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ARTS: Beauty, through the eyes of a beast (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Beauty, through the eyes of a beast (Jan. 2018)

The NAGs Players rehearse Beauty and the Beast, which opens February 1 at the Tranzac Stage. Written by Ben Crocker and adapted for the NAGs Players by Ginty Burns & Lina Minniti, this fun-filled family entertainment tells the story — through a poodle’s eyes — of a prince who falls in love with a beautiful girl and suffers the consequences of a glamorous witch’s jealousy. For more information, please visit www.nagsplayers.com. COURTESY NAGS PLAYERS

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CHATTER Deals disappear with December demolition!! (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER Deals disappear with December demolition!! (Dec. 2017)

BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS Deals fell to the floor as the Honest Ed’s demolition continued with the dismantling of masonry, lumber, and steel. Originally divided by a city-owned alley called Honest Ed’s Way, the store’s sections were constructed very differently. Pictured here is the west annex, which was built on the houses that once stood there and featured crooked floors, because the houses were not built to the same elevations.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Dec. 2017)

 

More how nice!

EDITORIAL CARTOON How nice! (August 2017)

EDITORIAL CARTOON How nice! (JULY 2017)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: how nice! by blamb (June 2017)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: TCHC (May 2017)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: The Grand Tory (April 2017)

FORUM: Celebrating 20 years of cartoonist Brett Lamb (April 2017)

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HISTORY (Nov. 2017): A childhood in war-torn Holland

November 24th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Dutch Dreams owner recalls Nazi terror, jubilation after liberation

COURTESY J.L. BLOEMHOF’S AMERSFOORT ’40-’45 “Look at him, I find that so beautiful a picture. He’s from the Polar Bear Brigade, they liberated us. Isn’t that a beautiful picture? You can see in his face that he knows he liberated the Dutch, he’s proud and happy!”

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CHATTER (FALL 2017): Dispensary search leads to 15 charged

October 12th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (FALL 2017): Dispensary search leads to 15 charged

The Toronto Police Service executed a search warrant at the Canna Clinic Dispensary in Kensington Market on September 11.

The police seized a large quantity of cannabis and cannabis-related substances including 169 kilograms of marijuana, 14.5 kilograms of marijuana oil, and 5 kilograms of a highly potent marijuana extract known as shatter. Approximately $14,000 in cash was seized along with the drugs.

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NEWS (AUGUST 2017): Expanding the city’s cycling network

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (AUGUST 2017): Expanding the city’s cycling network

Study proposes to use laneways as bike lanes

By Geremy Bordonaro

Could Toronto’s network of laneways be integrated into the city’s cycling infrastructure? A recently launched study may answer that question.

Sponsored by the Laneway Project, Laneways as Bikeways explores whether laneways could be converted into bikes lanes.

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NEWS (AUGUST 2017): Palmerston goes green

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (AUGUST 2017): Palmerston goes green

Residents’ association follows model set by Harbord Village

By Emilie Jones

The Palmerston Area Residents’ Association (PARA) unveiled its plan to go green at a public meeting in early August. The association, which has been developing the plan with the office of Mike Layton (Ward 19, Trinity-Spadina), was looking for ideas and feedback from the neighbourhood.

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CORRECTION (AUGUST 2017): A better historical view

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on CORRECTION (AUGUST 2017): A better historical view

Re: New vision for Bloor Street United (July 2017)

Kent Jackson, a member of the Bloor Street United Church congregation, noted that the archival photo we ran with this article did not match the cutline: “The church lost its steps and main entrance when it was truncated in 1927 to make way for the widening of Bloor Street West.”

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GRADING OUR GREENSPACE (AUGUST 2017): Parks on the fringe

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on GRADING OUR GREENSPACE (AUGUST 2017): Parks on the fringe

Some worth a look, others deserve a miss

In this, the final part of our 2017 annual review of parks, we consider parks that are on the fringe of our traditional coverage area, as well as those that are often overlooked. As you will discover, some are worth the extra distance, while others need work and can be missed.

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ON THE COVER (JULY 2017): HISTORICAL HOMERUN

August 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (JULY 2017): HISTORICAL HOMERUN

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CITY OF TORONTO ARCHIVES: Steve O’Neill scores a run for the International League Maple Leafs in 1929 at Maple Leaf Stadium, which was at the foot of Bathurst Street, south of Lake Shore Boulevard. The Torontos moved to Maple Leaf Stadium from Hanlan’s Point Stadium in 1926 and stayed there until 1967.

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