The Drowsy Chaperone Scores Multiple Tony Award Nominations

Morning Brew: May 17, 2006

Your morning news roundup for Wednesday, May 17, 2006:

Six Torontonians are nominated in five categories at the Tony Awards, showing the world that we can definitely sing, dance, and act up north.

University of Toronto Senior Fellow Stephen Lewis wants to use your Aeroplan Reward Miles to stop AIDS. Finally, an excuse to use your credit card and take a vacation.

NCAA basketball star Dee Brown worked out in Toronto yesterday, giving some hope to the almost-hopeless Raptors.

Toronto police are offering a $50,000 reward in order to find suspects in the shooting of Jane Creba. That kind of money would make a guy turn in his own brother.

An important witness in a 2005 murder at a Toronto bar failed to show up for the trial this week, possibly because he wasn't offered anywhere near $50,000.

If you give birth on the sidewalk, what do they put under the 'hospital' section in your birth certificate?

"It's crazy. Toronto is crazy." True and incisive words from a Toronto mother after a baby is almost wounded by a bullet yesterday.


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