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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.
January 09, 2018

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.
January 08, 2018

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.
January 08, 2018

How They Met: From one wedding party to another

January 05, 2018

An authentic French connection

January 05, 2018

Armour Heights resident accused of clearing 50 trees

Local battle ensues over tree clearing; application to build a separate house on property appealed to the OMB
January 05, 2018

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.
January 04, 2018

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.
January 04, 2018

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.
January 04, 2018

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.
December 29, 2017

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.
December 27, 2017

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.
December 22, 2017

Regent Theatre hits the market for $9 mil

The Regent Theatre, at 551 Mount Pleasant Rd., first opened in 1927 and continues to show movies to this day, with an auditorium that can hold up to 500 people. The property was recently listed on the city’s heritage register and is now up for sale by the Sorokolit family. It is listed for $9 million with Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc., Brokerage.
December 22, 2017

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.
December 21, 2017

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.
December 21, 2017

The 3 headline stories that made news in 2017

As Trump was rattling sabers with Kim Jong-un and Harvey Weinstein and his ilk were called out for their sexual predation, there was also plenty to write about locally in Toronto.
December 20, 2017

Our 3 favourite cocktail stories of 2017

Torontonians are rather well versed in the craft cocktail. With newbies populating the landscape faster that we can count, staying on track with the bar scene is a tough task. Of all the tipples we tried in 2017, these three stood out from the pack thanks to their unique spaces paired with their neat-o creations. Cheers!
December 20, 2017

Eat this Minute: The Annabelle of the ball

A trio of pastas made fresh daily is the name of the game at this Davenport newbie
December 19, 2017

Comedian Russell Peters delivers a Clouseau-worthy Indian Detective

Canadian comic Russell Peters is known for making light of stereotypes, cultural identity and life as a Canadian with an Indian heritage. His new show, The Indian Detective, which airs on CTV, showcases both his Toronto upbringing and his Indian background through his character Doug D’Mello, a fourth-class constable with dreams of becoming a detective.
December 19, 2017

Taste Test: Who has the best cinnamon buns in town?

We asked chef Mark McEwan to undertake the arduous task of sampling the city’s best cinnamon buns. Which baker was crowned king? Whose buns should grace your holiday table?
December 18, 2017