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Spacing Saturday: Crafts, money and beaches

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Spacing Saturday highlights posts from across Spacing’s blog network in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, and the Atlantic region.

As the last day of the Central Canada Exhibition, or the Super Ex came to an end, Spacing Ottawa contributor Érinn Cunningham captured a collection of photos.

Spacing Ottawa reader, Jason Garlough, comments on a move by the City of Ottawa to pave over natural forestland to make way for an exhibition hall and parking lot.

Attached to poles throughout Halifax can be seen cute little crafts hanging on hooks for purchase by passersby. Spacing wants to know who’s behind these guerrilla crafts.

Lauren Oostveen shares how she spent the $100 given to her as part of a downtown Halifax business promotion to simply spend the money and blog about where it went.

Chris Erb weighs in on plans for the downtown development, District Griffin, which includes 4 impressive high-rise buildings .

Toronto’s newest artificial beach has been up and running for a few weeks, so Alex Bozikovic took his son there to see just how beachy sugar beach really is.

For those of you without a Spacing subscription, John Lorinc posted his column from the summer issue about Miller’s run as mayor.

Photo by Katie McKay