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[VIDEO] The streets of Toronto, as seen by drone

Written by Randy McDonald

March 29, 2020 at 10:30 am

[URBAN NOTE] Seven Toronto links

  • Urban Toronto looked at indigenous uses being proposed for the West Don Lands, here.
  • That Toronto has become a major hub for Shopify is a significant economic factor. Global News reports.
  • There will be an emergency exercise held at Union Station. Global News reports.
  • Transit Toronto notes the opening of a new York Regional Transit bus hub at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.
  • Transit Toronto shared video of a recent TTC public art project, “A Streetcar Called Toronto”, here.
  • Venerable Toronto movie rental store Videoflicks will be closing. blogTO reports.
  • The Evergreen Brickworks in the Don Valley will be hosting a winter village this season. blogTO reports.

[PHOTO] Leonard Cohen, “Happens to the Heart”

Pitchfork, among others, notes the release of a video for a new Leonard Cohen song, “Happens to the Heart” off of the posthumous album Thanks for the Dance. Both song and video are beautiful; recommended.

Written by Randy McDonald

October 25, 2019 at 11:01 am

[VIDEO] Crossing the Bloor Viaduct, facing south

Written by Randy McDonald

September 29, 2019 at 10:15 am

[VIDEO] Fountain lights changing colour, Yonge-Eglinton Centre

Written by Randy McDonald

September 29, 2019 at 8:45 am

[MUSIC] Madonna, “Express Yourself” (live)

The live version of “Express Yourself” performed in 1993 by Madonna in Sydney and released to video on The Girlie Show: Live Down Under is a joy, an energetic disco reworking that is one of my early-morning energy songs.

Written by Randy McDonald

September 19, 2019 at 11:30 pm

[VIDEO] Walking across the last crossing at Yonge and Eglinton in the pouring rain

Walking home from work an hour ago, I was drenched by the rain. Yonge and Eglinton saw the rain dancing off the pavement.

Written by Randy McDonald

September 13, 2019 at 11:50 pm