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The 50 Most Influential People in Toronto: who really runs this city? The 50 Most Influential People in Toronto: who really runs this city?

You know you live in interesting times when the chief of police is the most powerful person in town. What propelled Chief Blair to the top of our Influentials list was Rob Ford’s Crackgate—a story that consumed the city for much of the last year and whose bewildering narrative is still being written. Of course,… Read more »

Wedding Guide: 34 of Toronto’s best wedding venues Wedding Guide: 34 of Toronto’s best wedding venues

Art Gallery of Ontario 317 Dundas St. W. (at McCaul St.), 416-979-6634 For a truly magnificent celebration, Frank Gehry’s transformed AGO offers an awe-inspiring event space. On the third floor of the south tower, the 7,200-square-foot Baillie Court affords panoramic city views on one end and overlooks the gallery’s iconic spiral staircase on the other…. Read more »

Real Weddings 2013: a DIY vintage wedding at Evergreen Brick Works Real Weddings 2013: a DIY vintage wedding at Evergreen Brick Works

By Michelle Higgins, Bronwen Jervis, Sharon Monuk and Amanda Panacci | Photography by Tara McMullen Date: August 11, 2012 | Location: Evergreen Brick Works | Guests: 190

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for October 8 to 14 Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for October 8 to 14

Monday October 8 Monday Night Dinners at Local Kitchen and Wine Bar: Every Monday night, Local Kitchen serves up a $40 prix fixe menu of Italian fare with half-price wine bottles and no corkage fee. 1710 Queen St. W., 416-534-6700.  Find out more » Brewer’s Backyard—Torontoberfest: Brewer’s Backyard celebrates Oktoberfest for their final event of the year. Wvrst will… Read more »

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for July 2 to July 8 Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for July 2 to July 8

Monday, July 2 86’D With Ivy Knight: Check out a double bill at the at the Drake Lounge. First, a throw-down for the ultimate hangover cure: the Bloody Mary versus the Caesar. Second, a watermelon-eating contest. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042. Find out more » Piola’s Monday Night Mixer: A weekly aperitivo italiano with cocktail and… Read more »

GALLERY: See which Toronto buildings took home Pug Awards this year GALLERY: See which Toronto buildings took home Pug Awards this year

This year’s Pug Awards, a kind of people’s choice awards for Toronto architecture, were handed out last night. After a month of online voting, the Centre for Green Cities at Evergreen Brick Works and 83 Redpath ended up with the prizes for the best new commercial and residential building, respectively. You may have missed your chance to pick… Read more »

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for May 28 to June 3 Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for May 28 to June 3

El Gastrónomo Vagabundo is hosting a viewing party for their appearance on Eat. St. on Wednesday Monday, May 28 Jamie Kennedy’s Spring Feast: A Local Food Movement dinner featuring hors d’oevres and a four-course meal of seasonal goodness. Gilead Cafe, 4 Gilead Pl., 647-288-0680. Find out more » 86’D with Ivy Knight: Launch of the… Read more »

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for May 7 to 13 Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for May 7 to 13

Monday, May 7 86’D with Ivy Knight: Attend the Chef’s Congress Gala, and learn about the upcoming Chef’s Congress in Nova Scotia. Complimentary lamb from Michael Stadtländer’s farm and fresh oysters from Oyster Boy. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042. Find out more » Piola’s Monday Night Mixer: Piola’s weekly aperitivo italiano, with cocktail and beer… Read more »

Reason to Love Toronto: because we’re serious about our bake sales Reason to Love Toronto: because we’re serious about our bake sales

The complaint is so well-worn it’s become rote: Toronto, despite its lively, cosmopolitan dining scene, has an embarrassing dearth of good street food. The villains in this story are antiquated regulations and bureaucratic bungling of the kind that accompanied the Toronto a la Cart fiasco (the name alone elicits a shudder). Last April, a revolution… Read more »

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for April 23 to 29 Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for April 23 to 29

Monday, April 23 The Next Food Truck: Art and street food collide at this food truck and art gallery event at Steam Whistle Brewery. 255 Bremner Blvd., 416-362-2337. Find out more » Terroir Hospitality Industry Symposium: Join chefs, food writers, wine and food experts and business leaders for this hospitality industry meet-up. Arcadian Court, 801 Bay… Read more »

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for April 2 to April 8 Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for April 2 to April 8

Monday, April 2 California Wine Fair: A showcase of California wines, including tastings of a wide selection of styles and varietals. Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St. W., 1-800-558-2675. Find out more » 86’D: Join Ivy Knight for some delicious lobster rolls from pop-up street vendors Rock Lobster Food Co. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W.,… Read more »

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for March 26 to April 1 Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for March 26 to April 1

Catch A Matter of Taste, which follows 10 years in the life of Paul Liebrandt, at the Revue Cinema on Thursday Monday, March 26 86’D with Ivy Knight: Join Bob Blumer on his search for the weirdest cocktail. Chef Nick Liu serves Chinese takeout to represent his upcoming restaurant, GwaiLo. The Drake, 1150 Queen St…. Read more »

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for March 19 to 25 Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for March 19 to 25

Monday, March 19 86’D: Join Ivy Knight for the bread-and-butter battle. Watch contestants from Brockton General, The Gabardine, Bread Bar and more show off their kneading and churning skills. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042. Find out more » Order of Good Cheer Dinner at Gilead Bistro: A four-course menu prepared by Jamie Kennedy… Read more »

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for March 12 to 18 Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for March 12 to 18

Monday, March 12 Society for American Wines: Cabernet blends formal tasting. University of Toronto Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks St., 416-978-6325. Find out more » 86’D: Join Ivy Knight for the premiere of Top Chef Canada 2012. With special guest chef Todd Perrin from season one. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042. Find out more… Read more »

The Wedding Album: Gwendolyn & Joshua transformed the Evergreen Brick Works... The Wedding Album: Gwendolyn & Joshua transformed the Evergreen Brick Works into a homespun country fairground

Gwendolyn & Joshua | July 3, 2011 | Evergreen Brick Works By Meaghan Binstock, Emily Landau and Simone Olivero Photography by Mango Studios View their wedding album » “You choose a place in the same way that it chooses you,” says Joshua Kauffman about the Brick Works, where the Toronto native married Houston-born Gwendolyn Floyd…. Read more »