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This is what NXNE looks like in the Port Lands

Posted by Staff / June 19, 2016

NXNE port landsNxNE is trying to break the festival-hopping mould this year by setting up shop in the Port Lands for a two-day music festival. After day one, it's very clear that the new venue is a Jekyll-and-Hyde scenario: harsh, barren, sun-baked parking lot by day, but when the sun sets, that's when the site really shines.

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Sports & Play

The top 25 beaches in and around Toronto

Posted by Staff / June 18, 2016

beaches torontoThe top beaches in and around Toronto offer the ultimate summer escape from city life. There are many sandy retreats located within just a few minutes of Toronto's highly urbanized areas for a quick jaunt, but Southern Ontario is also blessed with a wide collection of shores on both major and minor lakes that make great day trips and weekend getaways.

Here are our picks for the top beaches in and around Toronto.

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Scarborough subway keeps getting more expensive

Posted by Staff / June 17, 2016

scarborough subwayThe City of Toronto hasn't even broken ground on the Scarborough subway, but this beleaguered transit line is already a mess.

Earlier this year, the city decided to move forward with a one-stop plan by extending the Bloor-Danforth line from its current terminus at Kennedy Station up to Scarborough Town Centre. Apparently, this would have freed up money to extend the Eglinton Crosstown LRT eastward into Scarborough.

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Toronto getting a new park but its location is a mystery

Posted by Staff / June 14, 2016

mystery parkToronto's condo boom has transformed King West into a thriving neighbourhood filled with people. That's why the city thinks the concrete-filled area needs more green space. And as CBC News reports, city staff are looking to create a new park somewhere between the borders of Bathurst, University, Front and Queen.

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Somehow Beck Taxi got this for its Google listing

Posted by Staff / June 8, 2016

Beck taxi TorontoToronto's most prominent cab company, Beck Taxi, isn't having the best year (or few years, to be more accurate). While its bright orange cars are easy to spot on Toronto streets, many use their smartphones to secure an Uber instead of hailing a car curb-side.

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Eat & Drink

There's now another place for epic soft serve in Toronto

Posted by Staff / June 7, 2016

Junked Food Co soft serve TorontoToronto restaurants and eateries are all trying to whip up the dessert of the summer by creating gluttonous, Instagram-worthy treats. The latest offerings come from Junked Food Co., which is jumping on the soft-serve bandwagon to dole out crazily adorned vanilla cones ($5.95-$6.95 each) that resemble some sort of Willy Wonka-esque fever dream.

Here's what you can find on Junked Food Co.'s soft serve menu.

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