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Chiarandini’s hippies on canvas

May 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Chiarandini’s hippies on canvas

Artist was fascinated by Yorkville and hippie culture

Michael Waage was from Queens, New York. He came to Toronto in the 1960s working for a circus and loved it so much he returned. He became a street worker or social worker helping Yorkville hippies. Waage moved out to Vancouver in the early 1970s and passed away in 2006 from lung cancer. Courtesy of a private collection

Michael Waage was from Queens, New York. He came to Toronto in the 1960s working for a circus and loved it so much he returned. He became a street worker or social worker helping Yorkville hippies. Waage moved out to Vancouver in the early 1970s and passed away in 2006 from lung cancer. Courtesy of a private collection

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Take advantage of used and local

May 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Take advantage of used and local

Avoiding the consumer trap that awaits new parents

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Cinnamon, the magic ingredient

May 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Cinnamon, the magic ingredient

How to spice up the kitchen this spring

Nothing seemed more delicious to us as kids when we got in the door right after school on a cold day than hot buttered raisin bread toast lavishly sprinkled with cinnamon and white sugar with a cup of hot chocolate.

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Early brewer the basis for Bloor Street’s name

May 8th, 2015 · Comments Off on Early brewer the basis for Bloor Street’s name

Portrait of Joseph Bloore, 1850. Unknown photographer.

Portrait of Joseph Bloore, 1850. Unknown photographer.

Necropolis Cemetery (200 Winchester St.)is the final resting place of Bloore, his wife Sarah, and their daughter Susannah. Photo: Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

Necropolis Cemetery (200 Winchester St.)is the final resting place of Bloore, his wife Sarah, and their daughter Susannah. Photo: Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

Joseph Bloore co-founded Village of Yorkville

By Cole Burchell

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A narrow view

May 8th, 2015 · 1 Comment

A tower of cubbyholes built to yesterday’s standards

By Terri Chu

Architect’s rendering of the proposed 42-storey tower for 316 Bloor St. W. Photo courtesy 316 Bloor West Developments Ltd.

Architect’s rendering of the proposed 42-storey tower for 316 Bloor St. W. Photo courtesy 316 Bloor West Developments Ltd.

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A typical night shift at 14 Division

May 6th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Gleaner correspondent gets a different view joining a nighttime patrol of the downtown core. A fender-bender, a distressed teenager causing a disturbance at home, and a search for a an elderly man suffering from dementia represent a typical shift. Photo: Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

Gleaner correspondent gets a different view joining a nighttime patrol of the downtown core. A fender-bender, a distressed teenager causing a disturbance at home, and a search for a an elderly man suffering from dementia represent a typical shift. Photo: Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

Ride-along reveals unique perspective on policing in Toronto

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May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on

photo: Russell Lazar, Honest Ed's

photo: Russell Lazar, Honest Ed’s

A recent sale of Honest Ed’s clever and quirky interior signs raised $2,500 for the Toronto Police Service’s 14 Division Youth Scholarship. Donor David Mirvish (right) with Gleaner publisher and scholarship coordinator Brian Burchell hold one of the signs that was auctioned off: “Free ride in a police car if you shoplift from this store”.

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A pilot bike lane for Bloor Street

May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on A pilot bike lane for Bloor Street

Make cycling safer in Toronto

By Joe Cressy and Albert Koehl

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PortsToronto planning exercise

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Four island airport expansion studies underway

A C100 series Bombardier Aircraft (seen here departing Shanghai), is the model that Porter Airlines proposes to fly out of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

A C100 series Bombardier Aircraft (seen here departing Shanghai), is the model that Porter Airlines proposes to fly out of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

By Annemarie Brissenden

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Mirvish Village sidewalk sale

May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Mirvish Village sidewalk sale

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The Mirvish Village Business Improvement Area is hosting a sidewalk sale on Saturday, May 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vintage wares, artist’s creations, and new merchandise will all be featured, and local restaurants will offer up their tasty bites. This year’s new roster of live music will include performances from the Combo Royal, Toby Hughes’ Jazz Band, The Big Trio, Matt Simpson, and Indie Guitarist. Remax is giving away 100 free hot dogs from 12 p.m. onward, and it’s free comic book day at The Beguiling!

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