Posts Filed Under: history
The Leafs traded Randy Carlyle in 1978--and lived to regret it.
In the days before artificial refrigeration, Torontonians harvested ice from local natural sources—including Grenadier Pond.
Back in the 1960s, people would ring in the new year with old-timey pianists.
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.
San Francisco's Market Street pays tribute to its forgotten waterways with a special art installation.
Two intrepid northern Ontario women mush dog sleighs over 1,000 km to Toronto.
A sampling of holiday-themed ads, featuring merry messages from brewers, department stores, disgraced politicians, and more.
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.
In the 1960s, the horror icon promoted Canadian artists by selling their work through Sears.
Provincial heritage designation would protect the club and its iconic neon sign.
Toronto erects a statue of King Edward VII—in 1969.
Once upon a time, livestock roamed the streets of Toronto—and not everyone was pleased about it.
A zealous archaeologist, a cheeky prospector, and the ensuing debacle about whether the Beardmore Relics really came from Ontario.
A look at some historical ads and offers from the former fixture of the Yonge-Eglinton community.
When he knocked Bobby Orr out cold during a 1969 playoff game, the truculent Leaf nearly incited a riot at Boston Garden.
The first of a two-part look at the back half of the Globe and Mail's name.
From dance parties featuring the music of Pat Boone to new health-conscious initiatives, the mall has been serving its south Etobicoke community since 1956.