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Toronto startup delivers Costco groceries to your door

Posted by Amy Grief / June 30, 2016

Costco TorontoIt's hard to justify a Costco membership when your job's a joke, you're broke and your love life's DOA (a.k.a. when you're living alone in downtown Toronto). But now you'll be able to stock your pantry with Kirkland's finest thanks to a new startup called

This locally based grocery delivery service will bring Costo products right to your apartment doorstep. Vitaliy and Madeline Savitsky, a husband and wife team, launched the company.

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Toronto Restaurant Openings: La Diperie, Hibachi Steakhouse, Eat BKK, Good Neighbour, J&J Bar-B-Que

Posted by Liora Ipsum / June 30, 2016

la diperie torontoToronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.

  • La Diperie, the popular Montreal soft serve chain, has landed in Toronto. Find customizable cones on the menu dipped in chocolate and rolled in various toppings.
  • Central Texas-style smoke pit J&J Bar-B-Que is now open at 193 Baldwin St. in Kensington Market. There's chopped brisket, sausages and ribs on the menu.
  • Hibachi Steakhouse is now open at 550 Wellington St. W. inside the Thompson Hotel. No need to travel up to St. Clair to satisfy your cravings for Nutella slathered burgers.
  • Holy Chuck Burgers has opened a downtown location at 586 Yonge St., just north of Wellesley.
  • Lavelle, a massive new poolside bar, lounge and restaurant is now open on the 16th floor of 627 King St. W. The rooftop oasis boasts cabanas and booths complemented by poolside DJs, a garden and a floating playground.

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Toronto bars open until 4am Canada Day long weekend

Posted by Derek Flack / June 29, 2016

last call torontoThe first long weekend of the summer is upon us and now there's even more reason to stay up late. Along with a ton of Pride-related parties over the next few days, a huge number of bars will be serving until 4 a.m. on Friday and Saturday (July 1 and 2).

Here's a roundup of bars serving way late this Canada Day long weekend in Toronto.

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8 restaurants you can buy right now in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / June 29, 2016

lolitas lust restaurantToronto restaurants open and close quite often so there are plenty of places for sale if you're looking to start up the next local hot-spot. From a wine bar in the Beaches to an Etobicoke-area pub, there are plenty of places available where you can make your culinary dreams come true.

Here are 8 restaurants you can buy right now in Toronto.

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The Union Station outdoor summer market is now open

Posted by Liora Ipsum / June 28, 2016

union summer marketThe Union Summer Market in front of Toronto's Union Station is now in full swing until September 5. It's open on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on weekends from 11 a.m. into the evening and features 18 food vendors, plenty of seating and live entertainment.

Check out what's available to eat and drink at the Union Summer Market in this photo gallery.
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Massive rooftop pool and patio coming to King West

Posted by Amy Grief / June 28, 2016

lavelle torontoRooftop pools seem to fit within the King West aesthetic. And if you're a fan of this Toronto neighbourhood, you should take note because it'll soon be home to one of the longest such pools in North America.

Located atop the new Freed building at 629 King St. W., Lavelle will include a massive pool and French food courtesy of the former La Societe executive chef Romain Avril. It'll also feature 16,000 square feet of patio space for you to get your groove on.

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