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Fashion & Style

Fabricland to take retail space at Honest Ed's

Posted by Derek Flack / January 20, 2015

Fabricland Honest EdsHonest Ed's valuable retail space continues to be divided up as the iconic retailer runs out its last months at Bathurst and Bloor. The latest retailer to take space within the walls of iconic discount retailer is Fabricland, who announced its plans for a new location there earlier today. The space is reported to be between 16,000 and 18,000 square feet, and will open next month.

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Goodlife Fitness might take over Target store locations

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / January 20, 2015

goodlife target torontoIf you've been wondering who might possibly move in to the dozens of massive structures Target will leave vacant when it pulls out of Canada this year, here's a clue: Goodlife Fitness has expressed interest in potentially taking over some of the 133 soon-to-be empty stores.

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The top 10 saunas and steam rooms in Toronto

Posted by Alex Brown / January 20, 2015

saunas steam rooms torontoSaunas and steam rooms in Toronto offer a taste of our multicultural influences. Bathers can travel the world while staying within the city's limits: to Turkey for a traditional Turkish bath, Russia for a banya, and to Korea for a relaxing jjimjilbang. Besides our specialty sauna offerings (if those aren't your thing), the 416 has plenty of top-notch spas to choose from for an afternoon spent soaking in tranquility.

Here are my picks for the top saunas in Toronto.

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The top 10 outlet stores in Toronto

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / January 20, 2015

outlet stores torontoOutlet stores in Toronto give in-the-know shoppers quality deals on the same stuff they try to sell you for full price (well - most of the time). As a bonus, these standalone stores are usually a lot more accessible than GTA-area outlet malls. Though many of these are far from downtown shopping hot spots (all the better for snagging warehouse-sized spaces), the end savings make them well worth a visit.

Here are my picks for the top outlet stores in Toronto.

See also: The top 10 outlet malls near Toronto

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Target to start liquidation process in two to three weeks

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / January 19, 2015

target liquidationIf you caught wind of Target's impending shutdown in Canada and thought to yourself "finally, now I'll be able to get some of those deals they kept promising," your schadenfreude is about to hit fever pitch in the coming weeks. The company has begun telling customers via Twitter that liquidation of the stock in their 133 stores (including nine GTA locations) is set to begin in the next two to three weeks.

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Toronto gets its first small batch furniture company

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / January 17, 2015

coolican company torontoToronto is home to scores of gifted furniture designers turning out carefully-crafted pieces, from the modern to the fantastical, but a new firm appears to have carved itself a clever niche. Launched last fall, Coolican & Company brands itself as the city's first small-batch contemporary furniture outfit

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