#FITCToronto 2019

Explore design and innovation in creative technologies during the return of the Future of Innovation, Technology and Creativity event April 29 to May 1 at the Hilton Toronto. The theme for 2019 is Pure Imagination and [Read entire story]

Battle of York 2019

Steel will strike down on flint and muskets will blast out fire and smoke during Battle of York displays in Toronto's historic Fort York this weekend. You can help honour the 206th anniversary of the Battle of York which [Read entire story]

O’Cannabiz Toronto 2019

Canadian and International cannabis industry conference and expo takes place April 25-27 in Hall 5 of the International Centre. The Business Conference and Industry Awards Gala happens on Thursday, the Industry Expo is [Read entire story]

In High Park before peak bloom

A rainy spring Saturday prior to the famous blossoming of the Sakura cherry trees is a sure way to see the park in virtual solitude. A tour of High Park shows that the cherry buds have come out to play.Few visitors and [Read entire story]

Toronto 420 Festival 2019

Rain is slowing down but not stopping the annual festival dedicated to weed which is currently underway at Woodbine Park in the Beach. Vendors and visitors started to setup around noon and the party continues until 6pm [Read entire story]

Toronto Forks & Barrels festival coming soon

The #ForksandBarrels village tour is stopping in Toronto and that village has alcohol, food and entertainment! Enjoy a festival with roads like Beer Lane, Wine Avenue and Spirit Street located in one of my favourite [Read entire story]

Petition calls for after-hours basketball nets at east Toronto school:Trustee says board doesn’t have funds to repair, maintain courts

Trustee says board doesn't have funds to repair, maintain courts. [Read entire story]

Pot supply not the problem behind cannabis industry growing pains

Federal claims of high cannabis supplies are “blowing smoke” over the actual product shortages that will continue to plague online and retail markets in Canada for some time, a new analysis says. [Read entire story]

Lakeshore East GO trains running hourly while section of rail replaced

Heads up transit riders, Lakeshore East GO trains will be running hourly at the end of this week. [Read entire story]

Community meeting set to discuss High Park North development proposal:11-storey rental apartment sought for site

A public meeting will take place next week to discuss plans for a new development at 299 Glenlake Ave. Lormel Homes wants to “infill” an 11-storey tower with 123 rental units north of a 30-storey apartment building [Read entire story]

PHOTO SHOOTS: Mimico goes ‘Old School’ at Village Vinyl:toronto.com finds favourite albums, and some new music, too

There are no good record shops anymore! That statement is not true in south Etobicoke. Village Vinyl Emporium and Café is the local source for albums, a rarity in the age of online music. Patrons can also find CDs and [Read entire story]

TBT: Easter Bunny at Ice Capades at Maple Leaf Gardens circa 1955

This week’s ThrowbackThursday photo celebrates Easter this weekend with this snapshot taken in 1955 by an Alexandra Studio photographer, featuring Maple Leaf Gardens’ Ice Capades performer Sandy Culbertson with the [Read entire story]

Spring Uber-SWAP women’s used clothing exchange comes to The Danforth:Event on April 27 benefits local non-profits

The spring 2019 edition of Uber-SWAP is set for Saturday, April 27. [Read entire story]

North York’s Black Creek Pioneer Village open for 59th season:Opening day is on April 27

Black Creek Pioneer Village in North York will open for its 59th season on April 27. [Read entire story]

Toronto’s Kensington Market food tour highlights world cuisine:Chopsticks & Forks offers participants everything from coconut bagels to Ojibwa tacos

If Toronto is one of the most culturally diverse eating cities in the world, there’s surely no better locale to showcase such diversity than Toronto’s ethnic food gateway, Kensington Market. [Read entire story]

From dead raccoons to drunk callers, here are 18 bizarre calls to Toronto’s 911 system:One example: ‘What do I do with the meat in my freezer?’

