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August long weekend events in Toronto for 2015

Posted by Alice Prendergast / July 30, 2015

august long weekend eventsAugust long weekend events in Toronto will have you eating well. If you're starving, you have plenty of options, The PanAmerican Food Fest, Scarborough Ribfest, and the Toronto Food Truck Festival are all going on. Once you've gotten your fill of festival foods, head to one of the many music fests on this weekends roster. Sadly, you'll have to turn to StubHub if you wan't to see Drake take the stage at OVO.

For more events this weekend click on over to our Events section.

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Club that replaced C Lounge is like a giant house party

Posted by Martha Stortz / July 30, 2015

addisons residenceThe club that has replaced C Lounge is inspired by a Beverly Hills house party. Will the cool decor, delicious drinks and relaxed vibes be enough to convince you to put down roots?

Read my review of The Addisons Residence in the bars section.
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20 things you need to drink in Toronto this summer

Posted by Liora Ipsum / July 30, 2015

Summer Drinks TorontoSummer is hardly over as temperatures in Toronto continue to soar. Cool off with this bucket list of beverages that you should totally drink this summer in Toronto.

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New shop lets you custom make t-shirts and pillows

Posted by Lori Harito / July 30, 2015

NuvangoThis new two-storey shop sells apparel, pillows and prints on the first floor, and features a spacious, modern art gallery on the second. Owned by the founders of Gelaskins, this new business keeps the focus on art while expanding the items offered from pillows, to tank tops, to canvas prints.

Read my review of Nuvango in the design stores section.

Billy Bishop Airport pedestrian tunnel opens today

Posted by Amy Grief / July 30, 2015

toronto island airport tunnelStop waiting for the ferry because today you can finally start walking to Billy Bishop Toronto Island Airport. After a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning, the pedestrian tunnel will officially open to the public at 1 p.m.

The 260-metre-long walkway took three years to build and according to a CTV News report, it'll take pedestrians six minutes to get across. The tunnel has moving sidewalks, which travel at 2.3 km/h, and it'll be able to shepherd up to 1,100 people to the airport each hour.

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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Nightowl, Neo Coffee Bar, Orchard Bar, Palinka Bar & Bisztro, The Walton

Posted by Liora Ipsum / July 30, 2015

Neo Coffee Bar TorontoToronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.

  • Etobicoke bakeshop, AG Macarons has opened a second retail outlet at 647 Dupont St.
  • This Friday, July 31 is opening night for Nightowl, a two storey bar and arcade at 647 College St.
  • Neo Coffee Bar, a new cafe and source for Japanese roll cakes and profiteroles opens on Saturday, August 1 at 161 Frederick St., Unit 100.

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