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A brazen hold-up and kidnapping in 1929 seemed like a scene from a Hollywood movie.
Olympic-style drama mixed with physically disabled athletic triumphs in Etobicoke.
The rise and fall of the stylish 1960s hi-fi manufacturer that launched the career of Peter Munk.
Council chooses Doug Holyday's preferred successor.
Toronto's new super prison is impressive, but also a little disturbing.
In 1961 all eyes were on Etobicoke for the world's first live pay-TV special, starring Bob Newhart.
In the late 1950s, several suburban municipalities tried to block construction of the Bloor-Danforth and University subway lines.
Silk Road, in Etobicoke, is constantly packed with diners who love its spin on northern-Chinese cuisine.
An experimental treatment centre for children in 1960s Etobicoke, and the award-winning documentary the CBC wouldn't air.
At a public consultation on the possibility of building a casino in Toronto, opinions were mixed.
Council makes a bid to preserve area for employment lands in the face of condo development plans.
With the demolition of the Beach Motel in Etobicoke, Toronto's future takes another giant, condo-sized leap forward.
A green canopy makes for a serene final resting place in The Kingsway neighbourhood.
The annual charity haunted house may not be back next year if a new operator can't be found.
A cemetery nestled in a highway interchange provides a noisy final resting spot.
In the 1960s, Toronto's suburbs declared war on ice cream trucks and other mobile vendors.
From shipyard to sizzling food, the story of the last classic Humber Bay hospitality spot.
In a time of deep budget cuts in Toronto, annual leaf collection in some parts of the city is raising eyebrows.