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Announcements / January 31, 2015

Homegrown wax bar chain spreads to Riverside

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It launched in Summerhll and became a Financial District favourite, but now this Toronto-based wax bar empire is looking to get Leslieville residents looking their smoothest. Another spot just popped up in Bloor West Village, with more on the way -- clearly, their gentle, skin-friendly approach to waxing is catching...

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City / January 31, 2015 / Comments (0)

A 1900s Toronto photo extravaganza

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In the 1900s, Toronto burned. On the night of April 19, 1904, a small fire broke out in a necktie factory near the northwest corner of Wellington and Bay, lighting up the chilly April night. Thanks to a stiff southeasterly wind, within a few hours the blaze had penetrated south...

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Arts / January 31, 2015 / Comments (0)

The top 5 shows to catch at the Progress Festival

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The Progress Festival, Toronto's newest theatre event, hits the stage from February 4 to 15. The festival is the love-child of SummerWorks Performance Festival and The Theatre Centre, and promises to shake up the city's arts scene by bringing global talent to local audiences. While the outlook is international, the...

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Music / January 30, 2015 / Comments (13)

Kpop convention on the way to Toronto

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Fans of Korean pop music in Toronto have a big reason to celebrate -- the city's first-ever K-pop con is coming this spring. The fan-organized Toronto Kpop Con 2015, set to take over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for one hectic day on May 2, has already picked up tons...

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Eat & Drink / January 30, 2015 / Comments (16)

New takeout app lets you skip lines when ordering food

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Takeout is like the "break glass in case of emergency" of ordering food -- you're too crunched for time to sit in a restaurant, too hangry to wait too long for your food, and too broke to get someone to deliver it to you. Why add more stress on top...

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City / January 30, 2015 / Comments (36)

Watch Ryerson's newest building rise at hyper speed

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It's been almost five years since the last remains of Sam the Record Man were removed from the corner of Yonge and Gould. In the time that's intervened, Ryerson's bright and shiny Student Learning Centre has risen from the ashes. It was difficult to get excited about the building in...

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Tech / January 30, 2015 / Comments (6)

Find (or be) a mentor with new Toronto based app

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Getting started in a new industry is tough. Book-learning is important, but as anyone can tell you, you've got to make connections, get some real-world experience, start knocking on doors, grab the bull by the horns, turn your life around 360 degrees, etc. etc. An easy way to take that...

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180 Secondi/ Restaurants

180 Secondi opened earlier this month at Yonge and St. Clair right beside Union Social Eatery. Claiming to be the first of its kind in Canada, this casual, assembly-line style...

Mamajoun/ Restaurants

Mamajoun dubs itself as an Armenian pizzeria, but more accurately, the months-old takeout counter specializes in lahmajoun, a flat bread traditionally topped with a mix of minced meat and red...

Del Ray/ Restaurants

Del Ray So-Cal Cantina is, as its name might indicate, a Southern California-style bar with Mexican influences. The Queen West spot recently took over the space that once played host...

Parkdale Platters/ Services

Parkdale Platters, which opened its doors for the first time on January 11, allows the neighbourhood's music lovers to hunt for records a little closer to home. Though Parkdale's gentrification...

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