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12 haunted places to get spooked at in Toronto

Posted by Staff / October 9, 2016

haunted torontoToronto is filled with supposedly haunted places. Behind the facade of some of our city's most beautiful old buildings lies a more gruesome past that's waiting for you to discover. Halloween is the perfect time for you to explore spooky sites, which are located all over for your ghost hunting convenience, of course.

Here are some of the creepiest haunted places in Toronto.

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Sports & Play

Do Toronto police have the wrong suspect in beer toss?

Posted by Staff / October 6, 2016

ken paganAfter Edwin Encarnacion's walk-off homer on Tuesday night secured the Blue Jays a spot in the playoffs, the city went nuts. But despite moving on to the ALDS, we couldn't be too happy with the wild card game.

That's because one fan in the Rogers Centre threw a beer can into the outfield, narrowly missing the Orioles' Hyun Soo Kim.

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Toronto house prices soar to new record

Posted by Staff / October 5, 2016

toronto house pricesWelcome to Toronto, a place where many of us can only dream of one day buying a detached a house within (or even near) the city limits. According to a new reports from the Toronto Real Estate Board the average price for home in the Toronto area is now $755,755, up 20.4 per cent since last year.

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The best and worst of Nuit Blanche 2016

Posted by Staff / October 3, 2016

Nuit Blanche TorontoFor 2016, Nuit Blanche lost Scotiabank as its title sponsor. In the weeks leading up to the all-night event, many started questioning what it be like this year. While it was a bit smaller than usual -- there were 90 exhibits as opposed to 110 in 2015 -- the crowds were just as robust as in years past, and there was genuine awe over the spectacle at City Hall.

The sheer number of video installations got a little repetitive after a while, but there were many positives to take away from this year's event, not the least of which was that Nuit Blanche seemed as vibrant as it celebrated its 11th year.

Here are our highlights and lowlights from Nuit Blanche 2016.

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Toronto kills plan for bike licenses

Posted by Staff / September 27, 2016

bike licenseCan you imagine if you had to get a license for your bike? The idea's not so far-fetched - apparently Toronto had made people license their bikes from 1935 until 1957. But don't worry Toronto cyclists, you won't have to get a license to keep cycling around the city any time soon.

That's because the public works and infrastructure committee voted (four to one) to defer this issue indefinitely at a meeting earlier today.

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The 10 worst things about visiting the CN Tower

Posted by Staff / September 26, 2016

visiting cn towerThe CN Tower might be one of our country's top tourist attractions, attracting more than 1.5 million visitors a year, but that doesn't mean there's not room for improvement. As any local will tell you, ascending what was once the world's tallest freestanding structure can be exhilarating but it can also test your patience.

Here are the worst things about visiting the CN Tower in Toronto.

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