Whether they have clothes that don’t fit, old furniture or organic waste, citizens of Toronto are lucky to have many options for safe recycling.
"From the beginning, we were pretty much the first vintage store to have a kind of really clean aesthetic and keep everything very organized"
Purchasing a rental property can be a difficult experience, but educating yourself can save you money and heartache further down the road.
Sakura trees reach peak bloom in spring - in this time, Toronto’s High Park attracts thousands of people to admire their beauty.
Looking for family fun or just want to restock your pantry? This guide should help you decide which farmers’ market in Toronto to visit next!
Jessica Moorhouse, a Toronto millennial personal finance expert, provides the financial guidance and helps others to afford their dreams
Becoming a landlord is a good way to help pay down your mortgage, generate extra income, or even create your own business. But what does it take?
Thinking about August, or looking for ways to get your kids in the March Break camps? Here are the best spring & summer sports camps in Toronto!
Try Toronto organic produce and have a tour through Etobicoke history - visit Winter Market at Montgomery’s Inn!
Based in Toronto, Sylvia Apostolidis and The Jasmar Group helps companies make real progress in building diverse and inclusive workplaces.
Finding and purchasing your first home can be a lot of fun, and quite rewarding with the right know-how and attitude.
"We carry literally everything from cards to beautiful rugs, chandeliers and clothing. Just very specific, for the season."
Glenn McQueenie talks with Julie Kinnear about success, her dream team, referral client base and hustling her way up the real estate ladder
Next time you'll look around and you’ll be amazed to find that you're actually standing in these beautiful, unconventional art galleries.
Luxury and glamour don’t have to come with a high price tag. We can show you some tricks which are downright budget, while delivering big impact.
Slowing down and enjoying Christmas time watching movies with our friends and family - here are some of our favourite holiday movies!
In a region like the GTA, where the average commute is 65.5 minutes, it’s no wonder that more people are looking at working from home alternative
Whilst Toronto is often called the city of neighbourhoods, this is especially true in the former East York borough where south of river too there are many neighbourhoods.
Mrs. Huzienga is a wonderful local shop in Toronto. The staff is knowledgeable, courteous, and you're almost guaranteed to find something you adore.
In a bid to cool what some worried was an overheated market the Canadian Liberal government recently announced changes to mortgage rules.
Just like parents interviewing daycares and potential babysitters, finding the right fit for pet care that will suit your family needs can be exhausting and overwhelming.
Trinity Bellwoods Farmer Market’s mandate is to educate the local community about the food they eat.
There are already so many decisions to be made when buying a condo. One under-discussed decision is about whether to include a parking spot or storage locker in the sale.
First open in 2006, East York Farmers' Market is the perfect place to get fresh groceries in Toronto's East End.
Home prices in Toronto were up another seventeen percent in July. The market continues to boom, and that has many younger buyers worried. Can I afford to finance a purchase of a home at these prices? Yes, you can.
Loved neighbourhood spot to catch up on your shopping and spend summer afternoons in good company, surrounded by great music and delicious food.
Here are the photo from our first and definitely not the last JKT Inukshuk Club Picnic! We met on August 18th in High Park and we had a blast!! See for yourself!
Summer heatwaves scream for ice cream. While Toronto already had a fair selection of variations on the theme of frozen dairy dessert, that hasn't stopped three more from showing up this year: Arctic Bites, Fugo & La Diperie.
In Canada, we drink almost 10 billion cups of tea per year, and that figure is expected to rise 40% by 2020.
We’ve taken the liberty of making your life a bit easier by finding the best and cheapest places to park in Downtown Toronto.
It was colourful, it was cheerful, it was happy and it was proud. But most importantly, there was love all around. See for yourself!
It all started as a collaboration between three local organic farmers, community members, and City of Toronto staff in the Dufferin Grove Park.
Forget spending hours in walk-in vintage stores trying to find that special piece. John Baltazar from What The Vintage wants you to buy your next great furniture item online.
A few years ago, a particularly fussy puppy inspired Cooper to try his hand at canine cuisine, and the end result is All Good Dog Food.
The Green Light District that now sits at 365 Roncesvalles Avenue is the second iteration of the Peets' furniture and accessory shop.
In 2012, St. Lawrence Market was chosen as the best food market by National Geographic. Well deserved, we must say. And others agree as well.
