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Toronto Neighbourhood Food Fight: Part One

We scoured Toronto's best neighbourhood bites and put them head to head with the city's top-ranked foodie hot spots.

Restaurant Review: All that glitters ain’t gold at RH Courtyard Cafe

Joanne Kates sat down and refuelled at RH Yorkdale's Courtyard Cafe, but the eye-catching eatery was more style than substance.
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Toronto Neighbourhood Food Fight: Part One

We scoured Toronto's best neighbourhood bites and put them head to head with the city's top-ranked foodie hot spots.

Restaurant Review: All that glitters ain’t gold at RH Courtyard Cafe

Joanne Kates sat down and refuelled at RH Yorkdale's Courtyard Cafe, but the eye-catching eatery was more style than substance.

Richmond Hill turns down legal pot shop

Richmond Hill was identified as a possible host for a legal cannabis retail shop, but the chief administrative officer says they don't want to be the guinea pigs.

Yitz's deli celebrates 45 years

Yitz's deli has been serving customers classic comfort food since 1972. Owner, Barry Silver, chats about how the eatery has adapted to recent changes in the area.

Daily Planet: In Australia, citizens are required to vote

In Australia, citizens who do not vote incur a penalty. David Suzuki wonders, when fewer than half of Canadians vote in elections, if it's time we imposed the same rules.

Sewell on City Hall: 5 biggest issues council faces in 2018

PHATT al on his transition from successful rap career to the Second City stage

Juno-nominated rap artist and comedian PHATT al on his journey in entertainment.

Eat This Minute: A slice of Nova Scotia at YeahYeahs

The team behind Boxcar Social have opened a pie-slinging spot in Summerhill inspired by a Halifax eatery.

According to MPAC, over 45 per cent of assessment appeals succeed

Homeowners who quibble with their property assessment could well be successful in reducing their taxes.

Taste Test: Chef Mark McEwan puts Toronto's smoothie bowls through their paces

Chef Mark McEwan susses out the city’s best smoothie bowls.

Meghan Markle reps Toronto in a coat by North York designer LINE

The Princess-to-be announced her engagement to Prince Harry in a white coat by Toronto designer LINE.

Local Love: Olympic gold ice skater Tessa Virtue gives us some serious specs appeal

The three-time Olympic medallist, Tess Virtue, chats to us about her latest project off the ice - an eyewear collection with BonLook.

6 top trainers on their weight loss secrets, fitness idols and favourite cheat foods

January is the best time to get healthy and start a new regime. We sat down with four of Toronto's health and wellness experts to find out what advice they can give us for getting into shape in 2018.

2018 Toronto Private School Open House Guide

Open house events are a great way to learn more about the schools you're considering for your child. We've put together a list of 2018 dates and times for Toronto's best private and independent schools so you can plan your visit.

Chef's Pick: Toronto's 10 best new restaurants

2017 was a fabulous year for food, in which we saw some highly anticipated restaurants open their doors and start serving some truly incredible dishes. We asked Toronto's best chefs, restaurateurs and food experts to share their favourite new restaurants from 2017. Here are their top picks.

Patrick Brown set to battle Wynne in election and courtroom

Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown released the party’s new platform in preparation for the provincial election scheduled for June 7, 2018. In a speech at the party’s policy convention on Nov. 25, Brown outlined the platform, called the People’s Guarantee.

How Mia Kirshner and the #AfterMeToo campaign worked to create social change beyond Hollywood

Following the powerful #MeToo movement, local actor Mia Kirshner joined forces with her colleagues to organize an event in an attempt to stop sexual harassment in the entertainment industry - and, she hopes, far beyond.

How They Met: From one wedding party to another

Dr. Jess on Sex: Relationship resolutions

If your goals for 2018 relate to diet, exercise, sleep, overall health, finances or time management, working on your relationship might be just what the doctor ordered. Research reveals that a happy relationship is positively correlated with better sleep, improved diet, greater income, lower stress levels and other positive health outcomes.

House of Dior exhibit comes to the ROM

If there’s one fashion label that has shaped the modern esthetic, it’s the House of Dior. Christian Dior, the new exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, coincides with the house’s 70th anniversary.

Let's get physical this January with Jeanne's picks

With the holidays now just a memory, it's time to get back to health. We got Jeanne to pick the city's best gear to get fit and have fun in.

Why Atsushi Yamamoto chose Yonge ’n’ Shep for his Michelin-endorsed eatery

This tiny ramen shop has earned Michelin Bib Gourmand status (one level below a Michelin Star) for three consecutive years since 2015, making Konjiki Hototogisu one of world’s top destinations for the beloved Japanese comfort food. And as luck would have it, Toronto is about to receive its own outpost of the shop: Konjiki Ramen.

T.O.'s most inspiring women of 2017: Lido Pimienta

If you haven’t heard Colombian-Canadian Lido Pimienta’s music (she won the 2017 Polaris Music Prize for her incredible breakout album La Papessa), you may have seen some of the vitriol over how she operates from the stage, bringing brown folk to the front and blasting that message from the mic like a boss.

David Dunlap Observatory back in town hands

Following the transfer of the David Dunlap Observatory (DDO) lands into public hands, a Richmond Hill Town Council vote over control of programming at the cherished heritage building has created a rift in the York Region astronomical community.

Thornhill’s Risa Stone on how she balances acting, writing and producing

Risa Stone, who attended Westmount Collegiate Institute in Thornhill, began attending film and acting camp at Harbourfront Centre as a child and decided to pursue a career in acting when she was 17.

OMB ruling raises questions on state of historic Richmond Hill core

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has sided with the Town of Richmond Hill and blocked an eight-storey, mixed-use building proposal in the downtown heritage core on Yonge Street, between Centre Street and Dunlop Street.

Lifestyle films help move houses

Owners hoping to sell high-end properties are increasingly turning to glossy, professionally produced lifestyle videos to attract buyers and generate interest in listings.

Robert Klein in town for rare concert

I could argue that modern standup comedy was created by seven pioneers of the ’60s and ’70s: Lenny Bruce, Mort Sahl, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Joan Rivers, Don Rickles and Robert Klein.

Five things every parent needs to know about cannabis today

The younger generation of cannabis enthusiasts takes pride in their cannabis knowledge, moving beyond the simple smoking of a joint. Some of these now popular methods are vaporizing, slathering on infused topicals, toking extract-filled pens and dabbing (not the dance) concentrates.

Restaurant Review: The Broadview Hotel’s glassed-in rooftop eatery is all about grown-up bar eats for cool cats

Erik Joyal and John Sinopoli, who’ve opened several restos together, are in charge of the food at the Broadview, a project of Streetcar Crowsnest, which put $26 million into a three-year reno of the old pile built in 1891 — now a boutique hotel with three restaurant/bar spaces. Bye bye Jilly’s strip club, hello hipsters. They’re calling it the Drake of the east end.
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