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Famous Birthdays for 22nd June 2018

1613 – Lambert Pietkin, Flemish baroque composer, born in Liege (d. 1696) 1892 – Robert Ritter von Greim, German field marshal (d. 1945) 1898 – Erich Maria Remarque, German novelist (All Quiet on the Western Front), born in Osnabrück, Germany (d. 1970) 1921 – Joseph Papp, stage producer/director (Pirates of Penzance), born in Brooklyn, New […]

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Historical Events for 22nd June 2018

1931 – RVU, Radio-Volks-University, forms 1940 – France surrenders to Nazi Germany, with the northern half of the country occupied and the south established as the Nazi client state Vichy France 1941 – Estonians starts armed resistance against Soviet occupation 1947 – 12″ rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO) 1966 – South African Bishop Alphaeus […]

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Today in History for 22nd June 2018

Historical Events 1596 – Cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java 1875 – Garonne Flood: great damage in Verdun and Toulouse, kills about 1,000 1947 – 12″ rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO) 1959 – “Class” by Chubby Checker peaks at #38 1973 – Skylab 2’s astronauts land 1984 – Carl Pohlad becomes CEO of […]

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Parkdale pub searches for owner of lost hamster

Are you missing a friendly hamster, by any chance? Because someone in the Parkdale area is. Either that, or a hamster miraculously travelled to Toronto’s west end from somewhere else in the city, because wild hamsters aren’t a thing in Ontario. I don’t think. The Mezz, a restaurant and bar at 1546 Queen West, currently has […]

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Popular underground Toronto music venue is closing

A beloved local arts and performing space appears to be getting the boot from its longtime home for what one regular calls “a buck and shuck restaurant.” Double Double Land, founded in 2009 by Jon McCurley, Daniel Vila, Rob Gordon and Stephen Thomas, can be found down an alley and up the stairs at what was once a bakery in the heart of […]

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50 things to do this summer in Toronto

Events and activities in Toronto this summer take advantage of the outdoors and warm weather. There are too many festivals to include all of them here, escapes to be planned to the Toronto Islands or a day trip out of town, and many patios to grab a seat on and while away the day. There are […]

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Toronto in store for a warmer than normal summer

Today officially marks the beginning of summer in Toronto, though one could argue we’re already well into the season after last week’s muggy, blinding, fry-an-egg-on-the-sidewalk-hot mess. Hey, don’t get me wrong; I’m not complaining. Not after the chilly summer of 2017. On the contrary. With our first official heat alert out of the way, Toronto is well […]

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Weekend events in Toronto June 22-24 2018

Events in Toronto this weekend are about to paint the town rainbow as Pride takes over. If you’re looking for parade info, here’s a handy guide. Elsewhere, giant beach balls arrive on the waterfront and Bud Light Dreams returns to Echo Beach. Events you might want to check out: Redpath Waterfront Festival (June 22-24 @ HTO Park) While the […]