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Local news for East York (Toronto, ON) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

10 hrs ago | BlogTO

What Lawrence Avenue used to look like in Toronto

At the turn of the 20th century, the territory covered by current day Lawrence Avenue was almost entirely farmland.

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13 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Police investigate two separate GTA shootings

Emergency crews were called to a scene in Mississauga around 11 p.m. Tuesday. Police say it's believed a gunman inside one car shot at another vehicle, shattering a rear passenger window and leaving the doors riddled with bullet holes.

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17 hrs ago | BlogTO

This Week in Fashion: FAT, Muttonhead store launch, North Standard Trading Post anniversary

This Week in Fashion rounds up the week's style news, store openings and closings, pop-up shops, sales and upcoming fashion and design events in Toronto.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

680News

Woman finds snake in Victoria Park & Ellesmere bathroom

A woman in the city's east end had quite a scare on Tuesday morning when she discovered a snake in her bathroom.

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DurhamRegion.com

Pickering guitarist celebrates 40 years of Moxy with anniversary concert

Canada is full of talented musicians that, because of the landscape of the music industry here, are often under- recognized or don't enjoy the longevity or success that bands in the United States do.

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BlogTO

This Week on DineSafe: The Copper Chimney, Nova Era, King Place, Sushi Delight, Popeye's

Passover and Easter didn't mean inspectors turned a blind eye to Toronto restaurants as a pair of Popeye's chicken franchises got yellow-carded by DineSafe this week, and popular spots Sushi Delight and The Copper Chimney also failed to pass with the green stamp of approval.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Toronto Star

A year after Rana Plaza collapse, consumers demand more accountability

It took the worst garment factory accident in modern history to teach consumers the real price of an $8 T-shirt.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBC News

Highrise fire sends man to hospital with serious burns

Toronto fire crews rescued a man who fell at least 12 storeys from the top of a Front Street condo building.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Toronto Star

Chow, Tory target curb parking scofflaws in gridlock-fighting plans

Two prominent mayoral candidates took aim Thursday at lane hogs and intersection blockers in describing how they would fight gridlock in Toronto.

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DurhamRegion.com

Toronto man accused of trying to lure 2 girls

A Toronto man is facing charges after police allege he tried to lure two girls into his car on separate occasions.

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National Post

John Tory battles toddler for attention as he touts anti-gridlock plan

A meltdown by a toddler added some drama to a Thursday morning policy announcement by mayoral candidate John Tory at a home near the intersection of Bayview and Eglinton avenues.

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The Globe and Mail

Survey says: Add a few more dollars to your house hunt budget

The practice of listing agents setting low prices to create a bidding war is frustrating many home buyers.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBC News

Reimaging Toronto's apartments as small businesses

Shazia Iqbal cooks for friends and neighbours, and hopes to one day cook for many more, in her apartment's small kitchen.

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BlogTO

This Week in Fashion: TFI New Labels reveals finalists, Vintage Crawl ...

This Week in Fashion rounds up the week's style news, store openings and closings, pop-up shops, sales and upcoming fashion and design events in Toronto.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Beach Metro Community News

Police Beat

In December, a woman allegedly escaped after being confined and beaten for four days near Lawrence Avenue East and Kingston Road.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Oshawa singer pumped about Classic Sabbath Live

Oshawa's Mark Konarowski has been living out his rock 'n' roll dream for 40 years.

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Torontoist

Urban Planner: April 14, 2014

Theatre: East end outdoor theatre company Shakespeare in the Ruff will announce its upcoming summer show at the Ruffing It event, a fundraiser that will feature company members performing another Shakespeare play on the fly, reading from "sides" featuring only their lines.

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The Toronto Star

No tears as Don Jail addition torn down: Hume

It's not easy to tear down a building in Toronto without upsetting somebody somewhere.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Torontoist

Weekend Newsstand: April 12, 2014

It is a little-known fact that the earth stopped spinning for 0.05 seconds yesterday due to the high-pitched screams emitted from Marvel fangirls when they realized Robert Downey Jr. had joined Twitter.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Police raids across GTA linked to murder case

At least 20 people have been arrested in a series of early-morning raids across the Greater Toronto Area in connection with a murder investigation.

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