Nadia Kakridonis grew up in the Queen West neighbourhood, so she’s been scoping the local real estate since she was old enough to hit the convenience store for a pack of Big Chew. The strip between Ossington and and Dufferin has gone through significant changes in the past five years. What was it like when… Read More »Read Article
Toronto Hit List: Steers & Queers, Visions II, Dundas West Sidewalk Sale, The Junction Music Festival & more!
September 14th-22nd Toronto Beer Week @ various locations. Toronto Beer Week is a series of events dedicated to the celebration and advancement of the craft beer movement. TBW will showcase authentically brewed and flavourful beer, the talented brewers who create them, and the licensees who proudly support them. It’s all about good beer – no bland, mega… Read More »Read Article
AWOL Gallery presents the original Square Foot Art Exhibition 10th Anniversary, opening August 4th at Twist Gallery
One of the city’s coolest and most beloved art exhibitions, the Square Foot Art Exhibition brings together hundreds of new and established artists, who create original square foot works and sell them for $225 a piece. Now too big for its original home at AWOL, Twist Gallery co-hosts this must-see exhibition.Read Article
Toronto Hit List: Unlovable Legal Bullshit Fundraiser, Birdbath, Motown Party Reunion: Hotter Than July, Junction Flea & more!
July 4th-8th Mutts & Co. Variety Store @ Paramour, 94 Ossington Ave. The Summer edition of Mutts & Co.’s pop up shop, a one-stop destination featuring goods by a variety of Canadian brands! Check out their Facebook page for participating vendors. 11 am to 9 pm daily. Visa, Mastercard, and cash accepted (please bring your own shopping… Read More »Read Article
Toronto Hit List: NXNE Experiment II, Toronto Island Bonfire Party, OTM x Songs & Cigarettes Vintage Pop-Up, A Wild Rumpus for Maurice Sendak & more!
June 8th-17th Luminato @ various locations. An annual 10-day festival of creativity where Toronto’s stages, streets, and public spaces are illuminated with arts and creativity! Luminato is a multi-disciplinary festival of theatre, dance, classical and contemporary music, film, literature, visual arts, design and more.Read Article
Project X: The Afterparty thrown by Vice Magazine fills me with Porchetta sandwiches & memories of my Insecure, Intrigued Youth
Before there was Aunties and Uncles at College & Lippincott, there was a store called Spazz. Who remembers Spazz? They sold phat raver pants, hoodies and t shirts with graffiti on them, and gave away free copies of VICE Magazine Spazz bears the crown of “first skateboard/snowboard shop in Toronto”, having opened its doors in 1993, and later… Read More »Read Article