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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

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

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

Big push for off-leash area at Yonge-Eglinton

Residents in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue area could be getting a place for their pets to play after years of pushing for a designated off-leash dog park.
December 18, 2017

Stintz on Midtown: Make developers pay

For most people, buying a house is the most significant decision they make because it will be the place they live, send their kids to school, meet neighbours, make friends and build community. Since a house purchase is usually for the long term, the quality of the schools in the area is a key consideration when choosing a neighbourhood.
December 18, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Explaining your vulnerable emotions and crafting loving responses are the keys

Intimacy arises when one person feels vulnerable and expresses that vulnerability in a constructive manner and the other person responds with love and support.
December 14, 2017

Hillcrest Village one of Toronto’s hot real estate pockets

It took just six days and $166K over asking to nab this family home in Hillcrest Village.
December 14, 2017

An artistic chimney in Toronto that sounds like cormorants

The Living City Art Exhibition, at Toronto's Evergreen Brick Works runs until Dec. 31.
December 13, 2017

Frontier’s Jessica Matten on her five favourite books

This fall, the second season of Canadian historical drama Frontier premiered on Discovery with Toronto’s Jessica Matten back in action as Sokanon alongside series star Jason (“Aquaman”) Momoa.
December 12, 2017

Racist posters appear in Midtown

Posters believed to be linked to a white nationalist group surfaced in two Midtown neighbourhoods last month, worrying residents.
December 12, 2017

Of inflatable Santas and other Moore Park miracles

The residents of Inglewood Drive in Moore Park are surely on the nice list this year. The street is known for putting up large inflatable Santas which draw crowds of passersby from all over the GTA.
December 12, 2017

Passionate songs of protest and peace with Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie has been singing songs of protest, peace and understanding for more than a half century. She’s inspired or woken up countless people along the way. Who better to speak with to kick off our issue highlighting inspiring women?
December 11, 2017

Too Close to Call: This town’s merriest misers

We’re pitting Soulpepper Scrooge against Ross Petty’s Scrooge in a battle of Toronto’s two premiere Christmas Carol productions. Who’s got the biggest, baddest ‘Bah! Humbug’ in town? Find out.
December 11, 2017

Extortionist targets Leaside realtor

Leaside resident and realtor Patrick Rocca said he has received multiple emails threatening to ruin his reputation and that of his family, unless he hands over $250,000. The person responsible claims to belong to the international hacker group Anonymous.
December 11, 2017

An in-depth look at how the city’s most vulnerable live amongst its most affluent

December 08, 2017

4 Toronto shops making it easy to find the perfect holiday gift for your guy

December 08, 2017