Heroes and Villains at Comic Con 2012

Superheroes and villains alike converged this weekend on the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for Wizard World Comic Con. Sci-fi, horror, anime and comic professionals and celebrities participated in what is one of North America’s… Continue reading

Cherry blossoms (Sakura) in High Park

People enjoy the annual cherry blossoms in High Park. Once in full bloom, the flowers only last a couple of days before blowing away until the following year.

The St. Francis of Assisi Good Friday Procession

The St. Francis of Assisi Parish celebrated the 50th anniversary of their annual Good Friday procession. Participants in costume paraded through the streets of Little Italy, depicting the different stations of the cross.… Continue reading

Smoke gets in your eyes

The weather was deemed optimal today for the prescribed or “controlled” burn that takes place annually in High Park. The carefully controlled fire was tended to by Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division and… Continue reading

Funktion in the Junction

Local Toronto bands, God Made Me Funky and The Soul Motivators, held a Funktion in the Junction for St. Patrick’s day at the Planet Storage warehouse on Dupont Ave. Both bands play a… Continue reading

Rob Ford ‘Inspired’ Graffiti and Art

Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford declared a ‘War on Graffiti’ and local graffitists and artists declared war back. The mayor, his crackin’ lifestyle and a lot of the decisions coming out of Toronto City Hall… Continue reading

Sea of green at the St Patrick’s Day parade

There was plenty of Highland Dancing and even a few leaping leprechauns at the 25th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. The parade began around noon at St. George and Bloor Street West, before heading… Continue reading

Rally and march for International Women’s Day

Women and their allies gathered outside OISE at Bloor Street West and St. George to rally, march and celebrate the upcoming International Women’s Day on March 8th. The march left at 1pm and… Continue reading

The Soul Motivators funk The Central

Local Toronto band, The Soul Motivators, funked a full house at The Central in the Annex. The 8 piece ensemble features a horn section blowing out soulful grooves inspired by both current and… Continue reading

7th Annual Icefest and Ice Carving Competition

This weekend the Bloor Yorkville neighbourhood hosted their 7th annual Icefest. Ice carving competitors used chainsaws and chisels to sculpt out this year’s theme of ‘Winter Wilderness’. You could have your photo taken… Continue reading

Rally to end Breed Specific Legislation in Ontario

A rally held today at Queen’s Park showed support for the tri-party Bill 16 tabled by MPPs Rick Hillier (PC), Cheri DiNovo (NDP) and Kim Craitor (Lib). The Bill known as ‘Hershey’s Bill‘… Continue reading

Happy birthday Wavelength Music

Nat Baldwin, Sandro Perri and No Joy perform at the Great Hall on Saturday, February 18th as part of the Wavelength Music Series. Wavelength is Toronto’s longest-running underground music festival, celebrating it’s 12th anniversary… Continue reading