Tag Archives: toronto

Sunday Sidewalk Giveaways

On any Toronto neighbourhood stroll, you will encounter free curbside offerings. This city’s citizens won’t throw away anything they think might be useful to someone else. Furniture, housewares, and reading material are there for the taking. Along with some some other stuff.

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Blue Jays bandwagon

The Toronto Blue Jays are trying to win game 5 in some sort of semi-final thing. I’ve got a new Jays t-shirt from Urban Behavior and I’m ready to take up a seat at the Wheat Sheaf this afternoon.

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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?

Category killer

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Another big box store planned for a street near Kensington Market, another rash of hand-wringing. Unless the new Loblaw’s has an aisle like this, I think the Market will carry on as it always has.

Mayor Ford breaks bad

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Toronto Zoo Protest

The arrival of a couple of loaner pandas from China has caused some consternation in the Toronto Zoo‘s North American Animals enclosure.

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New Christie mascot

Mr. Christie’s Bakery doesn’t close until next year, but the wildlife is already moving in. I spotted a large coyote exploring the factory’s ornamental boulevard last Sunday. (view large)

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