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Shrouded tower

Posted by Staff / July 23, 2014

Eat & Drink

The top 10 cocktails to drink this summer in Toronto

Posted by Jen Hunter / July 22, 2014

summer cocktails torontoSummer cocktails in Toronto show a seasonal shift from hard, boozy cocktails to longer drinks that showcase fresh ingredients and help beat the heat amid the uncomfortable humidity. I've scoured the city's finest cocktail bars to bring you a selection of what I think are some the best drinks being made this summer. Noticeable trends include the return of tiki culture, but the current boom in Middle Eastern restaurants has also provided some novel inspiration for cocktails.

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Sports & Play

Rain makes for historic racing at the 2014 Honda Indy

Posted by Rick McGinnis / July 22, 2014

Honda IndyMotorsports fans who turned out to Toronto's only race event this past weekend were in for frustration or excitement, depending on which day they attended. The weather - provided by our wet summer - took a hand in Indycar's "Two in T.O." Honda Indy weekend and managed to create some history by forcing organizers to run the only double-header the series has ever run after skies opened up on Saturday's race and brought out a permanent red flag.

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Film

TIFF unveils first wave of 2014 films, new street festival

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / July 22, 2014

TIFF 2014Film buffs and star-spotters, your time has come: The first wave of the Toronto International Film Festival's 2014 screenings and galas have been announced, with movie-nerd catnip (David Cronenberg!) and A-grade celeb sighting material (Robert Pattinson!) both on the docket.

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City

Is the Distillery about to get another soaring condo?

Posted by Derek Flack / July 22, 2014

distillery district condoPlans are afoot to bring another soaring condo to the Distillery District. Already home to a number of recent developments, including the smart-looking Pure Spirit condos, the south end of the former industrial area could soon feature a 57-storey KPMB-designed tower. Urban Toronto has the early info on this one, which would be built on a portion of the Distillery that's currently home to a parking lot and effectively enclose the space by blocking off the view and sound of the nearby Gardiner Expressway and rail corridor.

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Eat & Drink

Vote for your favourite photo of Summerlicious 2014

Posted by Staff / July 22, 2014

summerliciousSummerlicious is in the books for another year, complete with full bellies and now more manageable reservation books. Busy as ever, the aftermath of the bi-annual prix fix fest is a smattering of nomworthy photographs of the meals prepared by the hands of talented Toronto chefs. Prior to the start of the festival, we challenged our readers to share their favourite photos of the standout dishes they enjoyed, and now we ask that you vote for the best candidates from this year's crop of hunger-inducing captures.

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