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The Best New Fashion Stores in Toronto, 2014

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / January 12, 2015

new fashion stores torontoThe best new fashion stores in Toronto for 2014 are notable for bringing some of Canada's best fashion right to our doorsteps, with Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver contributing some of the city's most exciting new retail outposts. But there's plenty of homegrown goodness to enjoy, too, with fledgling local companies bringing their take on Toronto fashion to the city's streets.

Here are the best new fashion stores in Toronto for 2014.

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The Best New Design Stores in Toronto, 2014

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / January 9, 2015

best new design stores 2014 torontoThe best new design stores in Toronto for 2014 brought new blood to the city's design scene (and precipitated more than a few redecorating sprees). Whether your bag is sleek, modern decor fit for a luxury condo, vintage and reclaimed items full of scrappy charm, oddball art and gifts, or even something you made all by yourself, design aficionados had a lot to cheer about (and drop cash on) this year.

Here are the best new design stores in Toronto for 2014.

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The Best New Cafes in Toronto, 2014

Posted by Erinn Beth Langille / January 7, 2015

best cafes torontoThe best new cafes in Toronto provide us fuel for the seemingly endless desire to get jolted with an uptake of caffeine. As Toronto blossomed into a real mecca for coffee - on par with Melbourne, Portland, New York - each new place seems to up the ante further on what we should be expecting from a humble cup. Beans are sourced, roasted and tested, ground and extracted, brewed, every grain poured (get it?) over with attention and detail. The enthusiasm and efforts of the latest Toronto cafes is truly infectious - customers come out in droves.

Here are the best new cafes in Toronto.

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The Best New Bakeries in Toronto, 2014

Posted by Erinn Beth Langille / January 5, 2015

best bakeries torontoThe best new bakeries in Toronto for 2014 padded our bellies with their fluffy confections this year. Some are vegan or gluten-free, and some are just like grandma used to make. Whatever the agenda, these new bakeries remind us sometimes it's best, when things get low, just to toss up our hands, smile, and say "Ain't life a slice?" before popping in another delicacy into the ol' cakehole.

Here are the best new bakeries in Toronto for 2014.

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The Best Restaurants in Woodbridge

Posted by Guest Contributor / January 2, 2015

best restaurants woodbridgeThe best restaurants in Woodbridge, save for one, are Italian eateries. In fact, most of the restaurants in general have an Italian influence. But the best ones - the ones that started with the recipes and technique passed down from previous generations - have added their own twists and flair to make for one of the best restaurant selections around.

Here are the best restaurants in Woodbridge.

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The Best Consignment Stores in Toronto

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / December 31, 2014

consignment stores torontoThe best consignment stores in Toronto are the solution to your wardrobe woes - whether your problem is having too much or too little. If you're hunting for a spectacular deal (and, really, who isn't), you can take your pick from a selection of secondhand wares that's both well-chosen and well-priced; if you've got some of yesteryear's fashion finds to get rid off, they just might take them off your hands. Whatever side you're on that day, there are plenty of places that blur the line between one man's junk and another man's treasure.

Here are the best consignment stores in Toronto.

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