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Co- largest population of Italians Leader founders Jimi Bertucci and outside of Italy and is, therefore, Marisa Beaco Lang of the world's the perfect city to host this Rudy Bratty - Real Estate first Italian Walk of Fame (IWOF) celebration. We hope that its Developer, Described as "The Man are delighted to announce those establishment will not only who Built Toronto" recipients being honored with educate but also inspire those stars on September 7, 2009 in who visit it. And so, it is with Julian Fantino - Commissioner of Toronto, Canada. The unveiling great personal pride that I the Ontario Provincial Police ceremonies will take place in introduce the Italian Walk of Toronto's "Little Italy" in front of Fame to you. Connie Francis - "America?s the CHIN Building (622 College Sweetheart of Song" and St.) at 1:30 pm on Sept 7, 2009. A Stars of achievement will be International Best-Selling Artist gala awards dinner will follow presented to: later that day at the Riviera Stars will be placed permanently Parque Banquet & Convention Giancarlo Giannini - in the sidewalk in "Little Italy" Centre in Vaughan (2800 Internationally Acclaimed and will be unveiled annually Highway 7 West) at 6:00 pm. Academy-Award Nominated Actor during a red carpet ceremony followed by a gala awards dinner. When deciding on where exactly Phil Esposito - Hockey Legend to place the Stars it made sense and Hockey Hall of Fame Inductee Tickets for the Gala Awards to choose the city of Toronto, dinner following the unveiling are Canada. Located on the shores Johnny Lombardi - Pioneer available at www. of Lake Ontario, Toronto has the Broadcaster and Community italianwalkoffame.com Great News! 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The is keeping the Italian in Little menu rotates on a daily basis, Italy. and they offer take-out, catering and meal-delivery ("like a For six years, my mother, myself vegetarian meals-on-wheels"), and my two sisters lived in but if you plan to take your Woodbridge, which must have dinner home, they encourage been about 70-80% Italian. you to do your part for the Despite the vague accent I environment by bringing your developed over those years, own reusable bag. Even the there doesn't appear to be a descriptions of the dishes on the single drop of Italian blood in my menu-board sounded far more body. Nevertheless, I have loved flavourful than I credit meatless the cuisine since the first time cuisine for, and they tasted even solid food passed my lips. better. The smell alone of the According to my mom, one of my Beet Lavender Borscht was first phrases was "More Sketti", calming and enticing. It was which was my toddler version of almost too pretty to touch the the word 'spaghetti'. tomato-avocado walnut tarts starter, but once the damage No Meat does NOT mean was done, I dug in, unable to No Taste stop eating a full spectrum of flavours in a dish that was Calico Cafe complimented by the slight (1226 Bloor St. W) manages to bitterness of bean-sprouts. The make vegan food delicious, even entree, Pecan encrusted to the skeptical carnivores out Tempeh (soy-based) would have there. A true vegan avoids been equally good if I actually animal by-products altogether, liked barley risotto, but that's a including dairy, eggs, and matter of taste- everything else animal-based products like on the plate was fantastic. For gelatin...the dishes at Calico are desert, I tried the rich and based on these rules, but diners beautifully decorated Chocolate have the option of adding a Ganache with blueberry compote, with a gooseberry The little Italian woman who poached egg or cheese to lived next door to us in York particular dishes. Although new nestled in the bed of the surrounding flower, adding Region’s version of Little Italy to the 'hood, their weekend was convinced my mother was brunch, featuring omelettes, is creative and original flair. The prices are reasonable, especially starving us to death with one or already a big hit. The earth- two course meals, so she often minded owner and head chef, with all fresh, top-quality ingredients. Davis and sous insisted we join her family for Jared Davis, a graduate of the dinner so we wouldn't waste George Brown Culinary Arts chef Chad Barchard, create and prepare each dish with obvious away to nothing. 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The sauce wasn't too tender age of four, her reading thick, the ratio of sauce to pasta skills need work, so she couldn't couldn't have been better, and I read the list of ingredients she got nine big, juicy shrimp would consider "yucky" in the instead of the usual four or five. Arabesque pizza, and quite My meal was finished off with enjoyed it. It was a nice little Anna's homemade tiramisu. It snack for just $2, with a soft was simple, which made it very tortilla cleverly disguising the tasty. Where most people put tasty combination of beef, Anna and Rocco, the owners of too much emphasis on sugary parsley, onion, zaatar, sumac, Regina Pizzeria and Trattoria, liqueurs and sweet cream, the and sweet spice mix spread are my new Gino and Maria. most prominent flavour in this throughout. The Bedoin They have been married for was coffee, which made it the Omelette (peas, corn, onion, nearly