The transformer next door

The lights are on but there’s no-one home at 640 Millwood Rd. The two-storey suburban home near Bayview and Eglinton doesn’t exactly... Read More

Exploring “downtown” Centreville in the winter: A ghost town in more ways than one

At the peak of it’s population in the 1950s, homes, cottages, and mansions lined the entirety of Toronto Island from... Read More

BURALE: We need to reframe how we talk about our city

Toronto Life this month is running a cover profile about the inner suburbs. The article sought to expose the divisions within our... Read More

The horror of the Rupert Hotel fire still lingers

The fire had been burning out of control at the Rupert Hotel for 17 minutes before someone called 911. As flames and acrid smoke... Read More

Storymobile is telling Canada’s Main Street stories from Mimico to the Maritimes

If you’ve travelled through Mimico – a waterfront neighbourhood in Toronto’s west end – during the last few months... Read More

The slow and deadly evolution of Toronto’s crosswalks

Crossing the street in Toronto has been a potentially deadly challenge for almost a century. Until the 1950s, when the number of... Read More

Exploring the busy basements & makeshift markets of Regent Park with Civic Salon

Basements are often unsung heroes of great cities. In new and old Regent Park the unseen basement hides both bottom-up and top-down... Read More

Toronto’s mayoral election in four maps

Over the past three decades, Toronto has become an increasingly divided city, economically and racially.  And those divisions were... Read More