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Top 10 fall concerts in Toronto from the enchanting Adele to the roots ready Shovels & Rope

The top 10 concerts in Toronto this fall including Adele and Shovels & Rope
September 23, 2016

Comic Stripped: Top 10 shows at JFL 42, opening tonight

Just For Laughs, the Toronto edition of the legendary Montreal laugh fest, hits town this month for 10 days of standup comedy and 42 comics, beginning Sept. 22. Here’s the list of the 10 shows I’m sure to be at, in case you’re a big comedy fan or want to hand me a subpoena.
September 22, 2016

Real estate buyer's guide to Toronto's Wanless Park neighbourhood

Leafy Wanless Park and surrounding areas prove there is still small town-style living available in the city, albeit at a price
September 21, 2016

Spotted: The Baked Alaska making a comeback in Toronto restaurants

The baked Alaska first made waves at New York’s Delmonico’s restaurant back in 1876 now Toronto's Cafe Boulud is bringing it back.
September 21, 2016

Time to ditch the no-new-tax mantra

The day of reckoning is the way a mild-mannered friend refers to the coming decisions about how Toronto City Council will, or will not, find the money to meet city expenditures in 2017 and thereafter.
September 21, 2016

Big Opening: A look at Yorkdale’s new Indochino and Q&A with their director of fashion

This summer, Indochino opened a new menswear store in North York's Yorkdale Mall. The Vancouver-based company sells accessories and custom shirts, but their specialty seems to be made-to-measure suiting.
September 20, 2016

Restaurant Review: The new Chantecler shines in spots, underwhelms in others

Chantecler 2.0 has nothing to do with the Asian fusion lettucy thingies of chef Poon, but the room is unchanged — still a small and incredibly sweet bistro with thick wooden tables, some high-top, some regulation height, white tile floors a la française and a cheerful atmosphere with friendly service.
September 20, 2016

Acclaimed Toronto musician Serena Ryder on finding her grey wolf for her new album

Toronto singer-songwriter Serena Ryder relates the story of the white wolf and the dark wolf, a Cherokee legend that she’d recently learned, which she said inspired her new album. In it, a youngster asks an elder to explain why he always feels so torn inside.
September 19, 2016

Shop Talk: T.O.’s Laura Siegel employs craftspeople in rural villages to create her ethical line

With a focus on sustainable business practices and respectful working conditions in remote communities, Laura Siegel’s Toronto-based collection is fashion savvy, eco-friendly and humane.
September 19, 2016

A Q&A with the incredible Margo Price and four other gems to check out at this weekend's TURF music festival in Toronto

Country musician Margo Price plays the Toronto Urban Roots Festival this weekend.
September 16, 2016

Bridle Path townhouse customers left in limbo after Urbancorp bankruptcy

They were promised a luxury townhome in one of Toronto’s most desirable neighbourhoods. But instead, Urbancorp customers who invested in the development on Bayview Avenue near The Bridle Path now stand to lose more than half their deposit.
September 15, 2016

Big Opening: Inside the new Queen West vintage shop Pearls and Pockets

New Toronto store Pearls and Pockets stocks local clothing and accessory designers.
September 15, 2016

How it all started: The Arkells and that fateful first gig

Indie rockers — with a new album, and two dates at Massey Hall this fall — talk about their battle of the bands beginnings
September 15, 2016

Food feature: Prawn stars

September 14, 2016

Best places to shop in Uptown Toronto for 2016

Our roundup of the best shopping in Uptown Toronto in 2016.
September 14, 2016

Candice Olson dishes out seven ways to transform your home by adding the right wallpaper treatment

So whether you’re looking for a subtle accent or a bold design statement, here are some of my favourite ways to use wallpaper to achieve your desired look.
September 13, 2016

Restaurant Review: Slice of Motor City at Descendant Pizza is a lesson in deliciousness

This new (to us) form of pizza is called Detroit-style and is on offer in an unassuming 22-seat hole-in-the-wall in Leslieville.
September 13, 2016

Dream Homes: There are still big backyards in Toronto, for the right price

As condos and townhomes take over Midtown, green space has never been more valuable. Here are two verdant properties that prove owning a home with a big backyard is still possible — if the price is no object.
September 13, 2016

Pinball growing in popularity, including at underground Toronto arcades

Frolic’s Arcade, despite the name, is not an actual arcade. A City of Toronto zoning bylaw states that only two pinball machines or other electronic games are permitted in a restaurant or amusement establishment, so pinball leagues are held mostly in the homes of private collectors such as Frolic’s Arcade.
September 12, 2016

Legendary pro wrestler, Jake the Snake, in town for wild night of spoken word at Second City

His dramatic unspooling and subsequent comeback was put to film in the moving documentary The Resurrection of Jake the Snake. Now, he wants to help others. He brings his hilarious and frank spoken word show to Second City on Sept. 11.
September 09, 2016