Toronto Life’s 10 most popular long-form features of 2017
Toronto Life’s long-form features are consistently some of the most widely read articles we publish online. This year, our 10 most popular features included wrenching personal memoirs, probing profiles and in-depth investigations. If you missed them—and even if you didn’t—here they all are.
The Good Wife
How a woman put herself through school and escaped an abusive arranged marriage.
A Restaurant Ruined My Life
A would-be entrepreneur learns why starting a restaurant isn’t for amateurs.
We Bought a Crack House
A Parkdale property purchase becomes a waking nightmare for one young family.
Love and Death
A seemingly happy marriage ends in death and chaos.
A successful ER doctor learns—the hard way—that anyone can get addicted to opioids.
The Playboy of Yorkville
The lavish lifestyle of an accused identity fraudster.
The $1-Billion Hellhole
What it’s like inside Toronto’s dangerous, dysfunctional superjail.
Josh Donaldson vs. the World
Before Josh Donaldson made it big with the Blue Jays, he was a kid with a lot to be angry about.
They thought their pre-construction homes were as good as built. They were wrong.
The New Hamiltonians
Why Hamilton is the new Toronto.