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Dr. Jess on Sex: Toronto researcher tackles the “Are you getting enough?” question

Studies suggest that couples who have sex more frequently are happier, but Amy Muise (PhD), now an assistant professor at York University, and her team found that this associated happiness maxes out at once per week. Muise explains that weekly sex seems to be enough to maintain the connection, and the happiness boost is really about prioritizing intimacy and sex — not about keeping score.

Dream Homes: Midtown, Rosedale and Thornhill square off in this battle of top-flight penthouses

A look inside three top-shelf properties offering breathtaking spaces with panoramic views of T.O. These coveted condos boast contemporary style and luxurious amenities, but which one ranks higher on your must-have list?
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Dream Homes: Midtown, Rosedale and Thornhill square off in this battle of top-flight penthouses

A look inside three top-shelf properties offering breathtaking spaces with panoramic views of T.O. These coveted condos boast contemporary style and luxurious amenities, but which one ranks higher on your must-have list?

Dr. Jess on Sex: Toronto researcher tackles the “Are you getting enough?” question

Studies suggest that couples who have sex more frequently are happier, but Amy Muise (PhD), now an assistant professor at York University, and her team found that this associated happiness maxes out at once per week. Muise explains that weekly sex seems to be enough to maintain the connection, and the happiness boost is really about prioritizing intimacy and sex — not about keeping score.

Taste Test: The Adamson BBQ team helps us pick Toronto’s best bacon breakfast sandwich

So we asked the team behind T.O.’s new Texas BBQ hot spot Adamson Barbecue, Adam Skelly and Alison Hunt, to taste-test the city’s top morning sammies. From peameal to poached eggs, which ’wich is the winner?

Treating canine pain with medical cannabis

Like Ralph’s mom, pet owners throughout the city are turning to both hemp- and cannabis-derived CBD oils to help ease the health symptoms of their loved ones.

Bayview scientist on pioneering green roofs

Bass was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 from Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, for his contributions to green roof research, and was part of the team at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) when the organization received a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.

Powerhouse restaurateur Janet Zuccarini dishes on T.O. food scene

Since opening Trattoria Nervosa in 1996, Zuccarini has refused to let her Yorkville stalwart go stale.

A ring to rally against violence and hatred

Thanks to the global village and the online info-explosion, we all, even our young ones, know too much about the sorrows of the world. Too much to feel safe. Which creates an urgent question: How do we talk to kids about this fractured and fear-inducing world?

Tommy Smythe has become a television home design expert in his own right

Tommy Smythe hosts new show dedicated to finding up-and-coming interior designers.

Hearn & Harland: Two talented cousins make their collaboration official

Musician Kevin Hearn, of Barenaked Ladies fame, and his cousin comedian Harland Williams on combining forces for a madcap musical adventure and just how deep their North York roots run.

Scruffy Murphy’s, Midtown’s Irish watering hole relocates after 20 years

Scruffy Murphy’s may have just opened its new location at Eglinton Avenue West and Redpath Avenue, but the traditional Irish pub has been a popular watering hole for locals for more than 20 years.

Stintz on Midtown: The city has to figure out a better way to protect built heritage, and fast

A recent example is the demolition of the historic Bank of Montreal building at Roselawn and Yonge. Without involving the community, the developer got a permit and razed the building. As expected, there was upset and finger pointing.

The Beaverton continues Canadian really fake fake news tradition

The Beaverton is a perfect example of the new media model: get some webisodes on the net, garner a following and wait for a network to pony up a real budget, which the Comedy Network did.

Thieves target Little Free Libraries on residential streets in North York

Local resident Michelle Flax set up her Little Free Library (LFL), a rustic wooden box housing used books for free perusal, three years ago on her front lawn around York Mills Road and Leslie Street. Since then, she’s enjoyed being able to share great works of literature with her neighbours.

