Five boys arrested after daytime muggings

Five teenage boys were arrested this week after two muggings in the Beach and Leslieville. Police allege that a large group of boys threatened another two boys near Lyall Avenue and Hannaford Street at about 4:35 p.m. on Monday, June 1. A fight started, and one of the two victims was stabbed before the group […]

Skatepark phase two TTC money redirected

Construction on phase two of the Beaches Skatepark at Coxwell and Lakeshore has been put on hold, possibly indefinitely, after Ward 32 councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon requested $300,000 in TTC funds earmarked for the park be released. McMahon said she would like to see the community decide how the money should be spent. “Since it wasn’t […]

Skatepark gets legal graffiti murals

Two months ago, graffiti artists Kyle Howard and Max Sawka began working on one of their biggest projects ever. The goal was to paint murals throughout the Ashbridges Skate Park at the corner of Lakeshore Boulevard and Coxwell Avenue. On Dec. 16, they were both recognized for their outstanding work and presented with appreciation letters […]