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[], [[3rd Lane]], [[4 Corners]], ([[Allenbury]], [[Brahms]], [[Sparroways]] and [[Villaways]]), [[Adanac Drive]], [[Albion Road]], [[Alexandra Park]] (aka [[
[], [[3rd Lane]], [[4 Corners]], ([[Allenbury]], [[Brahms]], [[Sparroways]] and [[Villaways]]), [[Adanac Drive]], [[Albion Road]], [[Alexandra Park]] (aka []), [[Ardwick]], [[Bay Mills]] (aka [[Tha Millz]]), [[Black Creek]] (aka [[Martha Projects]]), [[Blake street]], [[Bleecker]], [[B"N"E]], [[Canlish Road]], [[Capri Towers]], [[Cataraqui]] (aka [[Block 13]]), [[Cedarbrae]] (aka [[C-Block]]), [[Chalkfarm]], [[Chester Le]], [[Cougar Ct.]], [[Crescent Town]] (aka [[C.T.]]), [[Crosstraxx]], [[Crow Trail]], [[Danzig aka D-Block]], [[Don Mount Court]], [[Driftwood]] Ct., [[Duncanwoods]], [[Eglinton Ave. West]], [[Eglinton Ave. East]], [[Empringham]], [[Esplanade]], [[Falstaff]] (aka [[Brown Bricks]]), [[Flemingdon Park]] (aka [[Flemo Park]], aka [[Flemo]]), [[Gilder]], [[Glamorgan]] (aka [[Section 6]]), [[Glendower]] (aka [[Dower]]), [[Gordonridge]] (aka [[G-Ridge]]), [[Gosford]], [[Grandravine]] (aka [[The Lanes]]), [[Grassways]] (aka [[Connections]]), [[Greenbrae Ct.]], [[Jamestown]] (aka [[Doomstown]]), the notorious [[Jane and Finch]] Corridor, [[Jane and Sheppard]], [[John Garland]], [[Kingston-Galloway]], [[L'ameroux]], [[Lawrence Heights]] (aka [[Jungle]], [[Mabelle]], [[Malvern]] (aka [[Vern]]), [[Markham and Eglinton]] (aka [[MNE]]), [[Midland and Lawrence]] (aka [[MnL]]), [[Martin Grove]], [[Mornelle Court]], [[Moss Park]], [[Mount Olive]], [[Neptune Drive]], [[Oakwood and Vaughn]], [[Orpington]] (aka [[O-Block]]), [[Orton Park]] (aka [[O.P.]]), [[Parkdale]], [[Parkway Forest Drive]], [[Parma Court]], [[Pelham Park]], [[Regent Park]] (aka [[Parkland]]), [[Rexdale]] (aka [[Rex]]), [[Roywoods]], [[San Marino]], [[SanPetroway]], [[San Romanoway]] (aka [[Palisades]]), [[Scarletwood Court]], [[Spadina and Dundas]], [[St. James Town]], [[Tandridge]], [[Teesdale]], [[Thorncliffe Park]], [[TretheWey]], [[Trudelle Street]], [[Tuxedo Court]], [[Weston Rd and Eglinton]], [[Weston Rd and Lawrence]], [[Wickson Trail]] (aka [[Wicked Trail]]), [[Willowridge]], [[Willowtree]], [[Woolner Apartments]], [[Yellowstone]] (aka [[Y-Block]]) etc.
==Save Regent Park==
==Save Regent Park==
Revision as of 19:36, 21 January 2007
Toronto, aka T.O., aka T-Dot, aka The Dot is a Canadian city on Lake Ontario. It is the largest city in Canada and 5th largest in North America (after Mexico City, New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago). The approximate metro area population of Toronto is 6 million. Toronto is also known for being a very safe city in comparison to the majority of cities it's size.
Toronto is the economic headquarters of Canada, with the main business/financial district located on Bay Street downtown.
