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ON THE COVER (May 2024)

June 14th, 2024 · No Comments

Justin Marra slides home to score a run for the Toronto Maple Leafs at Christie Pits on May 12. The Leafs dropped their Intercounty Baseball League home opener to the London Majors, 7-5. COURTESY CRAIG AIKEN

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ON THE COVER: Wychwood Pond (Apr. 2024)

May 7th, 2024 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Wychwood Pond (Apr. 2024)

Kids frolic in what was a tributary of Taddle Creek on June 17, 1916. The tributary was later dammed to create Wychwood Pond. Read more. COURTESY CITY OF TORONTO ARCHIVES

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ON THE COVER: A forgotten skating venue on Dupont (Dec. 2023)

December 23rd, 2023 · 1 Comment

The image on (on page 1 of our printed edition) was taken in 1923, at the former Toronto Skating Club. Silhouettes of two couples hand in hand on the ice offer a glimpse into the city’s rich figure skating history.

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ON THE COVER: Pretty cool (Fall 2023)

December 5th, 2023 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Pretty cool (Fall 2023)

It’s great that the Bloor Annex was recognized as one of “The 40 coolest in the world” by Time Out – a leading global hospitality publication based in the U.K. Over 12,000 people voted for which places should be in the top 40. Only two in Canada were selected.

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ON THE COVER (Summer 2023)

September 14th, 2023 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (Summer 2023)

On Aug. 16 Toronto Police Service Deputy Chief Rob Johnson, Councillor Dianne Saxe, Mayor Olivia Chow and MPP Jessica Bell were among the many dignitaries in attendance at a commemorative baseball game including the Italian and Jewish communities that marked the 90th anniversary of the Christie Pits Riot. COURTESY THE CITY OF TORONTO

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ON THE COVER (May/June 2023)

August 8th, 2023 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (May/June 2023)

Olivia Chow’s campaign office on Bloor St. stands closed as she prepares to move to city hall as mayor. Chow previously served the Annex area as city councillor for 13 years, and then 8 as a member of parliament. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

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ON THE COVER (April 2023)

August 8th, 2023 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (April 2023)

University of Toronto Schools (UTS) held their annual Day of Pink anti-bullying celebration on April 12. This is a drone photo of the event held at their recently renovated building facing Huron Street. COURTESY MAXIMILLIAN HUDDLESTON (UTS)

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ON THE COVER: Toronto’s only Black and minority-owned comedy club (Mar. 2023)

April 12th, 2023 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Toronto’s only Black and minority-owned comedy club (Mar. 2023)

Sashka DC performs her comedy set at The Comedy Lab during their Thirsty Thursdays show. COURTESY THE COMEDY LAB

Danton Lamar opened The Comedy Lab at 298 Brunswick Ave. in February 2022 to showcase comics whom he felt weren’t receiving enough stage time.

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ON THE COVER (Feb. 2023)

March 27th, 2023 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (Feb. 2023)

Bloor Street United Church located at Bloor St. and Huron St. is being reduced to its
original architectural form to make way for luxury condominiums.
(BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS)

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ON THE COVER: New mural in the Annex (Jan. 2023)

January 24th, 2023 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: New mural in the Annex (Jan. 2023)

BIA sponsors art on frequently tagged space

Local artist Talie Shalmon stands proud with her new City of the Future mural. COURTESY MELANIE RAMSAY/BLOOR ANNEX BIA

By Hailey Alexander

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ON THE COVER: A Ladies Hockey Team (Dec. 2022)

December 13th, 2022 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: A Ladies Hockey Team (Dec. 2022)

The University of Toronto in the early 20th century, as depicted by Brian McFarlane on the jacket sleeve of his book, “Proud Past, Bright Future: One Hundred Years of Canadian Women’s Hockey.” As this photograph taken as early as 1910 shows, Hockey has been enjoyed by both men and women for over a century.

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ON THE COVER: Pumpkin Festival returns (Nov. 2022)

November 22nd, 2022 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Pumpkin Festival returns (Nov. 2022)

Harbord Bakery shares fresh baked goods during the Harbord Village Residents’ Association’s Pumpkin Festival on Nov. 1. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY HAILEY ALEXANDER & NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS

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ON THE COVER: Bill Bolton Arena celebrates 50 years (Oct. 2022)

October 19th, 2022 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Bill Bolton Arena celebrates 50 years (Oct. 2022)

Programs coordinator, Chris Quinn (at left), and veteran arena manager, Mario Carpino, reflect on Bill Bolton Arena’s success in serving skaters of all walks of life for the past 50 years. HAILEY ALEXANDER/GLEANER NEWS

On September 23, Bill Bolton Arena hosted an evening of free food and skating in celebration of their 50th anniversary. Tucked away behind a busy park on 40 Rossmore Road, a block south of Dupont and two blocks west of Bathurst, Bill Bolton Arena is a hidden gem for many skaters. 

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