BET U DIDNT KNOW: CATHY THE PAINTER

“When you are an artist, you cant just depend on that.” Cathy Merritt is a Toronto-based painter most of the time, and a caterer and massage therapist at other times. Her studio and massage therapy room… Continue reading

BET U DIDNT KNOW: ZACH WHO IS LIVING OFF SPONSORSHIP

“It feels like there has been a nuclear apocalypse, and I have to prioritize things. How do I survive another day? What’s the best use of this material? There has been a feeling… Continue reading

BET U DIDNT KNOW: BUILDING #9

Guest post by Hadi Khan Urban Photographer from Toronto Ever wondered why New York is called ‘New’ York? That’s because the old town of York lies about 800 km north in the present… Continue reading

BET U DIDNT KNOW: A CAR IS PARKED INSIDE A CAFE IN TORONTO

Edit: Thank you to CJ Tremblay for pointing out that L’Espresso Bar Mercurio is on the south-east corner of the intersection. If you are coming out of St. George station, and you decide to… Continue reading

BET U DIDNT KNOW: IMAX HAS SOME ROOTS IN TORONTO

IMAX – the large screens and immersive movie-watching experience that has become the standard for movie-goers around the world. Many of you know that IMAX is a Canadian invention, and like the Canadarm,… Continue reading

BET U DIDNT KNOW: MOTHER NATURE DID NOT MAKE BROCCOLI

Broccoli is a man-made object. Wait, what? It’s true. Your most/least favourite vegetable did not exist in nature. Like most things that are sold at grocery stores, broccoli was created by people. Here… Continue reading

BET U DIDNT KNOW: TORONTO IS HELPING TO SAVE LIVES AROUND THE WORLD

Toronto may not be the most innovative city in the world, but it has it’s fair share of medical breakthroughs. Here are three medial discoveries that started in Toronto, and had an affect… Continue reading

BET U DIDNT KNOW: SOLDIERS’ TOWER

Soldiers’ Tower is a memorial to the men and women from the University of Toronto who gave up their lives for Canada. It is located on the south end of Tower Road, north-east… Continue reading

BET U DIDNT KNOW: OVER 16,000 PEOPLE FROM UOFT ENLISTED IN WW1 & WW2

Not many people know that the University of Toronto contributed immensely to both World War 1 and World War 2. Not only did students, faculty members, and staff members enlist in the wars,… Continue reading

BET U DIDNT KNOW: SOME OF THESE FACTS ABOUT ROB FORD

Edit:  This post is non-partisan, and is not making a statement about how great/terrible Rob Ford is.  I will not go into why Toronto is obsessed with Rob Ford. If you live on… Continue reading

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