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Mark spring in Toronto at the Maple Syrup Festival

Mark spring in Toronto at the Maple Syrup Festival February 29, 2012 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Maple Syrup is about as Canadian as you can get and its arrival signals the end of the long northern winter. Celebrate spring at a the Maple Syrup Festival held at two conservation areas close to Toronto. Canada produces 85% of the world’s supply and exports over 30,000 tones to more than 40 countries....

Turning ice into art at IceFest

Turning ice into art at IceFest February 24, 2012 | Events, Food, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by Paul Tichonczuk On Feb 25 and 26 celebrate winter in style at the 7th Annual Bloor-Yorkville IceFest where you can celebrate winter in Toronto. Watch as ice carvers take out their picks, chisels and even chainsaws to transform blocks of ice into masterpieces at the 14th Annual Sassafraz Ice...

Celebrating Black History Month in Toronto

Celebrating Black History Month in Toronto February 18, 2012 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Since 1979, the City of Toronto has celebrated Black History month with events and exhibits scheduled throughout the city. There are number of cultural events celebrating the heritage, traditions and culture of African-Canadians. Photo courtesy of Theatre Archipelago/Obeah Opera   A new take on...

6 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in TO

6 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in TO December 28, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Photo by Sam Javanrouh, Flickr Nearly every bar, nightclub and restaurant will be open to celebrate New Year’s in Toronto. You can come simple or you can go elaborate. Here’s 6 suggestions for partying to help you decide. Celebrate early with the kids Gibson House Museum is offering a traditional...

Toronto’s multicultural Xmas

Toronto’s multicultural Xmas December 19, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by Doug Brown. Courtesy of Tourism Toronto Toronto is a multicultural city but that doesn’t stop it from celebrating a traditional Christmas. The whole city joins in the fun and gets into the spirit of the season. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate in Toronto, check out these fun events. Glide...

Feel good Xmas events

Feel good Xmas events December 6, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Get into the spirit of Christmas with these charitable events. It’s a great way to meet the locals, find out what’s happening in town and help out. The Third Annual City Carol Sing Come and sing along with some of the city’s great singers and support the Food Banks of Canada. Special guests...

Farewell Jack Layton

Farewell Jack Layton August 29, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Jack Layton My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. Jack Layton, A letter to Canadians, August 20, 2011 1950-2011 On Saturday, Toronto came to a standstill for the...

Let’s Go to the EX!

Let’s Go to the EX! August 8, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The classic Swing Ride. Photo courtesy of CNE. The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), known by locals as The EX, is an 18-day fair running from August 19 until September 5. It’s one of Canada’s largest summer fairs attracting 1.3 million visitors annually. This end-of-summer event is considered...

Doors Open Toronto

May 22, 2011 | Events, free, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
I’m really excited about next weekend. The city is holding its annual Doors Open Toronto festival on May 28th and 29th, and if you really want to see the ‘off the beaten path’ bits of Toronto, you have to take advantage of this opportunity. The festival does pretty much what it says on the box...

Hot Brazilian Music in Toronto

May 16, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Romantic, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
One of the most exciting things about visiting Toronto is getting to spend time in all of its various neighbourhoods. From Little Italy to Little India via Chinatown on Spadina and Greektown on the Danforth, Toronto loves to show off its multicultural heritage. It is just that spirit behind the LulaWorld...
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