Every weekday’s end, Extra, Extra collects just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- When European Meats closed down its 53-year-old Kensington Market location a couple months ago, we wondered what would come next. Now we know: Sanagan’s Meat Locker, a boutique butcher shop that currently operates out of a tiny space a few doors down Baldwin Street, is taking over European’s old digs.
- What is Toronto City Hall doing in the video game Max Payne 3?
- Do you hate the fact that some businesses are required to close down on certain holidays? The City wants to hear all about it.
- On June 25, Sneaky Dee’s will be turning 25. That afternoon, the storied restaurant and concert venue will be giving away free plates of nachos to anyone who brings non-perishable foodstuffs for charity.
- Queers Against Israeli Apartheid, the group whose controversial participation (or attempted participation) in the Pride Parade perennially jeopardizes Pride Toronto’s City subsidy, is once again under scrutiny. Even though Pride’s funding is safe for the year, QuAIA, after a complaint by a gay and lesbian Jewish group called Kulanu, will face an internal tribunal under the auspices of Pride’s new dispute-resolution panel.
- And apparently Adam Vaughan (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina) is trying to ban bullets from Toronto. City Hall has been in a banning mood lately, so maybe it’ll work!