Insiders share tips and secrets for making your trip to Toronto extraordinary.
Take Me Out to the Toronto Ballgame
By Jim Byers
One of the joys of a downtown baseball stadium in Toronto is the shared experience leading up to a game. On days the Blue Jays are in town, you’ll see boys and girls with their moms or dads or grandparents heading to the ballpark on Toronto’s extensive transit network.
A Literary Tradition: The Annual International Festival of Authors
By Waheeda Harris
When the air turns crisp and the leaves start turning to vibrant shades of gold, orange and red, it’s time for Toronto to celebrate the written word.
My Toronto: Kensington Market
By Natalie Taylor
Like many locals in Toronto, we all have our spots. For me, the concentration of those spots –especially in the summer–is in Kensington Market. Kensington Market is my “spot.”
Top 5 Things To Do in Toronto
By Arienne Parzei
Every time I come back to Toronto after being away for a period of time, I’m reminded why I love this city so much.
Toronto Bar Bites
By Gizelle Lau
So you’re looking for a fun night on the town? Here are some great spots for some of the best cocktails, drinks and bar bites in Toronto.
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Where to Find Authentic Canadian Cuisine in Toronto
By Nicola Brown
In reaction to a dizzying array of international restaurants and bars, Toronto has begun gazing inward to embrace Canada’s own culinary history, elevating traditional recipes, regional specialties and local ingredients to world-class status.
Welcome to Leslieville
By Ayngelina Brogan
Although Toronto’s East end is often closer than some of the more popular West neighbourhoods there is a bit of a mental block, especially as you need to cross the bridge to visit Riverside and Leslieville.
By Jason Kucherawy
As a tour guide, I spend much of my time walking the city and talking to curious visitors and interested locals about urban issues, discussing the evolution of neighbourhoods, pointing out the addition of significant new buildings and public art, describing the growth of local businesses, and generally sharing my view from street-level.
The Must-Eats of Toronto’s Historic St. Lawrence Market
By Lisa Ng
Wear your stretchy pants and bring your appetite as you graze your way through the St. Lawrence Market, National Geographic’s top food market.
Salsa in the City
By Kristina DoRosario
The pulse of this culture lies within one of its most famed music and dance genres – salsa.
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Field to Table – To Mouth!
By Amy Rosen
I live in downtown Toronto, in a neighbourhood called Little Portugal, but at times it’s easy to imagine I live in Europe, since my neighbours have brought with them their green-thumbed customs from the old country to the new.
Toronto’s Street Art
By Kate Pocock
Visitors can now see fantastic art murals sprayed onto buildings, attend gallery openings with local street artists in attendance, and get a feel for ethnic culture through murals in certain ’hoods.
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Toronto’s River Valleys: The Natural Soul of the City
By Jim Byers
If you REALLY want to know the world’s most cosmopolitan city, you need to explore the city’s parks; especially the endless acres of trees and rolling lawns and small creeks in Toronto’s extensive ravines and river valleys.
By Heather Greenwood Davis
A last-minute trip to Toronto is the perfect way to get the kids (and yourself) ready for a new school year.
From Love Beads to Lamborghinis
By Carol Perehudoff
Welcome to Toronto’s glamourhood of Yorkville. Like a well-maintained Real Housewife, Yorkville is a beauty that refuses to age – though she’s not averse to a few nips and tucks.
Explore the World on the 506 Streetcar
By Corinne McDermott
While the goal with our kids is to show them the world, since we live in Toronto they can still learn about the many wondrous cultures that exist.