As a resident of the 'hood, I always look forward to spending the day immersed in some of the city's richest street culture. Some of yesterday's highlights had me hunting for great deals at Bungalow's annual clothing clearance sale, enjoying a Chilean steak sandwich while watching a reggae band play on the rooftop of Zimmerman's Foodmart and introducing a visiting German friend to Tootsie Rolls outside of Pretty Freedom watching Torontonians attempt to Double Dutch jump rope.
Regardless, Platform events has stepped up to the plate along with Embrace, and Footwork night club to bring Toronto's techno-heads a Victoria day to remember with a handful of locals and the larger than life Seth Troxler. Platform's Jeremy K is here to tell us all about it.
Read my review of Cove Thirtyone in the bars section.
Our host for the evening, celebrity TV chef, Bob Blumer of the Surreal Gourmet, Glutton For Punishment and World's Weirdest Restaurants, may not have cooked wings on his show before but he admits, he is "a closet wing fanatic," at least when it comes to a wing fest. Wasting no time, I dove straight in.
A couple of weekends ago I was invited to an afternoon of boardroom pitches from local vendors, judged by members of Arts & Crafts like partner, Jeffrey Remedios and Broken Social Scene's Brendan Canning.