BIXI has finally arrived in Toronto!

This bike-share program has been a huge success in other cities such as, Montreal, London and Melbourne and has finally hit Toronto's Downtown Core. Year-round, users can borrow a bike from any BIXI station and return the bike to any station in the network. In order to do so, you must first subscribe ($95/year or... Continue Reading →


It’s that Time of Year Again – Winterlicious is Back!

The yearlong awaited prix fixe restaurant promotion & mouth-watering culinary event is back! If you have never had the chance to check out Toronto's Winterlicious, don't miss out this year. This year Winterlicious will run from Jan 28th to Feb 10th, 2011. Discover new restaurants by sampling mouth watering three-course prix fixe at 150 of Toronto's top restaurants.

Let’s go to the EX

As much as it pains me to say this, summer vacation is coming to a close and what better way to end the summer with a bang then by spending the day at the EX?  Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of... Continue Reading →

Cottage Life

The Globe and Mail recently ran an article by  Terrence Belford on rising prices in cottage country : As memories of the recession dim, city dwellers are again starting to dream of owning a cottage property – maybe on a lake; maybe near a ski hill. A place where they can escape the traffic and... Continue Reading →

One Rainsford

If you have walked the block between Woodbine and Kingston Road recently then you may have noticed the One Rainsford office that recently opened. Having passed it several times my curiosity got the best of me and I Googled "One Rainsford" to find out specifics about this pending development. Expecting a small building with maybe... Continue Reading →

Safe to Swim?

After what was a relatively overcast weekend we have nothing but sun to look forward to all week! For most people this is the ideal time to hit the beach or the pool, work on those tans and just soak up the sun! As a resident beacher you would think I would walk the 2... Continue Reading →

Beaches Jazz Fest

If you live in the beaches then you probably have noticed that every year during the last weekend in July is the annual Beaches Jazz Festival. As a resident beacher this is one of my favorite weekends of the summer. This July 22- 24 weekend from 6:00pm to 11:30pm Queen street is closed off from... Continue Reading →

Caribana 2010

This Tuesday, July 13th,  marks the official kick off of the 43rd annual Caribana Toronto Festival.  Over  a  million tourists come to Toronto  for North America’s largest cultural festival every year. From delicious Caribbean food to art displays and theatrical performances this festival showcases all aspects of Carribean culture. Kicking off the Festival is the... Continue Reading →

Real Estate Around the World

The world's largest residence is the home of Sultan of Brunei's Istana Nurul Iman. Built in 1984 at a cost of $1.4 billion USD, this palace was designed by the National Artist of the Philippines for Architecture, Leandro V. Locsin and built by the firm Ayal International. Boasting a whooping 1,788 rooms, 257 bathrooms, and a floor area of 2,152,782... Continue Reading →

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