thirty years and have ideal ending to a meal after my zaatar, spices) was huge and owned the business, established own heart. less than five bucks. It was a 41 years ago, for most of those great combination of sweetness years. It's hard not to respect Regina Pizzeria and Trattoria, and mild spice. The owner people who can be partners in 782 College St., brought over a nice pastry, very marriage as well as in business www.reginapizza.ca, fresh with a dinner taste and without killing each other, and 416-535-2273/1318 LLBO, dessert-like texture, the bite- they still have every reason to cigarettes, delivery sized version of which would be consider themselves successful, a hit at any cocktail party, with even after all these years. Using ArabesqueBy Melissa Peters cilantro, feta and olives. Logan wouldn't even try the dessert recipes passed down through generations, Anna has been because she was too busy cooking for over 40 years, and drooling at the thought of the practice really does make impending visit to the ice cream perfect in this case. The dishes, store, but I tried three different sauces and pastas are all Logan enjoying her versions of the classic baklava, homemade and truly authentic, Arabesque Pizza and they were all bursting with and they offer far more than flavour. One version was made pasta and pizza, including with walnuts, which was a antipasto, salads, meat entrees, refreshing change from the desserts and espresso drinks. I typical pistachio-based version, tried the Antipasto Del Casa, a and nicely cut through the selection of cured meats, sweetness of the honey. cheese, olives, veggies and sun- Located on a quieter corner of dried tomatoes. It looked College Street, Arabesque delicious and tasted even better. Middle Eastern Food is an For dinner, Anna brought out one inexpensive deli-style way to try of the more popular pasta out something new. They have a dishes, Fettucini Con Gamberi small patio with wicker (shrimp and garlic sauce) and it furniture, and nice stone and looked and smelled fantastic. cast iron furniture inside that There's an art to cooking with adds a touch of class and old- garlic and she's perfected it. world feel. 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The Hummus and Baba Ganosh were Success doesn't have to mean far tastier than I have grown to sacrificing Authenticity expect from either dip. The calamari and shrimp are cooked The drive to succeed financially the way they should be and has ruined cuisine all over the come with dipping sauce that world, so it’s a refreshing change compliments each one in a to find a chain which respects unique, but good way. Quite the taste and authenticity of the Frankly, Greek Salad tends to cultural experience they claim to bore me- it’s too greasy, generic, provide. Montfort Grill House too much dressing, and cottage was established 15 years ago in cheese has more flavour than Hamilton, by owner and founder most feta out there. Now, I have Bishara Arraf, and the woman a new-found respect for it serving us came to this location because I know how great it can after working for him, which be when actually made properly. says a lot about the integrity of The addition of sweet red the company. She also told my peppers, traditional or not, was a dinner companion, Paul, and I nice touch, although I have to that the people running the admit a bias here since the idea College Street location are of adding them to ice cream “super nice”; I had a good probably wouldn’t phase me. feeling about the staff right The highlight of the Mixed Grill away. Out front was a small dish was Montfort Chicken, a patio, appropriate to the recipe passed down through neighbourhood, and inside, we generations, which Paul and I found a nice, sleek, modern bar actually fought over, although with exposed brick for a rural everything else came in at a touch. The decor and colour close second. 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With outdoor reading garden. it's new modern addition, the building is not only Adam Giambrone spoke at the environmentally-friendly with a grand re-opening of the library partial green roof, it is the that had been his home branch perfect blend of historical and growing up, showing his support state-of-the-art architecture for The Toronto Public Library and design. Formerly named System with good reason. Not Dovercourt, the Bloor/Gladstone only is this city's library system Library was completed in 1913, one of the largest in the world, it and was noted for being the is unique in that they actually largest in the country, one of the promote reading. In an age of first to offer a kid's section, and computers, television, and video Adam Giambrone one of the few with an outdoor games, literacy is barely given a reading area. Now the spacious second thought, when it should Now that the garbage is under and bright landmark is home to be - See page 2 Bloorcourt Street Gallery: Call accompanying written for Submissions description to make your piece more suitable to be exposed in The Bloorcourt Business our district. Please be aware that Improvement Area (BIA) is the purpose of this participatory excited to announce a method is to give a unique collaborative strategy for identity to our area by using bringing more attention to its citizen art as a form of identity neighbourhood and business and expression for our district. 