Every weekday’s end, Extra, Extra collects just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- Continuing in the vein of awesome videos that explain things to do with transit, see above. It’s TTC Corporate Communications Executive Director Brad Ross and CEO Andy Byford, yakkin’ about temporary changes to routes travelled by the Queen Street streetcar and the Spadina Avenue bus as a result of track maintenance work at Queen and Spadina.
- Also: we had a post about this when it happened, but because all of you can’t seem to get enough of it, here is a video of the Shuffle Demons playing “Spadina Bus” during their concert on an actual Spadina bus. (The video that accompanied our original post was of them playing another song.)
- World Pride is coming to Toronto in 2014, whether Mayor Rob Ford likes it or not. Pride Toronto is starting to promote the event internationally, and they deserve some credit for going about it in a surprising way. Apparently, step one in their world-conquest strategy is redecorating a bunch of London black cabs.
- Evidently “Honest” Ed Mirvish, who has been dead for five years, still doesn’t have a headstone—and this is news.
- And, late notice on this, but sugar fiends take note: you have ninety minutes to score a free Slurpee from any participating 7-Eleven. Because today is 7/11.