Max Mertens is a Nova Scotia-born, Toronto-based freelance journalist who writes about music and culture. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, The Creative Independent, Bandcamp, and more.
With artists getting international recognition and partygoers eager to make up for lost time, the only thing standing between Toronto and a vibrant nightlife scene is Toronto.
My father believed that biking was a way to strengthen our communities. In this strange and sorrow-filled year, I’ve tried to follow his path.