The two worlds of my Etobicoke

My childhood was spent surrounded by the Humber River and grocery stores. I live in Rexdale, where there’s not much to do and every... Read More

SUMMER OF THE GUN: 10 years later, conclusion

 By John Lorinc and Idil Burale In 2005, the Toronto Strong Neighbourhoods Task Force made the following call to action: “No one... Read More

SUMMER OF THE GUN: 10 years later, pt. III

By Idil Burale and John Lorinc In Toronto, we are good at starting things, but we tend not to follow through or evaluate them down the... Read More

SUMMER OF THE GUN: 10 years later, pt. II

The response to the summer of the gun has been characterized as a combination of prevention (i.e. place-based investment) and... Read More

SUMMER OF THE GUN, 10 years later: Part I

In a four part series, Spacing’s senior editor John Lorinc and columnist Idil Burale look back on the “summer of the... Read More

LORINC: Telling our story

Not for the first time, and certainly not the last, I came across a family of tourists in the subway the other day, trying to figure... Read More

Archival film of the 1990 Toronto Pride celebration

Today at Noon the City of Toronto kicks off Pride Week by raising the rainbow flag at City Hall and to celebrate here is a new video... Read More

Made in Toronto film: Porch Stories premiers at the TIFF Lightbox Friday June 19

What: Porch Stories When: Friday June 19th — Thursday June 25th 6:45PM Tickets: Via the TIFF website Toronto is (in)famous for being... Read More

Good Reads: Spring 2015 Edition of Fort York’s newsletter Fife & Drum

The spring edition of the Friends of Fort York’s quarterly newsletter, Fife and Drum was released recently.  Loads of maps and... Read More

How Toronto learned to love the patio

For all the time Torontonians will spend sipping lager and pinot on patios this summer, it would be easy to conclude that the people... Read More