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World's Biggest Bookstore meets the wrecking ball

Posted by Derek Flack / November 24, 2014

Worlds Biggest BookstoreThe World's Biggest Bookstore was demolished this weekend, bringing a close to an era that began in 1980 on Edward St. The store had already closed its doors back in March, but the loss of the structure that once housed the shop serves as a sort of exclamation point to end the narrative, one which has troubling implications for other bricks and mortar bookstores around the city.

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Bike Pirates launches crowdfunding effort to relocate

Posted by Derek Flack / November 24, 2014

Bike Pirates TorontoAfter eight years near Bloor and Lansdowne, DIY repair joint and community hub Bike Pirates is set to relocate. The volunteer-run organization wants to expand to a bigger space, for which it's asking for the public's help via an Indiegogo campaign to the tune of $20,000.

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Pizzeria Libretto an instant hit in the Financial District

Posted by Liora Ipsum / November 24, 2014

pizzeria torontoThe newest outpost of Rocco Agostino's Neapolitan pizzeria is now open on University north of King and has immediately become popular with the local business lunch crowd looking for casual sit-down options. Expect to find a three-course prix fixe menu for $15 plus all the familiar favourites from the other locations.

Read my profile of Pizzeria Libretto (University) in the restaurants section.
Fashion & Style

The top 10 stores to buy winter boots in Toronto

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / November 24, 2014

winter boots torontoWinter boots in Toronto are a must if you want to navigate our city's annual lakes of evil black slush. When we think about big-city winter style, our minds conjure up imagine sleek leather boots and perfect, minimal coats - not gigantic, clunky, fur-lined Sorels - but with five months out of the year spent in salt-encrusted snowy darkness, we can't help but be practical.

Luckily, winter boot manufacturers - and vendors have brought in trendier styles in recent years. When it comes to the cold, you don't need to suffer for fashion.

Here are my picks for where to buy winter boots in Toronto.

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Today in Toronto: Caribou + Jessy Lanza, RuPaul Trivia, Heritage Minutes, Culture Club, Mixed Company

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 24, 2014

today in TorontoToday in Toronto a match of remarkable Ontario talents in electronic music will join forces at the Danforth, as Jessy Lanza opens up for Caribou. If your Monday needs something more glam, the Beaver wants to test your Drag Race trivia.

Canadian kitsch-wise, do you miss those Heritage Minute clips? Carlton Cinema is going to show them all, or at least a lot of them. If you can't wait until December to pull out your ugly cat sweater, there's also this. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Photo of the Day

Swimming Anyone?

Posted by Derek Flack / November 24, 2014

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