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Pan Am Games furniture up for auction

Posted by Amy Grief / July 29, 2015

pan am games furniture torontoThe Pan Am Games are slowly becoming a distant memory. But, if you're in the market for 40 three seater sofas, 500 white folding chairs or 100 folding tables you're in luck because furniture from its Athletes' Village is up for auction.

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Now you can play an escape room game at Casa Loma

Posted by Amy Grief / July 29, 2015

casa lomaDuring World War Two, Casa Loma was home to the top-secret Allies Anti-Submarine Detection Investigation Committee (ASDIC). It moved in after its headquarters in London, England were bombed. Now, that piece of history is the basis for the new immersive game Escape from the Tower. That's right, you can play an escape-style game right inside Casa Loma.

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Reaction to the Blue Jays' blockbuster trade on Twitter

Posted by Staff / July 28, 2015

jays tradeIt was the unexpected trade of the summer last night as the Blue Jays swapped Jose Reyes and top prospects to the Colorado Rockies for all star Troy Tulowitzki and veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins.

The surprise move, which comes as the Blue Jays chase the Yankees for a playoff spot is reminiscent of the McGriff, Fernandez, Carter, Alomar trade that shaped the World Series winning Jays teams in the early 1990s.

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Toronto Island Ferry tickets are now for sale online

Posted by Alice Prendergast / July 27, 2015

toronto island ferryToronto Island is, for obvious reasons, one of the most well-loved areas in the city, especially in the summertime. However, getting from the concrete jungle to the island has been an onerous task in year's past due to the often lengthy lines for ferry boarding passes. Luckily, times are a changin'.

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Relive the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games fireworks

Posted by Derek Flack / July 27, 2015

pan am games fireworksThe Pan Am Games went out with a blast last night, quite literally. As promised, the CN Tower once again erupted in a colourful display of pyrotechnics that dazzled onlookers across the city.

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Toronto bid for 2024 Olympics inches closer to reality

Posted by Derek Flack / July 26, 2015

toronto olympic bidDiscussion surrounding the possibility that Toronto will make a sixth Olympic bid has gotten louder and louder over the course of the Pan Am Games. And it's about to even more amplified, as the president of the Canadian Olympic Committee Marcel Aubut revealed that he would enthusiastically support a Toronto bid for the 2024 Games.

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