Toronto’s International Boat Show 2012

As Toronto’s weather slowly enters the annual unbearable-cold phase, it’s hard to suppress hopeful thoughts about your cottage on the lake, perfect sunsets on the beach or sailing the open sea on a warm summer’s day. Amplify those visions, beginning this weekend, when Ricoh Coliseum is transformed from sport/concert venue … Read More

Neighbourhood Guide, Toronto: Leslieville

Finally, it seems Torontonians have warmed up to the idea that the east really does beat the west. Once a barren industrial neighbourhood, with aesthetics comparable to a New York slum, Leslieville has emerged as a Toronto hub of culture, style, art and food. Similar to what Queen Street West … Read More

Toronto’s Lesser-Known Art Havens

Whether you are an art enthusiast or appreciator, or simply someone seeking boredom relief on a Sunday afternoon, one of the best ways to spend time in the city is to gallery hop. With Toronto’s array of unique neighbourhoods, great art is to be found everywhere. If you don’t want to pass the whole day … Read More

Drawing a Crowd for Tintin and Hergé at Steamwhistle

This Sunday, admire some truly unique original comic-book art while sipping a refreshing lager at Toronto Draws, presented by The Beguiling Books & Art and hosted by, and at, the Steamwhistle Brewery. Since November 2, Steamwhistle’s conveniently long walls — a function of being housed in a former railroad roundhouse … Read More

Sin City North: Naughty Toronto

Known mainly for being a Canadian business and culture hub, Toronto also has a reputation for being a straight-as-an-arrow city. Simply put: It’s not a destination choice for Canadians seeking a sinfully sexy time; nothing comparable here to the topless breakfast joints and car washes of Montreal, nor the tie-me-up … Read More

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