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Where to watch the Super Bowl in Toronto 2015

Posted by Liora Ipsum / January 28, 2015

superbowl torontoSuper Bowl Sunday in Toronto on February 1st will see tailgating parties start as early as brunch even though kick off isn't until 6:30pm. Sports fans can catch the big game at bars, pubs and restaurants boasting big screens, buffets, beer specials. For those with HD at home, there are party packages for pick-up or delivery to fuel hordes of sports fans with hoagies, barbecue, pizza and wings.

Here's a roundup of events and at-home party packages for Super Bowl XLIX in Toronto.

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A massive slip and slide might be on the way to Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / January 27, 2015

slide the city torontoToronto might play host to a 1000 foot waterslide this summer, as part of a touring series called Slide the City that has scheduled stops in cities throughout the U.S. and Canada. If that's not a summery thought to get you through a frigid winter day, I don't know what is. At roughly three football fields in length, this is the ultimate slip and slide-fuelled way to partake in childhood nostalgia on a grand scale.

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Should ice skating be allowed on Grenadier Pond?

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / January 27, 2015

grenadier pond skating torontoHigh Park's Grenadier Pond remains a favourite destination for ice skaters, hockey players, and families looking to enjoy a clear winter day -- even though the city remains bent on keeping them on solid ground. Despite the thick ice and vast space that keeps skaters coming back, it remains illegal to skate on the pond, with signs reading "No Skating -- No Access" posted around the perimeter.

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The top 10 first date ideas in Toronto

Posted by Martha Stortz / January 26, 2015

first date ideas torontoFirst date ideas in Toronto don't have to be the source of cold sweats and general anxiety. This city is a great place to meet new people, and once you finally have someone who agrees to meet up IRL, the options for first date venues are endless. While there are some places and activities that you surely want to avoid, a little creativity will help you to make a good first impression.

Here are my picks for fun first date ideas in Toronto.

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Kyle Lowry selected as NBA All Star starter

Posted by Derek Flack / January 23, 2015

Kyle Lowry all starEverybody loves Kyle Lowry, or at least so it seems after the Toronto Raptors point guard made a late surge in NBA All Star voting to make the starting squad. The last Raptor to be an All Star-starter was Chris Bosh back in 2008. In a sports town that's short on true superstars, it's exciting to see the 28 year old get this level of recognition, even if social media popularity played a role in his selection.

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Toronto Maple Leafs seek help on Kijiji

Posted by Derek Flack / January 22, 2015

Toronto maple leafs kijijiThings are pretty desperate in Leaf Land right now. The team has lost its last six games, fans have been charged for tossing jerseys on the ice, and Peter Horachek looks like he's aged 10 years since taking over as interim head coach just a few weeks ago. Not to fear, however, because some caring fan has taken the initiative to solicit help for the team on Kijiji.

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