Get your quick news fix with a special 6ix edition “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. DRAKE DROP/DROP DRAKE
Happy 6ix Day! Drake’s new album Views is out today. The song “Weston Road Flow” has been getting some love online. If you don’t love Drake…you can throw him off of the CN tower in a new online game dropdrake.com
— A.Tajik (@Tajik416) April 28, 2016
2. GO RAPTORS GO!
The Raptors are in Indiana tonight for game 6. Coach Dwayne Casey says they are treating it like a game 7. The Raptors lead the series 3-2. If they lose, game 7 is back at the ACC Sunday.
Lowry: "Don't let it get back home. We have to take advantage of the opportunity at hand." pic.twitter.com/FqLamf62jH
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) April 28, 2016
3. SUNDAY MARATHON CLOSURES
The Goodlife Fitness Marathon will close a lot of major roads Sunday, including Yonge and the Gardiner. See the full list here.
— INDIE88NEWS (@indie88news) April 29, 2016
4. FAT PANDA FORT
It’s time to name Project Under Gardiner: Your choices are “The Artery” “The Bentway” “The Canopy” and “The Gathering Place”. Some names that didn’t make the cut include “AvantGardiner” and “Fat Panda Fort”. The 25 million dollar public space will include walking paths and maybe a skating rink. Vote online undergardiner.com.
— Mike Layton (@m_layton) April 29, 2016
5. TINDER TO BLAME FOR STI
Alberta thinks that Tinder is to blame for a rise in STI’s. The Chief Medical Officer reported that some sexually transmitted infections are up 80%. She says social media and dating apps are to blame.
It's not phone apps that infect people with STI, it's people using the phone apps that infect people with STI. https://t.co/NFp3tygkNx
— Dr. StrangeJob (@drstrangejob) April 29, 2016
6. BUSKER BAND AT YDS
How do you feel about buskers at Yonge & Dundas Square? A couple city Councillors want to ban them because of safety concerns, when drivers and pedestrians can’t get through the intersection.
Should buskers be banned around Eaton Centre? One councillor thinks so https://t.co/D9tZAByOS7
— Local Toronto (@LocalToronto) April 29, 2016