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If today’s Toronto press covered VE Day

The Battle of Berlin ended 70 years ago this week. Here is how I imagine today’s Toronto press (The Toronto Star, Spacing and Toronto Life) would cover the events. (Click to view large)

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Voting reminder

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Monday, October 26, is municipal election day in Toronto. Don’t forget to vote. What better way to start the week than wiping the smile of an incumbent’s face?

Mayor Ford breaks bad

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Rob Ford’s Map of Austin

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Winter in Humber Bay Park

I didn’t know Humber Bay Park existed until last Sunday, when my wife turned right off of Lakeshore Boulevard in a desperate attempt to double down on snow and sun before a forecasted warm front arrived. We weren’t alone in our desire to enjoy the blue sky and crisp air. (view large)

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Summer Jogging Poll

Football day in Little Portugal

In the second round of the UEFA cup, Portugal is playing the Czech Republic, and Little Portugal (which is pretty big, truth be told) is teeming with Portugal supporters. This van parked on a vacant lot on College Street is selling mostly Portuguese flags, but a few other UEFA teams are represented as well.

One big change I’ve noticed this tournament: Canadian flags are hanging along side Portugal and Azores flags on porches for the first time.