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Where to find the lost relics of the TTC

TTC relics

When Toronto last retired a fleet of streetcars, it sent 742 of its 744 workhorse maroon and beige Presidents' Conference Committee vehicles to a dizzying array of locations around the world. 10 went to Mexico to serve with the Transportes Eléctricos de Tampico, San Francisco took 11, and Philadelphia's SEPTA...

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Eat & Drink / March 5, 2015 / Comments (1)

The top 5 places for fresh pita bread in Toronto

pita toronto

Finding fresh pita in a Toronto has long been an obsession of mine. I grew up eating Sababa, and it didn't occur to be until I moved downtown (many dry falafel wraps and sad shawarma sandwiches later) that fresh pita is not as ubiquitous as I'd thought. Luckily in recent...

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Eat & Drink / March 5, 2015 / Comments (0)

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Famous Laffa, Trinity Common, Kasa Moto, Marky's BBQ Smokehouse

Famous Laffa

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 The Dirtybird Chicken + Waffle outfit is now open at 79 Kensington Ave. serving up Northern Fried Chicken which in this...

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Radar / March 5, 2015 / Comments (0)

Today in Toronto: Sushi Fest, I for Iran, Sketch Comedy Fest, Death to Vag Halen, FITF, Colin Boyd Shafer

Toronto Sushi festival

Today in Toronto the First Annual Toronto Sushi Festival will run until tomorrow at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Touting itself as Canada's largest sushi fest, we'll all have to see if it's unfun or pretty good (will you risk it?). $30 gets you five food tickets. At TIFF the...

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Fashion & Style / March 4, 2015 / Comments (24)

Rob Ford's crack confession tie sells for $16K

toronto rob ford tie

Someone just dropped $16,100 on the football themed tie Rob Ford wore when he admitted smoking crack cocaine in November 2013. The mystery bidder, identified as a***a on the site, beat out 41 other people for the chance to spend the equivalent a year's rent on the 20-year-old accessory....

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Fashion & Style / March 4, 2015 / Comments (13)

The top 25 nail salons in Toronto by neighbourhood

nail salon toronto

Nail salons in Toronto will get you feeling together and polished in no time flat. But with so many (like, so many) nail salons scattered around the city, it can be hard to choose the best one - so we've done the hard work for you. Whether you're looking to...

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Tech / March 4, 2015 / Comments (9)

Behind the scenes at the TTC training facility

ttc training

Working at the TTC can be pretty dangerous. Subway track workers spend their day in dark, noisy conditions with the constant threat of electrocution or injury from passing trains. Streetcar and bus drivers must safely direct a large, valuable vehicle through an ever changing obstacle course while courteously processing passengers...

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Hanmoto is a new destination for late night eats found just north of Dundas, west of Ossington. It's owned by Leemo Han of OddSeoul (and formerly Swish by Han). The 30-seat...

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Remarkable Bean in Leslieville is the brand-new sister location to the venerable Beaches cafe, which turns 21 this year. Owners (and siblings) George and Marianne Fowler are parlaying their dedicated...

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Red Bulb Espresso Bar is bringing the indie coffee scene north. Located on Stouffville's historic Main St., Red Bulb is the perfect local coffee shop in a community experiencing tremendous...

Milano Coffee/ Cafes

Milano Coffee is the first Toronto location for what's already a Canadian coffee institution. The company's operated three branded cafes in the Vancouver area for years - but, before that,...

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