5 Things You Need To Know Today: May 26, 2016

Today's News Highlights!

Get your quick news fix with “5 Things You Need to Know Today”, a daily feature that I’ll be posting on Indie88.com after the Morning Show. We’ll keep you up to date on the latest local and international stories buzzing today.
 

1. RAPTORS LOSE

Tough night for Raptors fans at Jurassic Park last night, Coach Dwayne Casey said it best. The Raptors lost 116-78 in Cleveland last night. They return to the ACC for game 6 tomorrow down 3-2 in the series.


 

2. DUFFERIN NOT THE WORST

The CAA Worst Roads list has been announced. Bayview dethroned Dufferin as the worst road in Toronto, while Lawrence East rounds out the top 3. Bayview and Dufferin also cracked the top 10 in the province.


 

3. TORONTO IS CAPYBARA CRAZY

The city went capybara crazy yesterday. The 2 dog-sized rodents are still missing from the High Park Zoo. Last night staff set up bait and traps to try to capture them. Willow the capybara from Hands On Exotics became a bit of a celebrity making the media rounds yesterday even stopping by Indie88.


 

4. HOT HAZY SUMMER

Hope you enjoyed the hot weather yesterday because there is more of it to come this summer. According to meteorologists, it will be slightly hotter than normal with haze and humidity in the forecast this summer.


 

5. GENDER NEUTRAL WASHROOMS AT THE ROM

There are now gender neutral washrooms at the Royal Ontario Museum. A gender diversity in ancient Japan exhibit inspired the move.


 

HONOURABLE MENTION


 

PIZZA SNEAKERS

Nike has created the first pepperoni pizza sneaker. No word yet on a launch date but the shoes should pair nicely with the brand new pizza themed Indie88 summer tank top, designed by local artist Geneiveve Pizzola.