August 27, 2014
August 27, 2014

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Video: Staff at Signs, a new restaurant run by the hearing-impaired, sing “Happy Birthday” in sign language

Video: Staff at Signs, a new restaurant run by the hearing-impaired, sing “Happy Birthday” in sign language The new establishment at Yonge and Wellesley has been getting great press lately—and with moments like this, it’s not hard to see why.

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August 27, 2014

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Toronto Home of the Week: Elegant, classic palatial grace at 259 Dunvegan Road

Toronto Home of the Week: Elegant, classic palatial grace at 259 Dunvegan Road Elegant and classically styled, 259 Dunvegan Road is a regal three-storey estate in the prestigious Forest Hill south neighbourhood.

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August 27, 2014

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Rob Ford’s shenanigans make for ideal musical theatre

Rob Ford’s shenanigans make for ideal musical theatre Rob Ford the Musical opens on September 15, running until September 28. But will the real mayor turn up for the opening?

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August 27, 2014

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Retail Therapy: Affordable big-name designer fashions at Garb, Queen West’s newest boutique

Retail Therapy: Affordable big-name designer fashions at Garb, Queen West’s newest boutique Queen West has welcomed a new consignment shop to the fashion-conscious neighbourhood. At Garb, men and women will find a range of items including shoes, purses, accessories and jewellery sold at a fraction of the cost.

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August 26, 2014

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Bloor Ossington Folk Festival announces 2014 lineup

Bloor Ossington Folk Festival announces 2014 lineup For four years, the Bloor Ossington Folk Festival has been a shining showcase of Toronto’s independent best. The event recently announced its lineup for 2014.

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T.O.'s Best Sandwiches

Toronto's Best Sandwiches: Me Va Me's classic falafel

Toronto's Best Sandwiches: Me Va Me's classic falafel

Until a few months back, Me Va Me was a bit of a Thornhill secret. The mini-chain recently set up camp in the heart of Hogtown and has been wooing downtowners with its Israeli eats ever since.

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the grilled chicken banh mi from Nam Sandwich Shop

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the grilled chicken banh mi from Nam Sandwich Shop

Until recently, most folks didn’t head west of Chinatown to grab a banh mi. Now fans of Vietnam’s most recognized sandwich need not hoof it over to the city centre to get their fix. Nam...

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the decadent Reuben from The Hogtown Cure

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the decadent Reuben from The Hogtown Cure

As legend goes, the Reuben came about in 1914 when Charlie Chaplin’s famished leading lady trounced into a restaurant and demanded a huge sandwich from the owner’s son. His name, of course, was...

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T.O.'s Top Cheap Eats

Cheap Eat of the Week: the cupcakes from Desmond & Beatrice

Cheap Eat of the Week: the cupcakes from Desmond & Beatrice

’Tis the season.. for birthday parties, engagement parties, friends’ bachelorette parties and soon to come, holiday parties. Sure, you could be that friend who brings the veggies and dip or...

Cheap Eat of the Week: the mango pudding from Tracy Dessert

Cheap Eat of the Week: the mango pudding from Tracy Dessert

Growing up at a Chinese dinner table, dessert was always a hard sell. The go-to for most restaurants is a red bean soup. Beans? For dessert? You’re furrowing your brow skeptically and my...

Cheap Eat of the Week: the kothu roti from Saffron Spice Kitchen

Cheap Eat of the Week: the kothu roti from Saffron Spice Kitchen

The next time you take a stroll along Queen West during lunch, try not to be enticed by the delicious, exotic aroma of traditional Sri Lankan fare wafting from Saffron Spice Kitchen (hint: it's...

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