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The Voice

I’m catching up on links I meant to Stumble for months, but an extended absence from Firefox (and now, an eternal avoidance of StumbleUpon) left them lingering in my to-do list. A few months ago, a “celebrity” unknown outside Toronto died. Within Toronto, though, everyone knew and loved Mark Dailey: A giant with a deep […]

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Toronto Nostalgia: The Mad Hatter

This Toronto-based webzine writes about the infamous “Mad Hatter” parties, which were the ultimate birthday party outing when I was a tween.  I was never cool enough to be invited to one, but even at the time I was somewhat thankful for that – anarchy and menace has never been my style. I remember listening […]

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The Exhibition: Rides – Torontoist

http://torontoist.com/2010/09/the_exhibition_rides.php I appear to be the only Torontoist reader on SU, which is a shame as it’s quite a fun site and exhibits far more love for my hometown than I can muster. Today’s photo feature: Slow-shutter shots of the midway rides at the Canadian National Exhibition, also known to Toronto kids as the Death […]

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New Board Game Café Welcomes You, But Not Your Laptop – Torontoist

http://torontoist.com/2010/08/board_game_cafe_welcomes_you_but_not_your_laptop.php It’s not near enough to me to become my local but the pictures of this new board-game cafe in Toronto make it look like it’ll be worth a visit.

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A Different Historical Perspective – Torontoist

http://torontoist.com/2010/08/a_different_historical_perspective.php?gallery0Pic=3 For anyone who likes those “old photos meshed with modern photos”, this one wins the meme.

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Disgruntled Star Editor Takes Constructive Revenge – Torontoist

http://torontoist.com/2009/11/disgruntled_star_editor_takes_revenge.php The Toronto Star is making some cutbacks, and one of their wilier editors makes a case for continued employment.

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Cariibean Fruits

http://www.tntisland.com/fruits.html One of the best things about living in Toronto (in my opinion, the finest – and truest – multicultural city in the world) is the abundance of exotic produce available for our immigrant population to have a taste of home. Almost all of the fruits listed on this page are available at a single, […]

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The Cool Hunter – Architecture

http://www.thecoolhunter.net/architecture/Royal-Ontario-Museum-Extension-Toronto/ This is the nearly-completed extension to Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum. For years, the ROM has been a relatively static collection in a big neo-fortress, and so the announced expansion put the people who like staid and boxy into paroxysms. I, for one, loved it from the first, though I admit to being disappointed that […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070711/ap_on_re_ca/obit_mirvish_1;_ylt=AmuNWFvR_E5ZeDBRmxhpeowE1vAI OH SWEET INTERNET ACCESS, how I’ve missed thee. I’m back and I’m Stumbling, though recent events are making me ever so slightly homesick for TO. Or, more specifically, the Toronto whose cultural institutions and figures have passed on in the few months I’ve been away. My heart broke to read of the end of […]

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Longtime Toronto DJ Majhor dies – Arts & Entertainment – CBC News

http://www.cbc.ca/arts/media/story/2007/01/23/majhor-obit.html John Majhor, a fixture on Toronto radio and television for nearly two decades, has died at the age of 53. John Majhor hosted Toronto Rocks, which may or may not have been Toronto’s first TV show devoted solely to music videos. I know for a fact that it was where I first saw such […]

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