a blog run byCourtney Greenberg
culture + entertainment + history + women + events around the city + extended interviews
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On Saturday night Tania Panés sat on the street in the Queen West neighbourhood with a 1943 Hermes Baby typewriter, a table and a sign that says: Poetry on the Spot.
Toronto will be getting a walking tour dedicated to its most popular rapper, Drake.
A social experiment at a Toronto coffee shop is raising awareness about the so-called Pink Tax, where women are charged more than men for the same products or services.
Fans of the television series ‘Gilmore Girls’ were able to get a taste for what it’s like to grab a coffee at a diner featured on the show.
Elly Mayday is a model with a message.
Students at the University of Toronto are upset after a group calling itself the Canadian Nationalist Party said they wanted to hold a white supremacist rally on campus.
Residents in North York say they’re frustrated after voicing multiple complaints about a rodent problem in and around their townhouse complex.
A man who was allegedly beaten by a Toronto cop in 2015 is speaking out after an officer was charged by the province’s Special Investigations Unit with assault yesterday.
Certain secondary schools in Toronto are under review due to declining enrollment, including one that boasts rapper Drake as a former student.
A number of high schools were threatened on social media by a group called "Clowns in the 6," prompting Toronto police to launch an investigation.
Toronto Spiderman says after subduing alleged shoplifter
Some of the Internet’s favourite and most popular video creators attended this year’s YouTube FanFest at the Molson Ampitheatre on Aug. 13.
Some residents are upset after a Toronto neighbourhood decided to borrow a slogan from U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign.
Police are searching for three men accused of vandalizing the roof of the Ripley’s Aquarium in July.
An owner of a medical marijuana dispensary in Toronto says she won’t allow city licensing officials to close down her store because what she’s doing isn’t “criminal.”
Debris has been piling up for months beside a Markham plaza -- and residents say they’re frustrated that no one is cleaning up the garbage that has been illegally dumped.
A St. Catharines family says they made a disturbing discovery after dinner on Saturday night.
The Toronto Transit Commission is taking complaints from riders and using them to transform rider’s experience.
Residents in Toronto’s east end have created a campaign featuring photos of locals and their pets to raise awareness on the lack of dog-friendly spaces in the Corktown neighbourhood.
Tragically Hip lead singer and songwriter Gord Downie told fans on Facebook about his brain cancer diagnosis Tuesday morning and social media erupted with messages of support.
The owner of popular Toronto restaurant, Caplansky’s Deli, said he was “absolutely heartbroken” after his landlord terminated his College Street property’s lease Monday night.
Many are posting pictures and videos of their feline friends online for International Cat Day, causing the subject to trend on social media.
The neon lights along Yonge Street in downtown Toronto are slowly dimming. But an outdoor museum has been proposed that would preserve the popular signs that the city knows and loves.
One man is dead and another has been charged with second-degree murder after a reported fight over religion that led to a violent altercation outside a rooming house near York University campus.
Riverdale has become a hot spot for Hollywood North but a new 24-hour film shoot has led to some complaints in the neighbourhood.
For Toronto animal lovers, good things come in threes.
A Little Portugal resident said he was overwhelmed by the love and support he has received after homophobic phrases were spray-painted on his garage.
A small group of protesters gathered in front of an animal hospital in St. Catharines on Monday to raise awareness about a veterinarian who worked there and was accused of abusing pets.