A list of the pieces I've written for Heritage Toronto's website:
125 Years of the Queen City Yacht Club (June 15, 2014): tales from the Island-based boating club.
Arena Gardens (March 6, 2013): the original home of the Maple Leafs, later a roller rink.
The Paradise Theatre (February 6, 2012): a small, former rep house on Bloor West.
The Toros - Toronto's Other Hockey Team (January 26, 2012): adventures in the World Hockey Association.
The Loblaw Groceterias Building (September 13, 2011): the former head office of the grocery empire.
The Davenport Extension (July 18, 2011): extending Church Street from Bloor to Davenport.
The Princess Theatre (April 20, 2011): a fire couldn't fell this theatre, but University Avenue did.
The Queen's Hotel (March 15, 2011): a look back at the predecessor of the Royal York.
Grand Union (February 9, 2011): a short history of Grand Union and Steinberg's/Miracle Mart in Toronto.
1955 St. Andrew Election (October 27, 2010): one of the dirtiest election campaigns in Toronto history.
1909 Reduction Referendum (September 1, 2010): when the issue of reducing the number of licensed drinking establishments in Toronto was placed on the municipal ballot.
The Empire Strikes Back (July 28, 2010): a short history of Toronto's Conservative Party-owned newspaper, the Empire.
The Saga of Chorley Park (June 2, 2010): or how a government residence can go from showplace to crumbling ruin.
Fire at the New Jail (April 22, 2010): how bad luck plagued the construction of the Don Jail.