New Year’s Eve: How Do YOU Celebrate?

What are your traditions?  When I was little, my (late maternal) grandmother would light candles with me.  I have NO CLUE where that came from.  She told me it was a “tradition” but I don’t know anyone who does it. … Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Solo: Treat Yourself to Salmon, Spinach and Bulgur

Valentine’s Day is less than a week away, and for those of us who’re staying in, there’s no reason why you can’t celebrate, even if you don’t have a date!  Forget take-out or ice cream!  Love yourself and treat yourself… Continue Reading

Operanation Celebrates Art, Music and Style

Operanation 8, held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, home of the Canadian Opera Company, on October 21.  This year’s event was called “A Muse Ball” and celebrated not only music, art and style as well and… Continue Reading

TopShop at HBC is Here and Scarf Giveaway! – Congrats Nin!

Well, sort of, anyway.  A capsule collection, curated by Tommy Ton, opened at the Bay on Queen Street in Toronto on June 29, one day earlier than originally planned.  The collection consists of Tommy Ton’s favourite TopShop pieces will be… Continue Reading

The New Bloor-Yorkville Celebrates, Red Carpet Style

Construction may have taken forever, but Toronto’s glitzy Bloor-Yorkville area is now back in full swing, and more beautiful than ever.  The entire area, between Avenue Road and Church Street was closed Sunday and covered with a red carpet to… Continue Reading

The Holiday Party: Getting Creative with Appetizers and Sandwiches

Meghna Lamore Ah, the wonders of holiday entertaining. The family, the friends. The sparkly decorations, the tree ornaments. The endless lists, the stress. Most of us host some sort of holiday gathering, whether it be a full-blown party on a… Continue Reading

Les Miz Celebrates 25th Anniversary with New Sets and Staging

Despite technical difficulties (had a bit of trouble with the set right before the wedding scene.  The show was stopped for five minutes) at Thursday’s production, the 25th Anniversary production of Les Miserables was absolutely amazing.  The entire musical has been restaged,… Continue Reading

Aveda is Back in Yorkville!

After a five year absence, Aveda has made its triumphant return to the Bloor-Yorkville area.  This location, the fifteenth Experience Centre in Canada is on Cumberland Street and to Lululemon’s new location.   The new store is smaller than their old… Continue Reading