There is no joy in Craftbeersville. The Blue Jays have cancelled the arrangement that brought Steam Whistle to the Rogers Centre for the 2013 baseball season. But, do not despair my baseball and beer-loving friends, because while the Jays have been asleep at the switch over the past few years, bars and restaurants in the area have picked up the slack.
In Mexico, the Michelada goes hand-in-hand with hazy days on the beach. Here in Toronto, the afternoon cocktail of choice would have to be the Caesar, though both libations share more than just the partiality of daytime drinkers, boasting crimson colours, salted rims and a noteworthy heat (not to mention similar ingredients).
Who says politics are boring? Well, lots of people — including 18-year-old Morgan Baskin, who says she’d like to change that. The high school student is running for the top spot in municipal politics, hoping to be elected mayor of Toronto in this coming fall elections.
Ask most shoe lovers what they love about footwear and practicality tends not to rank especially high on their list. Why else do we stalk the city pavement in high heels? Why else do we risk spring colds with sandals long before the weather dictates that we should bare toes? It's all in the name of fashion.
Yesterday was glorious, and here's why: for the first time in what felt like eons, it was warm enough to go out coatless without shivering like a paint shaker (hey, some of us just aren't built for these climates).