Low-Cost Highbrow in Toronto

It’s a common misconception that the finest of Toronto’s cultural offerings are accessible only to the wealthy. In fact, some of the city’s most august institutions offer deep discounts — you just need to know where to look. (Relative youth helps, too; 40-somethings can’t access the same deals.) Here, Toronto’s best low-cost, … Read More

Toronto’s Best Independent Movie Theatres

If your tastes in film go beyond rom-coms and the Fockers series, your local theatre may not always call your name. Fortunately, Toronto’s blessed with several excellent independent cinemas. Here, five of the finest. Camera Bar The 6’ by 8’ screen at Atom Egoyan’s Camera Bar can’t compete with your … Read More

New Year’s Day in Toronto

For many, New Year’s Day means waking up around noon, and spending the remaining daylight hours trying to feel human again. For those bold enough to venture outside tomorrow, here are some ways to spend the first day of 2009. Nachos: At Sneaky Dee’s, grease is the word. Choose from … Read More

More Unique Dates

Today we present the third in our series on alternatives to the dinner-and-a-show standard. Regardless of whether you’re single or attached, creative date-planning lets your date know that you’re imaginative and thoughtful. Panoramic and Perverse (Yorkville and The Annex): Dress up and head for dinner high in the sky at … Read More

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