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The top 12 event venues in uptown Toronto

Posted by Maria Vanta / June 28, 2015

event venues torontoToronto has plenty of event venues. From those suitable for a large, small, budget, creative or restaurant wedding to the tried and true or the new and exciting, there are plenty of venues to choose from when organizing a party or event. But what if you want to host your event north of Eglinton? Uptown Toronto features a wide range of event venues too - everything from grand Victorian manors to revamped industrial warehouses.

Here are my picks for the top event venues in uptown Toronto.

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Eat & Drink

5 butchers that do home delivery in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / June 28, 2015

butcher torontoPlanning a BBQ has never been easier with these butchers and direct-to-consumer-farmers who deliver direct to your door. Steaks, chicken, and even raw and ready-to-cook burger patties can be bought with the click of a button.

Here's a round-up of butchers that offer home delivery services in Toronto.

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The top 5 free events in Toronto: June 29-July 5 2015

Posted by Alice Prendergast / June 28, 2015

free events torontoFree events in Toronto this week will have you spending Canada Day on the beach and heading to street festivals across the city. Sample food at Taste of Lawrence, salsa dance down St. Clair, or learn to drum at Afrofest. This weekend is jam packed with cost-free events that will have you kicking off the summer in style.

Here's what to do in Toronto if you've just paid your rent.

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Trans Pride 2015

Posted by Staff / June 28, 2015

Sports & Play

The top 10 patios in the Club District

Posted by Alice Prendergast / June 27, 2015

toronto patioThe top patios in the Club District will have you partying outside all night long. From swanky rooftop cocktail bars to laid back pubs, there's a wide range to choose from. Most establishments are open until or beyond last call, so look forward to many late nights this patio season.

Here, in no particular order, are my picks for the top patios in the Club District.

For more patio ideas, check out our Toronto Patio Guide or download our iPhone or Android app.

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Local designers find a home in Parkdale

Posted by Jenna King / June 27, 2015

toronto designers marketIt's not easy for local designers to set up retail space in Toronto. For most, opening their own store is cost prohibitive but thanks to a new marketplace that just sprouted up in Parkdale, dozens of local designers and artisans now have a space to call their own.

Read my profile of the Toronto Designers Market in the design section.
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