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Festival, I had to check them the band is quickly gaining out. Fathead, Samba Squad international recognition. With Martin Deller's recording (sadly absent this year), and their unconventional, ecclectic studio, Boom Ka, is steps away Blackboard Blues Band will and ground-breaking style, it is from my favorite watering hole. always be personal favorites, no surprise that people all over I dropped by one night to say hi, but I despise missing even a the world are taking notice. and heard the most amazing single Dr. Draw set. The band The lead vocals and melodies sound coming from the second are nothing more than a violin, floor. I recognized Dr. Draw but with Eugene Draw at the immediately. I was invited to frayed, flailing bow, this is stay and watch the fascinating- some of the most powerful, and complicated- recording emotional and mind-blowing process, and had the pleasure music that has ever been of meeting the Doctor himself. created. Marty had a big screen television, on mute, playing an "I've had problems getting into emotional hospital scene in a the crossover market, because Meg Ryan movie while one of they're like, 'This kid is a little the tracks from "Distinctively dark, a little not-as-accessible, Unclassified" was being but he has a very perfected. What the music straightforward classical conveyed during the scene was crossover composition,'" the so overwhelming that it would 26-year-old Draw says. "That's have been cheapened with why I was very unclassifiable, words of any kind. I look and people are, like, 'What the forward to the day when I can hell is this?'" see a movie enhanced by the perfect score, courtesy of Dr. Good question. It's impossible Draw, and later watch him to describe or define what is gracefully, and humbly, accept taking place when this music is his Academy Award. performed, live or recorded. 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Melissa Auf Der The Sadies Maur On lead vocals and bass, Melissa Melissa Auf Der Maur rocks out with passion and energy, making her bass look like From music to film to lifestyle, it weighs no more than an empty the North by Northeast festival beer bottle. My limited takes over the city for three days experience as a bassist not only and pokes its head into airports, tells me the thing weighs a ton, parks and hotels throughout the but gives me a profound respect Get Your Music Reviewed month of July. New to the for a front-woman juggling festival, I thought “Who better to singing and complicated riffs in guide me through a music front of a crowd. Instrumentally The dances I went to in high festival than the staff of Long eclectic and original, this band school were nothing like the and McQuade, where ‘the music managed to impress a rock ones in the movies...we had an begins’?” For Friday night, they crowd with a song that didn’t OPEN MIC & JAM For Songwriters Every Thursday at 9:30pm Hosted by Chris Casserly, of The VOIDSHOW If you have bought cd pressing from ( at Ossington ) 860B College Street, www.dbsduplication.com Tele: 416-533-9669 over the last year Pitcher of beer, wings fries = $19.99 please send your pics Presented by: and bio so I can run it w w w. e n t e r t a i n m e n t a g e n c y . c a in this paper sponsored by . Host Contact info on www.entertainmentagency.ca www.bloornews.com -- www.collegestreetnews.com -- www.printablecanadiancoupons.com E-mail: email@example.com 416-693-8530 Page 18 North by Northeast: More Than Just Music By Melissa Peters (Con’t) unknown DJ playing top forty out, regardless of your age and painful. The band was good songs everyone could sing along musical taste. regardlesss, and to, but were sick of. This band is complimented the musical the type that the Upper East Side socialites on Gossip Girl get to METZ style they were portraying with talent and precision. Anyone groove to at their spring formal. Last time I checked, the Silver who has ever picked up an Stylish, unique, The Sadies are Dollar Room was the place to instrument can appreciate the the kind of band that can be go to hear great R&B, Funk, speed at which music of this enjoyed by just about anyone. Soul, Blues (Rocket 88!!)... type has to be played while Not only do they have a knack for Apparently bars don’t book the still keeping the beat. Trying throwing out kick-ass songs, acts they normally would when to play bass at just an eighth of they do so with an interesting there is a big festival on, the speed they were keeping is and impressive array of because this band was the downright painful. If the instruments and vocals, from the opposite of what I was volume was a little more fiddle to the upright bass. This expecting. These guys were appropriate in proportion to band has earned their rightful LOUD... music I would define the space I would have stayed spot on the festival circuit and in as Death Metal, which isn’t a longer. The sacrifice to my the Toronto music scene. They bad thing per se, but I am still hearing, however, would be far came highly recommended as an young enough to appreciate an too great. old favourite with good reason unhealthy decibel level, and and are 100% worth checking the volume was actually 480 Roncesvalles Ave just south of Dundas West subway 416-760-9210 Feeling healthy is only the beginning Meridian stretching, belly dance self defense creative writing soul centering technique lecture www.centreforwellbeing.ca www.bloornews.com -- www.collegestreetnews.com -- www.printablecanadiancoupons.