Erin Cassidy

It’s pumpkin pie season

October is pumpkin season. They’re in our drinks, on our front porches and in our meals. For those who are craving a good pumpkin pie, you don’t have to go far in Scarborough to find…

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Toronto Zoo’s elephants on the road to California

They’re packed, trunks and all, and are heading south just ahead of winter. It’s a trip plenty of Canadians make every year. What’s different this time, though, is the group of three making the trip is made up of the Toronto Zoo’s three elephants. In 2011, Toronto city councillors decided the three female elephants — Iringa, Toka and Thika — should move to PAWS, a wildlife sanctuary in San Andreas, California.

Norm Foster’s Looking has Theatre Scarborough audiences laughing

“I lost my wife two years ago and tonight is the first time since I lost her that I laughed again.” That, says actor Daryl Marks, is the sort of positive reaction he received following the opening night performance of Looking, a Scarborough Players production about love. The play runs at Theatre Scarborough until Sept. 28.