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New Toronto restaurant serves up a Sicilian feast

Posted by Liora Ipsum / May 24, 2016

Ardo TorontoThis newly opened restaurant from an ex-Nodo chef is serving up traditional Sicilian fare. In addition to the usual pizza and pasta dishes, look forward to a spotlight on regional faves like seafood, couscous and cannoli.

Read my profile of Ardo in the restaurants section.
Sports & Play

This is what Trinity Bellwoods looks like on a weekend

Posted by Martha Stortz / May 24, 2016

Trinity Bellwoods ParkWith temperatures finally hitting the 20s in Toronto and everyone in their twenties hitting the park, this past weekend kicked off summer in Trinity Bellwoods. For the uninitiated, Bellwoods is a warm weather hotspot where young Torontonians congregate to break free of condo living by sunbathing, drinking, and playing frisbee in a natural setting.

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Sports & Play

Two large rodents have escaped from the High Park zoo

Posted by Amy Grief / May 24, 2016

Toronto capybaraToronto's animals are back at it again. Like the infamous High Park peacock before them, two capybara have broken out of their enclosure at the west end zoo. Police think the rodents are now wandering around High Park.

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Music

Electric Island brings the party to the Toronto Islands

Posted by Martha Stortz / May 24, 2016

Electric Island TorontoMonday kicked off the fourth season of Electric Island, a summer concert series on the Toronto Islands taking place every long weekend until September. The Victoria Day edition featured headliners Job Jobse, DJ Tennis, Jamie Jones, and Sven Vath, as well as a variety of vendors and food trucks.

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City

House of the week: 841 Richmond Street West

Posted by Alana Charles / May 24, 2016

841 Richmond Street West841 Richmond Street West is a three-storey townhouse, just west of Bathurst, priced at $1,299,000. Another slick urban development by Core Architects, this complex was designed as a modern interpretation of a traditional Victorian semi, featuring a contemporary glass facade and nine private residences.

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Eat & Drink

This Week on DineSafe: Ali Baba's, Sweet O'Clock, Ka Chi, Lim Ga Ne, Spence's Bakery, Kim Vietnamese

Posted by Liora Ipsum / May 24, 2016

dinesafeThis week on DineSafe there are no closures to report though city health inspectors dinged a couple repeat offenders with conditional passes. Ali Baba's in Parkdale and Spence's Bakery on Eglinton West are no strangers this list.

See which other restaurants got yellow cards this week.

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