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The top 10 events in Toronto for October 2016

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / September 30, 2016

october events torontoThe top events in Toronto this October will remind you why you love the fall and leave summer but a distant, sweaty memory. There are some Halloween themed things happening (we'll have a full separate guide for that later), and yes Nuit Blanche kicks off the month, but between these two bookmarks, there's a lot going on.

Here are my picks for the top events in Toronto this October.

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Major road closures across Toronto this weekend

Posted by Derek Flack / September 30, 2016

road closures torontoIt's a big weekend for road closures in Toronto thanks to Nuit Blanche, the annual all night art affair that takes over the city starting at sundown on Saturday. Many of the road closures affiliated with the event will be in place by late afternoon, so plan accordingly if you're attending the event or travelling through downtown.

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Fashion & Style

Toronto goes wild for Uniqlo opening

Posted by Amy Grief / September 30, 2016

uniqlo opens in torontoToronto's first ever Uniqlo opened today. And plenty of eager fashionistas ventured to the CF Toronto Eaton Centre early this morning in order to start shopping. Along with stocking up on multi-coloured basics, those who made into the lineup for 10 a.m. also had the chance to win a trip for two to Tokyo, Japan.

Right now, this is Canada's only Uniqlo. But in October, one will open up at Yorkdale too. It'll join a slew of retailers - including Nordstrom and Muji - in the mall's newest wing.

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Toronto gets a new destination for epic sandwiches

Posted by Amy Carlberg / September 30, 2016

Kitson Co TorontoToronto has no shortage of great sandwiches, so if you're throwing your hat in the ring when it comes to making them, you'd better step it up. No one knows this better than Kitson Vincent and his family, owners of this new sandwich shop, which serves great cheesesteaks, fried chicken sammies, rotis, BLTs and name it. If it's between bread, odds are they've got it.

Read my profile of Kitson and Co in the restaurants section.

New Toronto cafe serves up innovative coffee drinks

Posted by Amy Carlberg / September 30, 2016

goldstruck torontoA new cafe has opened with a prospector-chic vibe, freshly roasted coffee and a Spirit espresso machine to whip up tasty lattes with flavours like cayenne and halva. Toronto coffee aficionados won't want to miss this one.

Read my profile of Goldstruck in the cafes section.
Eat & Drink

Toronto Food Events: International Sake Day, Rioja Wines, OktoberFEAST, Poutine Championships

Posted by Liora Ipsum / September 30, 2016

toronto food eventsToronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious festivals, pop-ups, winemaker dinners, supper clubs and other food related happenings in Toronto this week and next. You can find us here every Friday morning.


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