T.O. is short for Toronto, Ontario. But over time, hip-hop heads added their own style, and instead of just saying "T.O.," they'd say "T dot O dot." Then it just became T-Dot and it stuck!
416, 647, are the are the area codes for Toronto and 905 is the area code for the suburbs of Toronto.
- HARDEST BOROUGH IN TORONTO POLL (PLACE YOUR VOTES, PEOPLE!)
400, 3rd Lane, 4 Corners, (Allenbury, Brahms, Sparroways and Villaways), Adanac Drive, Albion Road, Alexandra Park (aka Pussy ville), Ardwick, Bay Mills (aka Tha Millz), Black Creek (aka Martha Projects), Blake street, Bleecker, B"N"E, Canlish Road, Capri Towers, Cataraqui (aka Block 13),Esterbrooke,(aka E.B.C, Cedarbrae (aka C-Block), Chalkfarm, Chester Le, Cougar Ct., Crescent Town (aka C.T.), Crosstraxx, Crow Trail, Danzig aka D-Block, Don Mount Court, Driftwood Ct., Duncanwoods, Eglinton Ave. West, Eglinton Ave. East, Empringham, Esplanade, Falstaff (aka Brown Bricks), Flemingdon Park (aka Flemo Park, aka Flemo), Gilder, Glamorgan (aka Section 6), Glendower (aka Dower), Gordonridge (aka G-Ridge), Gosford, Grandravine (aka The Lanes), Grassways (aka Connections), Greenbrae Ct., Jamestown (aka Doomstown), the notorious Jane and Finch Corridor, Jane and Sheppard, John Garland, Kingston-Galloway, L'ameroux, Lawrence Heights (aka Jungle, Mabelle, Malvern (aka Vern), Markham and Eglinton (aka MNE), Midland and Lawrence (aka MnL), Martin Grove, Mornelle Court, Moss Park, Mount Olive, Neptune Drive, Oakwood and Vaughn, Orpington (aka O-Block), Orton Park (aka O.P.), Parkdale, Parkway Forest Drive, Parma Court, Pelham Park, Regent Park (aka Parkland), Rexdale (aka Rex), Roywoods, San Marino, SanPetroway, San Romanoway (aka Palisades), Scarletwood Court, Spadina and Dundas, St. James Town, Tandridge, Teesdale, Thorncliffe Park, TretheWey, Trudelle Street, Tuxedo Court, Weston Rd and Eglinton, Weston Rd and Lawrence, Wickson Trail (aka Wicked Trail), Willowridge, Willowtree, Woolner Apartments, Yellowstone (aka Y-Block) etc.
Save Regent Park
We're running out of time, so I'm going to get straight to the point, my fellow Torontonians. Regent Park is being torn down so it can be rebuilt into a "mixed-income" community, where the rich / middle class / poor all live beside each other in this so-called "harmony." That's what the city would like you to believe... but in reality, it's a buncha baloney. Making a mixed-income neighbourhood only means two things...less afforable housing, and eventually, people on the streets!
The city says they're rebuilding it to "help" this troubled community... bullsh*t! they're rebuilding it to help themselves by making money off the land (they can't make money off a land with just afforable housing on it).
Right now 1,100 of the 7,500 people who live in Regent Park have moved into other housing units around Toronto. Some fear they won't be allowed to come back.
“It’s going to be a condo,” worries former resident Christina Morris. “They're not going to want somebody on social assistance.”
The buildings in Regent Park (high-rise and low-rise) were designed by the best architects Toronto could find in the 50s, and are as safe as can be. “They just need repairs, not to be torn down,“ a Regent Parker says.
This "first phase" of the tare down is happening in the area bounded by Parliament, Oak, Sackville and Dundas.
I think it's time we take a stand, and go down to Regent Park and protest against this rebuilding plan.
Two buildings (a 3-storey and a 6-storey) were torn down 2 weeks ago, and the city plans to demolish more buildings in March at 347 Parliament in North Regent.
