Introducing Tucana Coffee

Introducing Tucana Coffee

After spending four years perfecting her barista skills at Crafted on Ossington, Tenille Clarke decided to venture out on her own. Tucana Coffee is still in its infancy, having only opened its doors to the ever-appreciative Dundas West crowd a mere three weeks ago. When I stop by on Mother's Day, business is steady, drawing in locals, families, and cool [...]

The Ides of March

The Ides of March

March 15th, also known as The Ides of March became notorious as the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar. The Roman Senate had named Caesar dictator perpetuo ("dictator in perpetuity") and fears grew that he would later dissolve the senate in favour of an absolute tyranny. This led to several senators to plot his assassination. Fear and desperation led the conspirators to [...]

On Doing Nothing

On Doing Nothing

Toronto is a hotbed for overachievers; those who rationalize being overworked and sleep-deprived. We're New Yorkers in training, in a city that's on the verge of growing up without any real identity. While I appreciate ambition, especially in these ever-crucial years, I don't understand why we're encouraging each other to work longer and harder without [...]