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City / May 22, 2015 / Comments (3)

20 subscription boxes to make your life easier in Toronto

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Subscription services are a booming business in Toronto, and it's no wonder since they can eliminate tiresome errands and deliver a little excitement all at once. I've rounded up a collection of (mostly) Canadian business that'll send you everything from socks to coffee right to your front door. Check out...

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Music / May 22, 2015 / Comments (7)

The top 10 music festivals in Ontario for 2015

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The top music festivals in Ontario for 2015 all give compelling reasons to get out of the city. Maybe you've had the annual rite-of-passage of seeing a band in a small club where the A/C is out...during a heatwave. Maybe you're looking for an escape from Pan Am-mania. Maybe you're...

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Sports & Play / May 22, 2015 / Comments (13)

The birth of Canada's Wonderland in the 1980s

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Canada's Wonderland shock and awed for the very first time on May 23, 1981. A wave of giddy publicity crested as Canada swooned for its first ever theme park - a 370 acre nirvana of wild rides, colourful fancies and family entertainment located in Vaughan - so much that expected...

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Sports & Play / May 22, 2015 / Comments (12)

Steamwhistle expands its network of bike repair stations

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Steamwhistle has been quietly making Toronto more bike friendly since it installed its first bike repair station outside the brewery back in in 2013. We once dreamed about a roll out of such cycling infrastructure after spotting it in other cities, and now it looks like our wish is set...

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Eat & Drink / May 22, 2015 / Comments (3)

Toronto Food Events: CraveTO, Great Lakes Brewery BBQ, Toronto GMO-Free Festival & Farmers' Market

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Toronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious events, festivals, pop-ups, winemaker dinners, supper clubs and other food related happenings in Toronto this week and next. You can find us here every Friday morning. THIS WEEK CraveTO takes place tonight, Friday May 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at...

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Eat & Drink / May 21, 2015 / Comments (26)

Don't say gentrification as Starbucks headed to the East Danforth

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The East Danforth is about to get its first Starbucks in the space previously occupied by Top Notch Pizza. There's been some community talk about it already, but a development application filed with the City of Toronto confirms that Seattle-based coffee giant has its sights set on northeast corner of...

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City / May 21, 2015 / Comments (23)

Fewer than 50% of Torontonians have permanent full time jobs

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In a city that boasts its fair share of scary economic stats (see here and here, for instance), this latest figure from a study undertaken by McMaster University and the United Way might be the scariest of all. 52 per cent of workers across the GTA and Hamilton are employed...

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Scoop Shop on Dundas West is the bricks and mortar retail outlet for Sweet Sammies Ice Cream Sandwich Co., a pop-up vendor owned by Sanober Motiwala who has been fixture...

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Sharetea is a popular bubble tea chain from Taiwan that already has a few locations in Toronto. This particular outpost is a bright space conveniently located by Ryerson just east...

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Concession Road on St. Clair West is the newest endeavour from Harsh Chawla and Derek Valleau, the duo behind Pukka. It's a boundary-pushing French restaurant where haute cuisine is peppered...

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Little Shmiddy's Hot Meat House is a Cabbagetown spot that offers, as you might expect, a variety of meats. If Shmiddy's menu just featured locally sourced and hormone-free proteins that...

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