REID: Heritage beyond a building’s walls

Hidden in the Distillery District, behind the unremarkable door of 36 Distillery Lane, is a staircase-museum. The simple stairway... Read More

The complicated history of Canadian blackface

In 1841, travelling American circuses came to Toronto for the first time and blackface came with them. According to University of... Read More

Marcus Garvey’s place in Toronto’s history

For the past several years, 355 College Street has been home to Thymeless Bar, a reggae nightspot situated just steps from Kensington... Read More

Freedom abound: celebrating Emancipation Day in St. John’s Ward, 1845–1860

by Natasha Henry August 1, 1852 At sunrise, a large crowd gathered for an early church service at the British Methodist Episcopal... Read More

50 Objects That Define Toronto: Marriage Certificate of First Legal Gay Union

Spacing teamed up with FIBE TV1 last year to create a series based on our first book 50 Objects That Define Toronto. Once a week we... Read More

50 Objects That Define Toronto: Joe carter’s 1993 Batting Gloves

Spacing teamed up with FIBE TV1 last year to create a series based on our first book 50 Objects That Define Toronto. Once a week we... Read More

50 Objects That Define Toronto: In The Skin Of A Lion

Spacing teamed up with FIBE TV1 last year to create a series based on our first book 50 Objects That Define Toronto. Once a week we... Read More

50 Objects That Define Toronto: Scarborough RT opening day button

Spacing teamed up with FIBE TV1 last year to create a series based on our first book 50 Objects That Define Toronto. Once a week we... Read More