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How nice! Fall migration!

August 28th, 2015 · No Comments

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Connor Lewis of the Toronto Maple Leafs digs in during Intercounty League playoff action this month at Christie Pits. The Leafs’ post-season run took the team all the way to game seven of the semi-finals, before being eliminated by the Barrie Baycats, the defending champions. The Leafs will return for their 48th season of baseball at the Pits next May. R.S. KONJEK/Gleaner News

Connor Lewis of the Toronto Maple Leafs digs in during Intercounty League playoff action this month at Christie Pits. The Leafs’ post-season run took the team all the way to game seven of the semi-finals, before being eliminated by the Barrie Baycats, the defending champions. The Leafs will return for their 48th season of baseball at the Pits next May.
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August 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Stephanie Dixon carried the Parapan Am flame on its final journey on Aug. 7 and lit the community cauldron at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto (16 Spadina Rd.). Dixon is a Paralympic and Parapan Am multi-medallist (swimming) and assistant chef de mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games. BRIAN?BURCHELL/GLEANER?NEWS

Stephanie Dixon carried the Parapan Am flame on its final journey on Aug. 7 and lit the community cauldron at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto (16 Spadina Rd.). Dixon is a Paralympic and Parapan Am multi-medallist (swimming) and assistant chef de mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games.
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Mirvish Village sidewalk sale returns Sept. 19

August 28th, 2015 · No Comments

The sidewalk sale event will showcase Mirvish Village merchants and restaurants once again this season on Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vintage, artisanal, and new merchandise will be found at the sidewalk sale with great deals available. Local restaurants will be offering delicious bites, together with the Re/Max booth, which is giving away free hot dogs. Vivita Spa booth will be handing out cosmetic freebies as well, such as unscented facial cleansers and body and face lotions. Visitors and customers will be able to sample and experience the interesting businesses of Mirvish Village. The performance lineup is packed with an assorted variety of music including funk and blues from Red Hot Trio, throwback melodies from the 1940s, as well as trendy music from saxophonist Love Alley, and fusion from singer-songwriter Mirian Katrib.

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Aroma Cafe (500 Bloor St. W.) has hired Toronto-based graffiti artist Erica Balon to create a mural on its facade that features her signature cartoon-style characters. Balon’s works have appeared in events such as LuminaTO and Manifesto, and were featured in Canada’s first national exhibition of street art at the Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario. Many of her murals cover tags and gang-related symbols. Justine Ricketts/Gleaner News

Aroma Cafe (500 Bloor St. W.) has hired Toronto-based graffiti artist Erica Balon to create a mural on its facade that features her signature cartoon-style characters. Balon’s works have appeared in events such as LuminaTO and Manifesto, and were featured in Canada’s first national exhibition of street art at the Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario. Many of her murals cover tags and gang-related symbols.
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ROM textile exhibit celebrates Tehuna dress

July 31st, 2015 · Comments Off on ROM textile exhibit celebrates Tehuna dress

 

Courtesy Chloe Sayer, Royal Ontario Museum

Courtesy Chloe Sayer, Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum’s ¡Viva México! Clothing & Culture tracks the evolution of Mexican fashion. In a country like Mexico, where the textile arts reach back over centuries, fashion reflects history.

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This Spiderman is no hero

July 31st, 2015 · Comments Off on This Spiderman is no hero

On May 2, near midnight, the Toronto Police Service received a call about a man wearing a Spiderman mask assaulting a boy near Augusta Avenue and Dundas Street. While wearing the superhero mask, 27-year-old Ashton Gray is alleged to have attacked a 16-year-old boy with a skateboard. It is reported to have been an unprovoked attack. The boy sustained serious injuries in the Kensington Market area incident.

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Leave pre-packaging behind

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Make the most of the summer garden

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how nice! An afternoon drive!

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July 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on

Anna and Elsa, characters from Frozen, perform their show Snow Queen at the well-attended 19th Annual Annex Family Festival on June 14. The one-day Bloor Street festival was  organized by the Miles Nadal Bloor Jewish Community Centre and sponsored by the Bloor Annex BIA. Photo by Mircea, courtesy of the MNBJCC

Anna and Elsa, characters from Frozen, perform their show Snow Queen at the well-attended 19th Annual Annex Family Festival on June 14. The one-day Bloor Street festival was organized by the Miles Nadal Bloor Jewish Community Centre and sponsored by the Bloor Annex BIA.
Photo by Mircea, courtesy of the MNBJCC

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