Every weekday’s end, Extra, Extra collects just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- Phil Villeneuve—also known as “that guy who makes videos of himself dancing alone in public”—has added a new clip to his impressive cache of YouTube gold. This time, he takes over the scramble intersection at Bay and Bloor streets. And there are Argos cheerleaders.
- The latest in the TTC’s great and informative series of explanatory videos concerns a perennial source of rider frustration: the short turn. Watch it here.
- Your Ikea monkey update of the day: Darwin will remain at a primate sanctuary for the holidays. His owner has said she won’t visit him, for fear of adding to his already stratospheric levels of monkey stress.
- But forget about the monkey. There are other, more important things to discuss. Like wild turkeys. They’re taking over the east end, apparently.
- For the past few months, a new stage has been under construction in Nathan Phillips Square. It’s done now, and will, according to UrbanToronto, be making its debut on New Year’s Eve.
This post originally identified an intersection shown in a video by Phil Villeneuve as being “Yonge and Bloor streets.” In fact, the video was recorded at Bay and Bloor.