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This Is the Most Popular Chicken Thigh Recipe on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

As far as I am concerned, chicken thighs are the best part of the chicken. They're so flavorful and easy to cook that it's virtually impossible to …

Cooking

How To Make Real KFC Chicken (With All 11 'Secret' Herbs And Spices)

The recipe for KFC chicken used to be a closely guarded secret. However, a former KFC employee recently leaked the alleged "11 secret herbs and …

Soy Dipping Sauce

Ontario landlords seek right to immediately ban marijuana use in rentals

Ontario landlords want the right to immediately ban the use of pot in rental properties when recreational weed is legalized this summer, arguing they should be allowed to change tenants' existing leases to stop the drug from being consumed in their units.<p>Some marijuana users say, however, that the …

Cacio e Pepe: What it is and how you can make it!

Cacio e Pepe: more than just a trendy pasta dish<p>Cacio e Pepe has become one of the trendiest pasta dishes in the world of food. Why is that? It's the …

Retrofitting suburbia: Old shopping malls can be saved by their parking lots

Aging shopping centres, built decades ago as beacons of fashion and free parking on the suburban fringe, are gradually becoming relics on a sea of …

Real Estate

Top Canada Preferred Fund Seeks Value in Turbo-Charged Market

The odds of a rate hike at the next Bank of Canada meeting more than doubled after a blockbuster December jobs report, but Canada’s best-performing …

Mayor unveils plan to 'animate' King Street amid business complaints about pilot project

Toronto Mayor John Tory has announced a new design competition to "animate" public spaces on King Street amid a pilot project that does not allow …

Toronto

I Tried 5 Days Of Meal Prep — & Here's How Much It Cost

The new year always seems to bring a newfound desire to get our lives in order and start "adulting" once and for all. A major goal of mine for 2018: …

Hundreds of thousands of poor Americans will soon be able to move to better areas, thanks to this judge

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to implement an Obama-era rule on Jan. 1 that would give low-income families greater access to housing in more affluent neighborhoods.<p>The 2016 rule was designed to break up areas of concentrated poverty in two dozen …

Ben Carson

50 things to do in Vancouver this Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of year! Food, art, music, holiday cheer, neighbourhood celebrations, LOTS of shopping and plenty of fun free events for …

Cancellation leaves buyers of pre-construction condos priced out of market | The Star

Even if the Museum Flts buyers get first dibs on a new project, they will pay more. Condos that went for about $600 per square foot last year, are …

Gentrification is sweeping through America. Here are the people fighting back

Walk into the home of Robert and Bertha Darden, and you are immediately surrounded by memories. Like many African American couples who have reached a certain age, the front room of their house is full of photos – of the Dardens in their youth, of their happy children and smiling grandchildren.<p>Many …

Urban Design

Electric car boom drives surge in charging-station demand

Toronto faces shortage of family-friendly condos: report

The Greater Toronto Area's condominium boom is failing to produce enough larger, family-friendly units to accommodate a coming wave of millennials due to hit prime child-bearing age, a new report warns.<p>A study by Ryerson University's City Building Institute and Urbanation, a real estate consulting …

Not enough family-friendly condos to match demand: Report | The Star

The decline in the number of two-bedrooms may be a result of investor demand for smaller units. Sixty per cent of new construction condos are bought …

Controversial condo decision in Vancouver’s Chinatown may be ‘unprecedented’

A decision expected Monday about a controversial building project in Vancouver's Chinatown will be a history-making one.<p>If the city's development-permit board decides to allow the nine-storey condo proposal by Beedie Development to go ahead next to Chinatown's war memorial on Keefer Street, it will …

How Big Auto Is Disrupting Tesla's Superchargers

A new joint venture backed by some heavy hitters is planning a Supercharger-like network for everyone.<p><b>Tesla</b> (NASDAQ:TSLA) fans, take note: The big …

Stanley Park’s Prospect Point reopens after $3.5 million renovation, features updated restaurant and café

Port Moody’s Rocky Point Ice Cream is also available here!

Unlock the Ultimate Vancouver

National Geographic photographer Susan Seubert captures the best of Vancouver by exploring some of its hottest neighborhoods.<p>Tucked between mountainous forests and wild Pacific surf is Vancouver, a city both grounded and elevated by the dramatic landscape that surrounds it. British Columbia’s …

6 must-try new restaurants in Vancouver

It’s been a pretty delicious fall so far, and we think these epic restaurant openings had a lot to do with that.<p>Whether they are located in the …

Farm-to-table

Woman's power shut down by condo after charging hybrid electric car

Kimberly Hsiung listened to the pleasant hum of the engine as she drove home in her new hybrid electric car.<p>She parked in her assigned space at her …

Electric Vehicles

Could Family-Sized Condos Solve Canada’s Housing Market Crisis?

Buyers flock to inexpensive new low-rise subdivisions far from employment centres — here's how cities could keep them local.<p>In early October, there …

Tesla opens new largest Supercharger station in the world

Tesla is adding a ton of stations to its Supercharger network lately in an attempt to reach its goal to have over 10,000 Superchargers online by the end of the year.<p>We now learn that the automaker just brought online a single new station in Shanghai with 50 Superchargers – becoming the largest …

Tesla

1 year out: Toronto leaders talk about the biggest challenges facing our city

It's one year until the next municipal vote in Toronto. That means we'll be hearing more from candidates, city councillors and residents in the …

With Toronto, Alphabet looks to revolutionize city-building

Alphabet Inc. is best known for its signature product, the Google search engine. But it is useful to think of it as a company that builds platforms – software that serves as a foundation for a growing array of technologies and services that people use every day.<p>It practically owns the web …

Mayor Robertson makes move to give locals first crack at condo pre-sales

Mayor Gregor Robertson will introduce a motion at the next meeting of city council (Oct. 17) that he hopes will stop real estate developers from …

Canadian Real Estate

Developer granted $9M in incentives to decontaminate condo site

An Ottawa developer is set to receive more than $9 million in incentives from the city in exchange for cleaning up contaminated land across from the …

How amalgamation eliminated Toronto's ambition: Hume | The Star

Twenty years is not long in the life of a city, but two decades after amalgamation, Toronto isn’t the place it used to be. Even if then premier Mike …

1,000 planned rental units convert to condos in wake of Ontario rent-control expansion

More than 1,000 planned purpose-built rental units have instead been converted to condominiums in the Greater Toronto Area since Premier Kathleen Wynne's government expanded rent control in the spring, according to a new report that warns the region's rental supply crisis is poised to worsen.<p>The …