‘I was hooked.’ Toronto artist Myra Lowenthal reflects on the Beatles, her teenage muse
Her artwork once won her front-row seats to a Beatles concert, and her pieces were displayed in the Beatles’ dressing room.
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HiMY SYeD started making labyrinths as a child. Now they’re enjoyed by children across Toronto
‘Listening to children’s laughter, seeing their perma-smiles while running around and playing in my labyrinths’ is what the artist says is his ‘ikigai,’ or joyful purpose.
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The pandemic is tough on our mental health. Here’s a meditation exercise to help you connect with yourself
Stephanie Kersta and Carolyn Plater of Hoame meditation studio want to help improve Torontonians’ mental health.
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Short is sweet: Radium Girl author Sofi Papamarko shares her favourite Toronto short-story collections
“Toronto is a great city for short-story writers — and writers in general — because just about anything can happen here,’ says Papamarko, author of the debut collection ‘Radium Girl.’
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‘Paddy was a forerunner.’ When Dubliner Patrick McGran moved to Canada, friends and family followed
He came for a better life and soon after three brothers, his best friend and a handful of cousins came too.
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Bay Street Video may boast Toronto’s largest DVD collection — an epic 31,000 titles and counting
Rare titles and Post-it staff critiques are what still draws customers to this longtime video store.
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How this Junction Triangle fashionista and her dog Bacon beat lockdown boredom in style
Tiana Feng learned to sew during the pandemic and now makes fashions for her mini-schnauzer, delighting their neighbourhood with their fashion shoots.
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How dynamic, beautiful and resilient Lake Ontario has been a reassuring force during COVID-19
Sam Heffer shares how visits to Lake Ontario, near her house in Toronto, give her hope in the face of the pandemic.
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The big cheese: How Afrim Pristine is guiding Toronto’s Cheese Boutique to new levels of gourmet
After becoming one of the world’s youngest maître fromagiers, Pristine is also set to star in a cheese docuseries on Food Network Canada.
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What helped inspire Canada’s first superheroine, Nelvana of the Northern Lights, in 1941? Take our quiz
Are you ready to take on this week’s (very) Canadian quiz from Jamie Bradburn?
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We asked you for your favourite park in Toronto. This is what you told us
Toronto’s parks brought up memories of childhood days for some of our readers.
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What’s this hairdresser-turned-art gallery owner doing during the pandemic? His mother’s hair, of course
Jamie Angell’s Angell Gallery is celebrating 25 years since opening on Queen Street West.
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Vancouver Police clear crowds at English Bay on Saturday
Vancouver Police deployed their marine unit to English Bay Saturday night after a large crowd gathered for the second night in a row.
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Calgary mayoral candidate Kevin J. Johnston arrested after illegal public gathering: police
Police say they've arrested Calgary mayoral candidate Kevin J. Johnston after he was found to have attended an illegal public gathering earlier Saturday.
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‘SNL’ spoofs new U.S. mask guidance with ‘CDC Players’ drama troupe performance
To clear things about the new mask guidance, a few doctors at the CDC who minored in theatre were made to reenact scenarios to show correct mask behaviour.
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Added time goal in CF Montréal's loss to Atlanta was 'heartbreaking'
"Obviously, the last goal was really painful," said Repentigny midfielder Samuel Piette. "Collectively, we could have managed the ball better."
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Mike Wilner: Blue Jays takeaways: Cavan Biggio and Lourdes Gurriel heat up on a cold night for Phillies bats
It’s tough to throw a shutout without recording a single 1-2-3 inning, but that’s what five Jays pitchers combined to do.
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