Every weekday’s end, Extra, Extra collects just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- This city has been a rainy place for the past few days, but Improv in Toronto has invented a business concept that could help us all cope. Late last week, the group released a video (embedded above) of some of their members acting as “umbrella taxis” for wet pedestrians near the intersection of Bloor and Bathurst Streets.
- Unbeknownst to many, an open field about 50 kilometres north of Toronto is home to Shift, a massive sculpture by Richard Serra, the famed artist whose work has been known to sell for millions of dollars. As was probably inevitable, Shift is now threatened by development.
- Momofuku executive chef David Chang seemed not to know what his Toronto restaurant was going to end up being like when we spoke to him a few months ago, and the place almost certainly isn’t going to open by the end of August as planned. But the kitchen, at least, is definitely shaping up.