Archive for September 17th, 2015

Metalworks the kind of project we should cheer

September 17, 2015
Metalworks the kind of project we should cheer

The yuppies are coming, and that’s a good thing. Ground was officially broken last week on the ambitious Metalworks project, which aims to redevelop the eight-acre former W.C. Wood site on Arthur Street into a 600-unit urban village complete with park land, commercial space, condos and townhomes. Critics complain that it will change the...
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A cheapskate shells out for his team

September 17, 2015
A cheapskate shells out for his team

I’m thrilled to be cheering for a winning Blue Jays club this late in the season. Really, I am. But this suddenly compelling Toronto team is really testing my cheapskate nature. As a dedicated penny-pincher, it’s clashing two of my strongest impulses: watching baseball and saving money. As a Blue Jays fan, it’s been...
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