Eddie Ruminski runs a website called HighParkPokemon.com. A fan of Pokémon since his youth, he became interested in the social aspect of the game following its release in July and began hiding Pokemon toys around the High Park zoo.
Toronto police are searching for suspects in two stabbings in Scarborough in the last two days.
A woman from Toronto is charged with fraud following an investigation by Toronto Police.
Pride Toronto issued an apology statement to Black Lives Matter — Toronto Coalition (BLMTO) for its “history of anti-blackness.”
An expert in starting up a business, says most prospective business owners need to start with a question directed at themselves.
The Story Arts Centre at the East York campus of Centennial College will stage a workshop called The Accelerating Entrepreneurs and Leaders (ACCEL) program on Sept. 28. One of the ACCEL business coaches, David Cowdery, believes the whole process starts by asking a key question.
“I ask them all the same question, ‘When was the last time you bought or paid for the thing you are about to do?’” he said. “If they say, ‘Never,’ then we need to think about it.”
A Toronto woman is facing drug related charges after police raided a marijuana dispensary.
Toronto Observer reporters watch all the action together with crowds of fans who are outside the Air Canada Centre. Keep up with the Live blog here.
Olympic medallist Andre De Grasse wasn’t participating in the city’s Terry Fox Run Sunday. The sprinter passed by the route of the run at noon, which was when the annual event ended. De Grasse was heading to the Markham Pan Am Centre for a ceremony to honour local Olympians. The city will name a street in De Grasse’s honour. The mayor, Frank Scarpitti, rode along in the convertible.
Papito Wilson’s routine was altered in 1995. He lost his leg in an accident.
“It changed my life,” he said.
But it didn’t slow him down. Now 51, Wilson has learned to play wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, para-rowing and wheelchair tennis.
On Sunday, for the first time, Wilson participated in the 36th annual Terry Fox Run at Wilket Creek Park in east Toronto.
“It’s a great experience to do something to support others,” he said.
Mayor John Tory announced that Rush, the Canadian rock band is set to receive the key to the city on Saturday.
Station manager Jacky Tuinstra Harrison and program director Elissa Matthews are programming CJRU accordingly, with shows like “Neighbourly News” — highlights from the pages of the East York Observer newspaper. That newscast airs for the final time this season on Wednesday morning, May 11, at 10:10. Students anchor the newscast, just like they prepare the stories and pages of the hard-copy edition of the newspaper. Although this Wednesday’s show is the season-ender, both it and the newsprint edition of the East York Observer will ramp up again in the fall, after the students’ summer vacation.
“The virtuosity and the Herculean nature of it is exciting, but opera singers also are storytellers and actors that must be able to have their techniques so lined up that they can communicate with an audience — while at the same time insisting on extreme particular demands from their instrument,” said Charles Sy. In this case, that “instrument” is the voice of Sy, a talented tenor who lives in East York and sings for the Canadian Opera Company.
TTC pub crawl — the concept is simple. There are bars, pubs and taverns close to every subway station along the TTC lines making it easy for commuters to hop off, grab a beer and jump back on the subway over to the next station where they can check out other watering holes and neighbourhoods. The trouble is that most people don’t know it exists.
The Toronto Blue Jays are off to a less than ideal start this season, and are currently tied for second in the American League East with a 7-7 record.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada estimates that in 2010, more than 175 people were injured per day in impairment-related crashes. They estimated that more than thee people died per day in related collisions that year.