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Inaugural WayHome festival a huge success

Posted by Staff / July 27, 2015

wayhomeIt's no longer Bonnaroo of the north. After this weekend, WayHome can stand on its own. With genre-spanning, well-known international acts such as Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Run the Jewels, alt-J and duh, Neil Young, the festival brought out a mass of 35,000 people for its inaugural year.

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Eat & Drink

Massive night market serves up drool worthy street eats

Posted by Staff / July 25, 2015

Night It UpNight It Up has returned for another year with a dizzying array of street eats from across the globe. The three day affair is one of the best night markets in the Toronto area. From Peking duck poutine to stinky tofu, there's something for everyone's palate. The market continues through the weekend to July 26.

Check out a small sampling of some of our favourite food from Night It Up 2015 in this photo gallery.

New record shop doubles as an indie radio station

Posted by Staff / July 25, 2015

City Beat RecordsNestled into a hole-in-the-wall space near College and Dovercourt, this new record shop is also home to the Toronto Radio Project. Here you'll find a tight collection of vinyl that shows off what many of the DJs at the radio station are spinning as well as live-to-air broadcasts from TRP.

Read my review of City Beat Records in the services section.
Eat & Drink

Union Station outdoor market to be extended 4 weeks

Posted by Staff / July 22, 2015

union station outdoor marketGood news for commuters, Bay St. workers and fans of good times - the popular Union Station outdoor food market known as Front St. Foods has just announced an agreement with the City to extend its run by four weeks.

The market, which was previously slated to close on August 30, has by most accounts been a raging success. Steady crowds have descended on the outdoor space on Front St. filling up on tacos, bao, cold-brewed coffee, smoothies and more.

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Sunrise lives on in new indie record shop

Posted by Staff / July 19, 2015

Record shop torontoSunrise Records closed up shop last fall, but this newly opened indie shop is carrying the flame for the now defunct brand. Owned and operated by former Sunrise employees, the attention to detail showed in the merchandizing offers a bit of nostalgia, while the growing used vinyl offerings are helping to put the shop on the map for local collectors.

Read my review of Dead Dog Records in the services section.
Sports & Play

What Pan Am Park looks like for Panamania in Toronto

Posted by Staff / July 16, 2015

Pan Am Park TorontoPan Am Park is one of three venues hosting Panamania events as part of the arts and culture component of the 2015 Pan Am Games. Situated at Exhibition Place, the pop-up festival grounds feature an array of food and entertainment, from sporting activities to live music to a beer hall.

Check out all the fun in the sun to be had at Pan Am Park in this photo gallery.
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