Posts Filed Under: 1970s
A racist attack on the subway sent shockwaves through the city, and put a stop to free New Year's Eve rides on the TTC for the next 30 years.
A look at some historical ads and offers from the former fixture of the Yonge-Eglinton community.
David Crombie and reformist council candidates rode upon a wave of discontent to capture City Hall in 1972.
His retail politics and "concern for the taxpayer's dollar" endeared him to the public, but Dennison increasingly found himself behind the times.
Suggestions from prominent Torontonians on improving the city, many of which remain relevant.
A stubborn scrapper who declared, "If anyone’s going to stab me in the back, I want to be there."
Celebrations, protests, and community action in the 1970s that made Toronto's Pride possible.
Olympic-style drama mixed with physically disabled athletic triumphs in Etobicoke.
Acquired to provide guidance to a rebuilding team, the legendary goaltender provided the 1970/'71 Maple Leafs with a spectacular season.
Had a provincial minister had his way in the 1970s, the historic prison would have been wiped from the landscape.
Forty years ago, Toronto saw a lot of the Canadian musical icon, who passed away yesterday.
A look back at a half-century of serving Toronto commuters.
Tips from a North York clothier on how to make any man look stylish.
How was the city's cycling infrastructure evolving 40 years ago?
On the eve of 1970, the department store reflected on the state of the world.
A holiday assortment of Christmas shopping ads.
The mall's chief Santa tells a community paper about the hazards and joys of the job.
In the wake of the Pinball Cafe's closure, a look at how we got to Toronto's current pinball rules.