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Toronto company designs world's smallest folding bike

Posted by Derek Flack / March 4, 2015

helix folding bikeCycling season might seem like an eternity away if you're a fair weather rider, but here's a little something to get gearheads excited about. Toronto company Helix claims to have designed the world's smallest folding bike. Regardless of whether that turns out to be true, this is certainly the slickest looking version of such a bike I've ever seen.

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Toronto Raptor gets funny on Instagram

Posted by Derek Flack / March 3, 2015

patrick patterson mittsThings are pretty good in Raptor-land right now. Not only is Toronto's basketball team at the top of the Atlantic Division by a healthy margin, but their arena-mates are so bad that it makes the Raps look even better. And when things are going well, morale is often high enough to withstand even the embarrassing moments.

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This is what the Pan Am Games medals will look like

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / March 3, 2015

toronto pan am games 2015 medalsAs the Toronto Pan Am Games countdown clock ticks ever closer to its July 10 opening date, another piece of the Games has been unveiled: The design of the bronze, silver and gold medals more than 6,000 athletes from across the continent will be vying for.

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YouTube parody likens Leafs season to a shipwreck

Posted by Derek Flack / March 2, 2015

Wreck Maple Leafs SeasonIt's trade deadline day in the NHL, and both Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel are on the block. If that doesn't tell you how bad the Toronto Maple Leafs' season has been, I don't know what does. Terms that come to mind are "blow up," "tear down," and "barn sale." Yes, it's quite the mess the team has gotten into, and fans on YouTube won't let them forget it.

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New site lets you rent a boyfriend in Toronto

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / February 24, 2015

the bfe torontoAre you a high-earning professional who attends a lot of fancy gala luncheons? Probably not, you say? Well, if you are, odds are good you've run into issues finding a suitable date, one who can help you work the room while cutting a striking figure in a tux. You could get out there and meet someone the old-fashioned way - or, to save time, call on the services of this outfit.

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Toronto to get its first luxury dog hotel

Posted by Sima Sahar Zerehi / February 21, 2015

dog hotelFinally Toronto gets a dog hotel fit for the most pampered of pooches. Urbandog, a fitness and spa facility for your pet, is opening a second location this March designed to be a concept resort for dogs.

Park9, located just minutes from Pearson airport, offers resort style boarding for dogs. Your best friend will spend his or her vacation in loft style accommodations with an indoor pool and playgrounds, and an outdoor splash park.

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