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[URBAN NOTE] Seven Toronto links

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  • blogTO shares photos from Yorkdale Mall during its power outage Saturday.
  • blogTO reports that Toronto hosts, by one measurement, one of the biggest housing bubbles in the world.
  • The story of how a neighbourhood project painted over the Ossington Laneway, vandalizing the graffiti there, is a sad one. blogTO has it.
  • Judging by his filmed confession, the only chance Alek Minassian has to avoid a very lengthy prison sentence is a perhaps-unlikely insanity plea. CBC reports.
  • NOW Toronto reports on the climate strike protests held Friday in Toronto.
  • The Toronto Star reports on the mass protests held on Sunday to keep homophobic Christians from marching into Church and Wellesley.
  • Steve Munro reports on the statistical sleight of hand apparently used to make the TTC Bombardier streetcars of the TTC look better.

[PHOTO] Looking northwest, Yonge and King

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Looking northwest, Yonge and King #toronto #skyline #financialdistrict #yongeandking #yongestreet #kingstreet

Written by Randy McDonald

October 1, 2019 at 10:15 am

[PHOTO] Looking north, Yonge at Front

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Looking north, Yonge at Front #toronto #yongestreet #frontstreet #rain #afternoon #grey

Written by Randy McDonald

September 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

[PHOTO] Yonge above Eglinton at a time of construction

Yonge above Eglinton at a time of construction #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #evening #skyline #intersection #blue #sky

Written by Randy McDonald

September 5, 2019 at 11:05 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: Zanzibar, Chinatown, Golden Mile, beer, ravines

  • The story of Toronto nightclub Zanzibar is, indeed, a fascinating one. (Soon to go, with the rest of Yonge Street.) The Toronto Star has it.
  • Will gentrification undermine Chinatown, downtown on Spadina Avenue? Global News reports.
  • The Golden Mile of Scarborough, along Eglinton Avenue, is set to be radically transformed by development. blogTO reports.
  • Oh, why not allow for the sale of beer at some convenience stores in TTC stops? blogTO has it.
  • Alireza Nareghi looks in MacLean’s at the threat posed to the ravine environments of Toronto by invasive species, and at what is being done to save them.

[PHOTO] Looking southwest, Yonge and Bloor

Looking southwest, Yonge and Bloor #toronto #yongeandbloor #skyline #blue #evening #sky

Written by Randy McDonald

August 24, 2019 at 9:30 am

[PHOTO] Looking northeast, Yonge at Eglinton

Looking northeast, Yonge at Eglinton #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #skyline #blue #sky #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

August 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm