Yonge Street

Reddit users reveal the strangest laws where they live

From bans on coloured Christmas lights and 'pelican touching' to feeding prisoners lobster being mandatory: People reveal the strangest laws where …

Toronto

Caught between a rock and a hard place, Toronto Police confused the city

Opinion: Toronto has rallied in the face of public security threats in the past. So why didn’t the police provide the city with the information it …

Toronto

Lane filtering: Toronto studying how motorcyclists can drive between lanes of traffic at red lights

TORONTO – The City of Toronto is studying the possibility of allowing motorcyclists to move between lanes of traffic while at a red light, a practice …

Canadian News

Six T.O. dining destinations to tempt your taste buds

Post City X Summer Dining and Patio Guide<p>Published: Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018, 02:04 PM<p>Six spots in the 6ix where you can sip sangria, sit out on the …

Customers

Here's what you need to know about road closures and festivals this weekend

Toronto residents can expect subway and road closures this weekend due to several festivals and lots of construction in the city.<p>Here's what you need …

Toronto

Toronto police ramp up street patrols after public safety threat

Toronto Police are refusing to confirm media reports that they had ramped up their presence in the city on Thursday in response to threats of a “potential vehicle ramming attack" — but one van rental company confirmed to VICE News it was asked by police to remain "vigilant".<p>“We will not release any …

Extremism

Avi Gold Wants to Make a Better Gift Shop

The Toronto-based streetwear veteran talks about his new shop, Canadian style, and how LeBron got ahold of one of his T-shirts.<p>One of the first pieces of clothing that Avi Gold ever made was a t-shirt with himself on it. Combining a friend’s cartoon-like portrait poking fun at his bad posture, and …

High Fashion

CITY ELECTION: Fixing Vision Zero, guest column by Sarah Climenhaga

EDITOR’S NOTE<p><i>Spacing is inviting candidates who are running for city council this fall to share their opinions on numerous city-building topics.</i> …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Toronto to replace 'vintage' water mains, upgrade Jarvis Street in $2.3M project

City crews are set to replace two "vintage" water mains and reconstruct part of the roadway on Jarvis Street this week as part of a $2.3 million …

Toronto

As gun violence spikes, Toronto faces a reckoning on the root causes of tragedy

In sentencing reports for gang and gun violence cases in Toronto – and there are hundreds to comb through over the past decade – familiar patterns stand out among the offenders’ backstories. Young. Often men. Often black. Often raised in poverty. An early exposure to violence and drugs. Systemic …

Canadian News

Studio Gang proposes honeycomb-like One Delisle skyscraper for Toronto

US architecture firm Studio Gang has unveiled its first project for Canada: a Toronto skyscraper made up of stretched hexagonal volumes topped with …

Skyscrapers

Studio Gang's Striking Tower at Yonge & St. Clair Unveiled

Over 200 people packed the room at a community consultation Thursday evening to get their first glimpse of Slate Asset Management's One Delisle, a …

Skyscrapers

Buyers pay premium for townhouse in Midtown Toronto

<b>30 Roehampton Ave., Th. 10</b><p><b>Asking price:</b> $929,000<p><b>Selling price:</b> $970,000<p><b>Taxes:</b> $5,086 (2017)<p><b>Days on the market:</b> Two<p><b>Listing agent:</b> Ira Jelinek, Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd.<p><b>The action:</b> Many residents in a midtown high-rise have front row seats of the football field belonging to North Toronto …

Real Estate

Window cleaner in the right place at the right time saves a woman’s life

An otherwise ordinary day washing windows for one Toronto cleaner soon became much, much more after he swooped in to save a life.<p>Shane Hart, a …

Canadian News

Studio Gang's First Canadian Project will be a Mixed-Use Tower in Toronto

Studio Gang has released images of its first project in Canada, a mixed-use residential and retail tower at the southwest corner of Yonge and Delisle …

Architecture

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Big Trouble, Milkcow, Koishi Ice Cream, Planta Sweets

Toronto restaurant openings highlight the latest food news in Toronto and gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday …

Ice Cream

Studio Gang’s new Toronto tower follows the right recipe: tall, innovative and excellent

It could be a new architectural icon – if it doesn’t get cut down to size.<p>That’s the promise of a new residential tower designed by the architects Studio Gang for a site in midtown Toronto. The design, which will be unveiled at a public meeting Thursday, promises to be one of the most interesting …

Skyscrapers

What Toronto can learn from New York about fighting violent crime

In the worst years of New York’s violent-crime wave, in the early 1990s, the city was seeing more than 2,000 murders a year. Last year, it had fewer than 300. How did New York do it and what can Toronto learn from the experience?<p>Toronto, it must be said right off the top, is not even remotely in …

Canadian News

Gangs, guns and Toronto: A primer on this summer’s shootings and the stories behind them

The latest<p>An unknown victim died Wednesday of injuries from a Canada Day shooting in Toronto’s Kensington Market area, bringing the city's 2018 death toll from gun violence to 25.<br>• “The government has to do something about this gun violence because so many precious lives are taken away too soon," …

Canadian News

On the second floor of a Shoppers Drug Mart, there’s a shrine to Yonge Street’s musical history | The Star

• And several multimedia installations provided by ICON Media, including a fascinating touchscreen timeline that dates back to the opening of Massey …

Toronto

Globe editorial: A summer of the gun, a decade of failed policies

Toronto Mayor John Tory talked tough on Monday when he addressed the city’s alarming spike in gun violence this summer. “I have made it clear that I expect police will do everything possible to root out the thugs responsible for this violence,” he said.<p>He reaffirmed his commitment to “putting these …

Guns

Move Over, Nutella: Lindt's Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread is Flying Off the Shelves

Nutella has some serious competition. The Swiss chocolatier Lindt has its own hazelnut cream spread—or <i>haselnusscreme</i> in German, if you happen to be …

Red River

Maybe The Mets Are Brunch People

When you watch games where the team you love is nowhere near the pennant race, you’re always looking for interesting little tidbits during a game …

Major League Baseball

Shoppers Drug Mart opens Yonge-Dundas location

The Shoppers Drug Mart in Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square was a flurry of activity on a Wednesday afternoon in late June as staff and construction …

Business (Canada)

Shoppers Drug Mart Rebuild Progresses Behind Retained Facades

offThe three-storey heritage facade of the Robert Barron Building at Yonge and Charles streets in Downtown Toronto will front a building soon again, …

Shoppers Drug Mart

Canada Day just wasn’t Jays’ day

The roof at Rogers Centre was clamped shut for Sunday’s Canada Day showdown between the Toronto Blue Jays and Detroit Tigers out of deference to the searing heat wave that enveloped Southern Ontario.<p>The paying customers, in excess of 37,000 – but not a sellout – did not seem to mind, remaining cool …

Sports

Canadian History Roundup – Week of June 24, 2018

Sack race on Canada Day, Iqualuit, NWT. Names unknown. Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. July 1, 1960. Library and Archives Canada<p><i>The latest in blog posts,</i> …

Canada

Ubiquitous security measures make us think of our communities as fractured

This Canada Day, the nation will welcome what has been announced as permanent increased security screening on Parliament Hill for July 1. Meaning …

University of Toronto

Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting Toronto

Toronto was once described to me as “a city full of people who love Drake -- that’s all you need to know about Toronto.” Granted, this person was a …

Toronto

Police seek victim of alleged sex assault

Toronto police are looking for a woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a man they have in custody.<p>Officers responded to a call in the city's …

Toronto