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City / October 21, 2014 / Comments (4)

Why doesn't the TTC run trains marked with graffiti?

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When a photo of a heavily graffiti tagged Toronto subway train was posted to Reddit on Sunday, it came as something of a surprise to the TTC. Since David Gunn's tenure as general manager in the late 1990s, the transit provider has had a strict policy of keeping heavily vandalized...

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Announcements / October 21, 2014

Where Drake and Jose Bautista get their suits made

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For three years, this little shop on Wellington has been turning out custom-crafted suits for Bay Streeters, creative professionals, pro athletes, Drake, and everybody in between. They've even done some high-flying feats of tailoring, including creating a bulletproof suit, and a custom suit for TFC players that's so comfy they...

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Sports & Play / October 21, 2014 / Comments (5)

How to book a fire pit in a Toronto park

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Toronto parks are good for more than just picnics, walking dogs, tossing the ball around, or lounging in the sun. In addition to sports facilities, our parks are also home to community ovens and fire pits, the latter of which allow city dwellers to soak up a bit of the...

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Announcements / October 21, 2014

New Yorkville sushi bar is worth the splurge

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At this new restaurant on Cumberland, sushi is carefully crafted with a balance of flavours. Soy sauce is hardly necessary when each piece arrives with garnishes like arugula pesto, piquant jalapenos or apple purée. In addition to the raw offerings, there are deep bowls of udon soup loaded with karaage....

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City / October 21, 2014 / Comments (27)

5 things Toronto could learn from Stockholm

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Spread across fourteen islands close to the western shore of the Baltic Sea, Sweden's capital city is an economic powerhouse. The metropolitan area of some 2.2 million people (slightly fewer than Toronto) is responsible for roughly a third of the entire country's gross domestic product. True to Swedish form, the...

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Eat & Drink / October 21, 2014 / Comments (0)

This week on DineSafe: Mustafa, Furama Bakery, Biryani Hut, TCJ Restaurant, Driftwood Fish & Chips

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This week on DineSafe, the streak of no closures continues, though Mustafa, the Turkish pide shop on Wilson, comes close with a litany of infractions. Among the 11 offences, hand washing is among the most crucial ... and cringe-worthy. Here are the rest of the worst on DineSafe this week....

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Radar / October 21, 2014 / Comments (0)

Today in Toronto: Philippe Blanchard, The Vigil, Art Battle, Temples, Tightrope Books October Launch

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Today in Toronto it's a good chance to visit Toronto's newest museum Aga Khan Museum for The Vigil's screening and panel discussion in the auditorium. Artist-in-residence Tehreema Mitha's autobiographical film "tells of Mitha's struggles to mount a dance tour of Islamabad, Karachi, and her hometown of Lahore in the face...

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Garrison Bespoke/ Fashion Stores

Garrison Bespoke wants to help Toronto's men be their best-dressed selves. The bespoke suiting shop, tucked into a quiet building on Wellington just a stone's throw away from the Financial...

Kujira/ Restaurants

Kujira is a month-old sushi bar in Yorkville that takes pride in thoughtfully crafted, individually garnished, hand-pressed and hand-rolled sushi. The sunken 56-seat restaurant occupies a lower-level unit on Cumberland,...

Schmaltz Appetizing/ Grocery Stores

Schmaltz is an appetizing store, a source for Jewish delicacies traditionally consumed with bagels. It's the lesser known cousin to the deli, if you will. Found in an out-building behind...

Bobbette & Belle (Yonge St.)/ Baked Goods

Bobbette & Belle on Yonge is the brand-new uptown offshoot of a Leslieville patisserie equally beloved for their ornate wedding cakes as they are for their deliciously down-to-earth baked goods. After...

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