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Veteran stylist opens up his own Bloor St. salon

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / October 30, 2014

Trevor Odho TorontoAfter doing stints at a few of Toronto's best-loved hair salons, including Day and Night and John Steinberg, a Toronto stylist has poured his 12 years of experience (and a whole lot of renovating elbow grease) into his own brand-new space on Bloor. He's bringing a whole lot of expertise with him - including a deft hand at dye jobs and some barbering skills (with the vintage chairs to match).

Read my profile of Trevor Odho Salon in the fashion section.
Eat & Drink

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Del Ray So-Cal Cantina, The Gaslight, Flor de Sal, Junked Food Co.

Posted by Liora Ipsum / October 30, 2014

toronto restaurant openingsToronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.

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  • Del Ray So-Cal Cantina has replaced ChocoCrepe at 620 Queen St. West. The new spot is now open and serving up a menu of quesadillas, tacos and nachos.
  • The Gaslight, a new neighbourhood watering hole and snack bar, is now open at 1426 Bloor St. West in Zocalo's former digs.

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Radar

Today in Toronto: Ghost Tour, Death to TO, Startup Open House, South African Film Fest, Weird Tales

Posted by Aubrey Jax / October 30, 2014

today in torontoToday in Toronto it's devils night, but you don't have to let the news get you down. There's plenty of light hearted spooky mischief afoot, including Toronto's annual Halloween covers-pocalypse with a line up including The Jesus Lizard! (The Soupcans), Metallica! (Cellphone), Beastie Boys! (Phedre, Hooded Fang, Moon King, Hellaluyah), Babes in Toyland! (Mexican Slang), and U2! (Actually U2). (Kidding. Dilly Dally). Find it all at Death to TO. If you want Weezer covers, though, the Sheezer Halloween party is the place to be.

Then there are ghost tours and free films for those not feeling the gig vibe. The Toronto South African Film Festival also kicks off today, and as part of Startup Open House dozens of Toronto companies will open their doors to the public. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Photo of the Day

Glass houses

Posted by Derek Flack / October 30, 2014

Arts

Twitter account detailed Jian Ghomeshi abuse in April

Posted by Chris Bateman / October 29, 2014

twitter ghomeshiThe Jian Ghomeshi sexual abuse scandal just keeps getting worse and worse by the minute. Amid the news that at least eight women, including Trailer Park Boys actress Lucy DeCoutere, allegedly suffered physical and sexual assault at the hands of the CBC host, a Twitter account, @bigearsteddy, has been discovered detailing allegations as early as April.

Several of the accusations were retweeted at the time, but now that the Toronto Star has published accounts that reference the same bear, the tweets are getting increased attention.

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Arts

Actress says she was choked and beaten by Ghomeshi

Posted by Staff / October 29, 2014

Lucy DeCoutereFollowing up on tonight's CBC interview where a woman alleges she was attacked by former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi as well as a petition condemning Ghomeshi signed by a who's who of Canadian musicians, the Toronto Star has just published an article in which actress Lucy DeCoutere, "Lucy on Trailer Park Boys", says Ghomeshi choked and beat her.

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