Somehow Scarborough got this image for its Google search result

Scarborough often gets a bad rap compared to other areas in the GTA, and the photo that appears when you look it up on Google probably isn't helping.  A quick online search of the Toronto borough reveals that for some reason, the photo associated with its Google listing is of an old, partially-collapsed home.  The description…

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Drake’s sports bar Pick 6ix shut down due to flooding once again

Drake's sushi-restaurant-turned-sports-bar just can't seem to catch a break. It appears the recently reopened Pick 6ix Sports has been forced to close its doors once again due to flooding.  Originally just called Pick 6ix, the spot was forced to close in the summer of 2018 after a massive rainstorm flooded the restaurant. Doors remained closed for…

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The Best Taiwanese Restaurants in Toronto

The best Taiwanese restaurants in Toronto run the gamut from snack bars frying up crispy chicken to noodle houses pouring up bowls of braised beef noodle soup. And don’t forget stinky tofu — if you can handle it.  Here are the best Taiwanese restaurants in Toronto. 11 - Awas Tea NoodleHomey Taiwanese eats are this…

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The cost to rent an apartment in Toronto is up 16% since last year

It's a lot easier to lease a vacant condo unit in downtown Toronto right now than it is to score a bigger, cheaper place in an older apartment building.  You can thank a lack of supply and sky-high demand on the purpose-built rental market for that. Condos are nice, sure, with their sparkling amenities and abundant supply, but there's a…

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A tiny crowd showed up in Toronto to rally in support of Don Cherry

Some 20 to 30 people are gathered outside the Rogers Building at 1 Mount Pleasant Rd. in Toronto this fine Wednesday afternoon to protest the firing of 85-year-old hockey legend and noted xenophobe Don Cherry. "Rogers cancels Don, we cancel Rogers," reads one of the signs held up by protesters. "Cancel culture is wrong," reads…

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This is what the newest condo in midtown Toronto will look like

More renderings of the buzzed-about condominium development forthcoming to Yonge and St. Clair have been revealed. Design plans for the distinctive tower — dubbed One Delisle — have just been revised and resubmitted to the City by innovative Chicago architecture firm Studio Gang, which is working with Toronto's Slate Asset Management on the building — its first in Canada. A…

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Toronto block with hotel and rooftop patio might be demolished for condos

The end could be nigh for one of Toronto's most-popular rooftop patios  as condo developers reveal new plans to replace an entire half block in the city's east end. Murphy's Law, Brett's Ice Cream and the Days Inn on Queen Street East where Eastern Avenue meets Kingston Road are all on the chopping block, per a development application…

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You can skate for free under the Gardiner Expressway this winter

Toronto residents had better start scouring the backs of closets and garages for their skates and get ready to lace them up, because the opening date for the coolest ice rink in the city has been announced. The Bentway Skating Trail, which debuted under the Gardiner Expressway in January 2018, will be open to the public again this…

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