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Eat & Drink

Rose and Sons to takeover former Swan space

Posted by Derek Flack / April 24, 2015

rose and sons swanThat didn't take long. Shortly over a month since longtime West Queen West diner Swan packed it in for good comes news that Chef Anthony Rose has acquired the space. Toronto Life reports that the new restaurant will go by the name Swan by Rose and Sons and will feature a similar menu to the original location.

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Sports & Play

Leafs look for their own Drake to get fans excited again

Posted by Derek Flack / April 24, 2015

drake toronto maple leafsStarted from the top and now we're here? That could be a lyric about the Toronto Maple Leafs, a franchise once at the top of the NHL heap prior to expansion and then mired in years of futility that culminated in one of the team's worst seasons on record.

Do the Leafs need Drake to help them with PR and fan excitement as the team enters a rebuilding phase that management assures will not be rushed?

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Sports & Play

The Toronto Raptors get a new playoff tribute video

Posted by Derek Flack / April 23, 2015

raptors videoThe Raptors are in tough right now, trailing the Washington Wizards two games to none in their first round playoff series. The team and the city could use a pick me up heading into their opponent's court for game three. Enter Peter Jackson, who pays tribute to the team's playoff appearance with a track and video called We The North.

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Eat & Drink

Toronto gets a cider named after the 501 Queen streetcar

Posted by Derek Flack / April 23, 2015

queen street 501 ciderThere's a new way to show your hometown pride in Toronto -- drinking! The Brickworks Ciderhouse is set to release its Queen Street 501 just in time for summer sipping. While drinking this cider on the streetcar is not necessarily advised (lest something like this reoccur), should you decide to don a Leafs jersey, pop some Drake on your iPod, and sip away, you might just experience the most quintessential Toronto moment possible.

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Sports & Play

Hockey arena could be coming to the Port Lands

Posted by Derek Flack / April 23, 2015

port lands arena torontoThe Port Lands might get a hockey arena, but it won't be on the site of the Hearn Generating Station. PortsToronto announced today that it will dedicate 75,000 square feet of space at the foot of Cherry Street for the construction of two-pad indoor arena.

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Eat & Drink

Now you can buy booze & wine from the LCBO online

Posted by Derek Flack / April 23, 2015

lcbo grocery gatewayAs the the sale of beer in grocery stores gets closer and closer, here's a sweetener for those who prefer to buy their food online. LCBO products are coming to Grocery Gateway. Those ordering $45 worth of food will also be able to snag a bottle of wine or whisky as of today.

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