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Crescent Town Club to reopen

May 19, 2015

Gushing spouts of water were filling the pool at Crescent Town Club last Thursday. It’s a welcome sound. Closed for nearly 11 months after a fire destroyed its electrical system, the club is finally getting set to reopen on June 1. All but six of the club’s 40 part-time workers are returning. “I can’t wait […]

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Beach family flies high in birdathon

How do you warm up for a birdathon? Just wing it. At least, that’s one approach recommended by Beach birder Andrew Macdonald, whose family is currently ranked third in the Great Canadian Birdathon. “Grab a pair of binoculars and some snacks, and just go to the Leslie Spit on the weekend,” said Macdonald. “There’s so […]

Imagining the possibilities on Danforth

A packed community meeting called Imagine the Danforth took place on May 11, giving members of the community a chance to hear some fresh ideas for future planning in their area. The Danforth East Community Association hosted the event, which heard from Paul Bedford, Toronto’s former Chief Planner and professor at University of Toronto. Last year […]

TTC streetcars to quit Sunday stops and combine close stops on Queen

Less stop, more go. That is one goal behind a review of Toronto streetcar stops that will remove all Sunday-only stops in June, and combine several close-together stops next spring. Starting June 1, the 506 streetcar will quit making Sundays-only stops near the churches at Hiawatha Road, Rhodes Avenue, and Glenmore Road. Likewise, the 502 […]

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