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Earning his stripes? “Social transformation” art project not supported by hospital

November 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Earning his stripes? “Social transformation” art project not supported by hospital

By Perry King

Artist Miklos Legrady wants to paint candy stripes on Toronto Western Hospital’s smokestack, at the cost of $675,000. Courtesy Miklos Legrady

After years of being a sticking point for local residents, the Toronto Western hospital smokestack (399 Bathurst St.) may get a facelift, if a local artist has his way.

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Trash talking: Kensington businesses scratching their heads after city reduces garbage collection

February 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Trash talking: Kensington businesses scratching their heads after city reduces garbage collection

By Beth Macdonell

In the early 1990s, residents and merchants of Kensington Market successfully organized to increase garbage pickup days from two to three days a week.

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