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Arts / October 21, 2014 / Comments (0)

Toronto ranked 10th on Lonely Planet's 2015 travel list

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Toronto has been ranked the 10th most desirable travel destination in 2015 by Lonely Planet, the popular publisher of international travel guides. Rather than noting some the more cliched traits Toronto is known for, the guide references specific events and developments that will have an impact next year. Here's the...

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Sports & Play / October 21, 2014 / Comments (14)

How to spend a day on West Queen West

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West Queen West is one of Toronto's most fascinating neighbourhoods - even Vogue, thinks so, recently naming this stretch between Trinity Bellwoods and Dufferin the second coolest neighbourhood in the world. Populated by indie cafes, patisseries, galleries, home-grown fashion labels and restaurants, it's easy to see the attraction. The neighbourhood...

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Music / October 21, 2014 / Comments (4)

10 quirky things to know about the Toronto music scene

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In recent years, more and more aspects of Toronto's music history has begun to be properly documented, from the vibrant punk scene of the 70s, to the early rock'n'roll clubs on Yonge street, and even the indie rock community of the 90s. In a city that's not always great at...

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City / October 21, 2014 / Comments (22)

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 (8)

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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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...

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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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