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Today in Toronto: Basement Revue, Cut Cut Paste, Birthday Massacre, Silent Shout, Jhene Aiko, Contact

Posted by Aubrey Jax / December 18, 2014

today in torontoToday in Toronto the Jason Collett's Basement Revue is changing their game - this edition's line up hasn't been kept under wraps. The stacked line up including Joseph Boyden, A Tribe Called Red, Jennifer Castle, Lee Maracle, Naomi Klein, Leanne Simpson, Tara Williamson, Shary Boyle, Emily Vey Duke, Cris Derkson, and more will raise funds for It Starts With Us, a group dedicated to missing and murdered indigenous women.

On the other hand, Toronto's cuddliest bunch o' goths are back from tour and ready to make your holidays full Nightmare Before Christmas at Mod Club, TO's Silent Shout blog is counting down their favourite tracks of the year, and you can grab craft brickabrack and a drink at the Beaver. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Posted by Derek Flack / December 18, 2014

Best of Toronto

The Best Pizza Slice in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / December 17, 2014

pizza slice torontoThe best pizza slice in Toronto is hot from the oven and ready for immediate consumption at take-out counters, family restaurants and Italian bakeries around the city. Whether your personal slice of heaven is a greasy foldable slice of pepperoni, or a smorgasbord of authentic al taglio squares, this list recognizes classic street foods alongside some exotic and gourmet highlights.

Here are the best pizza slices in Toronto.

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10 Toronto themed holiday gift ideas

Posted by Derek Flack / December 17, 2014

Toronto themed giftsWhat do you get the Toronto-lover on your list? We've already covered wish lists for music fans and fashionistas, home cooks, boozehounds, and sweet tooths, but this one is for the local geeks who drool at the thought of TTC merch and vintage maps that still show the traces of Garrison Creek. Even if you have someone who's only passingly interested in the city on your list, the design work on display here is sure to make them happy.

Here are 10 holiday gift ideas for the Toronto lover on your list.

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Inside the Toronto club that'll get you #RichGirlWasted

Posted by Martha Stortz / December 17, 2014

gilt nightclubIn the heart of the Entertainment District, this club opened over the summer - just in time to make the most of their split-level roof area, which they bill as "Toronto's hottest patio". As for the inside of the club: If you aim to be around the "beautiful people", get #RichGirlWasted and/or use the word "cute" a lot while taking selfies, this is your kind of spot.

Read my review of Gilt in the bars section.
Sports & Play

The top 10 cocktails to drink this winter in Toronto

Posted by Jen Hunter / December 17, 2014

winter cocktails torontoWinter cocktails in Toronto will help you get into the festive spirit and shake off those cold-weather blues. As far as I'm concerned, winter means only one thing: That most gloriously decadent of tipples, eggnog. You can find it made fresh to order here at a few bars in Toronto, but make sure to stop at Civil Liberties for the last word on the drink.

Otherwise, there's a range of classic seasonal flavours to get into, like salted caramel, spiced vanilla, Drambuie (not just Granddad's favourite anymore), anise and cranberry. There's even a cracking toddy to warm you up when that snow comes back for revenge.

Here are my picks for the top cocktails to drink this winter in Toronto.

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