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Arts / October 23, 2014 / Comments (0)

New fair a curated alternative to Toronto art goliath

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The Feature Contemporary Art Fair crept into the city yesterday with a modestly attended VIP opening night. A small, hyper curated, contemporary alternative (/complement) to this weekend's gigantic Toronto International Art Fair (Art Toronto) was enticing, with only 23 galleries' applications selected for participation by the Contemporary Art Galleries Association...

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City / October 23, 2014 / Comments (13)

Does Toronto need a TTC university?

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When mayoral candidate Ari Goldkind released his surprisingly complex (and expensive) "More than a Map" transit plan earlier this week, one of the proposals that stood out among the tangle of light rail and bus rapid transit was the idea of a TTC "UniverCity," "the world's first post-secondary institution dedicated...

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Announcements / October 23, 2014

New shop offers a wee taste of Britain

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This tiny, Union Jack-festooned shop stocks a healthy selection of imported, hard-to-find British snacks guaranteed to bring out the nostalgia in any expat. There's also a range of airport gift shop quality decor offerings featuring flags and "Keep Calm" parodies. Read my profile of London Calling in the design section....

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City / October 23, 2014 / Comments (9)

You can watch a partial solar eclipse in Toronto today

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Toronto will be witness to a rare celestial occurrence today in the form of a partial solar eclipse at sunset. The eclipse will get underway at around 5:40pm local time and continue until the sun dips below the horizon. During this period, viewers in Toronto will be see about a...

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Eat & Drink / October 23, 2014 / Comments (8)

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Buna's Kitchen, Pig Out BBQ, Parlor Foods, SOCO, Odin Hus, Loaded Pierogi

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Toronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning. OPEN NOW Pig Out BBQ has opened at 650 Spadina Ave. This is the second location for the Pickering-based smokehouse. UofT students should...

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Radar / October 23, 2014 / Comments (0)

Today in Toronto: Feature Art Fair, IFOA, TWiMFeST, Fashion Week, Warehouse Sale, Pistol George Warren

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Today in Toronto it's a huge day for art, lit, and music (and a rough day to be home with extra work or a cold). The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) is launching, on until Nov 2, and art fair newbie Feature is on at the Joey & Toby Tanenbaum...

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Best of Toronto / October 22, 2014 / Comments (25)

The Best Fitness Clubs in Toronto

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The best fitness clubs in Toronto are the city's most beloved places to break a sweat. And that's saying something: Toronto has hundreds of gyms and clubs representing countless activities and workout styles, meaning those who want to stay active have a huge range of options. (Parkour? Yep. Spin classes...

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London Calling/ Design Stores

London Calling is a home decor and foodstuffs shop in Cabbagetown specializing in - you guessed it - things from Britain. Having lived in London for some time, I was...

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...

Kujira/ Restaurants

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,...

Little Fin/ Restaurants

Little Fin, now open at the base of the Dineen Building in the Financial District, aims to bait the expense-account toting, Bay St. lunch crowd with a seafood-centric menu that...

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