Check the gallery below and see for yourself what the Toronto Botanical Garden Farmers’ Market looks like!
Toronto is a pet lover's city. Whether you're looking for raw pet food or want to pamper your pooch like royalty, here are two pet shops you need to visit!
Last week, we realized that we have couple of really nice photo essays that are covered in virtual dust. So, why not look at some of them again?
It seems everywhere we go recently people have been abuzz about the new cat cafe that opened in mid November.
We did some winter cleaning on our website and found this beautiful picture of ducks swimming in the pond in Cedarvale Park.
Since 2008, the Sorauren farmer’s market is held every Monday on the Town Square except winter months, when it’s moved to the field house.
Best off-leash dog parks in Toronto where your pup can run freely and make friends.
Ice Cream - it's cold and delightful and very nearly necessary on some of those really sweltering summer days. Here are the best Ice Cream Spots in Roncesvalles. Enjoy trying them all!
Volunteering at the Daily Bread Foodbank!
Photo essay of the most beautiful parks in the Roncesvalles neighbourhood.
On this block of Gerrard Street East, the colourful window of Eclectisaurus attracts passersby and locals to discover vintage treasures of the 20th century.
Ethel, a vintage furniture and home décor boutique, is a far cry from spare and minimal design that is de rigeur for serious home decor: as its owner Shauntelle LeBlanc says "life is too short for beige."
Happy New Year from the Julie Kinnear Team. May you have a blessed, successful and happy 2015!
The JKT was invited to the Luxe Appliance Studio for a lunch (located at 334 King St. E). It was freaking awesome!!
The newly opened Vintage Home Boutique in Hillcrest is the new go-to place for furniture shopping sprees. If you love vintage pieces, you must see this.
Another wonderful JKT Pumpkin Patch afternoon. The team dressed as their favourite sports team.
Time for wood-burning fireplaces, warm cups of cocoa, and a good ghost story or two!
The Distillery District represents the largest and best preserved collection of Victorian Industrial Architecture in North America.
Over the last few years, Toronto's tea drinkers have been lucky enough to find some great spots to enjoy their favourite brews.
To make your search through the Toronto's vintage & second-hand furniture stores a bit easier, we created a guide consisting our most favourites!
"Antique stores by nature tend to be pretty eclectic, but I think more than most we really have a bit of everything!"
Jake Keck wanted his store to be "more gallery-like" than most, and that mentality is evident in the almost stark displays and lack of clutter.
Teresa Wiwchar's establishment is small and white, stuffed with little things that sparkle and larger stuff that's, well, white.
Enjoy a colorful, fairytale-like side of Toronto and forget about the endless winter for a moment.
The store sells not only furniture, but jewellery too, all on consignment from people who don't want to sell the stuff themselves.
John Jakeman started GUFF (short for Good Used Furniture Finds) after spending years sourcing and selling antiques to dealers.
Great masterpieces emerge from beneath the picks, chisels and chainsaws of talented carvers during the 13th Annual Bloor-Yorkville IceFest.
Toronto parks are not losing their charm under the thick cover of snow. Inviting people for a nice walk, snowball fights or building snowmen.
Furnishly is a marketplace that brings physical store inventory online, all in one place, in a well arranged and practical manner.
Of Things Past is a unique furniture store that carries used furniture as well as new items that other shops consign with them.
The store was established by Dan and Renee’s grandmother, Grace, who was way ahead of the trend of reducing, recycling, and repurposing.
Greektown Taste of the Danforth sponsored by Pilaros is one of Toronto's signature events organized by Toronto's local communities every summer.
Founded in 1858, this remarkable green oasis of Allan Botanical Gardens in Toronto belongs to one of its oldest parks.
Cabbagetown belongs to Toronto's most picturesque neighbourhoods. See for yourself, walking past beautiful Victorian houses with nice gardens.
There’s a lot of second-hand furniture stores in Toronto that help you build a comfortable and convenient interior space with reused furniture.
Easter is really knocking on our door these days! One can see the nature waking up all around, even in the city.
After three or four rainy and cold days there was a bit of sun and spring feeling in the air.
How beautiful a sunrise with fog and haze can be. Grant MacDonald loves to take pictures because it makes him slow down.