Summer is here, and with it has arrived the annual Greek chorus of children draping themselves on your furniture and wailing, “I’m boooooooored.”Read Article
Gift ideas for your rock star boyfriend: Brian Smiley, who programs all the cool music and parties at The Drake Hotel, shares his holiday wish list.
Brian is the friendly and uber talented music programmer at The Drake Hotel. Basically, he books The Drake Underground and Lounge with the coolest music acts and programs all the monthly parties that we like to hype up. But that’s not all! Mr. Smiley (don’t you love that?) also contributes to all the cultural happenings… Read More »Read Article
Thrush Holmes, David Dixon, Bruno Billio and George Whiteside take IKEA to unexpected new heights with exhibitIKEA installations on King West
This weekend, make sure to stop by exhibitIKEA at the corner of King and Peter. IKEA picked four talented Toronto creatives, artist Thrush Holmes, Designer David Dixon, Sculptor Bruno Billio, and George Whiteside, sent them on a shopping cart joy ride around the store, and told them to make something with what they found-with no… Read More »Read Article
Summer entertaining provides endless opportunities to be creative-there’s a more laid-back vibe, and guests expect a hint of whimsy in everything from decor to tablesettings. Translation? IT’S TIME TO MAKE SOME CRAFTS! Below, a round up of some of our favourite elegant options for a summer dinner party: creative place settings, tablecloths, garlands, favours, bouquets,… Read More »Read Article
While a daiquiri on ice or chilled chardonnay may be refreshing, these ten non-alcoholic bevvies will actually quench your thirst. Both classy and tasty for garden party hosting, they also go well for lazy Sundays on a lawn chair.Read Article
As the city continues its hazy climb into the high 30s and low 40s, we can’t help but wonder what the deal is with these cooling centres everyone is talking about. Where are they? What do they have to offer me? When we think of urban cooling centre, we think of a sexy fireman hosing… Read More »Read Article