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Restaurant Review: Uptown Kwan does decent — but unexciting — dim sum

This peak eating moment has made the good stuff less exciting. And the Kwan dim sum isn’t. Exciting. All the regulars are here and done pretty nicely.
August 23, 2016

Shop Crawl: Pounding the pavement in Parkdale

These shops ooze the cool factor for which this Queen West ’hood is known
August 22, 2016

What to Eat this Minute: This summer’s perfect sundae

Patrons choose two flavours (such as ube, jackfruit, corn and cheese and more), which are joined by ube turon: a spring roll wrapper filled with ube halaya, which sees ube cooked down with condensed and coconut milks.
August 22, 2016

North York’s Bathurst Manor Plaza closing down

After decades of serving the surrounding area, Bathurst Manor Plaza closed for good on July 31, marking the end of an era.
August 19, 2016

At the Bar: Reyna’s summer cocktail is meant for serious patio flirting

Served in a copper-coloured pineapple, this super-refreshing — not to mention handsome — drink is ideal for sharing during the dog days of summer.
August 19, 2016

On opening day for the CNE we talk to the daredevils, stunt people and performers who make it a carnival

A day at the Ex is more than just rides and waffle ice cream sandwiches. It’s a carnival complete with kooky characters and awe-inspiring stunt teams. These five authentic performers are bringing back that daredevil edge to the fair this Aug. 19 to Sept. 5.
August 19, 2016

Shop Talk: T.O. designer Jennifer Torosian on marrying tech and design

While working in the retail end of the fashion business, Jennifer Torosian crossed paths with her now-husband and business partner, Raed Ali. The two had endless conversations about their vision for the future of fashion and decided to bring a Canada-made line to life.
August 18, 2016

Big Opening: Milli opens new boutique on Avenue Road

From its beginning in Hamilton in 1964, Milli has always been a destination. Women from Toronto would make the drive to experience Milli's unique curation of products from all over the world.
August 18, 2016

The amount of volatile oil shipped through Toronto by rail is soaring. Should we be worried?

The transportation of oil across the country has long been a hot topic in Canada, but with a massive increase in the transportation of oil by train and the disaster in Lac-Mégantic, Que., Toronto residents and local politicians are raising the alarm bells.
August 17, 2016

Fifty years ago today, the Beatles played their last show in Toronto

A new Beatles exhibit takes you back to the halcyon days of 1964, 1965 and 1966, when the four lads from Liverpool hopped the pond and landed in our own backyard.
August 17, 2016

Dr. Jess on Sex: Reignite the spark this summer at some of Toronto’s cosiest spots

The city is on fire, and August is the perfect time to explore the romance, excitement and sensuality of our urban landscape.
August 16, 2016

Councillor, local residents happy to see proposal for 60-acre Celestica site in Don Mills moves forward

A new Eglinton Crosstown LRT station will open at Don Mills Road in 2020. With it comes an ambitious redevelopment plan for the Celestica headquarters. A settlement was recently approved by Toronto City Council that allows residential and commercial buildings on the site.
August 16, 2016

Fashion: Jeanne Beker helps navigate the current hippie chic trend with 8 Bohemian frocks

Toronto hasn’t been feeling so boho since back in the ’70s, so we got Jeanne to cull her top free-spirited dresses from our ’hoods. From peasant to posh, these frocks will have you tuning into your inner Joni. All you need is a guitar.
August 15, 2016

CP24 anchor Gurdeep Ahluwalia gives us his five books that matter

Here, Ahluwalia lists the books that matter most to him, including a few that would make pretty great reads for the cottage.
August 15, 2016

Deciding the fate of the 43-year-old Glen Road bridge

The Glen Road Pedestrian Bridge has been closed twice for repairs since 2001 and is now coming to the end of its useful life. A public consultation will be held, as a drop-in event, on Sept. 28 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 227 Bloor St. E.
August 12, 2016

Local Hero: Sandy Hudson, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto, has had a lifelong passion for activism

Sandy Hudson, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto, has had a lifelong passion for activism.
August 11, 2016

Toronto to Rio: Gabriela Stafford, the 20-year-old runner who hit the Olympics four years earlier than expected

A funny thing happened to 20-year-old Gabriela Stafford on the way to her 2020 Olympics in Tokyo: she started cutting minutes off her time.
August 11, 2016

Taste Test: Chef Anthony Rose picks the best midway-style snacks in Toronto

Need a head start on the CNE? Chef Anthony Rose has you covered.
August 11, 2016

As the big Toronto concerts approach, Donovan Woods on why he’ll always be a fan of the Tragically Hip

Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip play the Air Canada Centre as part of their farewell tour on Aug. 10, 12 and 14. Toronto musician Donovan Woods’ latest album is Hard Settle/Ain’t Troubled.
August 10, 2016

Cirque is back under the Grand Chapiteau at the Port Lands

Seven cool things we love about Cirque du Soleil’s latest Mexico-inspired show, Luzia.
August 09, 2016