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Toronto Raptors unveil new team uniforms

Posted by Staff / August 23, 2016

Toronto RaptorsThe Toronto Raptors revealed new team uniforms today. One version of these special alternates is a riff off the Toronto Huskies uniforms, an homage to the basketball team that played in the city in 1946-47. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of that game, the Raptors are bringing back these Huskies-inspired jerseys.

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The top 8 events at Toronto parks before summer ends

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / August 23, 2016

In Future Festival Ontario Place TorontoEvents in Toronto parks before summer ends cast a wide net of activities, just in time for you to squeeze in all the outdoor time you need before hibernation season. Get your park blanket ready and catch a movie, a play, some music of a guinea pig fashion show.

From east to west, here are my picks for the top events at Toronto parks before summer ends.

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Ossington condo once home to an historic boxing gym

Posted by Amy Grief / August 19, 2016

sullys ossingtonWhen Muhammad Ali fought was in town to fight Toronto's George Chuvalo at the Maple Leaf Gardens in 1966, he trained Earl Sullivan's Toronto Athletic Club at 109 Ossington Ave.

Now, Sully's is located at 1024 Dupont St., but it's original - and historic - location will be commemorated with a plaque, reports Inside Toronto today.

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Toronto might be getting a Caesars casino

Posted by Staff / August 19, 2016

caesars casino torontoToronto doesn't have many casinos, but last summer, the city gave the green light to build a new one if it also included an entertainment complex.

Now, as the New York Post reports, the bankrupt Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. is among the companies vying to open in Toronto.

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The top 10 things to do at the 2016 CNE in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / August 19, 2016

cne 2016The 2016 edition of the CNE starts today and runs through September 5 in Toronto. Get ready to fill your days at the fair with memorable moments and lots and lots of food. But The Ex is more than just the outrageous eats. From the midway to the various shows, concerts and pavilions, there's so much room for activities at the Canadian National Exhibition.

Here are my picks for the top things to do at the 2016 CNE.

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Andre De Grasse wins silver medal at Rio Olympics

Posted by Staff / August 18, 2016

andre de grasseAndre De Grasse almost stunned the world tonight, falling to two time defending champion Usain Bolt in the final of the 200m at the Rio Olympics. The Scarborough born De Grasse was widely expected to contend for a medal after the blistering bromance in the semis.

De Grasse clocked in at 20.02. Bolt was at 19.78, well short of his personal best and world record 19.19 time set back in 2009 in Berlin. Prior to the games he had suggested he might be the first athlete to break the 19 second barrier in the distance.

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