Shawn Micallef strolls up Yonge Street with the Toronto Star's Corey Mintz
'After eight years of living on Yonge St. I had grown to hate it. At 21, the movie theatres and all-night groceries were magnetic. At 29, the Uptown theatre had been demolished and I no longer bought milk at 3 a.m. ... The first paragraph of Shawn Micallef’s book, Stroll, refreshes that perspective, describing it through the eyes of a small-town teenager. He reminds us that, to many, Yonge is an event, a carnival, a sea of people stirred with bright lights and stores open past six.'
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