We need to get down there people before it's too late. Once they get Canada's first and largest housing project, they'll take out all the rest no problem!
Lets make a bunch of signs, and put a stop to this nonsense.
Everybody is welcome to come down and protest with me. It doesn't matter what race you are, if you're poor / rich whatever. The more people, the better chance we have of stopping this demolition.
Drop a comment in the 'Comment Box' below and let me know what you think, or click on my name for my email / Yahoo! ID.
P.S. We all need to come together and stop this... we're not just doing this for Regent, we're doing it for all the Toronto housing projects.
18Buddahs, 400 Crew, AK Kannon, All Crips Gang (ACG}, Ardwick Blood Crew (A.B.C.), Asian Assassinz, Bay Mills Crips, Big Circle Boys, Blake Street Massive, Block 13, B"N"E Bloods, Byrd Gang (B.G.), Chalkfarm Bloods, Christie Boys, Connection Young Bloods, Dawes Road Crips a.k.a (D-BLOCK), Eglinton West Crips (EWC), Falstaff Crips, Flora,Five Point Generalz, Galloway Boys, Ghetto Boys, Gilder Block Deciplez, Glendower Crips, G-Street Boyz, Humberline Crip, Jamestown Crew (aka Doomstown Crips), Jihad Lashkarz of Allah (J.L.A.), Jr. Byrd Gang (J.B.G.), Juice Mob, Jungle City Goonz, L.A. Boys, Lakeshore South Crips, Latino Delinquents (L.D.), Lil Gangsta Crips, Kennedy Clique, Malvern Crew, Markham Boyz, McCormick Boys, Mother Nature's Mistakes (MNM), Mornelle Court Crew, Mount Olive Crips (M.O.C.), New Born Crips (NBC), Orton Park Bloods (O.P.B.), Parma Court Posse (P.C.P.), Pelham Park Bloods, Point Blank Souljahs, Project Originals (P.O. Boys), Ruthless Russians (R.R.), Shoreshot Crips, Silver Boys, Stick Up Kidz (S.U.K.), Stovetop Crips, The Gatorz, The Untouchables, Trethewey Gangsta Killaz (TGK}, Tuxedo Boys, Versace Crew, VVT, Withrow Boys, Y-Block Blood Niggaz etc.
Toronto Police Division
The Real Toronto DVD
Toronto, known to most as a world class city has another side to it. This movie shows you the reality of living in housing projects and some of the most run down areas in the city. This footage includes interviews with gang members, drug dealers and some of the realest street rappers in Toronto. From Scarborough to Etobicoke this movie will take you through hoods in 9 different locations to show you
- The Real Toronto
4th Pyramid, 20 B-Lo, Alias Don Million, Angel Duss, Annonymous Twist, Arabesque, Aristo, Bishop Brigante, B Kool aka Sphynx, Black-I (R.I.P), Blacus Ninjah, Blitz (R.I.P), Blue Scorpion, Bomb Shelta Association, Brass Tacks, Brassmunk, C4, Califate, Charisma, Cause The Product, Choclair, Chuggo, Citizen Kane, C. Leon, Collizhun, Colossus, Concrete Mob, Crooks Of Da Round Table, Cryptonite, Daetona, Da Vinci, Daroach, D.O., Dolo, D-Sisive, Dan-e-o, DeadEyez, Deep Pockets, Divo, Dizzy Dot, DJ Complex, DJ Keen aka SubVerse, DnD, Do Dirty, Dope Poet Society, Down 2 Erf, Drake, Dream Warriors, Essex Court, Eternia, Exodus, Fat Ski, Fin-S, Frankenstein, Friday, Furee, G.C.P, General, Ghetto Concept, Graphidi Logik, Grimace Love, Gullitine, Hustlemann, Illegal Justice, Infinite, Ironside, Irs, Jaki-Li, J.B, JDiggz, Jelleestone, Jhevon Paris, J-Pockets, J-Staxxx, Jugganuat, Juice aka Rochester, Kardinal Offishall, Ken Masters, Kendo, Kish, K'naan K-Note, K-OS, Locksmith, Logical Ethix, Luu Breeze, Madlocks, Maestro, Marvel, Masia One, Mathematik, Mayhem Morearty, Michie Mee, Mista Bourne, Monolith, Motion, Mr. Roam, Nabob, Nefarius, NEM-S-SIS, Nish Rawks, Oddities, Peep Sho, Phatt Al, Phili Blunt, Poetikal, Point Blank, Pocket Dwellers, Redlife, Rich Kidd, Rich London, Ro-Ro Dolla, Saukrates, S.A.R.S, Shakari Nite aka Grimey Grimey, Skitz, Slakah The Beat Child, S.L.U.G. Suni Clay, Tara Chase, Tef and Don, Tha Smugglaz, The Corps, Thrust, Tru-Paz, UBAD, Unknown Mizery, Wio-K, Young Tony, Zeek Da Chronic Freek etc.
