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This long weekend head west for country culinary gems

Temperatures are high, and come the weekend, Torontonians are keen to become country dwellers. But this doesn’t mean that palates have to suffer. Herewith are four amazing food experiences to check out while you’re on the road.
July 29, 2016

City Hacks: Four obscure stops to beat any long weekend traffic jam

The August long weekend is the mother of all long weekends. It is the warmest. Cottage country is the busiest. And, as a result, Hwy. 400 is the nastiest. Here are five stops along the way worth a visit to check your sanity and have some fun.
July 29, 2016

Help your kids build their own adventure

Cultivate independence, creativity and initiative with these DIY projects
July 28, 2016

Dream Homes: Ex-dragon’s mansion for sale

Celebrity investor Robert Herjavec and former spouse Diane Plese are asking $18.8 mil for their Bridle Path home
July 28, 2016

New street art in Toronto honours the Great Lakes and reggae greats

Street art festival A Love Letter to the Great Lakes gathered 20 renowned artists to paint vast murals across some of Toronto’s best-loved neighbourhoods.
July 27, 2016

Condo proposed for Forest Hill section of Spadina denied

Local residents’ group anticipates developer will appeal the decision at the OMB
July 26, 2016

Comic Stripped: Martin Short takes a shot at reviving the variety show

July 26, 2016

Eglinton Park tree fight ends on positive note

Toronto City Council approved the new plan detailing the construction setup for the Avenue Road light rail transit (LRT) station on July 14.
July 25, 2016

Too Close to Call: With indoor skiing and snowboarding winter in July is possible

Skiing or snowboarding in the summertime? Yep, you can do that. These indoor facilities offer year-round opportunities for downhill speed demons in the GTA. Whose slopes are slickest? You decide.
July 25, 2016

Iconic shops threatened by LRT construction on Eglinton

Healthy Butcher and Yitz’s Deli concerned as LRT station construction plans to block parking and access for three years
July 25, 2016

Sewell on City Hall: Tory’s team off to one side instead of collaboratively planning downtown’s future

It’s a pretty confident strategy. The project is called TOCore, and the city’s website lists the many studies undertaken by staff and consultants retained by staff, all fodder for the final plan due within two years.
July 22, 2016

Property value increases cause residents concern

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) was performing property value reassessments in Toronto last month, and given how quickly housing values have risen, some people are worried about a resulting property tax increase.
July 21, 2016

Leasiders vote against size of Eglinton Avenue development

A recent survey commissioned by the Leaside Property Owners’ Association (LPOA) showed the majority of local respondents feel the development proposed for 939 Eglinton Ave. E. is inappropriate.
July 20, 2016

Spotted: Gold at the end of the rainbow trend

Chances are a few rainbow-hued food items have caught your attention as of late.
July 19, 2016

The Casa Loma neighbourhood offers much more than just the city’s best-known landmarks

Casa Loma is home to Sir Henry Pellatt’s well-known Gothic Revival mansion, which is one of the city’s top tourist attractions. But the entire neighbourhood is quite storied and is currently being studied as a potential heritage conservation district.
July 19, 2016

Food Crawl: Christie Pits restaurants spring to life around neighbourhood green space

Christie Pits is a hidden gem, easier to get to than the islands and not overrun by the bacchanalian crowds attracted to Trin Bellwoods on weekends. This is our tour of the neighbourhood’s best restaurants and bars.
July 18, 2016

How They Met: Canadian comedy couple met while at Second City

Comedian couple Kevin Whalen and Paloma Nuñez got their start at Second City — both personally and professionally.
July 18, 2016

Shop Crawl: A peek at Bloor West village boutiques

Three spots that connect the neighbourhood’s European roots with T.O. shoppers
July 15, 2016

IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe is back after near-death accident

IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe back behind the wheel and ready to tackle the Honda Indy Toronto this weekend
July 15, 2016

A 90-minute Hamlet takes over High Park

Frank Cox-O’Connell has the eponymous role in Canadian Stage Company’s product of Hamlet, this summer in High Park.
July 14, 2016