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Posted by Derek Flack / February 28, 2015

City

Is the Annex ready for a condo boom?

Posted by Derek Flack / February 27, 2015

Annex CondoThe Annex is about to get significantly more dense. Already a neighbourhood with significant mid-size apartment structures (many of which are bunched near U of T), the condo era got underway with the arrival of B. Streets at Bloor and Bathurst back in 2013. Now redevelopment is set to take off with major changes in store on the current Honest Ed's site and a new 42-storey tower planned for Madision and Bloor.

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Posted by Derek Flack / February 27, 2015

Music

Demolition of Guvernment complex gets underway

Posted by Derek Flack / February 26, 2015

guvernment demolitionThe Guverment is coming down. Just a few weeks after its three-night closing party, the venue is already being demolished to make way for the coming condo development from Daniels Corp. This doesn't come as a surprise, of course, but even as we knew about the planned demo, seeing the Kool Haus cut virtually in half is just strange. The timeline in this development boomtown is very fast.

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Eat & Drink

New bill proposes craft beer store for Ontario

Posted by Derek Flack / February 26, 2015

craft beer store ontarioWhat if Ontario's craft brewers, winemakers and distillers could band together and create their own retail outlets? It's an idea that would likely appeal to many of the smaller beer and booze-makers who feel poorly represented by The Beer Store and LCBO. Customers, one suspects, would also like such an option given the dubious selection of craft beer on offer under the current system.

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Posted by Derek Flack / February 26, 2015

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