Bird friendly glass proposed for new buildings at Kipling and Lake Shore
On a typical weekday, a mass of students are scattered around Lake Shore Blvd. and Kipling Ave. in south Etobicoke. There are three schools are in the area: Humber College, Father John Redmond, and Lakeshore Collegiate, boasting over 9600 full time students between them. This number will jump in... Read more
Peter Adamo knew that if he wanted a larger space for Sense Appeal – his Spadina Ave. coffee bar, roastery, and bakery – he’d have to look outside of downtown for something affordable. He didn’t realize that he’d have to move to the “boonies” of Toronto to find it.... Read more
SkedLive March 31, 2014
Stalled construction leaves school open to the curious
An old vacant high school sits in the middle of a residential area, but it’s far from being unoccupied. Shattered glass and insulation are scattered on the floor. Pipes and wiring hang from the ceiling and destroyed walls. Noises echo through the building, curiously close to the sound of... Read more
Scientists test psychedelics for anxiety treatment

Laura Willison has to deal with her anxiety every day. She says she gets worried about everything constantly, and thinks anything bad that can happen will happen. She goes to Ontario Shores, a center for mental heath sciences, and sees a personal service worker every two weeks. For a while, she depended on counseling to help her cope with her anxiety, but a couple of months back she saw a psychiatrist who wrote her a prescription for Lorazepam.

Read more
People lined up for hours today for the chance to sift through thousands of Honest Ed’s hand painted signs. Read more
Coyote sightings are more frequent in the winter months, and residents are urged to be cautious around the animals, although they are generally harmless. Read more
Café owner happy to see competition
When entering Big Guy’s Little Coffee Shop on Lake Shore in Etobicoke, there is little sense of urgency. The barista chats with a customer  in front of the serving counter. A woman with headphones on laughs at something on her computer, and We’re Here for a Good Time by... Read more
City run program turns vandalism into neighbourhood art
A city program that set out to combat vandalism is turning into a tool for neighbourhoods to bring art to their streets. The StreetARToronto – or StART – program is responsible for a number of murals that are popping up around Toronto that simultaneously showcase an artists work and... Read more