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Toronto water taxi options and what you need to know

Posted by Derek Flack / July 30, 2016

water taxi torontoThe water taxi in Toronto seems to be shrouded in a modest degree of mystery. How much does one cost? Are they licensed like regular taxis? And, of course, how late do they operate? Fortunately, given the size of the fleet, most questions related to this ferry-alternative are answered easily enough.

Here's what you need to know about the water taxi in Toronto.

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The worst storms in Toronto history

Posted by Derek Flack / July 30, 2016

2013 flood torontoThe worst rain and thunder storms in Toronto history have ranged from the tragic to the expensive. It's not often that casualties result from weather events in Toronto these days, but that's not always been the case, and the danger certainly still exists when a storm becomes particularly ferocious.

Here's a round-up of some of the worst storms ever to hit the city.

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What kind of condo does $1.25 million get you in Toronto?

Posted by Derek Flack / July 29, 2016

million dollar condo torontoIf you have over a million bucks to spend on a condo in Toronto, you're not going to want for much in terms of amenities or space. While this amount doesn't purchase ultimate luxury, condos in the $1,250,000 range are noticeably superior to those right at the million mark. Phew. It's good to know $250K buys you something.

Here's what a $1,250,000 condo looks like in Toronto.

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Does Caribana have an inclusivity problem?

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / July 29, 2016

Caribana TorontoCaribana is one of the city's most over the top, bright, beautiful and joyous festivals. It takes over the city's waterfront, bars, party spaces and parks with music, community, food and music and it stands up with Pride as one of the largest and loudest festivals Toronto hosts. Where it doesn't stand up with Pride is its inclusiveness and overall love-fest vibe.

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Major road closures in Toronto this long weekend

Posted by Derek Flack / July 29, 2016

road closures torontoRoad closures in Toronto this August long weekend are mercifully lower than average on account of a reduction in street festivals, but that doesn't mean the city's roads are going to be a breeze to navigate. With plenty of ongoing construction and major shut downs in conjunction with Caribana, it's sure to busy out there.

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Yonge and Eglinton in the midst of major condo boom

Posted by Derek Flack / July 28, 2016

yonge and eglinton condosAt times it seems like all of Toronto is sprouting with condos, but this perception stems from the various hub neighbourhoods where the vast majority of the development is taking place. The Lower Yonge St. corridor certainly fits this bill, as does Yorkville and much of the waterfront. But perhaps the biggest changes are happening at Yonge and Eglinton.

With the arrival of the Crosstown LRT scheduled for 2021, the midtown neighbourhood is poised to become the next major transit hub in this city, and development is already well underway to capitalize on this soon-to-come feature of the area.

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