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Arts / November 24, 2014 / Comments (8)

World's Biggest Bookstore meets the wrecking ball

Worlds Biggest Bookstore

The World's Biggest Bookstore was demolished this weekend, bringing a close to an era that began in 1980 on Edward St. The store had already closed its doors back in March, but the loss of the structure that once housed the shop serves as a sort of exclamation point to...

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City / November 24, 2014 / Comments (4)

Bike Pirates launches crowdfunding effort to relocate

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After eight years near Bloor and Lansdowne, DIY repair joint and community hub Bike Pirates is set to relocate. The volunteer-run organization wants to expand to a bigger space, for which it's asking for the public's help via an Indiegogo campaign to the tune of $20,000....

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Announcements / November 24, 2014

Pizzeria Libretto an instant hit in the Financial District

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The newest outpost of Rocco Agostino's Neapolitan pizzeria is now open on University north of King and has immediately become popular with the local business lunch crowd looking for casual sit-down options. Expect to find a three-course prix fixe menu for $15 plus all the familiar favourites from the other...

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Fashion & Style / November 24, 2014 / Comments (3)

The top 10 stores to buy winter boots in Toronto

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Winter boots in Toronto are a must if you want to navigate our city's annual lakes of evil black slush. When we think about big-city winter style, our minds conjure up imagine sleek leather boots and perfect, minimal coats - not gigantic, clunky, fur-lined Sorels - but with five months...

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Radar / November 24, 2014 / Comments (1)

Today in Toronto: Caribou + Jessy Lanza, RuPaul Trivia, Heritage Minutes, Culture Club, Mixed Company

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Today in Toronto a match of remarkable Ontario talents in electronic music will join forces at the Danforth, as Jessy Lanza opens up for Caribou. If your Monday needs something more glam, the Beaver wants to test your Drag Race trivia. Canadian kitsch-wise, do you miss those Heritage Minute clips?...

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Announcements / November 23, 2014

Organic juice bar opens on King West

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In just under a year, this London-based juice company has brought its bottled wares to stores all around southern Ontario on the strength of its cold-pressed, organic blends. Now, they've opened up a storefront at King and Niagara devoted exclusively to doling out their juices, which are available one by...

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City / November 23, 2014 / Comments (10)

The five spookiest abandoned buildings in Toronto

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Toronto might be in the midst of a construction boom, but there are still abandoned buildings across the city stuck in limbo, awaiting restoration, demolition, or repurposing. In the cases of the massive Hearn Generating Station in the Port Lands and the Symes Transfer Station near St. Clair and Keele,...

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Pizzeria Libretto (University)/ Restaurants

Pizzeria Libretto has opened a Financial District outpost, a massive dining hall on University at King that will serve as a bastion for business lunches. The third location of Rocco...

Pulp & Press/ Restaurants

Pulp & Press is the brand-new Toronto offshoot of a London, Ont.-based juice company. What began as a plan to do a juice cleanse quickly turned into a business late...

The Pursuit of Frosting/ Baked Goods

The Pursuit of Frosting sprung out of owner Savera Hashmi's long-standing love affair with baking. Early experimentation took place on Pretty Sweet, her mobile cupcakery (translation: a food truck) and...

Noble Hop/ Grocery Stores

Noble Hop is a new shop at Dundas and Dufferin. Owner Dave Crum's goal is to idiot-proof the experience of brewing your own beer. Crum was a quick convert to...

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