Stunning zipper-inspired pavilion coming to Toronto

A rare and highly unusual structure is currently being set up in Toronto, where it will remain until at least the fall of 2018 before journeying on to New York or Vancouver. Called "Unzipped," the massive, interactive art installation (and building you can actually go inside) was designed by the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) of…


Historic Toronto sports arena renamed Coca-Cola Coliseum

Today in news that will probably make people disproportionaly mad, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment has announced that Ricoh Coliseum — home of the Toronto Marlies — will henceforth be known as "Coca-Cola Coliseum." Yes, it's true — Ricoh will be going the way of Air Canada, which recently had its name replaced by Scotiabank…


Toronto doughnut cone giant acquires its biggest rival

The greatest (and I think only) doughnut cone rivalry Toronto has ever seen just ended with a merger that will see Eva's Original Chimneys stand alone as the city's chimney cake champs — but everyone's a winner in this situation. Eva's, a Toronto based food truck-turned-brick and mortar chain that specializes in Hungarian spiral pastries (Kurtoskalacs),…


TTC shut down between 4 subway stations this weekend

Another weekend, another TTC subway closure. This time transit users need to brace themselves for a closure along Line 1.  There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Lawrence and St. Clair stations on July 14 and 15 due to Metrolinx's Eglinton Crosstown LRT work at Yonge and Eglinton. Shuttle buses will run along…


Rental of the week: 6 Bartlett Avenue

This place has me channeling my inner Jonathan Van Ness and uttering “can you believe?” I didn't even know places like this could exist in Toronto. This amazing three-level loft features soaring 28-foot ceilings, polished concrete and Brazilian Tigerwood floors, brick walls, and a wood burning fireplace. The multiple skylights flood the place with natural light…


TTC wants to take control of the Toronto Island ferries

In an effort to be more like London, Toronto's transit commission will explore the idea of taking control over everything from taxi permits and road tolls to the island ferry system. The TTC board approved two motions during a meeting at City Hall on Tuesday that aim to both integrate and better coordinate the process…

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