BBQ joint that kept selling out during lockdowns is closing its Toronto restaurant

A Toronto BBQ restaurant that’s been on hiatus for the last little while has officially announced their physical location is closing permanently. Southern Crown Smokehouse shot up in popularity almost as soon as it opened as a hidden ghost operation inside Lob. The BBQ joint has gained a reputation for its smokehouse and Caribbean influences. … Read more

Toronto’s public beaches are safe for swimming (June 25)

Heading to the beach? You’re in luck — Toronto’s public beaches are safe for swimming as of June 25 at 2 pm Here’s the latest beach water quality report from Toronto Public Health: Bluffer’s Beach (1 Brimley Road South) tested safe for swimming on June 24 Center Island Beach (Toronto Islands) tested safe for swimming … Read more

Market swerve calls for change of tactics in Toronto row house sale

10 Rolston Ave., Toronto Asking price: $1,638,000 (March 2022) Previous asking price: $1,449,000 (February 2022) Selling price: $1,590,000 (March, 2022) Previous selling price: $581,000 (July 2011) Taxes: $6,104 (2021) Days on the market: Nine Listing agent: Jen Tripp, HomeLife/Realty One Ltd. The action Agent Jen Tripp launched this Cabbagetown row house into an active market … Read more

Two people dead, three injured in Oshawa shooting

Police say two people were killed and three injured in an overnight shooting at a bar in Oshawa, Ont. Durham Regional Police say the incident happened on Saturday at around 12:45 am at the BLVD restaurant and bar located at 1812 Simcoe Street North. Officers were dispatched to the area after reports of shots being … Read more

Police investigating string of overnight robberies in Toronto

Toronto police are investigating a string of overnight armed robberies at fast food restaurants and a convenience store downtown. The first robbery happened in the area of ​​Yonge and Front streets shortly before 9 pm on Friday. Police say a man walked into a fast food restaurant carrying a blunt weapon and took cash from … Read more

Motorcyclist dies after collision in Etobicoke

A motorcyclist has died after a collision in Etobicoke Friday night. It happened after 10 pm in the area of ​​Albion Road and Westmore Drive, east of Highway 27. Police said the motorcyclist was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead in the hospital. The … Read more

Newly appointed Toronto councilor resigns after controversial social media posts resurfaced

A newly installed Toronto councilor has resigned after her old social media posts, which appear to show homophobic content, were unearthed hours following her appointment. Rosemarie Bryan was appointed by city council as the new councilor for Ward 1 – Etobicoke North during a special meeting on Friday, filling the vacancy left by Michael Ford, … Read more

Former Toronto club kids are paying homage to lost venues in the coolest way

If you’ve ever made memories at one of a handful of now-shuttered Toronto nightlife venues, there’s a new and unique way that you can commemorate them and keep a part of them with you always, even if the actual businesses are long gone. Two former members of the industry, themselves reminiscing on old times in … Read more

Crypto company Ripple is latest tech giant to open an office in Toronto and they’re hiring

Crypto investors may not be having the best year as Bitcoin continues on its stunning downward trend, but it appears that some players in the industry still have their eyes on expansion, including with new offices in the renowned tech city of Toronto. Ripple is the latest US-based tech giant to decide to call TO … Read more

Man walks into Toronto hospital suffering from gunshot wounds

Toronto police are investigating after a man in his 20s showed up at a hospital with gunshot wounds Thursday evening. Police said they were notified about the incident just after 9 pm The man’s injuries appear to be non-life-threatening, police said. The exact location of the shooting has not been found. Police are asking anyone … Read more