After the stink caused by scalpers when the Tragically Hip farewell tour first went on sale, you’d think tickets for the second show in Toronto would be a bit easier, but you’d be wrong. Just like the last time time Hip tickets went on sale, they were all gone within minutes. So yet again, it will be mostly people with more money than sense seeing the Tragically Hip’s last show in the city.
Family get togethers can be stressful. Everyone has that one family member who ruins thanksgiving by going on some kind of horrible, misinformed rant. One family in Brockville was faced with this situation, but instead of a racist or otherwise horrible rant, this woman insisted the world is flat. Instead of nodding politely and waiting for the crazy to stop like most people do, her boyfriend’s father got so infuriated he ended up tossing a propane cylinder into the fire. While it’s never good to throw things into a fire, sometimes stupidity can only be answered with stupidity. No one was hurt, and, according to the article, neither person changed their views.
The words “A park at King and Spadina” go together like toothpaste and orange juice, but according to Joe Cressy (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina), the neighbourhood may be getting some green space soon. Cressy says city staff are moving full speed ahead on figuring out how to get a park in the area. The population around the intersection has exploded, and the amount of green space hasn’t kept up. As of now, people don’t know when, where, or how big the park will be, but it is a good opportunity to measure how fast City staff can get a park built when they move full speed ahead.