Black History Month: Aunt Jemima Kitchens and a history of southern nostalgia in Toronto

In October, 1962, Toronto Daily Star writer Gordon McCaffrey reported that Metro Toronto was becoming a key target area in a massive... Read More

Want a piece of the Honest Ed’s sign? Enter our draw

When you get a message that says, “Do you want me to drop off chunks of the Honest Ed’s sign?” you never say no. For... Read More

My Grandfather Worked Here: The Unilever soap factory in photos and memory

The closed-down Unilever soap factory near the bottom of the Don River has been there since 1890. For ten days in the fall of 2017 it... Read More

EVENT: Toronto’s Psychogeography, Spaces, and Places Discussion – Sat Nov 4th

Editor: This is a guest post by Parker Kay WHAT: Pumice Raft Art Talk #2 – Toronto’s Psychogeography, Spaces, and Places –... Read More

LORINC: We need to Google some questions about Sidewalk Labs

In just about every way, last week’s reveal of Sidewalk Lab’s vision for Quayside, a 4.9-hectare swath of the eastern waterfront near... Read More

READ Fall 2017 edition of Fife and Drum: Prince Harry, apiaries & a “Crustade” recipie

The latest edition of Fife and Drum, the quarterly journal produced by the Friends of Fort York, was just released. Here’s some of... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 016, the Racist Roots of Canadian Cities

In this episode, we speak to Toronto Dreams Project founder Adam Bunch, who took a tour this summer of Toronto’s problematic... Read More

LORINC: When “Friends of” park groups aren’t so friendly to outsiders

My inbox has been filling up all summer and into this balmy fall with the righteous indignation of two well-heeled neighbourhood... Read More