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First Look: Birch Bistro opens in Céléstin’s former home on Mount Pleasant

Laurie Hillesheim, long-time industry veteran, and first-time restaurateur has opened Birch Bistro in the old Céléstin spot on Mount Pleasant at the corner of Manor Road. She has enlisted chef Philippe Coeurdassier (formerly of Mogette Bistro) to run the kitchen.
April 27, 2017

An all-female fitness studio with a glossy and girly décor

Walk up the stairs leading to Elle Fitness and Social and you’ll notice a few key things that tell you you’re not in for your average workout experience. First, a mural that greets you with the saying “Beyoncé wasn’t built in a day” and an image of the pop culture icon.
April 27, 2017

Taveeta Szymanowicz on her budding television and music career

When Taveeta Szymanowicz walked into her audition for a spot in the second season of Family Channel’s The Next Step, a show that follows the lives of an elite group of young dancers, she wasn’t expecting a big role.
April 27, 2017

How They Met: How Lexa Doig and Michael Shanks make marriage work

Lexa Doig is returning to the small screen with her role in the new series The Arrangement, just as fans are getting ready to say goodbye to her husband, Michael Shanks, as his show Saving Hope is in its last season. Here’s how this television duo met.
April 27, 2017

Midtown marijuana dispensary hires security after community consultation

April 26, 2017

The Countess of Bunwich: Rosen’s new creation raises the stakes for summertime treats

Well, Amy Rosen of Rosen’s Cinnamon Buns (825 College, at Ossington) is taking things to a whole new level of decadence with the Bunwich.
April 26, 2017

Celebrity chef Claudio Aprile set to open his new restaurant Copetin in time for summer

One of the city's most well-known and groundbreaking chefs, Claudio Aprile (Origin, Colborne Lane) has announced the next step in his culinary career with the opening of Copetin Restaurant and Bar.
April 25, 2017

First Look: Israel’s Cafe Landwer sets up north of Toronto

Chances are, those who have been to Israel (birthright, anyone?) are familiar with Cafe Landwer. The popular Israeli café, which got its start back in 1919, finally opened its very first Canadian outpost in Vaughan earlier this year.
April 25, 2017

Local Love: Two Toronto brands collaborate to bring back a classic style for summer 2017

This spring we're feeling the retro lines of the Drake General Store’s meet-cute with shoemaker Bata. The 122-year-old company has paired up with the Toronto-based shop to breathe new life into the iconic Bata Bullets sneaker.
April 25, 2017

Introducing a parade of five spring pizzas that will rock your world

Toronto’s obsession with floppy, wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas has been replaced by a new parade of pies. Black crust, thick crust and sour dough have become the new orders du jour. Here’s a look at five top pizza places that are ditching the pizza rule book.
April 25, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Torontonians put a spring in their step with al fresco liaisons

According to a national survey’s data, over half of Canadians have had sex in the great outdoors, and 62 per cent fantasize about doing the deed in public.
April 25, 2017

Forest Hill’s green home of the future

Local firm Probuilt Design + Build has created one of the most energy-efficient homes in the city, which will be built in the Allen Road and Eglinton Avenue area for a Toronto couple.
April 24, 2017

New Lit Up festival hits city and includes an event with Barbara Gowdy this week

The International Festival of Authors and the Toronto Arts Council have teamed up to present Toronto Lit Up, a series of events over the next few months that showcases some of Canada’s brightest poets, authors and novelists.
April 24, 2017

Local volunteer spruces up Leaside’s main street

Bayview Avenue is a cleaner, greener street today thanks to the efforts of the Bayview Pixies, led by local resident Debora Kuchmé.
April 24, 2017

Celebrate Record Store Day Toronto style

Searching for ­iconic albums by T.O.’s best local bands in the bins can be fun and rewarding
April 21, 2017

Earth Day: 6,100 bikes a day on Bloor

April 21, 2017

Toronto novelist Claire Cameron is back with ‘The Last Neanderthal’

Toronto novelist Claire Cameron wants people to understand that Neanderthals are people too, sort of.
April 21, 2017

David Suzuki has an Earth Day challenge for Toronto

My Earth Day challenge for Post City readers is to help bring bees and butterflies to your neighbourhood this year.
April 21, 2017

City orders heritage renovation reversed

A homeowner in North York said he will take down new alterations to his house that were added without permission from City of Toronto Heritage Preservation Services (HPS).
April 20, 2017

Showrunner and executive producer Adam Pettle on his new series

The showrunner behind hit Canadian series Saving Hope admits he wasn’t a star student but was heavily involved in extracurriculars.
April 20, 2017