All 911 calls in the city are initially answered by Toronto Police Service dispatchers and call-takers, who ask callers if they need police, fire or ambulance and then transfer the callers to the appropriate service. [Read entire story]

Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling 2019

It's Bottcher versus Koe at the Players' Championship Mens Final as only the two teams are on the ice in old Maple Leaf Gardens. The Pinty's Grand Slam started Thursday, April 9 with a total of 19 draws deciding the [Read entire story]

Toronto Neon Pop-up Gallery

Orphaned neon signs are on display at Junction House - free for the weekend. The Junction location is at 2720 Dundas Street West and the hours are Friday to Sunday, April 12 to 14, 2019 from 11am to 9pm.The temporary [Read entire story]

The View From Here at Harbourfront

A sparse visual art exhibition is in Toronto's Harbourfront Centre titled The View From Here curated by Melanie Egan and on from March 9 till June 2, 2019. The most striking part of the works is the caribou antlers [Read entire story]

Graffiti in the Annex

Went to a Randolph Theatre production of Mary Poppins, loved it by the way, and since we had some time to kill we walked the alleys around the Annex area of Toronto and checked out the graffiti murals. Some were a blast [Read entire story]

Abandoned Drive In Theatre

Pefferlaw's former cinematic entertainment hub sits empty now, no cars filling its rings of parking spots pointing towards the single, large screen. No superhero blockbuster movies play on the screen, no popcorn popping [Read entire story]

FITC Technology & Creativity Conference 2019 in April

Future Innovation Technology Creativity (FITC) returns to Toronto to explore the best of design, web development, media and innovation in technologies from April 29 to May 1 at the downtown Hilton on Richmond Street [Read entire story]

Spring Beerfest TO #SBFTO2019 in May

Bring on the #BeerLove suds because spring doesn't start until the taps start flowing. To help you pick out your favourite brews you can head to Fort York Garrison Common for the Victoria Day weekend May 18-19 [Read entire story]

Toronto Winter Garden Theatre

The historic Edwardian theatre sits atop the Elgin Theatre on Yonge Street, just across from the Eaton Centre, decorated to seem like you are sitting in a forest. The upper portion of the double-decker theatre was [Read entire story]

Toronto Cherry Blossoms 2019

Mother Nature is fighting back on Spring but its coming is inevitable, soon the trees will show their first light shades of green as the buds begin to sprout. At the same time wildflowers and gardens will start to see [Read entire story]

Blue Jays Home Opener Weekend

Starting the 2019 Major League Baseball season we were lucky to have the Toronto Blue Jays at home playing against the Detroit Tigers in Rogers Centre. From Thursday, March 28 to Sunday, March 31 the calls of Lets Go [Read entire story]

Collision Toronto 2019 tech conference in May

Innovation in technology, women in tech, Artificial Intelligence, industry leaders and startups meet together at the fastest growing tech conference in North America. Appearing in Toronto for the first time after being [Read entire story]

Toronto Spring Motorcycle Show 2019

It's coming up spring baby, so time to start thinking of the open road and two-wheel fun and the best way to get excited is to see some shiny new bikes at the Spring Motorcycle Show. The 30th edition of the MC show comes [Read entire story]

Columbus Centre & City Builders Toronto

As part of the Myseum Intersections Festival the Columbus Centre is hosting the physical portion of the interactive, multimedia City Builders: A history of immigrant construction workers in postwar Toronto, from March 19 [Read entire story]

Grimsby Painted Ladies

Cottages along the edge of Lake Ontario, born from a old, bankrupt Methodist summer church camp look like they have appeared right out of a fairy tale. Many of the cute cottages which were built in the late 1800s have [Read entire story]

Toronto March Break Comicon 2019

Superheroes abound at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre during March Break as an early Spring Comicon comes to town. For $35 (Saturday's price at the door) you can wander the packed South building looking for comics or [Read entire story]

#Shazam Fan Experience in Toronto

Preparations are underway in Yonge-Dundas Square for fans of the new superhero movie Shazam. The event starts at 4pm on Thursday, March 14 and you can meet stars Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer and directory [Read entire story]

Meet the media at Motorama 2019

The last day of the weekend Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo has always been my favourite because of the media panel full of Hall of Fame journalists that discuss various issues affecting the state of racing in [Read entire story]

NASCAR Pinty’s Series at Motorama 2019

It was a big day for NASCAR Pinty's Series stockcar racing at the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo on Saturday, March 9 as driver Mark Dilley unveiled his No. 64 car (above) and announced his return to full-time [Read entire story]