Controversial Toronto condo proposal returns from dead years after plans stalled

It seemed dead and buried, but a project to build a pencil-thin luxury condo tower on top of a Toronto heritage building is back, and doesn’t look as sleek as the design who preceded him. The demand for 187 King Street East/65 George Street in the King East neighborhood dates back to 2017, when developer … Read more

Toronto is getting a massive new rooftop oasis that’s open 24/7

If you’re looking for a fabulous rooftop patio for a day’s drink in Toronto, a new one is opening soon. Soluna will open at 314 Queen St. W., which previously hosted Bamboo, Ultra Supper Club and Cube. The most recent incarnation of the rooftop patio was The Gaarden. This comes to us from someone who … Read more

Traffic delays expected as anti-abortion rally gathers on Parliament Hill

A participant holds a pro-life sign as the Campaign Life Coalition holds a press conference on the lawn of the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa on May 11.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Ottawa police are advising people traveling downtown today to expect traffic disruptions as an annual anti-abortion rally is scheduled to take place on … Read more

Toronto street is overflowing with trash and residents can’t take it anymore

Garbage seems to be a big problem in Toronto. From owners who don’t pick up their dog’s poop to leaving trash on a trail after a party, people get frustrated that others don’t clean up after them. A street in Toronto is overflowing with trash and residents have decided to take matters into their own … Read more

Toronto’s Secret 1970s Condo Complex Features a Gorgeous Waterfall and Bridge

The 1970s were a wild time for architecture in Toronto, bringing the city its two tallest structures to date and many odd designs from a period of transition between late modernism and postmodernism. You’re probably familiar with the heavy hitters of this era like the aforementioned CN Tower and First Canadian Place, but there are … Read more

If you’ve ever wanted to restore a heritage property, is this 1906 home in Toronto

While many people want a turnkey home, there are people who love a challenge or a project, if you will. And for those who like to get their hands dirty and aren’t afraid of a big project like restoring an entire historic home, 465 Broadview Avenue is the dream home. “It’s a beautiful period piece,” … Read more

Adelaide motel fire that left residents burned was not suspicious, police say

A fire at an Adelaide motel that left three men badly burned has been ruled not suspicious, with investigators instead determining the blaze was started by battery charging. Key points: Three burn victims were taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital Police earlier said the circumstances surrounding the fire were ‘unusual’ They said SafeWork SA was … Read more

What happened to my old neighborhood in Toronto?

Trinity Bellwoods Park in west Toronto, March 17, 2020.Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail Every afternoon around 3 p.m., I try to get out of my home office and go for a walk. Every time I do, I marvel at how my neighborhood has changed. I live in the west end of downtown Toronto, near the … Read more