Cheers for Charity, that beautiful, balancing bovine

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in News

Hail to thee, Brookview Tony Charity! She was the sainted cow whose honorary steel sculpture with a wreath of maple leaves now stands silvery and high above the irate homeowners of Charity Crescent in Markham. Minor question: are homeowners ever anything but irate? Do they ever gather to say, “We are loving this new stoplight.” […]

‘I can see the cow!’ Now tourists want photos with stainless steel statue on stilts.

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in News

Markham residents are having a cow as crowds gather to take selfies with Charity, the famous Holstein, on stilts in the background. “There it is! Mommy, I see it!” yells one young boy, screaming around the bend of Charity Cres. ahead of his younger sisters Friday morning. “I can see the cow!” Across the park, […]

Cathedraltown cow just one of family developer’s personal design cues

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in News

Deli restaurant owner Zane Caplansky has a message for Markham residents upset about the massive cow statue the city installed in their front yards: I’ll take it! “If you’ve got a beef with that statue, you’ve got a beef with me, because I’m all about beef,” he said Thursday, less than 48 hours after Charity […]