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Newsstand: October 3, 2014

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Morgan the Great Dane, the world's tallest female dog and an Ontario resident, has died at six years old. Happy Friday? In the news today, and it doesn't get much better: a patient in the city is being tested for Ebola, racism plagues...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: October 3, 2014

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: comedy from the East Coast, a folk-rock choir, and an art show with pancakes and booze. Comedy: “There will be Donairs, There will be Screech, There will be Acadians”—and also a great many former Maritime performers now living here in Toronto—at the East Coast Comedy Night. Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: Denver’s LRT, Rob Ford the Porcupine, and a Mayoral Candidate Elitism Test

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. It seems Toronto could stand to pick up a thing or two from Denver, Colorado—namely, how to get business leaders, environmental lobbyists, and politicians together to create an impressive light rail system. Starting October 6, author Paul […]

TIFF Cinematheque Introduces Toronto to Late Godard

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

"Godard Forever: Part Two" spans the French filmmaker's post-1960s output, from his radical 1970s work to this year's Adieu au language. Weekend, Jean-Luc Godard’s capstone to his work in the 1960s, closes on a dark note worthy of the apocalyptic drama that precedes it. Show More Summary

Restoring the City’s Past

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Heritage Toronto Awards nominees honoured for preserving and revitalizing the city's historical buildings. Torontoist is pleased to be the media sponsor for the 40th annual Heritage Toronto Awards and William Kilbourn Memorial Lecture. Show More Summary

Your Guide to the 2014 Toronto Municipal Election

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

How to vote, where to vote, and how to decide who to vote for. The Toronto municipal election is October 27. Campaigns are heating up, signs are being nailed into lawns, and eager voters are getting candidates’ names tattooed on their chests (we imagine). Show More Summary

Glad Hand: How to Campaign

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Glad Hand is Torontoist‘s political cartoon, created by Brett Lamb and appearing here every Thursday.

Reel Toronto: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Demon-slaying New York teens try to kick-start a fantasy franchise on the streets of fair Toronto Toronto’s extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to Moscow, the disguise doesn’t always hold up to scrutiny. Show More Summary

Newsstand: October 2, 2014

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Yesterday, a woman jumped into a moving parking patrol car and prevented it from entering oncoming traffic on Avenue Road after the patrol officer exiting the vehicle tripped and ended up having his foot run over by the car. Sure itShow More Summary

Urban Planner: October 2, 2014

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: 10 Toronto-improving no-brainers, dramatizing love and hate, and a night of nerds. Civic Engagement: Even the greatest cities have room for improvement, and we as Torontonians certainly know a few ways we could make ours better. Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: Donating to Evolution, Election Signs, and Doug Ford Spoofs

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Canadian philanthropists James and Louise Temerty have announced they’ll be donating $3.25 million to the Royal Ontario Museum’s Fossils and Evolution discovery centre. In somewhat related news, Bill Nye the Science Guy was on Global’s The Morning […]

Our 10 Favourite Things at JFL42 ’14

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

We count down the highlights of this year's JFL42 comedy festival, which included a mix of big names, rising stars, and local talent. As we get used to the unorthodox pass-and-credit system used by the JFL42 comedy festival, we’re realizing...Show More Summary

Duly Quoted: Olivia Chow, on How She’s Different From John Tory

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In an open letter to Now Magazine, the mayoral candidate says she's not a smooth talker with a "grand scheme" but would get things done as mayor. “I am not as smooth a talker. But when I talk, I outline ways to help our poorest kids and help people find more affordable housing. Show More Summary

Behind the Scenes With the National Ballet

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Celebrate World Ballet Day by taking in a livestream of the company's rehearsals. Today is the inaugural World Ballet Day, and to mark the occasion, five of the most acclaimed ballet companies in the world have gotten together to give dance lovers a glimpse of the work that goes on behind the scenes. Show More Summary

Sound Advice: Ascension, by Caudal

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The local space rock trio go exploring on their expansive sophomore album.

Newsstand: October 1, 2014

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The world’s oldest clown has died. Floyd "Creeky" Creekmore, was 98 years old. Even if you are deathly afraid of clowns, that is still sad to hear, isn’t it? In the news: Olivia Chow promises 3,000 more childcare spaces, Doug Ford and...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: October 1, 2014

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: divas in support of mental health, innovative modern dance, and the art of Alex Colville. Fundraisers: Etobicoke-based charity FAME (Families Association for Mental Health) for Families provides a wide range...Show More Summary

Watch Live: Real City Matters—Civil Discourse for a Crazy Town

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In the lead-up to the 2014 municipal election, Torontoist has partnered with former urban affairs reporter Siri Agrell to create a series of discussions about the statte of our city. Our goal: figure out how to speak better—more optimistically and also more honestly—about Toronto, and how to make more inclusive decisions about the city’s future. […]

Extra, Extra: Subway Shutdowns, No More Ford Square, and Growing Old

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Metrolinx is constructing a new Dundas West GO station. Last week, a beam hailing from that construction site pierced through the ceiling of the subway tunnel below. After sand and silt began making their way into the […]

Nuit Blanche 2014 Guide: Renegade Art

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

This year's Nuit Blanche promises a whole lot of semi-secret, off-program art and events. This year, Nuit Blanche will be officially hosting 120 art projects produced by nearly 400 Torontonian, Canadian, and international artists—but...Show More Summary

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