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Toronto Goodlife Marathon 2016 road closures

Posted by Alice Prendergast / April 29, 2016

Toronto Goodlife Marathon road closuresThe Toronto Goodlife Marathon is hitting the city this Sunday. This full or half marathon begins north of Sheppard only to run completely south, finishing at the CNE grounds. Whether you're looking to cheer on the athletes, avoid traffic jams or get in on the action yourself, here's what you should know.

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Toronto's waterfront to be set aglow with lanterns

Posted by Staff / April 28, 2016

Lantern Fest TorontoThe latest Facebook event blowing up Toronto-area newsfeeds is one advertising a lantern festival at Cherry Beach. Since the image of thousands of lanterns lighting up the Toronto skyline is an appealing one, nearly 45,000 people have said they're interested in attending this upcoming fest.

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At Toronto's newest store you can share everything

Posted by Amy Grief / April 25, 2016

sharing depotToronto already has a Tool Library and a Kitchen Library, not to mention one of the busiest public library systems in the world. But now we'll be home to The Sharing Depot, which is billed as "Canada's first library of things."

Located at 1803 Danforth Ave., this outlet will stock a slew of items including sports equipment, camping gear, party supplies and games.

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The top 5 places to camp one hour from Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / April 24, 2016

camping torontoCamping options near Toronto include spots at some of Ontario's most dazzling parks and bucolic places perfect for spending a few nights under the stars. There's even a bonafide campground within Toronto's borders.

Here are my picks for places to camp within an hour's drive of Toronto.

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The top 10 hills for cycling in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / April 24, 2016

cycling torontoToronto has a surprising number of climbs that will test the mettle of all but the most fit cyclists out there. While none of them extend much beyond a kilometre, there's some lactic-acid inducing gradients out there that will make enthusiast riders feel like their ascending the slopes of Alpe D'Huez, if only for a a few minutes.

These are my picks for the top hills for cycling in Toronto.

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Hard Candy throws in the towel on Toronto gym

Posted by Staff / April 22, 2016

hard candyAs of Monday, May 2, Toronto's Hard Candy Fitness - you know, the one affiliated with Madonna - will be no longer. Instead, the downtown gym will be reborn as Aura Fitness.

According to an email sent to Hard Candy members, this rebrand comes after city regulations made it difficult for the gym to put out exterior signage.

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