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Sewell on City Hall: Tory’s team off to one side instead of collaboratively planning downtown’s future

It’s a pretty confident strategy. The project is called TOCore, and the city’s website lists the many studies undertaken by staff and consultants retained by staff, all fodder for the final plan due within two years.
July 22, 2016

Property value increases cause residents concern

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) was performing property value reassessments in Toronto last month, and given how quickly housing values have risen, some people are worried about a resulting property tax increase.
July 21, 2016

Leasiders vote against size of Eglinton Avenue development

A recent survey commissioned by the Leaside Property Owners’ Association (LPOA) showed the majority of local respondents feel the development proposed for 939 Eglinton Ave. E. is inappropriate.
July 20, 2016

Spotted: Gold at the end of the rainbow trend

Chances are a few rainbow-hued food items have caught your attention as of late.
July 19, 2016

The Casa Loma neighbourhood offers much more than just the city’s best-known landmarks

Casa Loma is home to Sir Henry Pellatt’s well-known Gothic Revival mansion, which is one of the city’s top tourist attractions. But the entire neighbourhood is quite storied and is currently being studied as a potential heritage conservation district.
July 19, 2016

Food Crawl: Christie Pits restaurants spring to life around neighbourhood green space

Christie Pits is a hidden gem, easier to get to than the islands and not overrun by the bacchanalian crowds attracted to Trin Bellwoods on weekends. This is our tour of the neighbourhood’s best restaurants and bars.
July 18, 2016

How They Met: Two Baroness Von Sketch Show stars met at Second City

Comedian couple Kevin Whalen and Paloma Nuñez got their start at Second City — both personally and professionally.
July 18, 2016

Shop Crawl: A peek at Bloor West village boutiques

Three spots that connect the neighbourhood’s European roots with T.O. shoppers
July 15, 2016

IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe is back after near-death accident

IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe back behind the wheel and ready to tackle the Honda Indy Toronto this weekend
July 15, 2016

A 90-minute Hamlet takes over High Park

Frank Cox-O’Connell has the eponymous role in Canadian Stage Company’s product of Hamlet, this summer in High Park.
July 14, 2016

Debate over sidewalks and trees in Lawrence Park heats up

John Tory speaks out about too many trees being cut down to make way for sidewalks and accessibility despite his new mandate to prioritize safety
July 13, 2016

Workout with Monika: Windsurfing at Cherry Beach

Windsurfing is one of the most exhilarating and challenging workouts you’ll ever find.
July 13, 2016

Taste Test: Beat the heat with the best ice cream sandwiches in Toronto

T.O.’s frozen treat purveyors are dishing out wild and wacky creations for everything from soft serve to frozen sandwiches. We invited chef Cory Vitiello of the Harbord Room, Flock and the TV series Chef In Your Ear to taste these over-the-top sammies and find out who has the cream of the crop.
July 12, 2016

Big Opening: German fashion retailer Marc Cain has grown Canadian operation to five locations

Marc Cain opened their flagship retail store at the Eaton Centre in late April, and has now seen their presence swell to five stores in Canada.
July 11, 2016

Restaurant Review: Superstar chef’s El Rey Mezcal Bar lacks magic touch

I’m guessing they like El Rey for its cocktail extravaganzas and Mexican munchies. After all, this is Kensington. People need munchies. Which don’t have to taste great.
July 11, 2016

Toronto’s buzzy Director X expands beyond Drake’s Hotline Bling to feature films

Director X first got interested in music videos while interning at MuchMusic
July 11, 2016

How They Met: A cottage all-nighter kindled the spark for Lindsey Deluce and her husband

Lindsey Deluce, the news anchor on CTV’s new breakfast show Your Morning, met her now husband, Andrew “Drew” Ball, 12 years ago. Now the two are married with two children and share a home that they recently bought in the Wychwood neighbourhood.
July 08, 2016

Melissa Grelo’s five books that matter

Co-anchor of CTV’s new daily TV show Your Morning offers the books that inspired her
July 07, 2016

Rocking the boat with John Bil

John Bil has never been interested in operating within the mainstream
July 07, 2016

Dog Days of Summer: Everything you need to know about pampering your pet in Toronto

Where to find the best spas, hiking trails, treats and gear for your dog
July 06, 2016