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Planet-friendly packs

Jeanne Beker sifts through the city’s most exciting, sustainable and style-conscious school bag options that’ll make you — and the earth — a little happier.
August 31, 2017

Taste Test: T.O.’s perfect pie à la mode

September is apple-picking season around these parts, so we rounded up the city’s most decadent apple pies and matched them with this town’s best gourmet ice creams in search of the perfect dessert pairing. Which duo did chef Mark McEwan crown tops in T.O.?
August 31, 2017

Development causes iconic jeanery to change ‘zip’ code

August 30, 2017

From the Annex to the Olympics

August 30, 2017

Local Love: Local lingerie designer collabs with Candice Huffine for capsule collection

Most recently, Fortnight got together with model Candice Huffine to release a capsule collection of underthings: Candice Huffine x Fortnight.
August 29, 2017

Stephanie Kaliner on making her way in the wild world of comedy

Stephanie Kaliner is known for her writing credits on sitcoms such as Schitt’s Creek and Mr. D and, most recently, her show Terrific Women. She says her passion started with improv classes in Grade 7.
August 29, 2017

Prolific bank robber charged in relation to 12 bank robberies across York Region

After an international manhunt, a prolific male bank robber pled guilty to seven of 17 armed robberies he is alleged to have committed across Canada from 2010 to 2015. Twelve of those alleged bank robberies happened in York Region, including at four banks in Richmond Hill and Thornhill.
August 29, 2017

Restaurant Review: Next of Kiin

Chef Nuit Regular and her husband Jeff have made a delicious niche in Toronto catering to us, the not-so-hot-chili people. And now Kiin, their fourth restaurant (after Pai, Sukhothai and Sabai Sabai), a pale and lovely room.
August 28, 2017

Eye on York Region: Our area’s own Urban Design Awards

The City of Vaughan is in the midst of just that, accepting nominations for its Urban Design Awards, recognizing the best in sustainable design, heritage projects, high-quality architecture and other enhancements to the public and private realms.
August 28, 2017

Kids: 905’s next little big thing

As the saying goes, age ain’t nothing but a.… At the positively ancient age of 10, thespian Millie Davis has put in some serious time in front of the camera.
August 25, 2017

First Look: In the Rec Room Toronto gets 40,000 square feet of interactive games and food to match

In a prime location across from the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium and the Rogers Centre, the Rec Room has 40,000 square feet of interactive games, restaurants and live entertainment. The Rec Room’s biggest draw is The Yard, a grown up mid-way featuring over 90 games.
August 24, 2017

Fiesta Farms purchases the land it sits on

Fiesta Farms confirmed that the vendor, Essex Properties Inc., sold the four properties that make up the 2.10 acre site, to Salina Properties, the store’s parent company, for $28,500,000.
August 24, 2017

North York relief line a new priority

The downtown relief line has now been divided into two projects: the Relief Line South (from Pape station south to Queen Street) and the Relief Line North (from Pape Station to Eglinton or Sheppard Avenue).
August 24, 2017

The Broadview Hotel could do for the east end what the Drake Hotel did for the west

Helping to ring in the change are Erik Joyal and John Sinopoli. The longtime restaurateurs behind area staples such as Ascari Enoteca are heading up the hotel’s food and bev program. With a café-slash-bar, a casual fine dining restaurant and a rooftop bar, the food scene at the hotel is set to be the star of the show.
August 24, 2017

Sewell on City Hall: Denham Jolly’s story of life as a black man in Toronto is revealing

His autobiography is called In the Black, published this year by ECW Press, and a second meaning of the title refers to his business success. He came to Canada in the mid-1950s to study at the agricultural college in Guelph, then studied in Truro, N.S. Eventually, he emigrated to Canada and returned to Toronto.
August 24, 2017

Old rivalries emerge in Thornhill council

A Thornhill councillor and upstart community firebrand face off on social media and in council.
August 23, 2017

Local Love: Toronto designers connect to Indian textile traditions with their shimmering overalls

These stunning, unisex overalls ($125.60) are plucked from their Shimmy Shimma Ya collection. “The ’90s nostalgia collection was inspired by the washed-out shine of Delhi's toxic smog and ninjas that stylishly move through such apocalyptic scenarios,” the designers say.
August 23, 2017

Hemant Bhagwani sells his Toronto restaurants

One of Toronto’s best-known restaurateurs, Hemant Bhagwani has sold his restaurants and plans to take an extended break to travel and recharge.
August 22, 2017

Erica Godfrey’s brainchild raises millions for Baycrest

Godfrey sits on the board at Baycrest Health Sciences and came up with the idea for the Brain Project fundraiser after she was inspired by New York’s Fabergé Big Egg Hunt in 2014 — similar to Mel Lastman’s Moose in the City. It was launched for the second year at Nathan Phillips Square in July and consists of 100 large-scale sculptures of the human brain, designed by a multitude of artists, scattered across the city.
August 22, 2017

Outdoor flick fest features Born Ruffians rocker making film debut

Luke Lalonde, lead singer of Canadian indie band the Born Ruffians, can now count acting as one of his many talents. Lalonde stars in the new movie Sundowners and will be performing prior to a screening of the film on Aug. 29 as part of Toronto’s Open Roof Festival.
August 22, 2017