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Toronto Hostage Standoff

This morning at 8:10AM, a gunman had shot a woman in the head across the street from my work. He then took a woman hostage and held a sawed off shot gun to her head. A police sniper working for the Emergency Task Force (ETF), which is basically the equivalent to the SWAT team in ...

Filming of Cinderella Man

As I was leaving work this evening, I was fortunate enough to walk by the filming of the upcoming movie “Cinderella Man”, starring Russell Crowe and Rene Zellweger. They were filming 1 block North of my work in downtown Toronto. It was quite an interesting scene to watch them film this scene. They have the ...

Cycling in the TDot

I had originally thought that the great city of Toronto was mainly commercial, city sights and sounds, public transportation, pollution, etc. Coming from a smaller town, being used to the quiet outdoors, and the vast selection of bicycle trails, I failed to realize that Toronto has a hidden gem in its existence. Unbeknownst to me, ...

Street car drivers

Why is it that every time there is an unnecessary, repetitive honking of a street car horn, I look up to see a female Street car driver?