More picture snapping, less gift shopping at the Toronto Christmas Market

This weekend, stores across the city were swarming with last minute gift shoppers, and the Toronto Christmas Market was no exception. Located in the quaint Distillery District, the market boasted a number of vendors with unique offerings ranging from Matryoshka (Russian nesting) dolls to carved wooden ornaments. Yesterday was the last day of the month-long event, and Torontonians came out in large numbers for an opportunity … Continue reading More picture snapping, less gift shopping at the Toronto Christmas Market

7 Places Where You Can Be A Scrub This Weekend

We’re about a week away from Christmas, and most Torontonians have either blissfully finished their gift shopping or are in the midst of a hellish mall experience. In both cases, everyone’s a little poorer, and for a lot of people a little poorer means flat out broke. To help you out, I’ve listed seven places where you can be a scrub in Toronto. Moisturize yourself … Continue reading 7 Places Where You Can Be A Scrub This Weekend

5 Daily Habits for an Improved New Year

Two things are inevitable come January: a new year and a landslide of resolutions. For many, a brand new calendar doubles as a clean slate for setting goals for self-improvement. Sadly, most New Year’s resolutions tend to go unfulfilled due to lofty goals with unrealistic timelines. By introducing a few daily habits into your life, you can effectively work towards meeting your 2016 goals. JUGGLE: … Continue reading 5 Daily Habits for an Improved New Year

12 Days of GTA Christmas

Join us as we count down the 12 Days of GTA Christmas. We’ll be posting Toronto-themed “gifts” every day up until Christmas Day on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with the hashtag #12daysofGTAxmas. On the TWELFTH day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: twelve cards for greeting. On the ELEVENTH day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: eleven Macs for typing. On … Continue reading 12 Days of GTA Christmas

5 Initiatives Our Taxpayer Dollars Should Go Towards

City Hall has a tricky time deciding where our money should go. The production costs of the city’s last show “To Subway Or Not To Subway” are believed to have cost Torontonians millions. While it’s important to get a move on improving transit and infrastructure, I’ve rounded up some other important initiatives I think John Tory and company should get on. Immediately. Eject systems for people with … Continue reading 5 Initiatives Our Taxpayer Dollars Should Go Towards

Timeline of a procrastinator’s all-nighter

It’s exam season and that means all across our lovely metropolis students are burning the midnight oil (or MacBook charger) in an attempt to teach themselves three months worth of material in the space of a night. It doesn’t matter how long we’ve been students: we procrastinators will never learn. To all of you crying into your coffees, while I can’t do anything to save … Continue reading Timeline of a procrastinator’s all-nighter

Celebrating Hanukkah: A chat about the Jewish Festival of Lights

This evening marks the fourth night of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. The holiday commemorates the reclaiming of the Holy Temple by the Maccabees and the miracle of the oil, but for a lot of people it’s simply known as that cool holiday where you get a present every day for eight nights. In an effort to provide some perspective, I took the time to … Continue reading Celebrating Hanukkah: A chat about the Jewish Festival of Lights

Glendon Musical Ensemble to share the sounds of the season at Annual Christmas Concert

The holiday season turns cities from bustling to bright all in the time it takes to string up a few lights. For the budget-conscious Christmas lover, a warm jacket and a cup of hot chocolate is all that’s needed to enjoy the fabulous light displays set up along Toronto’s waterfront, at the Distillery District’s Christmas Market, or in Nathan Phillips Square. And in a city … Continue reading Glendon Musical Ensemble to share the sounds of the season at Annual Christmas Concert

“We Want Kobe”: City bids farewell to Bryant during his final game against the Raptors

The Raptors managed to secure a win from the Lakers at the ACC Monday night. Yesterday evening’s game was especially eventful not only for the team’s victory but also because it would be Kobe Bryant’s last time playing against the Raptors. Last night’s game was an opportunity to watch Bryant play his final game in the city, and Torontonians were definitely feeling the love. The … Continue reading “We Want Kobe”: City bids farewell to Bryant during his final game against the Raptors

200% Vodka on a Monday: Year-end comedy improv show at The Social Capital Theatre

Improvisational theatre is a delightful little universe where anything goes and realism is optional. The Social Capital Theatre, just a brief walk from Broadview Station, is a dynamic space that holds a variety of classes and shows every night. Monday evenings are dedicated to 200% Vodka, a free comedy improv show that sees troupes take the stage in a risky bid for the audience’s laughter … Continue reading 200% Vodka on a Monday: Year-end comedy improv show at The Social Capital Theatre