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Posted by Staff / December 13, 2014

City

Your photos of Toronto's first major snow storm

Posted by Staff / December 12, 2014

toronto snowstorm 2014Toronto got its first real dumping of snow yesterday, which bathed the city in white for a pretty morning scene before everything turned bad when people hit the road to commute to work. The city was hit harder than expected, which meant that the afternoon ride back home wasn't any better -- and any prettiness that one could have cited in the morning was replaced by giant heaps of slush sure to cause soaked feet all around town.

Here's what it all looked like through the cameras of our Instagram followers.

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News Flash

Do you want to join the blogTO team?

Posted by Staff / December 10, 2014


With the end of year in sight now's the time for us to do a bit of navel gazing and help round out the team as we head into 2015. We have a number of paid freelance positions available as well as a full time gig. Read on to find out more about who we're looking for and how to apply.

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Fashion & Style

Toronto gets a gender neutral online clothing store

Posted by Staff / December 10, 2014

future is the futureToronto has a new online clothing store that also happens to not be gender specific. Future is the Future, named after a song from the band Electric Six and founded by our own Natalia Manzocco, stocks second hand vintage duds and locally made jewellery that's geared more toward one's shape and style than X and Y chromosomes.

The idea for the store has its roots in the notion that it's sometimes easier to shop for clothes based on how they look on someone rather than being forced to browse via the traditional men's or women's paradigm. To that end, Future is the Future posts photos of its entire inventory online modeled by regular folk with useful info like measurements for length, chest, waist and arms as well as fitting notes.

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News Flash

Vote for your favourite photo of Cavalcade of Lights

Posted by Staff / December 8, 2014

Cavalcade of LightsCavalcade of Lights returned to Toronto City Hall at the end of last month with Fireworks and musical performances by Shad, Maestro Fresh Wes, and Kardinal Offishall. We challenged members of our Flickr and 500px groups to capture the event and submit their photos for a chance to win prizes.

Here our are top 10 picks for Cavalcade of Lights photos this year. Be sure to vote for your favourite. The deadline for voting is end of day December 14th.

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Announcements

15 year strong Little Italy record shop an oasis for CDs

Posted by Staff / December 7, 2014

Soundscapes TorontoIn a town that loves vinyl, it's astonishing to find out one Little Italy record shop owes more than three forths of its income to that vanishing medium, CDs - new CDs. The neighbourhood fixture just celebrated their 15th birthday on College Street, and over the years their carefully selected stock, live in-store performances, and eye catching window displays have made the store a must stop for Toronto music fans - CD and vinyl hunters alike.

Read my profile of Soundscapes to find out more.
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