Toronto sculpture show’s little figurines have a life-sized impact

Toronto sculpture show’s little figurines have a life-sized impact

Is the Gardiner Museum’s “Housewarming” sculpture show a horror movie, a diorama of domestic servitude before the world ends, or a social justice sermon? Is it charming or appalling or tedious? Is it just like every single day since 2020? Pandemic novels are being written, paintings painted, textile art woven, piled, embroidered and hung, sculptures … Read more

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at six restaurants on Jan. 16

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at six restaurants on Jan. 16

Toronto Public Health issued six conditional passes to restaurants, cafés, bakeries, bars and grocery stores on Jan. 16. Fresh and Wild at 69 Spadina Avenue received a conditional pass with two major infractions: Fail to ensure storage shelves designed to protect against contamination Fail to protect against harbouring of pests Jian Bing Club at 5418 … Read more

Company is coming — is your table ready? Two of Toronto’s chicest women share their tablescape tips

Company is coming — is your table ready? Two of Toronto’s chicest women share their tablescape tips

“The way you set your table should be about yourself,” says Muriel Solomon, who, with Vanessa Eckstein, is the founder of Fors Studio, a Toronto product design company. The key, says the duo, is to consider what you want your table to evoke: nostalgia, conversation, a sense of ceremony? “Every occasion is an invitation to … Read more

Director of The Citizen Lab at University of Toronto named to the Order of Canada

Director of The Citizen Lab at University of Toronto named to the Order of Canada

OTTAWA—Ronald Deibert, director of the cybersecurity and human-rights organization The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto, is among this year’s appointments to the Order of Canada. “It is really humbling and surreal. To get this honour is just truly something else. I’m over the moon about it and feel so appreciated by this recognition,” … Read more

One of 8 girls charged in stabbing of homeless man in Toronto granted bail

One of 8 girls charged in stabbing of homeless man in Toronto granted bail

One of the eight young girls accused of second-degree murder of a 59-year-old man has been granted bail. The accused, who cannot be identified under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, must follow a number of conditions including not contacting the others charged and one other person. She also cannot possess any weapons or … Read more

Toronto to see rain, mild temperatures on New Year’s Eve

Toronto to see rain, mild temperatures on New Year’s Eve

Planning on watching fireworks this New Year’s Eve? Expect to get wet in milder weather. Environment Canada is predicting Toronto will see temperatures of 8 C overnight on Friday rise as high as 10 C on Saturday, then dip to 2 C overnight. Meteorologist Gerald Cheng says rain will start on Friday evening and last … Read more

Here’s what’s open and closed in Toronto on New Year’s

Here’s what’s open and closed in Toronto on New Year’s

New Year’s Day is a public holiday in Ontario, meaning many services and stores may be closed on Sunday. Government offices, community centres, libraries and banks will be closed. Mail delivery will pause for the holiday. Beer Store and LCBO locations will also be closed on Sunday. Here’s what else is open and closed on … Read more

Dave Chappelle, Shania Twain to play Toronto shows in 2023

Dave Chappelle, Shania Twain to play Toronto shows in 2023

When it comes to kicking off Toronto’s 2023 concert season, Dave Chappelle isn’t wasting any time. A smattering of seats remained at the time of this writing for the controversial Washington, D.C. comedian’s Jan. 1 stand at Scotiabank Arena — a concert-in-the-round situation that offers an 18,623-seat capacity — and they’re not cheap: thanks to … Read more

Best dressed Toronto 2022: Our fashion list

Best dressed Toronto 2022: Our fashion list

This just in: Getting dressed—and doing it for the daily hit of pure, unadulterated joy—is all the way back. With sloth-like separates, Zoom tops and athleisure parading as partywear firmly in the rear view, our country’s most style-inclined came out to play in 2022, putting their outfits together with more verve than ever before. We … Read more