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The Rob Ford Radio Recap: Doug Comes Alive!

Gather around the porch, have a beer, and turn on the radio, because it’s time for another installment of the Rob and Doug Ford radio extravaganza. This time, they’ll hate on streetcars, the provincial Liberals, and a whole lot of city councillors. So, it’s a normal week. Read on for the full recap.

Chris Spence Resigns from TDSB After Multiple Cases of Plagiarism Surface

Earlier this week Chris Spence, the Toronto District School Board’s director of education, confessed that he had plagiarized portions of an opinion piece he wrote for the Toronto Star. Since then several more worrisome instances of plagiarism in his writing have emerged. The TDSB trustees were scheduled to meet soon to discuss how to handle […]

Everyone’s Got a Story to Tell

Toronto Storytelling Festival March 29–April 1, various times and locations FREE to $50 for workshops, $50 festival pass For Dan Yashinsky, working at a boys’ summer camp in Bolton, Ontario in the 1970s, storytelling was a revelation. “What I noticed was that these kids, who were very wild little boys, when they sat around the […]

Nuit Blanche 2011 Guide: Zone A

Your crack Torontoist all-night art lovers have studied the Nuit Blanche program with care. Here are our picks for the most promising installations of the night. Tell YOUR Story – Rebecca Singh, Hendrik Scheel, David DeGrow, Caitlin Weld Canada’s Smallest Theatre (601 Christie Street) Theatre and creative artist Rebecca Singh, who’s been at Nuit Blanche […]

Televisualist: Carrying The Torch

Hoarders does its second-season version of “Where are they now?” as it goes back to revisit what some previous hoarders featured on the show are now hoarding, or not hoarding, as the case may be. The problem with this is that, if the former hoarders have stopped hoarding, it’s good for them but boring for the viewer; if they haven’t stopped hoarding, it’s bad for them but also good TV. In short: this idea is basically lose/lose. (A&E, 9 p.m.)

Ask Torontoist: Signs of Another Time

Ask Torontoist features questions posed by you, and answered by our elite team of specially trained investigative experts (also known as our staff). Send your questions to ask@torontoist.com. David Newland asks: The August 12, 2010 Photoist shows the Seaton Butcher Shop. Does Seaton Butcher get their hand-painted signs from the Honest Ed’s sign painters? Or […]

Televisualist: Fall Commenceth, Redux

Each week, Torontoist examines the upcoming TV listings and makes note of programs that are entertaining, informative, and of quality. Or, alternately, none of those. The result: Televisualist. You know, six weeks ago, Brett was complaining that there was nothing on. Illustration by Brett Lamb/Torontoist.

Televisualist: Mad About Summer

Each week, Torontoist examines the upcoming TV listings and makes note of programs that are entertaining, informative, and of quality. Or, alternately, none of those. The result: Televisualist. “They smoke a lot on this show, you know!” Illustration by Brett Lamb/Torontoist.

Expressing Interest in Shaw Street School

If you’ve ever passed by the rather majestic and frustratingly inaccessible old school building on Shaw Street, and wanted to be a part of its future, this may be your chance. The school, located between Queen Street West and Dundas Street West, has been closed and locked for the past decade. Last week, local hero […]

Putting Now and Then Back Together Again

Alden Cudanin, creator of Toronto Before, has been into history ever since a trip to Black Creek Pioneer Village with his mom in 1984. Hooked in 2001 by a collection of old photos of New York City juxtaposed with new photos taken of the same locations from the same perspectives, Cudanin told Torontoist, he “was […]

Futurist: Toronto in 2015

Now that the dust from Toronto’s birthday parties has settled, it’s time to consider what happens next. Every day this week, Futurist offers a glimpse of the Toronto that is to come. View Torontoist’s 2015 Toronto map (2.5 MB .PDF) Toronto’s always been a city of neighbourhoods. By 2015, the greatest changes to the city […]

Reel Toronto: Toronto the Undead

Toronto’s extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to Moscow, the disguise doesn’t always hold up to scrutiny. Reel Toronto revels in digging up and displaying the films that attempt to mask, hide, or—in rare cases—proudly display our city. Ving […]