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Eat & Drink / July 24, 2016

The top 8 bars to drink & play Pokemon Go in Toronto

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You might spend your days Poke-hunting in Toronto, but when night falls, it's time to get #turnt with your Drowzee squad. But if you want to go out and still catch 'em all, there are plenty of watering holes around the city that spawn lots of Pokemon. Here's where to...

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City / July 24, 2016

This was the worst heat wave in Toronto history

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Toronto might suffer during today's heat waves, but before the advent of air conditioning, an extended period of 30+ Celsius temperatures could be downright dangerous. Such was the case during the city's worst ever heat wave, which took place between July 8 to 15, 1936....

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Eat & Drink / July 24, 2016

The history of the ice cream truck in Toronto

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It's a sweltering 35 degrees outside. Sweat is trickling down your neck and gathering in pools behind your knees. You hear the distant chime of the ice cream truck...Salvation! For many, the call of the ice cream truck is a rite of summer. What better way to beat the heat...

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Announcements / July 24, 2016

New Toronto gelateria makes ready-to-go sundaes

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If you don't care about crazy toppings than Toronto's newest gelateria is the place for you. Scratch-made, small batch gelato comes dipped in chocolate on sticks, hard packed in to sundae cups and served in silky, soft serve twists. Read my profile of Bar Ape in the restaurants section....

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Music / July 24, 2016

10 iconic Toronto album covers

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Toronto has produced numerous classic bands and albums, but when it comes to iconic album covers depicting the city and its landmarks, the pickings are slimmer than you might imagine. But, there remain a handful of records that flaunt Toronto with unabashed pride. Here are 10 iconic Toronto album covers....

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Sports & Play / July 24, 2016

Golf lessons in and around Toronto

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Golf lessons in and around Toronto bring together the pros in the know with right landscape to hone your newly found skills. Whether you're a relative rookie or a total Rory McIlroy just looking to perfect your work around the green, there's a qualified pro out there to help you...

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Radar / July 24, 2016

The top 5 free events in Toronto: July 25-31 2016

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The top free events in Toronto start off on a more relaxing tip (films, city talks) and then move into immersive park hangouts and dance parties. Bring a handkerchief, 'cause there will be sweat and tears. Here are my top picks for absolutely free things to do in Toronto this...

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Latest Reviews

Bar Ape/ Restaurants

Bar Ape, pronounced ah-pay, has nothing to do with primates. The walk-up ice cream stand got its start in Toronto hawking scratch-made gelato bars from a retro Italian three-wheeled motorcycle...

Watson's/ Bars

Watson's is a bar located at Richmond and Spadina brought to you by the team behind Roxy Bar. The aim here is to provide higher-end booze at lower price points. I...

Eat BKK/ Restaurants

Eat BKK is a Thai restaurant devoted to Bangkok-style street food. It's from Phanom (Patrick) Suksaen, who also runs Kub Khao. Suksaen has owned and operated numerous Toronto Thai restaurants over...

Guu (Parkdale)/ Restaurants

Guu is back in Toronto. This Vancouver-based chain first landed in Hogtown in 2009 and furiously expanded across the city. But after an ownership split, all of its existing locations...

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