Two-storey family home in North York sets precedent by selling for $700K over asking

This Mossgrove Trail property was only on the market for seven days

Looking Back: T.O.’s real superheroes and 143 years of bravery and battling blazes

Toronto’s firefighters once again proved their bravery in battling a massive six-alarm fire at the corner of Yonge and St. Clair last month. Dozens of firefighters aided in the effort. Thankfully nobody was killed.

Spring is going to mean traffic woes for Midtown with five new construction sites

Traffic in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue area has taken another hit: at least five construction staging proposals for the area were approved by the City of Toronto last month. Work on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT station is underway, while the construction plan for a 35-storey condo at 18-30 Erskine Ave. is under fire from parents of the adjacent John Fisher Public School.

From sandy beaches to wooden britches

The 411 on YYZ

All the tips you need to make it through Pearson Airport in one piece this March break

Marijuana dispensary violence hits Midtown

Uptown Dinesafe infractions from February

Uptown Toronto restaurants that registered infractions during recent Dinesafe inspections.

Celebrity posters popping up around town as part of art project by Peter Andrew Lusztyk

Recent celebrity sightings around town have been lighting up Toronto Instagram feeds and Facebook walls. But look closer and you’ll notice: Britney Spears’ lopsided breast, Justin Bieber looking more Ken doll than kid mogul, both trapped in billboard frames generally reserved for commercial ads. Posted outside grocery and convenience stores across Bloorcourt village and Toronto’s west end with gallery-like precision are the waxy visages of Hollywood’s A-listers.

Restaurant Review: La Banane is Ossington’s dishy new bistro

Take a restaurant dream team, add a pinch of hipster, a soupçon of cream and a healthy dollop of impeccable seafood, season it à la française, and what have you got? The dishiest new resto to hit Toronto in a year!

Jeanne Beker has an outfit for your March Break vacation, no matter the destination

March break is just around the corner, so we got Jeanne to nail four looks for escaping winter’s final hurrah. Whether you’re headed to madcap Tokyo or luxe Cabo San Lucas, she’s got you covered.

The return of the parking pad as an issue in midtown neighbourhoods

In many areas of the city, particularly in Ward 16, residential parking is at a premium. Many of my residents do not have lots large enough to accommodate legal driveways and have to apply for front yard parking pads.

Too Close to Call: Two Toronto wrestling outfits enter the squared circle

Get ready for high-flying, body-slamming, chair-throwing good times as two T.O. wrestling outfits complete with masked fighters and spandex suits square off with March events the entire family can enjoy.

Caped crusader raises funds for Holland Bloorview

Sandra Hawken is one of Toronto’s newest caped crusaders. From March 6 to 12, fundraisers for the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital will join Hawken by donning a red cloak to support Capes for Kids, a new fundraising initiative.

MPP Jagmeet Singh talks federal NDP leadership, grappling with Trudeau and turbans that pop

Member of provincial parliament Jagmeet Singh is ahead in the New Democratic Party federal leadership race and he hasn’t even declared his candidacy. Could the GQ-appearing, mixed martial arts–loving and progressive politician mount a serious challenge to Trudeau?

Dolly's the hot new Filipino mojito bar hits the Six

Dolly’s is the latest venture from Dave Sidhu, known for his mini Playa Cabana empire. Inside, red booths hearken back to the space’s diner days, while new touches like a giant mural and some noodly light fixtures help imbue it with artsy charms.

Remembering Rob Stewart a rare gift to the oceans and the world

Along with people in Canada and around the world, I am heartbroken at the loss of Rob Stewart, in a diving accident in January. There was no one like Rob, and the loss is profound. Those of us who were privileged to know him will never forget his passion and his magnetism. Rob drew you in. He was one of the truest and most influential advocates for the oceans.

Ring in the Persian New Year at North York's Diwan

Like any good celebration, food is involved. At Diwan, the Aga Khan Museum’s restaurant led by Top Chef Mark McEwan, the menu boasts many Iranian-inspired items to feast upon, giving nod to the 13-day event.
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