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The top 5 free events in Toronto: Sept 26-Oct 2 2016

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / September 25, 2016

Nuit Blanche TorontoFree events in Toronto this week are pretty cute and fun and then BAM! It's Nuit Blanche on October 1. Everything seems to pale in comparison to the enormous all-night contemporary art party that swallows the city whole from 6:58 p.m. until sunrise.

Here are my picks for free events in Toronto this week.

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Eat & Drink

The best and worst Tim Hortons in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / September 24, 2016

Tim Hortons TorontoRanking Tim Hortons locations should be a mug's game given that the whole idea of the monster corporation is to ensure consistency across its franchises. Still, anyone who's ever been to more than a few locations knows that they are not all created equally. From service to decor to the hours they keep, some Tim Hortons shine while others are the source of frustration.

Here are my picks for the best and worst Tim Hortons locations in Toronto.

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City

Massive condo sparks concerns about Toronto density

Posted by Derek Flack / September 24, 2016

8 Elm StreetToronto's burgeoning density is mostly a very good thing. Tall buildings in the core of the city make for a more prosperous and animated place, and it diminish the infrastructure strains related to urban sprawl. But for all the positives to found in a rapidly intensifying city, not every proposed development will make sense.

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City

That time the CN Tower had the highest nightclub ever

Posted by Derek Flack / September 24, 2016

Sparkles CN TowerOne of the richest if stereotypical tidbits of 1970s and '80s Toronto history involves what was billed as the "highest nightclub in the world." Located, as it was, in "the city that works" you know already that the tagline is a literal rather than figurative observation, the latter title likely held by Studio 54 in New York.

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Sports & Play

The top 5 fall hikes in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / September 24, 2016

fall hikes torontoFall is one of the best times to hike in and around Toronto thanks to the beautiful yellow, orange and red colours that appear for just a short time each year. Take advantage of this and head out to one of our city's forested parks and marvel at the foliage and wildlife that surrounds you right in the heart of Canada's biggest urban centre.

Here are my picks for the the top fall hikes in Toronto.

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Eat & Drink

10 ways to satisfy cravings for cotton candy in Toronto

Posted by Jaclyn Skrobacky / September 24, 2016

Peace Treats TorontoCotton candy food and drink offerings are one of the hottest food trends of 2016. Gone are the days when cotton candy only existed at carnivals. Toronto's cafes and restaurants are putting the sugary treat in everything from your coffee to cocktails.

Here's a roundup of epic cotton candy offerings you can eat in Toronto right now.

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