This Whole Jays-Orioles GM Saga Has Turned Into Full-Blown Extortion

This Dan Duquette saga is getting weirder and weirder by the day. What started last month as a few flirty bits of beat reporter innuendo between the Jays and Orioles' GM Dan Duquette has become a full-blown fiasco, complete with, most recently, actual threats of extortion. Let's get caught up. » 1/22/15 3:18pm 1/22/15 3:18pm

Toronto Hipster Event Of The Week: Use A Museum's Printer For $50

A while back, we highlighted an event on the Toronto social calendar involving a bunch of weirdos paying hundreds of dollars to gut dead rats and put little bowler hats on them. In a new (hopefully semi-regular) feature we'll call Toronto Hipster Event Of The Week, let's see what else is coming up! » 1/16/15 1:37pm 1/16/15 1:37pm

Four Reasons Why Target Lost 2 Billion Dollars In Canada

After a year and a half in business, Target Canada is no more. The chain announced that it was closing all 133 of its Canadian stores and filing for bankruptcy protection after sustaining losses of over $2.1-billion in its first year of operation. 17,600 employees will be left out of work. » 1/15/15 12:20pm 1/15/15 12:20pm

Glenn Howard Bounced From Ontario Championships By University Kids

As far back as anyone can remember, Glenn Howard has loomed large over Canadian curling. A four-time winner of the Brier (the Canadian championship) and a 15-time winner of the Ontario Tankard (the Ontario championship), many assumed that Howard's veteran team would march their way to another Ontario championship this… » 1/05/15 2:15pm 1/05/15 2:15pm

A Quick & Easy Guide To Recolouring Old Sports Photos

In the past few years, a bit of a cottage industry has sprung up around colourizing old black & white photos. There's a whole world of rich, high-contrast black & white photography from the past century (including a lot of iconic sports photography) just begging for a splash of colour. And there are a lot of tutorials… » 1/03/15 3:06pm 1/03/15 3:06pm

Toronto's Latest Hipster Trend: Sewing Up Dead Rats

If you were reading upcoming Toronto event listings and happened upon the title "Casual Taxidermy", and you're anything like me, you probably thought to yourself "what a sweet name for a band." I'm imagining them as sort of a roots-y, blues-rock outfit. I bet Casual Taxidermy's guitarist is a big, sweaty bearded dude… » 1/02/15 6:17pm 1/02/15 6:17pm