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165 Cosburn Ave.: garbage in the garage

Posted: May 24th, 2017
If you look up the city's Municipal Licensing & Standings division, there are many buildings around the city being audited because of tenant complaints about building conditions. In 2011 the city audited the apartment building at 165 Cosburn Ave. in East York after residents complained about property standards pertaining to the parking garage. Six years later, the building still has problems.

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Noise complaints change the tune of Toronto’s music scene

Local residents at the Sauce

Posted: May 11th, 2017
Toronto has gained a reputation for it's dying live music scene. Now, the city is looking to implement a number of changes to its noise bylaws to help out artists. That's music to the ears of some bar owners, but not everyone agrees.

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Gentrification: Why the owners of Pape Avenue’s Milk Mart are retiring

Three owners of a convenience store

Posted: March 25th, 2017
Every day for the last 19 years, Salim “Sam” Hadad, his daughter Mary and his son-in-law Emel were up at 7 a.m. to open Milk Mart Convenience at Pape and Cosburn avenues in Toronto’s Pape Village. Milk Mart serves hundreds of customers daily, all with different needs and wants. Hadad said they’ve been around so long they’re like […]

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Danforth area cafe crawl

Posted: November 4th, 2015
East York residents are starting to appreciate the complexity of high-end quality coffee blends. Typically, Canadians are known for their reputation of consuming cup after cup of Tim Hortons brew. However, the quick convenience of the daily double double is being pushed to the side with the emergence of many artisan cafes throughout the East York community. These cafes provide a quality cup of joe, meticulously brewed specific to the customer’s preferences.