Extra, Extra: Rob Ford Goes to Downton, Get Your Own Piece of Honest Ed's, and Norm Kelly Loves Donuts




Extra, Extra: Rob Ford Goes to Downton, Get Your Own Piece of Honest Ed’s, and Norm Kelly Loves Donuts

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  • Without a steady supply of memes, the internet would certainly die (or at least have far fewer memes), which is obviously why Mayor Rob Ford spent part of his day at Spadina Museum‘s “Dressing for Downton: Costumes from Downton Abbey” exhibit. Here are a couple of photos. If Rob Ford has not already been edited into the show in some manner or another, we’ll know it’s the end of days for the interweb.
  • Honest Ed’s won’t be around for a whole lot longer, but if you turn up at the store on March 10 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., you’ll be able to pay as little as fifty cents for a memento: one of its hand-lettered signs. And then you can use that as inspiration in the future for arguments with guests over the difference between meaningful pieces of Toronto history and terribly tacky eyesores.
  • Torontonians learned something very important about Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly today: he loves donuts—he loves them all.

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