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 416-693-8530 Page 19 LIVE MUSIC: JOEJO’S GONE TO ROCK N’ ROLL HEAVEN beloved singer without being able King Cole, Ben E. King and Bob to hear them sing again. No one Marley with more heart and soul can describe how a piano genius than some of the most amazing paid homage to Scott Joplin so tribute artists in the world. well that Joplin himself would Music was his life, and he had the have been embarrassed to voice and talent to go a whole lot perform in public again. Luckily, further than fate and we have a few recordings of one circumstance allowed. late musician that will help keep his phenomenal version of soul, R Randy, and Dave Grunsky, the and B, funk, and Blues alive. remaining members of Rocket Would have been nice to have a 88, retired the band name in few more... Joejo’s memory on August 16th, at a benefit hosted by the Joejo (Jr.) Riddick was the lead Cadillac Lounge, where Joejo, singer, and occasional bassist, of and the band, frequently played. The Day The Music Died Rocket 88. He appeared in By Melissa Peters various venues with countless Joejo was like a second father to When a talented and gifted artist bands throughout Canada and and my sisters and me... he and passes away, it is a great loss to the United States, with a musical my mom dated off and on so long everyone, whether or not they career spanning decades. that he could have actually BEEN had been given the chance yet to Favorite 88 Covers included My my father. Joejo passed away enjoy what came out of that Girl, Aint to Proud to Beg, Stir it after suffering a massive stroke, talent. Whether for nostalgia or Up, 634-5789, Use Me, Get but he didn’t go lightly. He fought historical purposes, it is Ready, Take Me to the River and to stick around so we could visit, imperative to have a record of Leave Your Hat On. and so he could finally get to original work or even original know his amazing daughter, take on existing work. It’s At La Cage Dinner Theater, Joejo Cassandra. But in the end, a life impossible to photograph a voice, honoured late greats such as without music wasn’t a life Joejo or truly experience the effect of a Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Nat could face. Goodbye You always seemed to understand my heart without me uttering a I don't know what I was thinking, when I thought you'd be alright Written by Maryanne Petsrs, with sound Knowing some way somebody loved contributions from Melissa Peters I'm still wishing you were here with me out there, “The Dissapointments”, in memory me even though you're underground I could make it through the night of Joejo. He HATED the name of the I remember when we were together, band, so once we have a little more Our happy family This is my goodbye my friend, experience and sound a bit better, It's hard to see that the sun can rise it's the best that I could do we might consider changing it. without you here to see Tears fill my eyes--instead of writing this song, we should have been I'm finding it hard to believe I no I don't know what I was thinking, jamming with you longer have you in my life when I thought you'd always return It's gonna be really hard to move on, I try to pretend I'm doing okay, but Everything changes, but I guess I have to try the sorrow cuts me like a knife a lesson I didn't want to learn I hope to see you on the other side, So much I wanted to tell you, I but for now Good-Bye couldn't even say goodbye I can't help but wonder, The last time I saw you, I didn't where are you today? We will all miss you, Joejo, but we know you were gonna die Are you better off where you are hope you’re having a blast right now, are you happier this way? jamming with the late greats. I don't know what I was thinking I know you must have suffered, when I thought you'd never leave waiting for your ship to arrive Love Sharon, Melissa, Maryanne, All that's left to do right now is I wish there could have been more Bonnie, and Logan. grieve for you... I wish you were alive www.bloornews.com -- www.collegestreetnews.com -- www.printablecanadiancoupons.com E-mail: email@example.com 416-693-8530 Page 20 James Joyce: Your Neighborhood Pub in The Annex By Melissa Peters from Celtic-style music to and drink specials. mainstream hits-they also have a Wednesdays; house pints and regular open mic with prizes for shooter and half price chili & top performers-collaboration is shepherd’s pie, Thursdays cheap encouraged. Food is served martinis & Amsterdam pints, half until 2am every night, with fast price Wings & nachos, Fridays and friendly service regardless cocktail pitcher special, half of how busy it is. The pub, with price fish & chips & Meatloaf, its long wooden bar and laid- Saturdays Steamwhistle special back surroundings has been & $10 Appetizers & Dips Platter, around for 15 years, and has and on Sunday, cheap domestic been frequented by famous East bottles and half price Live Music and