It’s “Year of the Entrepreneur” — we could start with street food

The federal government earlier this week designated 2011 as the “Year of the Entrepreneur”.  A worthy cause, certainly... Read More

Rob Ford: Government is for the Wealthy

Two weeks ago, Rob Ford succeeded in his longtime quest to rid City Council meetings of modest, taxpayer-funded refreshments. The... Read More

Loving parking lots in Portland

Portland, Oregon gets a lot of credit as cities go. “The city that works” really does work, as I found out when I visited last... Read More

WWW: Bikes, transit, and why gardens are good for school kids

• There is a tradition amongst cycling advocates around the world to attach a “ghost bike” — every part of it painted... Read More

Rockin’ a U-Haul in a changing Annex

[youtube][/youtube] On my way home after work last Saturday night, I walked by the corner of... Read More

Toronto a la cart Hits the Streets

Street Chicken Biryani.  That was my lunch today, bought from Seemab Ahmad’s shiny new Central Asian/Persian food stall in front... Read More

SAIGON: Coffee on demand

EDITOR’S NOTE: Spacing contributing editor Christopher DeWolf is now based in Hong Kong and will make occasional posts about his... Read More

Eating in Toronto 1830-1955 exhibit at Reference Library

Stuffed from the holidays? Never want to eat chocolate and brie again? Got the “muffin-top begone” mentality? Great! Then... Read More

CANstructing for a good cause

Teams of Toronto university students joined professional architecture, engineering, and design firms on Tuesday night at the annual... Read More

Unsung City Beautifiers: Fruit & Flower Shops

As Pug Award fever reaches its apex tomorrow night, I thought it might be time to shine a light on smaller-scale design issues. The... Read More