Our Town: There’s no beach like home

Don’t get me wrong, I’m incredibly grateful to be here. A friend recently texted me a photo of her backyard thermometer at Woodbine and Danforth showing a reading of -20 degrees. I sent her one back of a similar gauge on my present balcony indicating +80. Mind you, the former was Celsius, and I am […]

Eye on Business: At Mind-Set, philosophy and fitness go hand in hand

At the crack of dawn on a recent Friday morning, rock music blares inside a 7,000-square-foot warehouse unit in Scarborough, overpowering grunts and the clang of equipment as it hits the padded ground. Several participants push themselves through grueling athletic routines. They switch from Olympic-style weightlifting to rowing machines to something called an assault cycle, […]