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[CAT] Shakespeare, contorting under Astroboy

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Shakespeare, contorting under Astroboy #toronto #cats #shakespeare #caturday #catsofinstagram #astroboy #poster

Written by Randy McDonald

August 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Posted in Photo, Toronto

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[PHOTO] Three photos from the inside of the Toronto Reference Library

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Teddy bear with deerstalker and pipe #toronto #torontoreferencelibrary #teddybear #deerstalkerhat #arthurconandoylecollection

I like a friend’s suggestion that this teddy bear, on display in the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection at the Toronto Reference Library, should bear the name of Bearlock Holmes.

Looking down from the fifth floor #toronto #torontoreferencelibrary #architecture

Two by two, looking down #toronto #torontoreferencelibrary #architecture

Stepping outside the collection, on the fifth floor of the Reference Library, and looking down to the ground floor in the vast interior, the impressive scale of the edifice becomes clear.

Written by Randy McDonald

August 18, 2017 at 11:00 pm

[PHOTO] From Fanningbank down to the harbour, Charlottetown

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Flags by Charlottetown Harbour #pei #princeedwardisland #charlottetown #fanningbank #flags #charlottetownharbour

Strolling by Charlottetown Harbour #pei #princeedwardisland #charlottetown #flags #charlottetownharbour #latergram

Low tide, Charlottetown Harbour #pei #princeedwardisland #charlottetown #charlottetownharbour #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

August 11, 2017 at 12:00 pm

[PHOTO] Looking out over the city, Wallace Emerson Park

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Looking out over the city #toronto #wallaceemerson #skyline #evening

Written by Randy McDonald

August 11, 2017 at 9:00 am

[PHOTO] East on Geary at Dufferin, Toronto

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East on Geary at Dufferin #toronto #davenport #night #gearyave #dufferinstreet//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Standing on Geary Avenue just east of Dufferin Street, this one of Toronto’s newest hip streets looks perfectly ordinary and quietly miraculous under the line of street lights.

Written by Randy McDonald

August 10, 2017 at 7:00 am

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: the Toronto Public Library, Hanlan’s, parks, and Montréal laneways

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  • blogTO notes that the Toronto Reference Library will be holding a huge sale again next week.
  • Inside Toronto profiles Sephora Hussein, new collection head of the Merril Collection.
  • Michael Lyons writes about the importance of the newly-reopened Hanlan’s beach on the Toronto Islands.
  • Jake Tobin Garrett argues at Torontoist for the importance of the proposed Rail Deck Park.
  • Emily Macrae argues at Torontoist there is much Toronto can learn from the green–literally–laneways of Montréal.

[PHOTO] Colour in St. James Town

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Colour in St. James Town

Written by Randy McDonald

August 9, 2017 at 7:00 am