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Sports & Play / April 24, 2014 / Comments (8)

The top 10 stores to buy a mountain bike in Toronto

Mountain bike stores toronto

The top stores to buy a mountain bike are far more varied than they were a couple of decades ago when the sport all of a sudden became the next big thing and local bike shops had to scramble to diversify their stock. Nowadays it's rare to find a cycling...

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Arts / April 24, 2014 / Comments (0)

The top 20 photography shows at Contact 2014

Contact Festival 2014

The Contact Festival in Toronto is the largest photography event in the world, and 2014 marks its 18th annual art scene takeover in the city (good luck finding a free gallery space in Toronto in May). Installations showcasing the work of over 1,500 photographers will pop up in 175 different...

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City / April 24, 2014 / Comments (13)

Vintage Toronto street signs are (finally) up for grabs

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It's been almost a year in the making, but now the city says it's at last ready to part with its vast stockpile of some 1,750 decommissioned street signs. Starting April 28, the first batch of 100 signs will be sold at online auction via Platinum Liquidations. The signs, many...

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City / April 24, 2014 / Comments (17)

New in Toronto real estate: The Harlowe Condos

The Harlowe Condos

The Harlowe Condos are Brad Lamb's latest Toronto project, announced late last year and slated for occupancy in October 2017. Located at 618 Richmond Street just east of Bathurst, the 14 storey development is clad in an understated brick that distinguishes the building from the glass-explosion Toronto has witnessed over...

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Eat & Drink / April 24, 2014 / Comments (28)

The top 5 spring beers in Toronto for 2014

Amsterdam Bock Beer

The top spring beers in Toronto are difficult to nail down for a couple reasons. First, as some local brewers technically contract brew their beer in facilities outside the city, it's increasingly difficult to nail down just what it means these days to be "made in Toronto." Second, given that...

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Announcements / April 24, 2014

Wilco-themed sandwich shop expands to King East

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The Annex's favourite (and only) Wilco-inspired sandwich joint has opened a new location on King St. East. The homey, casual atmosphere (complete with concert posters) and massive menu of inexpensive sandwiches have both been carried over to the new location. Read my review of Sky Blue Sky (King East) in...

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Eat & Drink / April 24, 2014 / Comments (5)

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Goodlake, Dear Jools, Bristol & Bombay, Blackbird Baking Co., Sea Witch

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Toronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning. RESTAURANT OPENINGS Goodlake, a new spot for brunch, lunch and dinner, is now open at 2976 Lake Shore Blvd. in South Etobicoke.Farmer's Daughter...

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Blackbird Baking Co./ Baked Goods

Blackbird Baking finally has a flagship, and it's in the heart of Kensington - a great fit for owner Simon Blackwell's rustic bakery. Housed in the former Cobs Bread location...

Fat Pasha/ Restaurants

Fat Pasha, Anthony Rose's latest venture with partner Robert Wilder, is now open on Dupont in the corner spot once home to The Indian Rice Factory. The 45-seat dining room by...

Palm Sunday/ Fashion Stores

Palm Sunday is the result of a beautiful transformation. The salon had a previous life as the Saloon until owners and stylists Kat Marcus and Ronnie Dag decided last year...

Sky Blue Sky (King East)/ Restaurants

Sky Blue Sky has expanded to a second location on the east side. Since mid-March the Wilco-inspired sandwich shop has been in full swing on King St. East, on the...

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