Category: News

  • Here are 6 of the best Halloween costume stores in Toronto

    From period pieces to pop culture replicas and more — Toronto has the largest selection of frightfully cool Halloween costumes that will have you celebrating this spooky season in style. Here are six of the best Halloween costume stores in Toronto. Remember to get those costumes sorted out right away to avoid the letdown that…

  • The massive One condo project Yorkville is in receivership

    In a recent development, The One, an 85-storey luxury condo development project currently under construction at Yonge and Bloor streets, faces receivership as confirmed by court documents. Alvarez & Marsal Canada Inc., a consulting firm, has been appointed as the receiver for all project assets. The decision to place “The One” into receivership comes as…

  • Why was this Toronto neighbourhood named one of the world’s coolest?

    Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood has been named as part of Time Out’s annual survey reveals of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world. Toronto’s Annex and Montreal’s downtown district clinched spots 38 and 36 on the top 40 list, while Medellín’s Laureles neighbourhood took the crown as the world’s trendiest. More than 12,000 respondents and local experts assessed…

  • Beautiful and historic century-old Toronto office building to be sold

    Increasingly, historic and antiquated structures are making way for larger developments, often condominiums. The next victim of this trend is a historic building nestled in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood. The building at 720 Bathurst St. has recently been put up for sale by its owner, The Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), which broke the news this…

  • City set to unveil long overdue people-centred plan for Avenue Road

    The City of Toronto is unveiling new designs for Avenue Road at an open house event on Oct. 18 at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Ave. W., signalling progress in addressing the longstanding issues. The new plan aims to transform Avenue Road into a more pedestrian-friendly, people-friendly environment, prioritizing safety, comfort, and connectivity.…

  • Toronto councillor’s push for a new subway station could be paying off

    Councillor Lily Cheng, who represents Ward 18 Willowdale, is spearheading an initiative to secure essential public transit infrastructure for a rapidly growing Willowdale community. Cheng is urging the Province of Ontario to allocate full funding for the construction of Cummer Station, an integral component of the Yonge North Subway Extension (YNSE) Project. The descoping of…

  • Could city pull the plug on outdoor music festivals with noise bylaw review?

    The city of Toronto is set to make changes to its noise bylaw after a lengthy review and some are concerned the new rules could put a serious damper on outdoor music festivals.  It was announced that the city of Toronto is currently reviewing its noise regulations. Specifically, the city is looking into its regulations…

  • Threats to Jewish high school as chief has Toronto Police on alert

    In a statement on Oct. 12, Toronto Police Chief Myron Demkiw addressed the city’s concerns in light of recent terror attacks in Israel and the ongoing suffering of innocent civilians in the affected regions. He began by acknowledging the profound impact of the conflict on thousands of Toronto residents with family and friends in the…

  • ‘Remarkable’ residents living in historic Annex building focus of new film

    In the heart of Toronto’s Annex neighborhood, nestled at the corner of Spadina and Lowther, stands its oldest apartment known as Spadina Gardens. Alluding to Toronto’s original architecture, the complex was built in the early 20th century, boasting high ceilings, intricate stained-glass designs, and naturally lit apartments.  But while such a historical building has been…

  • 6 of the best candy shops in Toronto for Halloween treats

    Halloween is probably the only time that adults can get away with acting like kids in candy stores. Seriously, who could stand still among colourful displays of sweet-and-sour treats, sugar-coated jellies and artful rows of chocolate truffles? Here are six of the best candy shops in Toronto where you could indulge your sweet tooth. The…