Daily Specials Coast musicians and celebrities Appetizers. Belfast Breakfast Make the James Joyce Your like George Stroumboulopoulos. served 11am-6pm weekends. Neighborhood Pub in The Annex Domestic pints are just $4.50, There are 16 beers on tap, pool and there are daily specials that tables, giant TV screens, Setanta Named in honour of the noted appeal to everyone, especially Sports and free WiFi. There is Irish novelist, The James Joyce the nearby University of Toronto now a James Joyce in Etobicoke, is a Traditional Irish Pub students. On Mondays, there is which offers all the same kinds featuring live music 365 nights a a discount on all Millstreet pints, of specials and live DOGGIE HEALTH: Canine Cooler year, usually beginning at 10 pm and Irish Stew and Irish drinks entertainment. and featuring mostly local cost a dollar less every Tuesday. talented artists playing anything Every other day offers both food generates. This fluid-cool, Design & Quality memory foam comfort bed Glove leather soft outer soothes and conforms to each membrane (20 mil.) for superior pet’s pressure points while comfort and durability cooling at room temperature. 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Mocombo is all about opening The National Contemporary up to musical possibilities and Dance Company of Cuba has embracing the the sphere of been performing to songs from personal express without Mocombo "Dreamscape' . A regard to commercial one hour documentary filmed in precedents. Habana features an in depth look at the dance company and Danny Mott is the key architect its history. of Mocombo with a career that Mocombo has been getting spans three decades. Born in airplay in Cuba, Jamaica, A very popular song in Cuba and London, England, Danny Mott Germany, Italy, Croatia and Jamaica is the reggae flavored has spent most of his life in Canada. Projects include 7 'I'm Havin' A Bob Marley Canada. Besides playing bass CDs, videos and documentary Moment'. guitar, he also writes and with National Dance Company arranges most of the material of Cuba and recording projects Mocombo plays 'Zubie Zubie' on the Mocombo albums. Danny in Canada, Cuba and Jamaica. music. Zubie Zubie music has studied at Humber College Lastest CD, Mocombo In enbraces all musical styles and in Toronto, Hindustani Classical Habana Project, was recorded ethnicity in equal proportions. sitar with pundit Shambu Das in Habana Cuba with legendary Imagine a picture without any (disciple of the Ravi Shankar) bassist, arranger Roberto borders or boundaries and you and holds a B.A. in music. Riveron ( Klimax, Cubanismo, have the scope of our vision. EFB Band). Zubie music transcends the http://www.mocombo.com Many of the tracks in Cuba musical quantization by the 905-464-6777 feature Cuban guitarist Elmer The Big Chill only reason to step indoors is to get your delectable frozen treat. The of the two little cars that take the place of a couple of boring tables. A Sweet Little Treat in Little Italy waffle cones are freshly made and Logan, my daughter the the product is fresh, creamy, and jock/princess, made sure to check In the Beach, we have Ed's real comes in flavors that range from under the hood to make sure all the scoop, which has amazing classic to creative. Once you get plastic parts were in working order. homemade ice-cream, but I couldn't your cone or banana split, with the There are a few antique-style help falling in love with a little ice topping(s) of your choice, you step benches and tables with umbrellas cream shop in Little Italy. The Big outside to find a great place for kids for the adults to sit. If you have a kid Chill is located at the corner of to socialize, play, and get covered in with you, bring a book to read, College and Manning. The inside is ice cream. The kids take turns because he or she is never going to tiny, but with such a neat patio, the driving, or taking the passenger seat want to leave. By Melissa Peters www.bloornews.com -- www.collegestreetnews.com -- www.printablecanadiancoupons.com E-mail: email@example.com 416-693-8530 Page 22 NEW MUSIC: Caois For Comfort Jonathan & Paul Rivard and viewed independent American Boyce fuse captivating melodies film "Hunting with Simon Ashley" with fast, intricate driving as well as the sold out 'Faint & rhythms, wrapped in a blanket of Hearted' compilation. Now, atmospheric sound. With three Chaos for Comfort readies their previous releases under their newest LP, 'I'll Tell People' for its belts, their most previous 2006 summer '09 release. With a loyal LP 'Moments Aligned in following in Southern Ontario Symmetry' was a critical release and Quebec, they are currently for the band. Chaos for Comfort seeking to perform this summer supported the release with a in the tri-city area, and then 100-date tour across Ontario return to the roads for a national and Quebec, and received tour this fall. Chaos for Comfort Chaos for Comfort is an significant rotation on campus is sure to contrast and entertain MUSIC: Calypso Steel Band Legemd John Perez energetic, post-indie rock trio radio stations and CBC radio 3. with their curiously-polite stage from Kitchener-Waterloo. Several tracks were also banter and driving, high-energy Formed in 1998, brothers included in the internationally live show. News From Barbados Born in Diego Martin, Republic 2003 Received an Award as a of Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Icon of Canada.. 