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Bimmer

Posted by Derek Flack / November 19, 2014

City

House of the week: 184 Pearson Avenue

Posted by Derek Flack / November 18, 2014

184 Pearson Ave Toronto184 Pearson Avenue is a curious real estate listing. Recently put on the market at $895,000, it has since been bumped up to $995,000, a price which seems more in keeping with the the quality of the house and neighbourhood. Still, why the increase post-listing? Was the interest just not there? It's hard to reconcile how this particular property didn't incite a bidding war when it hit the market.

Here you have a lot of Toronto home buyer's key criteria covered: the house is of a decent size (3 bedroom/3 bath), is extremely well located (Roncesvalles Village), doesn't require major renovations, has a walk score of 92, and even two parking spots. The street itself is quiet and mature, made up of many historical homes. In other words, there's not a whole lot to dislike. Let's have a closer look.

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World's largest plane touches down in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / November 18, 2014

Antonov 225 PearsonThe world's largest plane, the Antonov 225, touched down at Pearson International yesterday, its first stop at Toronto's airport. The massive Ukrainian cargo plane delivered 150 tonnes of mining equipment on this, its final stop before departing on Wednesday morning at around 7:00am. That last tidbit is probably the most exciting bit of news for local plane-spotters.

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First snow

Posted by Derek Flack / November 18, 2014

City

Watch a guy smash his head into window on Dundas St

Posted by Derek Flack / November 17, 2014

bikes wheels window smashedHere's an eerie video if we've ever seen one. Captured on a security camera outside of Bikes on Wheels new location at Dundas and Brock, a solitary male figure suddenly enters the frame and smashes his head through the large front window, as a group of people smoking in the foreground seemingly pay no attention at all.

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Corktown Common wins Popular Science green award

Posted by Derek Flack / November 17, 2014

Corktown CommonToronto's Corktown Common has just received a bit of international recognition courtesy of Popular Science's "Best of What's New" awards for 2014. The park, which officially opened in September (but has seen active use for over a year), is the jewel in the crown of a series of modern parks opened in Toronto over the last few years, a list which includes Sugar Beach and Sherbourne Common.

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