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T.O.’s mentalists & illusionists revealed in time for Now You See Me 2 premiere

Part two of the box office smash Now You See Me hits theatres June 10. In preparation for the film, we took to the streets to have our minds blown by the city’s best magicians, mentalists and illusionists.
June 10, 2016

Wine: A showdown of summery whites, one with hints of kiwi from, duh, New Zealand

Our red and white wine faceoffs for June.
June 10, 2016

Big Opening: Fashion fit for the beach at TeamLTD

TeamLTD (living the dream) is a lifestyle brand dedicated to action sports, travel and adventure. It was founded in 2012 by two Canadian athletes, Jamie Visser and Scott Croxall.
June 09, 2016

Comic Stripped: Former Daily Show correspondent Samantha Bee’s comedy is edgy and it leaves marks

Former Daily Show correspondent and Toronto native, Samantha Bee’s late-night talk show is a cut above
June 09, 2016

Taste Test: Chef Massimo Capra picks Toronto’s best butcher-shop sausages

Whose bangers are the best? Find out here.
June 08, 2016

Workout with Monika: Getting fit with Toronto’s all-female longboarding group

If you’re like me and missed out on being part of the cool crowd, you can join a longboarding group and give it a whirl. I was invited by Melissa Lee to try this very hip form of skateboarding (with a much longer — and often faster — board).
June 08, 2016

Dr. Jess on Sex: Fifty years of free love

If history repeats itself, the world of sex is on a 50-year loop with trends from the 1960s reemerging as contemporary approaches to free love, birth control, adult novelties, marriage and pubic hair.
June 07, 2016

Sixty in the City: Kim Cattrall dishes on the second season of Sensitive Skin

A wiser Kim Cattrall dishes on shooting the second season of Sensitive Skin in T.O. and the wonders of mid-life.
June 06, 2016

Restaurant Review: Hitting all the right notes at Piano Piano

The slowing down part is why he named the new place Piano Piano (which means “go slow” in Italian). The family part is why his two-year-old daughter’s art is on the walls and the place is informal, family-friendly and inexpensive. Lotsa pizza ’n’ pasta.
June 06, 2016

Parents Hacks: Accept my prom-posal?

The stakes are higher for our social media–savvy kids than they were for us. Proms now come with more expenses than just the dress, not to mention all of the other expectations that will undoubtedly shape this milestone in their lives.
June 06, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: Queens of Cannabis co-owner calls for conciliatory discussion on dispensaries

The pot industry has changed dramatically since the ’60s. The substance is about to be legalized, but the existence of dispensaries is causing a stir.
June 03, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: The sharing economy, man

The hippie values of togetherness and communal living have evolved into the sharing economy, but it’s not just rides and apartments up for grabs anymore.
June 03, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: Modern bohemian must-haves

We visit local neighbourhood shops for a guide to putting together a groovy look.
June 03, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: Toronto’s Hippie Van Man

Aaron Neilson-Belman just returned home from a three-year journey to South America in his 1979 Volkswagen T2 Transporter. As if the journey and the vehicle weren’t hippie enough, Neilson-Belman recruited renowned Toronto artist Al Runt to paint a mural symbolizing the adventure across the van.
June 03, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: Back to the land with backyard hens

When I had young children, I began to wonder where their food was coming from. I wanted to get them the best quality food I could, so I started growing my own vegetables and received my first three chickens in 2007.
June 03, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: The groovy Yorkville scene that started it all

Penny Farthing and Purple Onion recognized for role in ’60s history that includes Joni Mitchell and many more
June 03, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: The return of the summer festival

Forget Festival Express and Woodstock, now we have these summer music festivals where you can embrace your inner flower child.
June 03, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: From civil rights to Black Lives Matter

A look back at the first Caribana and the connections between the civil rights movement and today.
June 03, 2016

Peace, Love & Toronto: Life in the ’60s

Local residents dish the details on their favourite hangouts back in the ’60s.
June 03, 2016

Big Ticket: Former Torontonian Karim Rashid and other top artists participate in citywide art project

Recently, he got involved with The Brain Project, a Baycrest Health Sciences fundraiser and open-air art installation, launching June 3, that sees a slew of incredible artists, such as Rashid, Mr. Brainwash and David Drebin.
June 02, 2016