Posts Filed Under: Historicist
Before finding fame for his tales of the supernatural, a young Algernon Blackwood struggled to find success in Toronto.
Hollywood actor Sterling Hayden gets busted for hashish at Toronto International Airport.
A brief 1970s experiment turned our main drag into a pedestrian-only zone.
A Yonge Street institution gives rise to a generation of budding folk stars.
In the days before artificial refrigeration, Torontonians harvested ice from local natural sources—including Grenadier Pond.
Two intrepid northern Ontario women mush dog sleighs over 1,000 km to Toronto.
The second part of a look at the back half of the Globe and Mail's name.
The Toronto connections of Joseph Shlisky, one of the world's greatest cantors.
Toronto erects a statue of King Edward VII—in 1969.
A zealous archaeologist, a cheeky prospector, and the ensuing debacle about whether the Beardmore Relics really came from Ontario.
The first of a two-part look at the back half of the Globe and Mail's name.
Volunteer fireman William Thornton is fatally injured in a November 1848 blaze.
Colonel Arthur Rankin is arrested at the Rossin House Hotel for inviting Canadians to the American Civil War.
Architect Uno Prii's beloved, and despised, apartment buildings.
David Crombie and reformist council candidates rode upon a wave of discontent to capture City Hall in 1972.
The star defenceman of a boys hockey team is revealed to be a nine-year-old girl.
Seven years of the Ward Marathon, Toronto's first annual marathon.
Toronto's peculiar, innovative relief efforts for the catastrophic fire in the Temiskaming District.