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House of the week: 210 Poplar Plains Road

Posted by Alana Charles / August 26, 2015

210 Poplar Plains Road Toronto210 Poplar Plains Road returns to the market as the gutted, now architecturally stunning property in the affluent South Hill neighbourhood.

In its former iteration, the home was a dilapidated rooming house (here are the frightening before photos), and stuck out like a sore thumb on this tree-lined street, just south of St. Clair near Casa Loma.

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First ever Tamil street festival in Toronto this weekend

Posted by Amy Grief / August 26, 2015

tamil festival torontoToronto's first ever Tamil Festival is happening this weekend in Morningside Heights. Organized by the Canadian Tamil Congress, the event will showcase live music and dance performances, a mobile museum detailing Tamil Canadian history and of course, plenty of food.

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Tape measure street art on Spadina gets erased (again)

Posted by Chris Bateman / August 26, 2015

tape measure street artAnother salvo has been fired in the bizarre ongoing battle between two artists at the corner of Spadina and Richmond. This morning, for the second time in less than a year, a work crew armed with a pressure washer has scrubbed away a colourful tape measure painted at the street corner by artist Victor Fraser.

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What to expect at Buskerfest 2015

Posted by Alice Prendergast / August 26, 2015

buskerfestToronto Buskerfest is back for a 16th year. The annual street festival is sure to draw a crowd to Yonge St. this week with more than 170 entertainers expected to make an appearance. Expect to see local talent as well as acts from around the world including musicians, acrobats, strongmen, mimes and everything in between.

Here's what you need to know about the 2015 Buskerfest in Toronto.

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This is what the Ace Hotel might look like in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / August 25, 2015

Ace Hotel TorontoToronto has long been rumoured as a future site of the Ace Hotel chain, something which seems more and more likely as renderings for a stately building at Camden and Brant streets have hit the web. While there are still zoning hurdles to clear, the initial stages of the development are coming into focus.

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UofT ranked best university in Canada

Posted by Amy Grief / August 25, 2015

uoftAs students prepare to head back to school, the Centre for World-Class Universities released its 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). And, once again, the organization named the University of Toronto as the number one university in Canada.

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