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Stop the press! We're launching an artist-run newsstand at the Chester Avenue TTC Subway Station kiosk in Toronto.
132 backers pledged CA$ 4,931 to help bring this project to life.

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    A TOKEN OF OUR APPRECIATION:
    A “token” button designed by ZAB DESIGN as a token of our appreciation. To be claimed at the newsstand after May 1, or mailed if outside of Toronto.

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    READING MATERIAL FOR YOUR RIDE:
    A print copy of THE QUILLIAD, a local art and literary journal, to be claimed at the newsstand after May 1, or mailed to you anywhere in Canada.

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    TTC TRANSFER COOKIE:
    A hand-frosted TTC transfer cookie by the delicious KAREN FROSTITUTION. An edible work of art! To be claimed at the newsstand after May 1.

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    THE COMMUTERS ARTISANAL CARAMELS:
    A bag of THE COMMUTERS hand-crafted, double-boiled, small batch caramels in assorted flavours - including bourbon apple pecan, salted vanilla crisp, rosemary almond, pistachio mint, ginger, and coconut! To be claimed at the newsstand after May 1, or shipped if outside of Toronto.

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    THE DANFORTH DELIVERS: Spanakopita, Tiropita, Kreatopia, Loukoumathes, Bougasta, Galaktoboureko! Is your mouth watering yet? When you can't make your way to the Danforth, let the Danforth come to you. A newsstand newsie will hand-deliver a delicious assortment of freshly-baked Greek pastries to your door. (Toronto area only.)

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    MONDAY MORNING PLAYLISTS:
    Start your week with the best beats! Receive five Monday morning playlist from some of TORONTO'S FAVOURITE DJ's: Vanessa Dunn, John Caffery, Phil Villeneuve, DJ Cozmic Cat and Sasha Van Bon Bon.

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    Pledge CA$ 75 or more About US$ 56

    RIDE THE ROCKET CUSTOM BELT BUCKLE:
    A custom-made sparkly belt buckle by Toronto's BBJ (Barbie's Basement Jewellery.) Add some flash to your pants! Add some glitter to your ride!

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    COMPANY ON YOUR COMMUTE: Let Jess Dobkin escort you to or from work with door-to-door service on your morning or evening commute. Good conversation, snacks and your transit fare included! (GTA area only.)

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    STATION PRIDE PASTIES:
    Receive a pair of gorgeous custom-made pasties by SASHA VAN BON BON in your TTC station colours. What better way to flaunt your station pride?

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    ART IN TRANSIT:
    An edition of five drawings by the incredible FRANCISCO-FERNANDO GRANADOS. Made by the artist with Snapchat while commuting on the TTC. Will be delivered to you digitally.

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    PICNIC FOR TWO ON THE 501 STREETCAR: Jess Dobkin will serve a picnic lunch to you and your guest on the 501 Queen Streetcar. It's the longest streetcar route operating in all of North America. (Clocking in at just under 25km!) Neville Park to Long Branch, you'll see the sights of Toronto's famous Queen Street while enjoying a delicious meal. (Gluten-free and Vegan options available.)

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    NEWSIE FOR A DAY:
    Be our honorary newsie for a day! Receive a limited edition, custom designed newsie cap and your name on the masthead of our printed art newspaper.

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    Pledge CA$ 1,000 or more About US$ 751

    STATION MASTER: Be one of our major donors and receive a custom designed newsie cap and your name on the masthead of our printed art newspaper. PLUS a button, cookie, tote bag, bag of caramels, set of DJ playlists and belt buckle!

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    Pledge CA$ 30 or more About US$ 23

    ON-THE-GO TOTE BAG:
    A hand-screened tote bag designed by SHANNON GERARD. To be claimed at the newsstand after May 1, or shipped if outside of Toronto.

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    RIDE THE RAILS WITH ALVIS PARSLEY:
    A one-to-one excursion on the TTC with ALVIS PARSLEY. Experience the underground like you never have before! A poem, a snack, a tour and a brand new perspective on the green and yellow lines.

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    TASTE THE DANFORTH WITH KEITH COLE:
    Eat honey balls with KEITH COLE! A date for you and Toronto's Best Performance Artist at Athens Bakery on the Danforth. Yum!

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    EASY STREAK:
    Receive a print of DAVE DYMENT'S 'Los Angelos as Toronto as Chicago,' 2015. Originally created for the Posters of Toronto project for Villa Toronto. Risograph print on archival quality paper, signed by the artist.

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