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Sports & Play / August 25, 2016

These are the longest-standing vendors at the CNE

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"You can't beat the excitement and the hustle and bustle of the CNE," says Ardo Girado, who's been working at the Ex for about 50 years. He started at age 15 by picking up stray balls at the milk carton game. Since then, he's amassed a mini carnival empire filled...

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City / August 25, 2016

That time Toronto demolished the heart of Yonge St.

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Strolling around Yonge and Queen streets in the late 1970s would have felt eerily reminiscent of entering a war zone. Massive buildings lay smouldering in half-ruins, work crews scrambled to remove steel and bricks, and everywhere people would stop and stare at the magnitude of it all....

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Arts / August 25, 2016

Graffiti Alley now has world's longest Instagram photo

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Toronto's Graffiti Alley is one of the most Instagrammed spots in the city - it really does make a great background for broody, pseudo-gritty fashion shoots. But now this downtown laneway is a star in its own right thanks to a new project by Heritage Toronto and Havas Worldwide Canada,...

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City / August 25, 2016

Historic Kodak Building 9 in Toronto moves 200 feet

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Ten years after it was abandoned and became an urbex favorite, Building 9 on the old Kodak lands in Mount Dennis was moved off its foundations today, as work on the western terminus of the Eglinton Crosstown began in earnest....

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Eat & Drink / August 25, 2016

The 12 hottest new restaurants in Toronto

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The hottest new restaurants in Toronto can attribute their popularity to more than just food and drink. Sure the brisket, pasta and brunch options are on point, but more than that, these places also boast lively dining rooms, killer patios and party vibes that everyone seems to want in on....

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Radar / August 25, 2016

Weekend events in Toronto August 26-28 2016

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Weekend events in Toronto feature lots of food, beer, midway rides, dancing and a monstrous cosplay tournament at the ACC. It's the last weekend before Labour Day when it will surely feel like summer has come to an end, so the pressure is on to make this one count! Here...

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Music / August 25, 2016

Sound Academy announces new name and opening date

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No one really liked the Sound Academy. It was hard to get to and had bad acoustics considering its size and the calibre of artists it attracted. But Toronto's oft-derided Port Lands-area music venue is no more. On October 1, 2016, it'll be reborn as Rebel (well, REBEL). Ink Entertainment...

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Pinoy Waffles/ Restaurants

Pinoy Waffles is proof of the value and goodness of a simple homemade snack. This tiny stall on the second floor inside Pacific Mall's Pacific Heritage Town serves up various...

OMG On the Park/ Grocery Stores

OMG On The Park is the sister shop to Dundas West's OMG Baked Goodness, the sweet and savoury empire that has since relocated its focus to retail. Owners Doug and...

Locals Only/ Bars

Locals Only is a snack bar located below the venerable Home of the Brave on King West. The chill industrial hangout serves food and drinks until 2 a.m. Inside, the...

Big Beef Bowl/ Restaurants

Big Beef Bowl serves up exactly what its name implies - homemade Lanzhou-style beef noodles in big bowls. The super-small restaurant near Yonge and Finch seats around ten. The Bruce...

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