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Eat & Drink

Leslieville trades a dive bar for ice cream and cookies

Posted by Staff / April 25, 2015

queens bar grillIt's been almost ten years since the New York Times labeled Leslieville "Toronto's hippest place to dine, drink, shop and live" and while the neighbourhood had long ago gentrified, the closing of a local dive bar this week almost literally puts the icing on the cake.

Queen's Bar & Grill, a rough around the edges watering hole we called out back in 2011 as one of Queen Street's notable dive bars, had persevered as third wave espresso bars and high-end baby stores grew up around it. No more. The windows are currently papered over and signs announce the impending arrival of Milky Way Ice Cream Parlour, Coffee and Bake Shop.

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Fashion & Style

30 looks from Massive Party 2015 at the AGO

Posted by Staff / April 24, 2015

massive party 2015Massive Party returned to the AGO with the theme Hotbed for 2015. About 2,000 revelers descended on Toronto's preeminent art gallery for an open bar, hors d'oeuvres and to flaunt their latest party looks.

Check out all the looks in our style section.
News Flash

Road closures in Toronto: April 25-26

Posted by Staff / April 23, 2015

toronto road closuresRoad closures in Toronto for the weekend of April 25 and 26 rounds up the key transportation shut-downs affecting the city, including street and TTC closures.

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News Flash

Vote: 12 new Best Of categories

Posted by Staff / April 21, 2015

Sweet BlissToday we're opening up voting in our latest Best Of poll. Now you can have your say in 12 categories including cupcakes, ribs, yoga studios, event venues, Halal pizza and more.

Take the best of poll here

Voting in the poll ends at midnight this Thursday April 23rd.

New bike shop does custom parts and wheel builds

Posted by Staff / April 20, 2015

Dream Cyclery torontoThis new bike store on Eglinton West is the culmination of owner Linus Kwak's dream to open a service-oriented shop that puts to use his years of skill building wheels and designing parts. It's a small space with only a handful of new bikes on offer, but the mechanic services are top notch.

Read my review of Dream Cyclery in the services section.
Photo of the Day

Leuty Lifeguard Station at sunrise

Posted by Staff / April 20, 2015

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