1969 Migrated to Canada and 2003 Trinidad and Tobago formed the Legends - a music Consul General National Red Plastic Bag is the 2009 band out of Hamilton Republic Day Award Banks LIME Pic-O-De-Crop 1983 - 1990 Taught steelband 2004 Founder and Director of Calypso Monarch. From field of music as a credit course at L.S. “Pass The Torch” - the first 10 calypsonians RPB displayed Beattie Secondary School in Calypso project in the world for his lyrical mastery and out- Toronto, 1984-1991 children and youth performed the other nine 1983 Started singing calypso; 2005, 2006 Wrote the competitors to win a fully loaded placed second in the Calypso compositions that won the Pan 2009 Toyota Corolla and Monarch of Canada Calypso Category for the $10,500 in cash. First runner up Competition Calypso Monarch of Canada went to John King winning 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988 Won Competition $15,750.00, while second the Calypso Monarch of Canada 2005, 2006 Wrote the runner-up went to Blood, who Competition compositions that won the won $11,025.00. 1986 Won the Calypso Calypso Monarch of Edmonton. Monarch of New York (Sung by the Spiceman) Minister of Culture Mr. Steve Competition; Nominated for a 2008 Wrote the composition Blackett presenting trophy to Juno Award in Canada. that won the Calypso Monarch Red Plastic Bag. Following are 1999, 2000, 2001 Wrote the of Canada competition and the results of the 2009 Banks songs that won the Calypso Miami LIME Pic-O-De-Crop Queen of Canada Competition 2009 Sang at ‘The Icons’ competition: 1990 / 1991 Won a Juno Award Calypso Tent in Trinidad Monarch: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001 Wrote Made a guest appearance at the songs that won the Calypso the Queens Park Savannah Red Plastic Bag - 2nd John King Monarch of Canada Currently co-host of ‘My Data - 3rd Blood - 4th Sir Ruel - 5th Competition Bag’ on CHRY 105.5fm Sheldon Hope - 6th Adrian 2001, 2002, 2003 Wrote the Clarke - 7th Bumba - 8th Hee songs that won the Calypso John Perez - Sobriquet Jayson Haw - 9th TC - 10th Colin Monarch of Miami Competition Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Spencer www.bloornews.com -- www.collegestreetnews.com -- www.printablecanadiancoupons.com E-mail: email@example.com 416-693-8530 Page 23 BIG ON BLOOR: I have to confess I have to confess, I variety of problems was to produce a big don't live in the best here. I won't list them community street neighbourhood in all. As you can imagine, festival, with the Dougal Toronto. It is not the there are as many intention of getting Bichan most trendy or upscale problems and solutions local people to work (Big On Bloor) neighbourhood. It is as there are people together to improve the interesting, though, proposing them. public image and, interesting people live maybe more here and interesting About three years ago, I importantly, the self- events happen here. was part of a group that image of the People say the came together to try to neighbourhood. neighbourhood needs do something about Appropriately named a lot of work. improving the area. It the BIG on Bloor Depending on who you was an extremely festival, after the group talk to, there are a diverse group including that developed the local business groups, idea, the Bloor six politicians from Improvement Group three levels of (BIG). The festival was government in two mainly supported by the different ridings, two BIAs in the area – several residents Bloordale and associations and social Bloorcourt. services agencies — 24 stakeholders in all. It was an ambitious project, to close a 2 _ Many ideas were put km. long section of forward. 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Mine was always to are no images to fill the space be in front of a microphone talking when a radio personality runs out to people and telling them stories. of words. It’s important to keep When I was a little kid I never listeners interested with the words dreamed about being an astronaut and the way they are said. They or a professional soccer player, but should be able to imagine what you just to have a pair of headphones are describing; what they can’t and a microphone all for myself”, see. Edoardo told us. It’s something that requires formal Edoardo started his career as a training, but Edoardo believes that sound engineer for small bands, there must be something in the clubs, eventually landing a job as blood, because simple instruction operator in a small radio station. isn’t quite enough. “Being a radio host is...a way of The responsibility of selecting life. You have to keep your which music is played isn’t up to feelings and personal life away the host. The music has to be from the “waves”. No matter how appropriate to the station and the upset [you are about] traffic or individual style of the show, so the with your wife, when the mike is responsibility is in the hands of a one everything must be as music programmer. TOP 25 (July – August 2009) 13. RENATO ZERO – NON SMETTEREI MAI 1. ARTISTI UNITI PER L’ABRUZZO – DOMANI 14. EROS RAMAZZOTTI – PARLA CON ME 2. TIZIANO FERRO – INDIETRO 15. NEK – SEMPLICI EMOZIONI 3. ZERO ASSOLUTO – PER DIMENTICARE 16. NOEMI – BRICIOLE 4. NEFFA – LONTANO DAL TUO SOLE 17. PINO DANIELE – DIMENTICA 5. SAMUELE BERSANI – FERRAGOSTO 18. UMBERTO TOZZI – CERCO ANCORA TE 6. LUCIANO LIGABUE – SULLA MIA STRADA 19. MALIKA AYANE – CONTRO VENTO 7. TBAND – CON TE PARTIRO’ 20. STATUTO – VAMOS ALLA PLAYA 8. MARCO CARTA – DENTRO OGNI BRIVIDO 21. J AX – RAP ‘n’ ROLL 9. JOVANOTTI – PUNTO 22. POOH – ANCORA UNA NOTTE INSIEME 10. VASCO ROSSI – IL MONDO CHE VORREI 23. GIUSY FERRERI – NOVEMBRE 11. GIANNA NANNINI – MALEDETTO CIAO 24. NICKY NICOLAI – LA CALLE GLUCK 12. DOLCENERA – D’AMORE PIU’ BELLA CHE C’E’ 25. LAURA PAUSINI – PRIMAVERA IN ANTICIPO www.bloornews.com -- www.collegestreetnews.com -- www.printablecanadiancoupons.