Those in favour cite Montreal as an example of a thriving system. Until New York’s program is fully implemented, Montreal’s will remain the biggest bike share program in North America with 5120 bikes, 411 stations, and over 35,000 customers. I hate to point out that Montreal’s system is still running a deficit despite it’s size, but if nothing else, it demonstrates how expansion could provide better transit service for Torontonians.
—Eva Voinigescu, “We Should Think of BIXI as an Extension of the TTC”
There were these two Toronto schools. There were all these kids who went to Oakwood Collegiate, who were all my friends—Torquil Campbell, Evan Cranley and Chris Seligman—and then there was the Etobicoke School of the Arts side, which was Emily Haines, Kevin Drew, Amy Millan.James Shaw, “Indie Music Label Arts & Crafts Celebrates 10 Years”
A great vintage ad find by jbcurio in the June 29, 1912 edition of The Globe.
“Vintage Ad #2,240: Real Estate is the Basis of Wealth” by jbcurio - Beware the Giant of City Congestion…especially in areas of Toronto which aren’t considered suburban a century later.
Any families holding onto these homes and considering selling them in the 21st century would have made a tidy profit over the long haul.
So many questions. The first of which is what kind of paradise does a 50-year-old single malt Glenfiddich taste like?
Rob Ford is like Chris Farley in a suit that actually fits. He’s the first politician in history whose future opponents’ attack ads will be nothing but a gallery of GIFs.
—Dom Cosentino, “Here’s Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Walking Face-First Into A TV News Camera”
“Mayor Rob Ford gets hit in the face by a TV camera” by Don Peat
A brief history of Toronto’s first cocktail lounge (which didn’t open, surprisingly, until 1947)
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