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[30 Apr 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Toronto faves and our very own wiki

From Toronto Star, Page B8, Monday April, 30 2007.
Joyous self-absorption. A dead giveaway that a city has come of age.
Two baby websites show Toronto is ready to spend time poring over its own stuff rather than nymag and Parisist postings.
One-week-old tomorrow, ourfaves.com lets Torontophiles list, rate and cross-index their favourite people, places and things in the city. (Full disclosure: the startup was incubated in Torstar Digital). If the new online community thinks someone has the best urban wisdom, the community can make that person a star.
BlogTO spilled the news about Torontopedia, the city’s …

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[29 Apr 2007 | Comments Off | ]
CITY IDOL — Hot Docs World Premiere

By The Mississauga Muse
This week in the Blog entry, “Who Runs this Town?” Announcement –City Idol documentary World Premiere” I shared a press release from the good folks at Who Runs this Town?
It began:
“For anyone who is interested in city politics, civic engagement, social exclusion and creative activism, this film is for you!
“City Idol” will have its world premiere at Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival…
and later stated:
“World Premiere: Thursday April 26th, 9:30pm. Royal Cinema”
Well, my husband and I decided to go see it. I went because some of the …

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[25 Apr 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Torontopedia Needs YOU (Yes, YOU)

By Ian, BlogTO
Just when you thought there weren’t enough Toronto-archiving websites, along comes Torontopedia to add another layer of Toronto-discovering and -learning to cyberspace. Torontopedia is a city wiki that is open to any and all Torontonians to edit.
There’s a useful introduction page if this whole city wiki thing is new to you:
What this wiki contains and means is up to you. As a general rule you should contribute content you think will be helpful or insightful to others, but even this rule can be broken at times. Interesting things will stay, …

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[1 Apr 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Pedestrian Sundays expand

By Dylan Reid | Spacing Wire
The successful Kensington Market Pedestrian Sundays are expanding to other neighbourhoods this year.
Both Baldwin Street Village and Mirvish Village (on Markham Street) will host three Pedestrian Sundays this year. They have chosen different Sundays from Kensington, so that there will be a Pedestrian Sunday most weekends of the month for both July and August.
• Baldwin should be 3rd Sunday of July, August & September
• Mirvish should be 2nd Sunday of July, August & Spetember
• Kensington should be last Sunday of the month …

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