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A new side to graffiti

April 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment

SPUD COUNTERS WAR ON GRAFFITI WITH GALLERY EXHIBIT

 

SPUD holding up one of his artworks of Ford’s face. Jelena Subotic/Gleaner News

By Jelena Subotic

For the first time ever, SPUD, one of Toronto’s most reputable graffiti artists, opened a show of recent works focused on Mayor Rob Ford’s war on graffiti.

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Tags: Liberty · Arts · People · General

Bylaw targets “illegal postering”

April 12th, 2012 · 8 Comments

CITY WIDE POSTERING BYLAW SLAMS LOCAL BANDS AND VENUES

With bylaws now being highly enforced, postering is now subject to stiff fines for businesses, promoters, and bands. This photo was taken in 2010. Perry King/Gleaner News.

By Jelena Subotic

It looks like Mayor Rob Ford has picked another fight.

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Tags: Annex · Liberty · News · General

Crime is down, changes abound

February 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on Crime is down, changes abound

14 DIVISION TO OPEN NEW HEADQUARTERS THIS SEPTEMBER

By Perry King

14 Division's new headquarters on Dovercourt Road is to open this fall. Perry King/Gleaner News.

Toronto police’s 14 Division may have had a great 2011, but New Year’s Day was not a time for them to rest on their laurels.

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Tags: Annex · Liberty · News · General