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Eat & Drink

7 places to eat and drink near the Scarborough Bluffs

Posted by Derek Flack / May 23, 2016

scarborough bluffsA trip to the Scarborough Bluffs is one of many Toronto residents' rituals each summer. There's so much to do in and around the beach here, most people tend to stay for much of the day, which means eating and drinking needs to be accounted for. You could bring a picnic, but if you prefer someone else to do the cooking, there are lots of options.

Here are seven places to eat and drink near the Scarborough Bluffs.

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City

That time when Buffalo was as big a deal as Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / May 22, 2016

buffalo new yorkBuffalo could have been a contender. Before the Rust Belt took its collective beating starting in the 1950s, our closest major American city boasted a population of roughly 580,000. That's only about a hundred grand less than Toronto's at the time (which didn't include surrounding municipalities like Scarborough and Etobicoke).

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Sports & Play

5 epic caves to visit near Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / May 22, 2016

caves torontoThere's no shortage of caves to explore within a few hours drive of Toronto. The Canadian Shield north of the city has many dark gems to explore where you'll see fossils, hidden bodies of water, and rock formations that dazzle you as much as they might inspire the occasional bit of trepidation.

Here are my picks for epic caves to visit near Toronto.

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City

A love letter to High Park in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / May 21, 2016

High Park TorontoHigh Park is one of Toronto's most valuable gifts - literally. It was bequeathed by John George Howard, the city's official surveyor and civil engineer, in 1876 and has functioned as public park since then. It's the second largest park in Toronto behind the Rouge (which spills into Markham), and one of the most special places in the city.

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Eat & Drink

5 LCBO stores with the best Vintages sections in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / May 20, 2016

Vintages LCBO TorontoNot all LCBO locations are created equally, and those looking for interesting wine and spirits in Toronto have likely been let down by the selection at their local store on more than one occasion. There are, however, a few shrines to high quality booze spread across the city where the Vintages sections are stocked full of hard-to-find bottles and smaller batch producers.

These are the LCBO stores with the best Vintages sections in Toronto.

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City

Video of out of control driver in Toronto goes viral

Posted by Derek Flack / May 20, 2016

car accident torontoHere's a scene that you never want to see when you're driving in Toronto. Captured on a dash cam, this video tracks an erratic driver on Eglinton Avenue who swerves across the road before ultimately slamming into another vehicle at Don Mills Rd.

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