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The top 5 unusual places to do yoga in Toronto

Posted by Lori Harito / May 23, 2015

yoga torontoYoga feels like a national pastime in Toronto with no shortage of studios and retreats available in the GTA. But, if you're looking for something different in a casual and offbeat atmosphere, there's at least a few options for you to do yoga that aren't convential studios. And the best part, most of the classes are free.

Here's a list of unusual places to do yoga in Toronto.

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The birth of Canada's Wonderland in the 1980s

Posted by Ed Conroy / May 22, 2015

canadas wonderlandCanada's Wonderland shock and awed for the very first time on May 23, 1981. A wave of giddy publicity crested as Canada swooned for its first ever theme park - a 370 acre nirvana of wild rides, colourful fancies and family entertainment located in Vaughan - so much that expected attendance on day one was in the ballpark of 40,000 people. In actuality, only 12,000 showed up.

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Steamwhistle expands its network of bike repair stations

Posted by Derek Flack / May 22, 2015

steamwhistle bike repair standSteamwhistle has been quietly making Toronto more bike friendly since it installed its first bike repair station outside the brewery back in in 2013. We once dreamed about a roll out of such cycling infrastructure after spotting it in other cities, and now it looks like our wish is set to come true.

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The top 10 public gardens in Toronto

Posted by Amanda Storey / May 21, 2015

public gardens torontoToronto is home to a handful of gorgeous public gardens, from outdoor landscapes to indoor conservatories, making it easy to rediscover nature when you're trapped in what's otherwise an urban landscape. Spend a summer day getting serene with some pretty flowers or having your mind blown by some crazy plants. Most of these places are free and easy to access via public transportation.

Here are my picks for the top public gardens in Toronto.

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Game of Thrones battle planned for Trinity Bellwoods

Posted by Derek Flack / May 20, 2015

Game of Thrones battle TorontoCalling all Game of Thrones fans. If you're also into a bit of cosplay and have some pent up aggression to release, this post-season finale battle planned for Trinity Bellwoods Park could be the ideal way to blow off steam.

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Mike Babcock named coach of Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted by Derek Flack / May 20, 2015

mike babcock leafsMike Babcock has been named the new head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. While there were reports yesterday that the longstanding Detroit Red Wings bench boss wasn't destined for Leafland, someone was misinformed or the Olympic gold medal-winning coach had a last minute change of heart.

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