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City / May 1, 2016

Get ready for a summer of gridlock in Toronto

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Everyone knows the old joke that Toronto has two seasons: winter and construction. Well, this year it's going to feel particularly true as the city embarks on an aggressive road work plan at the same time that the TTC runs through a host of weekend closures for track repairs and...

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City / May 1, 2016

What Yorkdale Mall looked like in the 1960s and '70s

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It's hard to believe how much Yorkdale Mall has changed since it opened in 1964. One of Toronto's first suburban shopping destinations and the biggest mall in Canada at the time, it was anchored by Eaton's and Simpson's department stores, a combination that was unprecedented at the time....

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Announcements / April 30, 2016

Where to eat ramen in Toronto right now

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It may not be the most well-known ramen joint in town but one of Toronto's newest destinations for the Japanese comfort food has been winning over crowds with its complex flavours and great prices. Read my profile of Hakata Ramen in the restaurants section....

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City / April 30, 2016

A love letter to Toronto's alleyways and lanes

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The Toronto laneway is the vein to the artery that is the city's streets. There are over 250 kilometres of laneways and alleys spread across the city, though you wouldn't know it without looking at a map. You could pass by the entrance to a laneway for months without taking...

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Eat & Drink / April 30, 2016

5 must-try ice cream cones in Toronto

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Ice cream offerings in Toronto seem to be getting more outrageous each and every year. Gone are the days of the standard vanilla scoop in a sugar cone. Now's the time to hit up some of Toronto's best ice cream parlours and try some epic creations. Here are my picks...

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Radar / April 30, 2016

The top 10 events in Toronto for May 2016

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The top events in Toronto for May will fill your schedule with films festivals, conventions and art events. Whether you want to embrace the great outdoors and building hop for Doors Open or cozy up in a comfortable theatre for a show, there's an event or two for you. Here...

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City / April 30, 2016

5 small towns to visit two hours from Toronto

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There are small towns all over Ontario worth exploring but there are a select few worth seeking out as destinations unto themselves. Be it on account of an exciting culinary scene, historical architecture, or natural beauty, these are places where you immerse yourself for a weekend while escaping city life...

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Latest Reviews

Hakata Ramen/ Restaurants

Hakata Shoryuken Ramen is not a Street Fighter special move, but rather a restaurant that serves up Hakata-style ramen In North York. Found a few blocks north of the North York...

Doomie's/ Restaurants

Doomie's is a vegan restaurant in Parkdale that originated in Los Angeles. It takes a brash, unapologetic stance on veganism. The ideology, exemplified by a comfort food-filled menu, is all...

Adamson Barbecue/ Restaurants

Adamson Barbecue encapsulates every romanticized expectation I have of Texas barbecue joint. That's probably because Adam Skelly modeled his lunch-only spot - located inside a Leaside-area warehouse - after the...

Yummy Cone/ Restaurants

Yummy Cone is a small restaurant that serves up an interesting take on pizza - it's stuffed inside a cone. Capitalizing on a new food trend that's apparently gaining steam...

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