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Salsa on St. Clair brings the party to the street

Posted by Staff / July 6, 2015

salsa on st clairSalsa on St. Clair was back in Hillcrest Village for the 11th straight year this past weekend. The two day festival is one of Toronto's more unique summer events combining food, music and plenty of dancing. While things heated up on the dance floor local restaurants kept pace and served up plenty of tasty street eats for fuel to keep the party going.

Check out the highlights in our photo gallery from Salsa on St. Clair 2015.
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Toronto looks to change bylaw to protect taxis vs. Uber

Posted by Derek Flack / July 6, 2015

toronto taxis uberJohn Tory wants to "level the playing field" when it comes to the fierce competition between Toronto taxicabs and Uber. After a meeting with representatives from the city's cab companies and the technology company, the mayor noted that the city would likely file an appeal after a judge ruled that it didn't have the grounds to prevent Uber from operating in Toronto.

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Bad first date in Toronto gets live tweeted

Posted by Derek Flack / July 6, 2015

Bad fist date tweets torontoIn the age of social media, a bad first date can be a hell of a lot more awkward than what spawns from one-on-one interaction. Suppose the person sitting at the table beside yours live tweets the whole thing for thousands to read. We've seen it with bad breakups in Toronto before, but this probably takes the cake.

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Yonge & Gerrard to get stunning bridged towers

Posted by Derek Flack / July 6, 2015

yonge and gerrard towersTwo major towers have been planned for the southeast corner of Yonge and Gerrard for some time, but recently released renderings reveal an ambitious design that features an eye-grabbing bridge that will connect the structures.

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The top 5 weekend getaways five hours from Toronto

Posted by Amanda Storey / July 6, 2015

weekend getaway torontoThere are a host of weekend getaways in the five hour driving range from Toronto. Regardless of which direction you head, you'll find an escape to suit your style - rural or urban, adventurous or serene. At this distance, you can completely escape the city and its surrounding areas for an experience that's altogether different.

Here are my picks for the top weekend getaways five hours from Toronto.

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Toronto Bike Share network to double in size

Posted by Derek Flack / July 6, 2015

bike share torontoThe Toronto bike share network is set to double in size, as Metrolinx and the Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) announced a new partnership and expansion plan this morning. The transit agency will purchase $4.9 million worth of bikes and docking stations, with plans to deploy the expanded fleet by December 2016 (not exactly the most ideal month for a roll-out).

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