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 416-693-8530 Page 26 BIG ON BLOOR: I have to confess (con’t) I have to confess, I don't live in associations and social services people suggested that we should the best neighbourhood in agencies — 24 stakeholders in scale it back and grow gradually. Toronto. It is not the most trendy all. The group went ahead with the or upscale neighbourhood. It is original idea anyway. We interesting, though, interesting Many ideas were put forward. produced the first event, June people live here and interesting One of them was to produce a 21, 2008. Somehow we managed events happen here. People say big community street festival, to pull it off. We attracted 300 the neighbourhood needs a lot of with the intention of getting local vendors and about 100,000 work. Depending on who you talk people to work together to people to that section of Bloor to, there are a variety of improve the public image and, Street for the day. problems here. I won't list them maybe more importantly, the all. As you can imagine, there are self-image of the neighbourhood. So this year, we decided to do it as many problems and solutions Appropriately named the BIG on again, only bigger and better. as there are people proposing Bloor festival, after the group The community came out to them. that developed the idea, the support it big-time! We attracted Bloor Improvement Group (BIG). more than 400 vendors at 500 About three years ago, I was part The festival was mainly tables, this year, everything from of a group that came together to supported by the two BIAs in the knitting to donuts. We had three try to do something about area – Bloordale and Bloorcourt. stages programmed with eight improving the area. It was an hours of entertainment on each. extremely diverse group It was an ambitious project, to They were filled with all variety Fiera: September 05, 06 College St ( Bathurst - Shaw Ave) including local business groups, close a 2 _ km. long section of of entertainment, from Ote'a six politicians from three levels Bloor Street, from Christie to Tane, all-male Polynesian of government in two different Lansdowne and fill it with dancers, to the all-girl punk ridings, several residents events. Many well-meaning band, Fidget. In between, there Competition - our own and Lombardi. Chair of Little Italy BIA, FIERA 2009 is truly a unique "Little Italy Canadian and President of CHIN Radio/Tv celebration of all things Italian! Idol Show when 20 contestants International.. My father, Johnny In Little Italy on College Street will vie for over $4,000 in cash Lombardi, was passionate about Saturday and Sunday and prizes, and radio and the Italian culture and the desire September 5'"and 6'", 2009. television exposure on CHIN to share it with all Canadians. Admission is FREE. Street Radio/Tv International Where better to experience Italian closure in effect. From Bathurst culture. music and cuisine. than to Shaw. "I am very proud to offer this in the heart of Little Italy on Italian cultural experience to all College Street” residents of Toronto," said Lenny Alex, Mel, Paul, Chaz are sales reps 416-907-4618 Editor, Utube videos, Pictures,web and graphic lay-out by Paul Murton. 416-693-8530 www.bloornews.com -- www.collegestreetnews.com -- www.printablecanadiancoupons.com E-mail: email@example.com 416-693-8530 Page 27 ART: Your Art Representing Bloorcourt (Bloor West) His grammar and spelling may at this point, but with or without and Dufferin. This is an exciting border on atrocious, but my money, some BIA’s come up with opportunity for artists to trusty editor, Paul Murton, has some pretty amazing ideas. My showcase their work. All entries the know-how and experience to goal is to feature a different must submit 250 words (max.) make a community publication relevant BIA each issue, find out describing how their concept work. The one thing he keeps what they are doing for the relates to the Bloorcourt area. emphasising to me, as his writer, community, and tell the readers journalist, and little publication what I learn. The city and BIA share the cost of prodigy, is the supreme this project, as it is a capital importance of the Business This issue was easy, because the project, but every banner Improvement Association (BIA). Bloorcourt BIA has come up with adorning a light post in this city is The BIG ON BLOOR festival is a way to support the arts, courtesy of a BIA. just one example of what a BIA represent the culture of the area, does for a community, as well as and showcase the final product The conditions and