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Eat & Drink

The top 15 bars and pubs on Bloor St.

Posted by Staff / August 16, 2015

bloor st barBars and pubs on Bloor St. range from microbreweries and concert venues to traditional neighbourhood pubs. Establishments in this area, which spans from the Annex to Bloor West Village, tend to have staying power in part because they gain a strong base of local clientele. But many are destinations in their owe right, offering a product or vibe unique enough to make it worth crossing the city for.

Here are our picks for the top bars and pubs on Bloor St.

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Eat & Drink

Cake poutine coming to the CNE this year

Posted by Staff / August 14, 2015

cake poutineWe all know about breakfast poutine, AYCE poutine, Japanese poutine and all sorts of fusion poutine, but leave it to the CNE to top them all with the introduction of cake poutine as part of 2015's so-crazy-it-might-just-kill-you food offerings.

While the CNE is waiting until Wednesday to reveal the rest of this year's food line-up, we learned that pastry chefs Alicia Cardoso and Natasha Falcioni with help from a group at Humber College have been busy figuring out what happens when cake meets poutine. Two weeks ago they figured it out with their first successful cake poutine creation.

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News Flash

Join the blogTO team

Posted by Staff / August 7, 2015

blogtoWe have an immediate need for a Copy Editor to oversee content production, preparation and scheduling for the site. This is a full time, contract position.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2-3 years of copy editing and web production experience for a digital media publication, as well as a keen interest and broad knowledge of the subject areas we cover on the site.

Primary responsibilities will be to prepare content for publication on the site. This includes editing and formatting content as per our style guidelines, sourcing and formatting photos and other media (embeddable videos, tweets, Storify, Google Maps etc.) as applicable.

In addition, we are seeking a candidate who has the skills, experience and interest to take on writing for the site on an as-needed basis, as well as social media and community management activities.

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Announcements

Former Dundas West art gallery now open on Dupont

Posted by Staff / August 6, 2015

Cooper ColeFirst opened under the name Show & Tell back in 2009, this gallery has undergone a number of changes over the years, but none perhaps as significant as its recent relocation to Dupont St. The new space heralds a coming of age for a gallery that's fought hard to show and sell contemporary art in Toronto.

Read my review of the new Cooper Cole in the galleries section.
Photo of the Day

Paddling in the Port Lands

Posted by Staff / August 5, 2015

Photo of the Day

Prince Edward Viaduct Lighting Up

Posted by Staff / August 4, 2015

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