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The sky at Yonge and Eglinton last night was gorgeous, blue fading to pink on the southern and western horizons through the towers.

Evening looking east #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #evening #skyline #blue #twilight #towers


Evening looking south, blue to pink #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #evening #skyline #blue #pink #twilight #towers


Evening looking up #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #evening #skyline #blue #twilight #towers


Evening looking west #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #eglintonavenue #evening #skyline #blue #pink #twilight #towers
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Construction of the Eglinton Crosstown continues to wreak havoc with, among other places, the crosswalks at Yonge and Eglinton.

"No Crossing" #toronto #yongeandeglinton #eglintonavenue #eglintoncrosstown #yongestreet #construction #nocrossing
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  • blogTO shows what the Park Wyatt, at Bloor and Avenue Road, will look like after renovations.

  • Toronto Life takes a look inside the Hunny Pot, the first legal marijuana shop in Toronto.

  • blogTO notes preliminary plans for a new community centre on the waterfront at Queens Quay.

  • Transit Toronto notes that geophysical surveying will be ongoing for the Yonge Line extension.

  • Samantha Edwards writes at NOW Toronto about Stackt, an innovative new market made of shipping containers at Fort York and Bathurst.

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  • CBC notes that the federal government has given the Greater Toronto Area $C 150 million for flood mitigation measures.

  • blogTO notes that the Vegandale controversy in Parkdale is continuing, with allegations new restaurants in the area have hidden links to unpopular Vegandale business proprietors.

  • The nigh-iconic main location of sex shop Seduction on Yonge Street is closing down. blogTO reports.

  • Why are all of the legal marijuana shops in Toronto concentrated in the downtown? The Toronto Star reports.

  • Global News reports on the different problems with recycling material in Toronto.

  • What would the Downtown Relief Line look like if the TTC was brought thoroughly under provincial control? The Toronto Star reports.

  • Samantha Edwards at NOW Toronto writes about the end of the Coffin Factory as a haven for artists, victim to the forces of gentrification undermining much of the physical base of the artistic culture of the city.

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The sky that I could see above me at Yonge and Eglinton Saturday afternoon was the most perfect blue I could imagine.

Afternoon sky a perfect Derek Jarman blue, north up Yonge #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #derekjarman #blue #sky #afternoon #dlws
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Yesterday was a glorious evening, bright until late and full of blue sky.

A slice of blue evening sky south down Yonge #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #blue #sky #evening
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This corner of green St. Patrick's Day merchandise at the 730 Yonge Street Dollarama is but a patch of this store's display of themed merchandise, all in these same intense shades.

A corner of green for St. Patrick's Day #toronto #yongeandbloor #green #dollarama #stpatricksday
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  • Justin Haynes writes at NOW Toronto about the exceptional difficulty of finding affordable housing in Toronto for people on ODSP.

  • CBC Toronto reports on the life of Crystal Papineau, a homeless woman who died in a tragic accident in Bloorcourt.

  • Transit Toronto notes that Yonge and Eglinton is going to be disrupted for the next two months by Eglinton Crosstown construction.

  • Toronto Life looks at Brooke Lynn Hites, the first Canadian contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race.

  • Samantha Edwards writes at NOW Toronto about the concern that our city's boom in condo construction might also lead to loneliness. What is to be done?

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The rooftop patio at the Yonge-Eglinton Centre offers fantastic views of the entire neighbourhood of Yonge and Eglinton as it continues its transformation.

Looking along Eglinton Avenue East, Yonge-Eglinton Centre #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongeeglintoncentre #eglintonavenue #skyline #eglintoncrosstown #latergram

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