sponsoring the event, which will include an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates.

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CHATTER: Bill Bolton Arena closed for upgrade (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Bill Bolton Arena closed for upgrade (May 2018)

The buzzer sounded for the last time until the leaves fall at William H. (Bill) Bolton Arena (40 Rossmore Rd.), near Bathurst and Dupont streets. The arena has been closed for mechanical upgrades, and all of its skating programs are cancelled until October. Some other options for skating and hockey while the arena is closed are Moss Park, McCormick, Forest Hill, and North Toronto Memorial arenas.

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CHATTER: Kick off Bike Month by riding with Mike (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Kick off Bike Month by riding with Mike (May 2018)

Councillor Mike Layton’s (Ward 19, Trinity-Spadina) eighth annual kick off to Bike Month returns May 27 from 12 to 5 p.m. at Christie Pits Park.

Bike with Mike is a free, family-friendly community cycling event open to anyone who wants to participate. It will feature a free barbecue and many children’s events like bike decorating, bicycle-themed story telling, and tricycle races. There will also be free bike safety checks, tune-ups, and community cycling information.

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CHATTER: NAGs Players returns to Tranzac on April 26 (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: NAGs Players returns to Tranzac on April 26 (May 2018)

There Goes the Bride opens at the Tranzac stage on April 26 and runs until May 5.

Directed by Martin Edmonds, the play follows Timothy Westerbury in 1970s England, an overworked advertising executive whose daughter is about to be married. Laugh along as the family navigates the stress of a wedding and Westerbury’s controversial marketing ideas. There Goes the Bride is written by Ray Cooney and John Chapman, and the show is produced by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc.

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ON THE COVER Palm Sunday pageant (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · 1 Comment

Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church marked Palm Sunday with a special children’s pageant. Written and directed by David Craig, a playwright with the Tarragon Theatre, Children at the Gate celebrates the miracles of every day life by following a group of children who ask a rabbi in ancient Rome to perform miracles. Pictured is Colin McElheran as The Roman Soldier, scolding and threatening to capture three children who want to see the rabbi. GEREMY?BORDONARO/GLEANER?NEWS

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NEWS: Open to all faiths (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Open to all faiths (Spring 2018)

Synagogue and church share one building

City Shul covers the cross in the Bloor Street United Church sanctuary with a tapestry depicting the Ten Commandments. AHMED-ZAKI HAGAR/GLEANER NEWS

By Ahmed-Zaki Hagar

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NEWS: New park at Monsignor Fraser (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: New park at Monsignor Fraser (Spring 2018)

Concrete yard to become shared greenspace

By Geremy Bordonaro

A concrete school yard at Monsignor Fraser College is set to be redeveloped into a park that will be shared by the school and community under a 21-year joint use agreement between the City of Toronto and the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB).

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CHATTER: University of Toronto Schools to celebrate Day of Pink (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: University of Toronto Schools to celebrate Day of Pink (Spring 2018)

Students from the University of Toronto Schools (UTS) will join schools across the city and around the world to mark Day of Pink on April 11. A feature of the celebration will be their annual public event during lunch hour in Matt Cohen Park at Bloor Street West and Spadina Road. It’s the fifth year that the school has marked the day, aimed at ending homophobia, bullying, and discrimination.

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CHATTER: Little Island Comics reopens on College Street (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Little Island Comics reopens on College Street (Spring 2018)

After closing its doors for what might have been the last time in December 2016, Little Island Comics has reopened at 323 College St., beside its parent store, The Beguiling Books & Art. Beguiling and Little Island moved from their locations on Markham Street to make room for the Mirvish Village redevelopment.

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CHATTER: U of T proposes laneway housing pilot on Huron Street (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: U of T proposes laneway housing pilot on Huron Street (Spring 2018)

The City of Toronto has received an application to build three residential buildings just west of Robarts Library on 366, 368, and 370 Huron St. The applicant would like to build one three-storey residential building facing Huron Street and two residential buildings on the laneway off Huron Street near Glen Morris Road.

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