The Brass Rail, for decades one of the most visible sexual entertainment venues on downtown Yonge Street, is finally closing its doors. I was interviewed on the subject by Oliver Moore of the Globe and Mail.
On February 23, 2017 I’ll be speaking at McGill University about my research on Yonge Street and the politics of downtown development in Toronto.
A review essay that asks: Is it time for a reassessment of the history of 1970s urban reform in Toronto?
This year, I was pleased to be asked to lead a Heritage Toronto walking tour of downtown, entitled “Creating Toronto: The Story of the City in Seven Stops”.
In this post, I look back at nearly two centuries of real (and imagined) rivalry between Canada’s two metropoles.
A post that looks at Rob Ford’s legal troubles in light of past cases of municipal conflict of interest in Canada.