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Nightmare road construction comes to College Street

Posted by Amy Grief / August 27, 2016

construction torontoThe construction on College Street certainly looks daunting. While I was on a westbound bus (instead of the streetcar) a few days ago, one woman gasped when the metal fences, barriers and construction equipment leapt into view as we approached Ossington.

The stretch of College between Havelock and Shaw is getting a makeover in the form a beautification project spearheaded by the College Promenade BIA. Though, as per usual, this massive construction project is taking longer than it was supposed to. Crews are currently working on the north side of the street and will switch to the south side, likely some time next month.

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10 free things to do in Toronto this September

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / August 27, 2016

free events toronto septemberFree things to do in Toronto this September will keep you well cultured into the early days of fall. A neighbourhood's 40th birthday festival, a Polish mega party, an important photography show and the Manifesto city-wide invasion are all on tap.

Here's what to get up to this September if your wallet is stuffed with lint.

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The 10 most stunning condos in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / August 27, 2016

River City TorontoToronto condos get a bad rap for bland and homogenous design, but there are plenty of exceptions spread across the city. From mid-rise buildings to soaring towers, there are a few that push the envelope architecturally and aim to enrich Toronto's built legacy in a meaningful way. These condos should be held up as examples for architects to follow as the vertical boom continues in this city.

Here are my picks for the most stunning condos in Toronto.

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The top 5 getaways from Toronto if you don't have a car

Posted by Derek Flack / August 27, 2016

car free getaways torontoThe top weekend getaways from Toronto for those who don't own a car range from urban explorations to wilderness adventures. There's plenty of towns you can get to by bus or train from the city, but the key is ensuring that once you arrive there will be plenty to do. Ottawa and Montreal are obvious destinations, so I've left them off here in favour of other options.

Here are my picks for the top car-free getaways from Toronto.

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Eat & Drink

12 orchards for apple picking near Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 27, 2016

apple picking torontoApple picking is an annual ritual for many Toronto residents. The chance to pick fruit fresh from the tree, shop farmers' markets at the height of harvest season and take in all that fresh country air is too good to pass up.

Here's where to go apple picking near Toronto.

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UofT once again ranked best university in Canada

Posted by Staff / August 26, 2016

university of torontoThe Centre for World-Class Universities released its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities report (ARWU) and once again, it listed the University of Toronto as the best university in Canada.

Overall, it dropped two spots from last year and was ranked as the 27th best university in the world behind Northwestern University. Harvard took the overall top spot.

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