Today Mon Tue
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM EDT on April 20, 2014
Partly Cloudy
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM EDT on April 21, 2014
Chance of Rain
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM EDT on April 22, 2014
Chance of Rain



Extra, Extra: Expensive Chairs, Failing Burger Chains, and Columnists’ Moms

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.

One of the chairs in question. Image from the City’s briefing note.

Like Torontoist? Send us tips, get involved, or follow us through Twitter, Facebook, or RSS.


  • Paul Lloyd Johnson

    Design and taste are out of Rob Ford’s comprehension.

  • wklis

    How long would a cheaper chair last? The original chairs lasted since 1965.

  • John D.

    So, our childish, crude, bullying asshole of a Mayor is deliberately muddying the facts in this latest example of evil City Hall “gravy” solely to inflate his own reputation? And this immediately after he single-handedly engineered a prohibitively expensive subway boondoggle that’s never going to adequately serve the constituency it’s supposed to help, and will take something like 30 years to pay off? I gotta say, I can almost admire the sheer, hypocritical gall of the man.

    • dsmithhfx

      There’s much to admire!

      • Paul Lloyd Johnson

        I’m guessing you’re referring to his vast gut?

  • tongjun