details of the those convenient square flower in such a way that it draws more contest are as follows; arrangements that give me a attention to the unique residents little place to rest and and businesses. There is room for a total of 39 redistribute the weight of the pieces, which will be divided up hundreds of papers I carry on my Residents of the area, past and between three age groups- 12 back to members of the present, or those for whom the and under, 13-19 and 20+. community. As my involvement community holds a special place Applicants must submit a in these publications grows, I am in their hearts, are encouraged to 280x600 pixel piece of art in any finally grasping the importance submit a design sample or piece medium. The deadline is August and purpose of the various BIA’s of artwork representing the 30, 2009, and the contest is open and the reason for their identity and expression of the to artists of all ages. For more existence. There is a good Bloorcourt community. Those information please visit chance that some have more at chosen are to become banners www.bloorcourt.com their disposal financially, and it’s hung from light fixtures along By Melissa Peters not really my place to guess why Bloor Street between Montrose SELLING A PROPERTY SOON? THREE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW AfriVillage Fest Organized By: AfriVillage Festival Committee 1. What are similar properties selling for, The 3rd Annual Bloor Street Festival listed at, sold for recently? 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BLOOR WILL BE BLOCKED OFF FROM TRAFFIC 416 970-SOLD (7653) BETWEEN THOSE INTERSECTIONS FOR THIS firstname.lastname@example.org EVENT Real Estate Salesperson Retired Member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. August 29, 2009 to August 30, 2009 This is a 2 day event MORCAP CORPORATION BROKERAGE 10-10 each day 416 224 2266 x 269 www.bloornews.com -- www.collegestreetnews.com -- www.printablecanadiancoupons.com E-mail: email@example.com 416-693-8530 Page 26 HEALTH: A CHAMPION FOR RAW MILK IN ONTARIO! by Darek Wisniewski On May 22, 2009, have said that raw milk carries They confiscated computer I had the privilege the risk of contamination and equipment, records and his of attending the spreading of salmonella, E. Coli cheese making equipment. Two gala at the 2009 and Listeria monocytogens. None years later, Schmidt was Canadian Holistic of which have ever been found convicted of defying a court N u t r i t i o n through Schmidt’s raw milk. order by continuing to sell and Conference and watching a Schmidt argues that it is very distribute his raw milk. He was champion who wants to enforce difficult to produce dangerous fined $55,000 and faces up to 20 our rights in the province of raw milk and it has a built-in charges if convicted. His trial Ontario. Michael Schmidt, a immune system through its lactic ended earlier this year and a German born farmer, came to acid bacteria. After a dramatic decision will be made by the Canada in 1983 to start a new life jury trial in 1994 and being judge in the trial late this and continue his tradition of raided by the police and summer. When asked about the farming by purchasing government agents, the trial, Michael says he Glencolton Farms in Durham. Schmidt’s reached their lowest feels quite good and After purchasing several cows ebb. Michael was gored by one confident that he for his farmland, he started to his bulls that gave him a huge made a strong case sell and distribute raw milk. Word gash and forced him to spend a along with expert spread quickly and as sales week in intensive care. Michael testimony of people increased he opened up a store realized this was a sign and that who consisted of on the farm in 1992. In 1994, the bull was telling him that the people who produce and sell raw CBC wanted to do a documentary only hope was to fight back. The milk in other parts of the world on the Glencolton farm and Schmidt’s continued to sell and where it is legal. Should Michael Michael agreed. Michael admits distribute their raw milk by lose the trial, he will continue his this was a mistake and that he slowly rebuilding their farm for fight once he gets out of jail as should have never gotten that the next 11-1/2 years. On he believes we should all have publicity. In the province of November 21, 2006, 20 armed the right to choose what we want Ontario, it is illegal to sell and Ministry of Natural Resource to consume in a democratic HEALTH: Noise From the “Toxic Express Train Project” distribute raw milk but you can Officers raided Michael’s farm. nation. drink it for your own personal He was ready this time and fully consumption. Health officials co-operated with the officers. I understand that Go is vibrational disturbance from the of this neighborhood. . My expanding its regional rail site is extremely invasive to our understanding is that the shock services, something that I am a home and family life. Little waves are measuring 3.5 on the supporter of. However, the regard is being paid to health Richter scale and the sound ongoing level of noise and and well-being of the residents blasts are measuring over 100 # Psychic Sandra # Palm, Tarot, Crystal Ball, Truly born “gifted” Reader. 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