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The top 10 patios in The Beaches

Posted by Alice Prendergast / May 29, 2015

beaches torontoPatios in The Beaches will have you soaking up the sun only steps from Lake Ontario. Whether you're in search of a casual watering hole to throw back a couple pints or a classier establishment where you can sip some chardonnay, The Beaches has something for you.

Here, in no particular order, are my picks for the top patios in The Beaches.

For more patio ideas, check out our Toronto Patio Guide or download our iPhone or Android app.

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Huge numbers of Pan Am Games tickets remain unsold

Posted by Derek Flack / May 29, 2015

Pan Am Games ticketsWith a month and a half left to go before the Pan Am Games roughly a million tickets remain unsold. The international sporting event has made 1.4 million ticket available, of which 400,000 have been purchased. Officials contend that their research indicated that sales will dramatically increase in the final month, but maybe they should rush that BASE jumper promotion out to generate some extra hype.

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Full moon parties planned for the Islands this summer

Posted by Derek Flack / May 27, 2015

full moon party torontoFull moon parties are coming to Toronto this summer. Inspired by Burning Man and the wildly popular events of the same name in Thailand, Hanlan's Point will play host to four lunar-inspired events on June 5th, July 3rd, July 31st, and August 29th.

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Aga Khan Park officially opens to the public

Posted by Derek Flack / May 25, 2015

Aga Khan Park TorontoToronto's newest park is an immaculately landscaped 6.8 plot of land located at the Aga Khan Museum and modelled after traditional Mughal gardens. Designed by Lebanon-based landscape architect Vladimir Djurovic, the idea was to fashion something that worked with the architecture and cultural focus of the site, but that also featured greenery able to withstand the harsh Toronto winter.

The park connects the Aga Khan Museum to the neighbouring Ismaili Centre, and features over a thousand trees, many more shrubs, and serene reflecting pools that highlight the architecture of the two buildings that bookend this space.







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10 fun activities for a first date in Toronto

Posted by Hannah Jack / May 25, 2015

first date torontoFirst dates can make for some tricky planning. You want to get to know your potential new partner but it's also important to keep things casual and fun. While meeting for coffee or dessert is a reliable way to go, activities might be a better option if you want to take the focus off of table manners or the conversation.

Here's a roundup of fun activities for a first date in Toronto.

See also:

The top 10 restaurants for a first date in Toronto
The top 10 dessert spots for a first date in Toronto
The top 10 coffee shops for a first date in Toronto

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Toronto's first Children's Museum is now open

Posted by Derek Flack / May 25, 2015

childrens museum torontoToronto parents have something to get rather excited about with the opening of the a new children's museum this weekend in Liberty Village. Even those who don't have kids will likely welcome this news, as the idea of ankle biters being sequestered in one place that can be conveniently avoided means kid-free streets and cafes (everyone wins!).

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