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Film

How Toronto got the most thrilling cinema in the world

Posted by Derek Flack / September 23, 2016

cinesphereOne of the strange things about living in Toronto is that despite the fierce pride the city takes in some of its landmarks, other extremely important buildings tend to get overlooked. Perhaps it's a 1970s thing. It was a period of rapid expansion in Toronto, but the architectural style of the day has fallen out of favour.

Such is the case with the Cinesphere. Prior to its temporary rebirth via the in/future festival, it's sat as a lonely relic of a different era on the waterfront. While early talk of its demise as part of redevelopment plans for Ontario Place was quickly silenced, the very thought of demolishing such an icon is ludicrous.

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City

41 things to do this fall in Toronto

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / September 23, 2016

fall events torontoFall events, parties, parades and activities in Toronto are, in many ways, more exciting than those in summer because there's a fun mix of indoor and outdoor happenings. There are major shows and conferences in the city, and epic hikes to be made through colourful ravines and valleys both in and just outside of the city.

Here are 41 things to do this fall in Toronto.

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Fashion & Style

Kanye necklace puts Toronto jeweller in the spotlight

Posted by Jaclyn Skrobacky / September 23, 2016

Kanye West TorontoA Toronto jeweller has hit it big after tweeting Kanye West his latest necklace design. Maison Raksha, the man behind Toronto Grillz, began creating 14k gold I Feel Like Pablo necklaces after Yeezy dropped his album, TMZ reports.

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City

10 things people in Toronto get super passionate about

Posted by Staff / September 23, 2016

torontoPeople from Toronto are a passionate bunch, especially when it comes to our city. We already know it's the centre of the universe and humbly boast about its virtues whenever we venture out of town. And of course, we also complain about it as much as we can. From the Red Rocket to Degrassi High's most famous alumnus, Torontonians love to obsess over the city they call home.

Here are the 10 things we're super passionate about.

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City

What kind of house does $750K get you in Toronto?

Posted by Derek Flack / September 23, 2016

750K house toronto$750K won't buy you a brag-worthy house in Toronto, but this price point is a radical improvement on the $500K starter-home. If you're willing to buy a semi-detach home in an area that's more up and coming than it is established, it's possible to find some quite nice properties, even if space is always at a premium.

Here's what a $750K house looks like in Toronto.

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City

The TTC might launch a ride sharing program

Posted by Staff / September 23, 2016

ttc ride sharingIf the TTC's taking too long, many turn to ride-sharing services (i.e. Uber) as an alternative. But now, the city's starting to look into the impact these companies are having on our transit system, writes the the Star today.

Notably, according to a new report, the city's looking at using ride-sharing services to bring more transit options to those in low-density, under-served areas, or places where it doesn't make sense to run a full-size bus.

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