Let’s Go To the Ex 2012!!

For Torontonians, the opening of the Canadian National Exhibition (aka the CNE or just plan “the Ex”) marks the end of summer.  Opening today and running until September 3, growing up, this event was the last thing I did before… Continue Reading

Winterlicious 2012: January 27 to February 9

Once again, many of Toronto’s restaurants are participating in the twice-a-year culinary event of ___licious. Some 175 restaurants are participating and as usual, lunches will be $15, $25 and $35 and dinners are at $25, $35 and $45. In addition… Continue Reading

CB2 Opens First Store in Toronto

CB2, sister store to Crate and Barrel, opened its first Canadian location on Bathurst and Queen Street West on Saturday at what used to be the Big Bop. Featuring its spring 2012 collection, the pieces are perfect for Toronto’s smaller,… Continue Reading

Star Ferry from Hong Kong to Kowloon

The Special Administrative Region known as Hong Kong is made up of Hong Kong island, Kowloon and what’s known as the “New Territories” (which includes Lantau Island, where Hong Kong Disney is located). While today, one can take the MTR… Continue Reading

Loving the City Life!

It’s a pretty hot topic right now.  There’s even a show about it on HGTV Canada.  I’m talking about the urban vs. suburban lifestyle.  What do I like?  I’m definitely Team Urban.  I love being steps away from the subway,… Continue Reading

CB2 Coming to Toronto This November!

Media were invited to view pieces from CB2, Crate and Barrel‘s sister store yesterday. CB2 will be opening its first Canadian store at the corner of Queen and Bathurst this November – right at former home of the Big Bop. … Continue Reading

Operanation VII will Rock with Major Band!

The Canadian Opera Company’s most fun and exciting event of the year in one week!  Operanation VII: Cinderella Rock The Ball will be celebrating this season’s production of Rossini’s La Cenerentola – Cinderella.  NExt week’s to be a good one, as not… Continue Reading

Have a Cool Labour Day with these Cocktails!

In these parts, Labour Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer.  Whether you’re in the city, at the cottage or anywhere at all, keep cool with your friends with these drinks! September Sunrise Summer Sunset 1 oz. Three-O Pomegranate… Continue Reading