Harwood event venue provides oasis for local artists

Open Concepts T.O. brings together Toronto’s creative community for a performance party every week. The Green Line’s Anita Li talks to the event’s creator, and some of the artists who inspire each other. In the industrial area of the Harwood neighbourhood lies a hidden gem which has provided an oasis for local musicians and other…

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On the Come up #2: Drakes

“It’s sad to see how many brands look so similar in such a diverse city.” In the latest edition of our series On The Come Up, Richmond Hill-raised designer Josh Drakes (@bydrakes) gets candid with #TheGreenLineTO reporter Arsheen Shamaila about Toronto’s basic fashion scene, how we can do better and why fashion helped him become…

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‘The Fans are Really, Really Kind’: How BTS Fandoms Provide a Layer of Safety for Stans Making Friends Online

You never walk alone when you’re an ARMY. ???????? Navigating the internet means potentially encountering any number of hazards online. But the BTS fandom provides a protective cushion for stans who are seeking community for their interests beyond the seven-member boy band. #TheGreenLineTO reporter Kayla Zhu spoke with three ARMYs connected to Toronto who’ve made…

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Why do so Many Pedestrian Deaths Happen in Scarborough?

Out of 25 pedestrian deaths in Toronto so far this year, over 40 per cent happened in Scarborough or on its borders, according to the @cityofto. That’s a considerable number, especially since the suburb makes up less than a quarter of Toronto’s total population. In this data-driven story, #VisionZero Projects manager Sheyda Saneinejad tells #TheGreenLineTO…

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Below The City: Capturing the Heart of Toronto’s Unseen Suburbs in Photos

How do you see Toronto’s suburbs? What are the first words that come to mind? In conversation with #TheGreenLineTO reporter Arsheen Shamaila (@arsheenss), photographer and Scarborough resident Esmond Lee (@esmondcklee) talks us through his photo series, “Below the City,” and explains the hidden vibrancy of our suburbs. ????️ View the full post on our Instagram.

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Healthy Masculinity

Navigating boyhood and figuring out what it means to be a man can be challenging, especially in 2021. That’s why, in partnership with @techforgoodcanada, #TheGreenLineTO reporter Alex Varoutas (@quakerxyz) spoke with @nextgenmen program manager @JonathonReed about how he became a healthy masculinity advocate and how others can get involved. Tell us: What does it mean…

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