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The top 5 remixes by Toronto DJs from summer 2015

Posted by Markit / August 27, 2015

toronto remixesToronto DJs had a busy summer remixing original tunes into compelling new creations. In the past year, there's been an explosion in the popularity of Tropical House, which turned an act like KYGO into a household name overnight. Meanwhile, Future House bubbled up from down unda', while classic Deep House returned as a fan favourite. See what our local talent did with these trends.

Here are my picks for the top 5 remixes by Toronto DJs for summer 2015.

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Eat & Drink

Toronto gets an elaborate new dinner theatre

Posted by Amy Grief / August 27, 2015

candyland torontoAmidst the clubs and restaurants that dot King West, a new type of entertainment venue is slated to open in September, one that bills itself as an elevated dinner theatre experience.

Candyland will be located at 619 King St. W, and it'll be reminiscent of places such as The Box in Manhattan and Cirque le Soir in London.

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Condo of the week: 1 Cordoba Drive

Posted by Alana Charles / August 27, 2015

1 Cordoba DriveThe mind-blowing penthouse at 1 Cordoba Drive might just be the most luxurious suite in all of Vaughan. Larger and more expensive than most Bridle Path mansions, the $14,000,000 (yes, $14 million) condo in the sky is beyond incredible and chances are, if you reside north of Bathurst and Steeles, you'll recognize the building and its upper two-storey glass suite.

Named after the famous hotel in Buenos Aires, the Alvear Palace Residence is almost as acclaimed. The penthouse is 16,000 square feet featuring five bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and a main floor destined for a museum.

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New traffic laws come into effect this September

Posted by Amy Grief / August 27, 2015

toronto traffic lawsStarting on September 1, the police in Ontario will be enforcing harsher fines for traffic infractions such as distracted driving. It's all part of the Making Ontario's Roads Safer Act, which the province approved back in June.

Distracted driving fines, for instance, currently sit between $60-$500. On September 1, if you're caught texting and driving, you'll likely get a $490 fine plus three demerit points. Novice drivers, or those with a G1 or G2, will face a 30-day license suspension.

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Sports & Play

10 fun things to do with kids outdoors in Toronto

Posted by Jenna King / August 27, 2015

kids outdoors torontoFun things to do with kids outdoors in Toronto depend almost entirely on whether it's minus 25 or plus 25. Late summer / early fall tends to be the weather sweet spot in this city - all the better to get out there and explore the many options we have of experiencing the great outdoors without ever leaving the 6ix.

Here are my picks for 10 fun things to do with kids outdoors in Toronto.

See also: 10 fun things to do with kids indoors in Toronto

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The top 5 award winning films to see at TIFF 2015

Posted by Alexander Huls / August 27, 2015

tiff 2015TIFF can sometimes be a gamble. You're never entirely sure if the movies you pick are going to be good or not. Sometimes you can increase the odds though. Every year a few films arrive at the festival having been tried and tested with major awards already on their proverbial shelves.

Here are my picks for the top award winning films to see at TIFF 2015.

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