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Arts / November 25, 2014 / Comments (21)

Ghomeshi drops $55 million lawsuit against the CBC

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Disgraced CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi has dropped his $55 million lawsuit against his former employer after an out-of-court deal was reached. The Toronto Star reports that the deal, which was reached last Friday, will see Ghomeshi pay $18,000 in legal costs to the CBC. Ghomeshi launched the suit after his...

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Eat & Drink / November 25, 2014 / Comments (19)

Instagram campaign helps those in need with pizza

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A Toronto-based social media campaign is urging folks to feed the homeless in their communities by sliding them a slice. #passthepizza started in Toronto last month with an Instagram account devoted to sharing photos of pizza handoffs; the campaign has been gaining steam recently, with The Big Slice even kicking...

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Tech / November 25, 2014 / Comments (33)

Will narrowing traffic lanes make Toronto streets safer?

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Toronto traffic lanes are about to get narrower, though the process will take some time before its effects are felt throughout the city. In what is sure to be a controversial move, city planners have drafted a new policy for road widths that will bring Toronto inline with many US...

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Sports & Play / November 25, 2014 / Comments (14)

Pan Am Games mascot has cost $385K in taxes (so far)

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Meet Pachi, the mascot of the Toronto Pan Am Games. He's a friendly, jolly porcupine with 41 multicoloured quills and a Frank Rossitano-style slogan hat. And so far, between design contests, promotional merchandise, actors' fees, and foam suit cleanings (necessary), he's cost taxpayers $383,045, with seven months to go before...

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Eat & Drink / November 25, 2014 / Comments (12)

The 10 biggest restaurant flops in Toronto for 2014

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New restaurants in Toronto continued to open at a frenetic pace in 2014, leading to a "survival of the fittest" kind of climate. Veteran restaurant operators and freshmen alike were responsible for more than a few new concepts that turned out to be merely a flash in the pan. Honourable...

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Announcements / November 25, 2014

Parkdale cafe picks up where the Mascot left off

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What's in the former home of the Mascot cafe in Parkdale? As it turns out, it's another cafe, featuring the same wooden bar where you can grab espresso drinks and baked snacks. Locals have already resumed their posts inside the cafe, though the massive empty space (reserved for pop-ups) still...

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Eat & Drink / November 25, 2014 / Comments (24)

The top 10 cheap lunch options in the Financial District

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Cheap lunch in the Financial District can be found at longstanding staples with loyal followings of office veterans as well as a few fresher-faced options that inject some excitement into the midday routine. It can be tricky to find affordable and health-conscious options in this area while avoiding all the...

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Mama's Boys Burgers/ Restaurants

Mama's Boys Burgers is a family-run diner that's been open for three years at the corner of Danforth Road and Birchmount. Formerly a Portuguese grill, the eatery still features plenty of...

The Tenant/ Cafes

The Tenant coffee shop took over after The Mascot went bust in Parkdale. By the looks of it I'm not sure if the name is a play on the Roman...

Pizzeria Libretto (University)/ Restaurants

Pizzeria Libretto has opened a Financial District outpost, a massive dining hall on University at King that will serve as a bastion for business lunches. The third location of Rocco...

Pulp & Press/ Restaurants

Pulp & Press is the brand-new Toronto offshoot of a London, Ont.-based juice company. What began as a plan to do a juice cleanse quickly turned into a business late...

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