Happy GroundHog Day

Today is Groundhog Day, and so our Story from the Museum Floor by Judith from the Visitor Team, inspired by the Museum’s resident groundhog on our Living Worlds gallery, takes a looks at this annual tradition rooted in European folklore, which was made famous by the film Groundhog Day. Groundhog Day Groundhog Day is perhaps … More Happy GroundHog Day


Toronto city council has approved regulations for short-term rentals in the city that would apply to such services as Airbnb. The rules allow the rental of a principal residence only and homeowners won’t be allowed to list secondary suites, such as a basement apartment, for short-term rental. Entire home rentals will be capped at 180 […] … More SHORT TERM RENTALS

Vandalizing Taggers Must Be Stopped

It’s ugly, nasty, expensive, and has caused a lot of grief for business owners. Vandalzing taggers, armed with aerosol spray cans, paint their scrawls without any regard for private property or the mess they leave behind. A TORONTO photographer captured on camera one such person (with two lookouts) at work, in the Dundas West neighbourhood. […] … More Vandalizing Taggers Must Be Stopped


A streetcar driver, a bartender, a cinema ticket-taker, a security guard and a Pearson passenger services rep will all be at work around the city on December 25 to make sure everything goes smoothly. via Meet the superheroes who save Christmas Day — TORONTO STAR

Christmas In Toronto

MUSIC, MUSICALS & DANCE – December 24 – Bat Out of Hell: The Musical, Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria Street, http://www.mirvish.com – Until December 30 – The Nutcracker, National Ballet of Canada, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing […] via WHAT’S ON IN TORONTO – DECEMBER/2017 (CLICK ON WEBSITES FOR MORE INFORMATION & TICKETS) — Toronto … More Christmas In Toronto

Winter Wonderland

I, for one, have always wanted a White Christmas (like in the movie), and we seldom ever get a good one. This is my year! Herewith some winter and holiday photos from the Archives of TORONTO and the Archives of ONTARIO. […] via MOTHER NATURE & JACK FROST HAVE TEAMED UP TO GIVE TORONTO A WHITE … More Winter Wonderland


Nestled on one of the hippest blocks in downtown Toronto, Bellwoods Brewery isn’t just one of the most innovative breweries in the city, it’s widely considered to be among the best in the world! As a cellar keeper and collector of aged beer, Bellwoods is often my go-to local brewery for Brett-laced sours, boozy […] via … More BREWERY IN TORONTO