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It's official! All TTC buses will get PRESTO this year

Posted by Amy Grief / April 28, 2016

presto ttcYou'll be able to use your PRESTO card in Toronto more often this summer. That's because the TTC is starting to roll out PRESTO card readers to buses across the city.

On Monday, 20 buses will drive out of the Queensway garage with PRESTO card readers and the TTC will continue to outfit additional routes throughout the summer.

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Music

Ryerson launches Toronto incubator for music industry

Posted by Amy Grief / April 28, 2016

ryerson music denToronto's Ryerson University is hoping to help students, alumni and entrepreneurs innovate the music industry with its newest incubator, the Music Den.

Based out of the Transmedia Zone in the school's faculty of communication and design (FCAD), the Music Den launched last night with three startups; Sodatone (a web app for A&R professionals), the youth-focused magazine Canada Talent and Lefty Music, a development and production agency.

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Music

The 5 funniest Drake parodies on Instagram

Posted by Alice Prendergast / April 28, 2016

Views From Way UpDrake memes have taken over the internet in the past few months, with alternate takes on his new album cover just the latest example. The internet loves Drizzy and nowhere is that more clear than on Instagram where Drake cakes, spoofs and Views jokes rule the day.

Here's a roundup of some of the funniest Drake parody Instagram accounts.

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City

Condo of the week: 8 Dovercourt Road

Posted by Alana Charles / April 28, 2016

condo 8 Dovercourt Road8 Dovercourt Road is a modern two bedroom, three bathroom unit listed for $719,000. The description reads: "Is it a townhouse? Is it a loft? Is it heaven?" If your ideal condo features two levels, polished concrete ceilings and a floating glass staircase for under a million, this might be the place for you.

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Eat & Drink

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Doomie's, River Social, Lolliloot, Watson's, J&J Bar-B-Que, Bar Reyna

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 28, 2016

vegan big macToronto 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.

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  • Doomie's opens for dinner today, Thursday April 28 at 1263 Queen St. W. The Hollywood-based restaurant is know for vegan comfort food, including meatless Big Macs, mac and cheese bites and pulled pork tacos.
  • River Social, an unmarked spot for cheap breakfasts is now open at 121 River Street.
  • Asada Mexican Grill has opened its second location. Find the fast casual eatery at 1991 Yonge St., north of Davisville.
  • Lolliloot, a colourful new candy shop and loot bag store, celebrates its grand opening at 1378 Bathurst St., just south of St. Clair, on April 30.

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Radar

Today in Toronto: Rupi Kaur, Hot Docs Opening Night Gala, Next Exit Film Festival, Opera Peep Show

Posted by Alice Prendergast / April 28, 2016

cinecylce torontoToday in Toronto Hot Docs is celebrating its opening night with a party at the Bloor Cinema. If documentaries aren't your thing, head to CineCycle for the Next Exit Film Festival. You'll get to see flicks from the future stars of Toronto's film world before they hit the big time.

For more events, click on over to our events section.

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