"We carry literally everything from cards to beautiful rugs, chandeliers and clothing. Just very specific, for the season."
Next time you'll look around and you’ll be amazed to find that you're actually standing in these beautiful, unconventional art galleries.
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.
Trinity Bellwoods Farmer Market’s mandate is to educate the local community about the food they eat.
First open in 2006, East York Farmers' Market is the perfect place to get fresh groceries in Toronto's East End.
Loved neighbourhood spot to catch up on your shopping and spend summer afternoons in good company, surrounded by great music and delicious food.
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.
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.
Toronto has a number of ice skating rinks, and we've chosen three best ones anyone wanting to experience the true Toronto winter should visit.
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!
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."
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.
In our third installment of haunted places in Toronto, we delve into the more public buildings in the city that have stood tall and proud despite having some very gruesome roots. Let's dig right in by taking you back in time through history to the War of 1812 ...
In our second installment of haunted locations in Toronto, we bring you tales of a gloomy – yet inviting – city park, a trendy downtown district that's hopping with humans of both the living and undead variety, and a couple of eerie educational institutions that have a lot of history behind them.
The City of Toronto was founded in 1793, but despite its relatively young age compared to most other major international cities, it still plays host to many restless spirits and unusual paranormal activity.
The Distillery District is a national Historic Site with an incredibly rich history. The site was once The Gooderham and Worts Distillery, and 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. Whether it's a warm cup on a cold day or an iced tea on a warm one, here's a list of great tea shops all over the city.
To make your search through the Toronto's vintage and second-hand furniture stores a bit easier, we created a guide consisting our most favourites - with every single one store being a unique experience for different styles!
"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. You can find scarves, cushions, jewellery, and other assorted pretty things along with the furniture.
Nearly four acres of land at 777 Lawrence Avenue East deserve your attention. Formerly known as the Toronto Civic Garden Centre, it opened as the city's botanical garden and a gardening education and information centre at the same time in 2003. Toronto Botanical Garden lies in Edwards Gardens, which is a public park, owned and administered by the City of Toronto.
Every summer, Toronto comes alive with a huge number of street festivals that attract large crowds and that are full of colours, new tastes, and good music right on the street corners. Torontonians enjoy spending a day out like this and can't wait for the festival season to start.
Celebrating our best friends, Toronto knows how to show some doggie love! Since 2003, Woofstock has become the largest free outdoor dog festival.
Ontario Place is a cultural, leisure, and entertainment parkland located on the shores of Lake Ontario (conveniently just 4 kilometres from Downtown Toronto) that was opened in 1971 and consists of three man-made islands. It has been an extremely popular family destination with emphasis on kids-friendly activities for years. Here's a great photo essay by Roland Shainidze!
“When my kids were in high school they were doing nothing when they weren’t doing their homework. I said ‘Come on, we’re going to open up a business’. We did. A day and a half after we opened, we were in the black. We’ve been here ever since, so we’re doing something right.” Given that “ever since” refers to a span of thirty-four years, it’s safe to say Ms. Albert is right.
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.