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Get ready for a ton of TTC subway closures

Posted by Derek Flack / February 10, 2016

ttc subway closures 2016TTC subway closures are about to become a very common thing in 2016. There's been a bit of a reprieve to start the year, but as was the case in the late fall, scheduled shut downs of both Line 1 and 2 are about to ramp up. In fact, starting in April there will be a closure of some kind seven weeks in a row.

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Eat & Drink

The top 20 chocolate shops in Toronto by neighbourhood

Posted by Liora Ipsum / February 10, 2016

chocolate shop torontoThe top chocolate shops in Toronto will sweeten up your day - no matter if there's an occasion worthy of celebration or not. These sweet spots are stocked with artful bonbons, bars and delectable desserts, not to mention gift-worthy wares, ballotins, and heart shaped boxes.

Here are my picks for the top chocolate shops in Toronto by neighbourhood.

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Fashion & Style

Nike wants everyone to know about its secret Toronto loft

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / February 10, 2016

Nike ID loft TorontoYesterday, the NikeID Loft (née Nike Loft or Nike Running Loft) on Richmond Street unveiled a whole whack of in-your-face renovations. Previously used as the meeting point for Nike's running club, the loft looked like an anonymous office building and bore a rather barren interior in order to accommodate groups of up to 120 runners.

If you ever visited the formerly inconspicuous space, there's no way you'd recognize it now.

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Toronto taxi strike called off for NBA All-Star weekend

Posted by Amy Grief / February 10, 2016

Toronto taxi strikeToronto taxi drivers won't strike during NBA All-Star weekend after all, announced United Taxi Workers Association head Paul Sekhon at a news conference this afternoon.

Members of the United Taxi Workers Association met with a group of city councillors earlier today, and despite plans to block the Gardiner Expressway and circle the Air Canada Centre on Friday, local cab drivers will instead work to help all of us - locals and visitors alike - travel safely over this very busy weekend.

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Sports & Play

Celebrities in Toronto for NBA All-Star Weekend

Posted by Alice Prendergast / February 10, 2016

toronto nba all starNBA All-Star Weekend will bring more than just athletes to Toronto for the upcoming festivities. Though we don't know everyone coming to town this weekend, the confirmed appearances include some big, red carpet-worthy names.

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Sports & Play

Toronto yoga studio's closure causes Twitter storm

Posted by Staff / February 10, 2016

YogabeBad karma? That's what some are saying about Toronto's YogaBe studio after it suddenly shut down yesterday, leaving many dedicated customers in the lurch.

Besides ceasing operations, YogaBe, which was formerly (and conveniently) located in the PATH, announced it wouldn't offer refunds to those who already purchased memberships or passes. We reached out to the studio for comment, but at publication time, we've yet to hear back.

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