This is a CBC news documentary about a Jane & Finch rap duo called Tha Smugglaz. It was aired across Canada on CBC's The National news program. The documentary features Speng (aka Benny Blacc) and Stick-Up in an in-depth feature story about gangster rap and living in the Jane and Finch ghetto of Toronto.
Take a view from a Dundas streetcar window as it passes by Regent Park, Canada's first and largest housing project located in Toronto.
This video is BLAZIN'!!! 5 rappers from different hoods in Toronto get together and create a masterpiece.
905 and 289 are the area codes for the GTA (Greater Toronto Area).
- SOFEST HOOD IN GTA POLL (VOTE FOR THE SOFEST HOOD OUT THERE!)
Every summer, Toronto blazes with the excitement of calypso, steel pan and elaborate masquerade costumes during the annual Caribana Festival.
Caribana, celebrating its 38th anniversary in 2005, is the largest Caribbean festival in North America. Presented by the Caribbean Cultural Committee, the two-week Festival attracts over a million participants annually, including hundreds of thousands of American tourists (NBA star Shaq comes every year).
Among the highlights is the Caribana Parade, one of the largest in North America. Thousands of brilliantly costumed masqueraders and dozens of trucks carrying live soca, calypso, steel pan, reggae and salsa artists jam the 1.5 km parade route all day, to the delight of hundreds of thousands of onlookers.
Other keynote events include the King and Queen of the Bands Competition and the two-day Olympic Island Caribbean Arts Festival. Outdoor concerts of Caribbean music, calypso harbour cruise parties and glamourous dances round out the entertainment roster.
Caribana was created in 1967 as a community heritage project for Canada's Centennial year. Based on Trinidad Carnival, the Festival now also includes the music, dance, food and costumes of Jamaica, Guyana, the Bahamas, Brazil and other cultures represented in Toronto - the world's most culturally diverse city.
I used to think it was way too cold, 'til I went to Canada and saw some beautiful hoes / now I hit the Caribana every year in Toronto -- Ludacris (Pimpin' All Over The World)
Major sports teams
The Toronto Argonauts (CFL), the Toronto Blue Jays (first MLB team from outside the United States to win the World Series), the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), the Toronto Raptors (currently the only NBA team based outside the United States) and the Toronto Rock (NLL).
The Air Canada Centre (home of the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Toronto Raptors, and the Toronto Rock. It was originally built to replace the legendary Maple Leaf Gardens), the CN Tower (world's tallest free-standing structure and most famous landmark in Toronto), the Eaton Centre (one of the largest shopping malls in the world, and one of Toronto's most popular tourist attractions, with about 25% of the Eaton Centre's visitors being tourists), the Skydome (world's first sporting arena to feature a fully retractable roof. It is currently home to the Toronto Blue Jays and the Toronto Argonauts and is now known as the Rogers Centre. It sits directly beside the CN Tower near the shores of Lake Ontario, and has the world's largest Jumbotron scoreboard).