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Announcements

What's it like staying at Toronto's newest hotel?

Posted by Staff / January 18, 2015

delta hotel torontoToronto's newest downtown hotel opened just before the holidays and is considered by many as one of the best new buildings to open in Toronto in 2014. But what's it like to spend the night there?

Read my review of the new Delta Toronto in the hotels section.
Eat & Drink

This week on DineSafe: Ali Baba's, Celebrity Hot Pot, Ba Le Sandwiches, Nova Era Bakery, Szechuan Legend

Posted by Staff / January 13, 2015

dinesafeWe have our first red card of 2015 this week on DineSafe. Ali Baba's on Wellesley is shut down due to a crucial rodent infestation.

Here's the rest of this week's worst on DineSafe.

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Sports & Play

20 photos of pants-free riders taking over the TTC

Posted by Staff / January 12, 2015

no pants subway torontoThe No Pants Subway Ride returned for the 2015 edition on Sunday, once again packing the subways of the world with throngs of pantsless commuters. Though the January chill thinned the crowd at the Toronto edition, dozens of participants remained undaunted, gathering at Downsview Station and the Eaton Centre to drop trou on the TTC, act completely normal, confuse a few hundred people, and (of course) hit the afterparty.

Check out all the action in our slideshow from the event.
Sports & Play

Now it's easy to find skating & shinny times in Toronto

Posted by Staff / January 12, 2015

skating torontoToronto's open data initiative has made life better in this city for anyone who's relies on a bus or streetcar to get to work. But in addition the helpful TTC apps out there, developers have also capitalized on the available information to improve our access to city run services across the board. The latest example is Rink Time, a straightforward app that makes finding outdoor skating and shinny times around Toronto a cinch.

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City

What kind of apartment does $1000 get you in Toronto?

Posted by Staff / January 9, 2015

apartment rental torontoWhat does 1,000 bucks a month get you in Toronto's ever-competitive rental market? It's a benchmark number, one that provides a glimpse into the type of value (or lack thereof) you can expect to find when apartment hunting. From the dark and dingy to a one bedroom gem, here I compare six rental listings on Craigslist in this price range as a way of establishing what's worth the money and what's worth taking a pass on.

Here are six Toronto apartment rentals in the $1,000 range.

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Announcements

Work out for $10 a month at this brand new gym

Posted by Staff / January 9, 2015

planet fitness torontoA popular U.S. fitness chain has finally made its way north, setting up their first Canadian location in the Galleria Mall at Dufferin and Dupont. Though they don't do many of the fitness courses you'll find at most gyms (and offer fringe amenities that range from the perplexing to the mildly infuriating), if you're just looking to get some basic cardio in or break a sweat on their array of fitness machines, there's no better deal in town.

Read my profile of Planet Fitness in the fitness section.
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