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That's one haute mama: Jeanne Beker on 4 cool outfits for Mom

This month, Jeanne walks us through four amazing looks — plucked from local shops — made just for Mom. From classic-with-a-twist Mom through to boho babe, we’ve got everybody’s favourite gal covered for the big day.
May 05, 2016

Food Crawl: Ring in Cinco de Mayo by hitting up Kensington Market, full of Mexican hot spots and Latin American goodness

Similarly, Kensington Market has been, for over a century, the Toronto neighbourhood that reflects our city’s changing and diverse population. From tortas to tacos, the market is a hot spot for eating all things Mexican and Latin American on the fifth of May.
May 05, 2016

Churches disappearing at an alarming rate in Midtown

St. Matthew’s is not alone in its dilemma. Amalgamated, disbanded or decommissioned, Protestant churches are experiencing a wave of closures across Toronto that has shown little sign of abating.
May 05, 2016

Shop Talk: Livestock opens on Roncesvalles

With a successful location on Spadina, Livestock has now expanded with an outpost on Roncesvalles.
May 04, 2016

Uptown DineSafe infractions from April

DineSafe infractions from the previous month
May 04, 2016

North of Bloor Crime Briefs: Murder in Yorkville, St. Clair West bank robberies and more

Crime updates from neighbourhoods north of Bloor.
May 03, 2016

Metrolinx considers new “e-blast” approach for Eglinton LRT construction updates

May 03, 2016

A guide to 6 uptown marijuana dispensaries

The federal Liberal government plans to introduce legislation legalizing marijuana in early 2017. By now, locals have seen their share of grey market dispensaries open across Toronto. Post City anonymously visited six to see how easy it is to buy pot north of Bloor.
May 02, 2016

T.O.’s Rebecca Liddiard in Houdini & Doyle, premieres tonight

And that’s a good attitude since she is starring in the decidedly eerie new 10-part series, Houdini & Doyle, premiering May 2 on Global.
May 02, 2016

Linda Redgrave, Ghomeshi trial’s Witness Number One, speaks out

Linda Redgrave — formerly known to the media as Witness Number One in the high-profile Jian Ghomeshi trial — came out of anonymity last month. The reason, she says, is so that she can help educate sexual assault survivors and help them come forward.
May 02, 2016

Attawapiskat band Midnight Shine in T.O. next week

Canadian Music Week sees hundreds of bands descending on Toronto, aspiring to fulfil their dreams. But for Attawapiskat-based group Midnight Shine, it’s a chance to give hope to a community in severe distress.
April 29, 2016

Four Toronto entrepreneurs who hope Kickstarter is the key to their success

Inventors don’t need a dragon, a shark or a millionaire to get their idea off the ground. Kickstarter projects like the Pebble Watch or the Coolest Cooler gained international fame through crowdfunding. Here are four T.O. campaigns following in their footsteps.
April 28, 2016

Inside the world of AAA Bar, purveyor of Toronto’s most authentic Texas-style barbecue

Inside a corrugated tin lean-to near the corner of Gerrard and Broadview, you’ll find one of the most intense barbecue setups in the city. There, four Traeger grills operate nearly non-stop, slowly inundating beef, pork and chicken with oak smoke. Brisket and ribs emerge sheathed in crispy, candy-sweet bark, tinged deep pink beneath the surface.
April 27, 2016

Joanne Kates reboots her top 100 restaurants list for 2016

We saw this coming — tasty Toronto restos have been going relentlessly downscale for several years. The vast majority of this year’s terrific new restaurants are casual and cheap. They can’t be judged against white tablecloth temples of gastronomy
April 27, 2016

One Man Star Wars hits Toronto tonight

When you grow up in a remote part of British Columbia and have little entertainment, a copy of the Star Wars trilogy on VHS comes in handy. So much so, that actor Charles Ross watched it more than 300 times, basically committing much of it to memory.
April 27, 2016

Too Close to Call: Toronto’s Awaken Studio and The House of Yoga offer unusual new takes on spirituality

Inhale spiritual awakening and exhale body issues with these unique new takes on traditional yoga practices.
April 26, 2016

Workout with Monika: Yorkville gym offers new workout to zap you into shape

This is the most efficient and unique 20-minute workout you will ever try. I walk into the Yorkville gym in my new outfit only to be given a cotton one to replace it. The owner of Lucid Fitness and my trainer for the day, Aman Hasebenebi, hands it to me with instructions not to wear any undergarments.
April 25, 2016

T.O.’s roots rockers, The Strumbellas have a new album out today with a more popular sound

Strumbellas’ lead singer Simon Ward says the band’s latest album, Hope, out this month on their new American record label Glassnote, had them searching for a “more popular” sound.
April 22, 2016

Daily Planet: On Earth Day, Canada is on the verge of a historical shift

“Climate change is going to have a profound effect on her life,” said Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) president Hassan Yussuff as he announced their One Million Climate Jobs: A Challenge for Canada plan.
April 22, 2016

Earth Day: Five ways our changing planet is affecting us here in Toronto

Climate change is not something that might or could happen. It’s something we’re seeing already — around the world and here in Toronto.
April 21, 2016