Posts Filed Under: 1980s
As the former floating restaurant is hauled out of the harbour today, a look back at the time Captain John Letnik's original ship had a sinking feeling.
Thirty years ago today, Scarborough entered a new chapter in its public transit history that was proclaimed at the time as the greatest day in its history.
At one time, Toronto was a bastion of Hungarian cuisine, especially in the "Goulash Archipelago."
As Xtra winds down its print edition, a look at the pioneering gay journal that spawned it.
Why Toronto didn't officially proclaim Lesbian and Gay Pride Day until 1991.
Celebrations, protests, and community action in the 1970s that made Toronto's Pride possible.
Four months after his release in 1990 from decades of imprisonment, Nelson Mandela visited Toronto.
The province wants to build a casino in Toronto. If history is any indication, the odds of anything actually happening aren't good.
While today's Blue Jays fans dream of World Series glory, in 1980 they could only hope to lose fewer than 100 games.
A holiday assortment of Christmas shopping ads.
In the wake of the Pinball Cafe's closure, a look at how we got to Toronto's current pinball rules.
How the seasonal tradition was reborn after Eaton's cancelled it in 1982.
Mississauga's venerable mayor is no stranger to conflict-of-interest allegations.
One corporation's attempt to cash in on the popularity of frozen yogurt in the late 1980s.
Music isn't just sound—it also informs our sense of place. And so, a look at some of the places that have shaped Toronto's music.
In the midst of the 1980s workout craze, why not exercise while making copies?
Forty-five years ago today, the Leafs won the Stanley Cup. Here's some of what's happened since.
Two springtime approaches to foisting free pants on the public.