With Halloween only a couple of weeks away, we got to thinking about artificial sweeteners and whether they’re better or worse for us than the real stuff (sucrose or granulated sugar). So we consulted Toronto-based naturopathic doctor and best-selling author of The Carb Sensitivity Program, Dr. Natasha Turner, about the matter. Here’s what she had to say.
Halloween season is supposed to be scary, and few thrills are more rewarding than venturing outside of one’s culinary comfort zone. Luckily, Toronto is a great place to experiment with strange and exotic food. Herewith, four extreme dishes that also happen to be delicious
Half a world away 21-year-old Daniel Haber hits the lush green Cyprus fields for a game of soccer (or football, depending on one’s preference). The former Ivy Leaguer runs, gazes and plans the perfect moment to slalom through a slew of defenders, before lining up a shot on goal.
Residents of Baytree Crescent, a small street near Bayview Avenue and York Mills Road consisting of only five houses, said they feel let down after City of Toronto staff recommended the approval of a townhouse development at 6 Baytree Cres.
According to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), in 2012 an average of 9,330 people per day boarded or exited subways at Bayview station on the Sheppard line on weekdays. But riders may be surprised to know of all they’re missing. Travel magazine BootsnAll declared Bayview one of the 15 most beautiful subway stops in the world in 2011.
Through the window of her accessories store on Eglinton Avenue West, retailer Maureen Sirois has become used to watching as unwelcome visitors descend on her street and chase her customers away. Some days they come almost every daylight hour, and even a glimpse of their red, white and blue vehicles swooshing past is enough to make shoppers drop their purchases and flee.
We enlisted the help of Toronto’s foremost fashion maven, Jeanne Beker, to give us her thoughts on local fashion innovators from around city. These daring designers are defying the odds by making clothing right here in Toronto. Herewith, a few words on what they do best (because you probably want to get to know a few of them, right?).
With Literacy Month here, we paid a visit to iconic bookstores Type Books (Spadina/St. Clair) and Ben McNally Books (Bay/Richmond). Who’s poised to take the title of best indie bookstore in Toronto.? You make the call.
An application to amend the City of Toronto’s official plan to permit the construction of six towers at a plaza at 865 York Mills Road that was submitted in late 2011 may finally come to fruition this coming fall.
A 50,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market store is poised for arrival in approximately two years on Bayview Avenue at Broadway Avenue. This has left local residents and retailers wondering what kind of impact the store will have on main street food shops and grocers.