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Now you can get a vegan Big Mac in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 29, 2016

Doomies TorontoVegan Big Mac's have finally arrived in Toronto. This new meatless offering comes to Hogtown via Los Angeles and is now available at this vegan restaurant that also dishes out loaded fries and donuts.

Read my profile of Doomie's in the restaurants section.
Sports & Play

Toronto Goodlife Marathon 2016 road closures

Posted by Alice Prendergast / April 29, 2016

Toronto Goodlife Marathon road closuresThe Toronto Goodlife Marathon is hitting the city this Sunday. This full or half marathon begins north of Sheppard only to run completely south, finishing at the CNE grounds. Whether you're looking to cheer on the athletes, avoid traffic jams or get in on the action yourself, here's what you should know.

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City

What kind of apartment does $1250 get you in Toronto?

Posted by Derek Flack / April 29, 2016

1250 dollar apartment torontoThe $1250 apartment in Toronto is a good litmus test for the state of the rental market in general. Unsurprisingly, then, the first thing you notice about units at this price point is that you get less than what you used to. Where $1250 once easily secured a nice aboveground one-bedroom, today one sees more and more basements and bachelors.

Here's a sample of apartments listed for $1250 in Toronto.

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Music

20 must-see shows at Canadian Music Week 2016

Posted by Adam Pugsley / April 29, 2016

CMW Toronto 2016Canadian Music Week is right around the corner. From May 2nd to 8th, Toronto will be absolutely packed full of amazing shows and incredible Canadian talent. With a reduction of club shows at NXNE this year, CMW appears set to take on the title of the most diverse multi-venue festival, which means you'll need to plan well to fit as as possible in.

Here are my picks for the top shows at Canadian Music Week 2016.

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Film

5 films to watch at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Posted by Amy Grief / April 29, 2016

Toronto Jewish Film FestivalThe 24th Toronto Jewish Film Festival starts on May 5 and runs until May 15 - that gives you plenty of time to check out a screening (or two). The TJFF offers a varied lineup, especially if you want to learn something new about Toronto in a city-focused documentary. Or perhaps you'd rather take a trip to the suburbs in the opening night screening of Natasha by locally based author David Bezmozgis.

Here are my picks based on TJFF's Programmer Stuart Hands's recommendations.

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Music

Some of Drake's best Toronto lyrics from Views

Posted by Alice Prendergast / April 29, 2016

drake views lyricsDrake has finally dropped Views and fans could not be happier with his new 20-track project. As expected, Toronto connections couldn't be stronger with OVO members producing tracks, GTA artists, like dvsn and PARTYNEXTDOOR, appearing on a few songs and obviously a bounty of Toronto-related lyrics.

Here are a few of the Toronto references in Views.

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