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GRADING OUR GREENSPACE: More attention to green spaces means parks are improving (July 2018)

July 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on GRADING OUR GREENSPACE: More attention to green spaces means parks are improving (July 2018)

Tall trees provide lots of shade for the University of Toronto faculty and students who often congregate at Bloor-Bedford Parkette. Easily accessible from St. George station or the parking lot behind the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, the park also features paved walkways and several benches. AHMED-ZAKI HAGAR/GLEANER NEWS

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CHATTER: Discover Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture (Election Special 2018)

May 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Discover Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture (Election Special 2018)

The Royal Ontario of Museum (ROM) has been providing free access to the Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture since April 18. It’s all part of an initiative to educate Canadians on Indigenous culture and welcome more people to the museum.

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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: 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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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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