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This Toronto shop is actually the city's coolest bank

Posted by Amy Grief / April 29, 2016

Mogo TorontoMogo, with its red hanging sign and dark windows, looks like every other store on West Queen West. Yet despite its on-trend design and wall stocked with Herschel bags and American Apparel graphic teas, this shop is actually a bank of sorts. Well, it's more of a finance-focused lounge for young, urban 20-somethings.

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The top 21 board game bars and cafes in Toronto by neighbourhood

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 28, 2016

Board Game Cafes TorontoToronto is big on board games, and even the New York Times knows it. Businesses across the city offer cozy destinations that let you socialize and unleash your inner child.

Here are my picks for the top bars and cafes to play board games in Toronto by neighbourhood.

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It's official! All TTC buses will get PRESTO this year

Posted by Amy Grief / April 28, 2016

presto ttcYou'll be able to use your PRESTO card in Toronto more often this summer. That's because the TTC is starting to roll out PRESTO card readers to buses across the city.

On Monday, 20 buses will drive out of the Queensway garage with PRESTO card readers and the TTC will continue to outfit additional routes throughout the summer.

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Condo of the week: 8 Dovercourt Road

Posted by Alana Charles / April 28, 2016

condo 8 Dovercourt Road8 Dovercourt Road is a modern two bedroom, three bathroom unit listed for $719,000. The description reads: "Is it a townhouse? Is it a loft? Is it heaven?" If your ideal condo features two levels, polished concrete ceilings and a floating glass staircase for under a million, this might be the place for you.

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All of Toronto's libraries might shut down next week

Posted by Derek Flack / April 27, 2016

toronto library strikeToronto Public Library branches might be closed across the city next week as workers prepare to go on strike in the face of labour negotiations the union characterizes as of "extreme concern." The city's previous four-year contract with library workers expired on December 31, and negotiations have crawled along since February.

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Vacant downtown lot in Toronto to become urban farm

Posted by Amy Grief / April 27, 2016

urban farm torontoThere's a lot at Sherbourne and Gerrard that's been sitting vacant for a long time now. But that'll change on May 7 when a group of Torontonians transform it into an urban farm.

For the past few years, the Bowery Project has been taking over empty spaces across the city to create mobile urban farms. This non-profit group plants everything in milk crates, making it easy to pack up and move.

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