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It's Not U It's Me is elevating Toronto's party scene

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / July 23, 2016

toronto party collectiveHow many times have you left a dance party too early because you had way too much to drink and can barely even remember who was playing? Or maybe you left in the wee hours of the morning, but your main goal the whole night was partying and getting drunk/high/laid.

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Dave Matthew's wine in Trinity Bellwoods bench fiasco

Posted by Staff / July 19, 2016

dreaming tree wineDave Matthew is in serenading fans at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre this evening. But across the city, his sustainable wine company, Dreaming Tree Wines, is causing a stir at Trinity Bellwoods Park.

After Dreaming Tree planted 29 trees at the park, it got three commemorative plaques - two on a bench and one on a rock. One of these, however, ended up replacing an existing plaque on a memorial bench for the late Toronto performer Dennis Frey.

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The Beaches might be getting a huge new concert venue

Posted by Amy Grief / July 19, 2016

Greenwood RacewayThe Beaches isn't exactly known for its thriving nightlife. But that could all change soon. The Champions Greenwood offtrack betting outlet at 1661 Queen St. E., might be transformed into a live entertainment venue.

There's currently a development application sitting with the city and it's aiming to make some minor adjustments to the existing space in order to turn it into a venue with a 2,700-person capacity.

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Your guide to WayHome 2016

Posted by Amy Grief / July 19, 2016

wayhomeWayHome may not be in Toronto, but we've adopted the Oro-Medonte-area festival as our own. And if the city feels emptier than usual this upcoming weekend, it's probably because everyone's partying at the Burl's Creek Event Ground. Gates open at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 so you can start setting up before the music begins, and the ferris wheel starts spinning, the next day.

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Blame the new condo if you can't dance at your local bar

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / July 17, 2016

The Steady TorontoHow many times have you heard of a neighbourhood covered in fun bars and restaurants slowly taken over by towering condos? Then to the surprise of nobody, noise complaints start rolling in. Slowly but surely patios are restricted, bars close down, and the once thriving nightlife of a neighbourhood is squashed by the very people who wanted to move into the area to begin with.

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Toronto music festivals need more free water stations

Posted by Amy Grief / July 16, 2016

water music festivalsAs Mother Mother took the stage at the inaugural NXNE Festival in the Toronto Port Lands, many concertgoers might have been calling out for water, water.

Lauren Yee, 25, travelled from Waterloo to Toronto to attend the weekend-long concert. She was excited about the lineup, which included Father John Misty and Ghostface Killah. Since the forecast called for hot and sunny weather, some of her friends brought reusable water bottles along with them in order to stay hydrated.

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