T-Bone & Jessica at Evergreen Brick Works' brew to-do on Monday, October 8. See more swill pics.
Does that include taking a run at current Tory leader Tim Hudak's job? Doug Ford isn't telling, deflecting speculation that swirled last week about a possible run for a provincial seat. More on that scuttlebutt here.
Stop line 9
What The tar sands coming to Toronto. Enbridge has begun the process of reversing the flow of its pipeline between Sarnia and Montreal in order to transport crude from Alberta to Portland, Maine.
Where A neighbourhood near you in the Big Smoke, if you live anywhere near the Finch corridor. Environmental Defence says transport of the super-hot sandpaper-like crude will make the pipeline susceptible to breaks.
When Due to recent legislative changes by the federal government, approval for changing the direction of flow of an existing pipeline may not be required.
Photo by Environmental Defence
The Dreamachine, the hallucination-inducing "stroboscopic flicker device" that has (reportedly) inspired generations of artists and thinkers, including William Burroughs and Kurt Cobain, goes mass market. Move over, lava lamp. To mark the occasion, a special showing of the device invented by Canadian artist and beat writer Brion Gysin is being held at the Gladstone Hotel tonight (Thursday, October 11).
Tale of the tape
Who'd win a no-holds-barred political match between our working-class hero, Gord Perks, and great right dope Giorgio Mammoliti? After last week's faceoff in the clamshell, we break it down.
100 Days left before the final vote at council on the 2013 budget. The countdown begins in earnest to save crucial programs from the axe - again - with Social Planning Toronto kicking off its Commitment To Community campaign at Wolf & Firkin (43 Elm) tonight (Thursday, October 11) at 5 pm.