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The top 5 community centres in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / June 24, 2016

community centre torontoThe top community centres in Toronto are incredibly valuable resources for residents of all ages. These hubs of activity are generally focused around physical fitness and athletic programming, but there's much more on offer as well. From community kitchens to events spaces to services for newcomers, the city's community centres are where Toronto comes out to play and learn.

Here are my picks for the top community centres in Toronto.

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Eat & Drink

Cider now available at Toronto grocery stores

Posted by Derek Flack / June 24, 2016

cider torontoGood news, cider fans. Starting today, beer won't be the only booze sold at grocery stores in Toronto and the rest of the province. There are now 60 grocery stores around Ontario permitted to sell cider, with another 70 in the works as the government rolls out its new booze licensing plan.

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City

Prepare for another busy weekend on Toronto roads

Posted by Derek Flack / June 24, 2016

road closures torontoAs Toronto prepares for another hot and sticky weekend, the traffic forecast calls for congestion on city streets. There are multiple road closures for both construction and events that drivers and cyclists will want to avoid. Meanwhile, partial closures of the subway system will present problems for transit commuters.

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Sports & Play

5 cottage getaways from Toronto better than Muskoka

Posted by Derek Flack / June 24, 2016

cottage getaways torontoCottage getaways from Toronto are a summer tradition. For many, Muskoka is the default destination when imagining cottage country, but there's are so many other areas worthy of consideration when renting a lakeside retreat for a weekend or more. As nice as Muskoka is, it's also busy, expensive, and a nightmare to get to on a Friday afternoon.

Here are five other cottage destinations that'll make you forget all about Muskoka.

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Arts

Someone designed a bunch of new Toronto posters

Posted by Derek Flack / June 23, 2016

Toronto postersThere's a snazzy new line of posters available for those who want to show off their Toronto pride while decorating their living space. Designed by Ryan Bannon, the first run of the series features Trinity Bellwoods, Ossington, and Kensington Market, though an additional series is planned with more areas around the city.

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City

Little India house sells for 50% over asking

Posted by Derek Flack / June 23, 2016

34 Hertle Avenue TorontoIn the latest sign that Toronto's real estate market has gone cuckoo, a house in Little India as just sold for more than 50 per cent over its asking price. Located on Hertle Ave. near Dundas and Gerrard streets, the detached home was listed on the market for $1,099,000 and sold for a whopping $1,615,000.

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