Long have we recognized the beautiful imagery – the bright colours, the intricate sugar skulls – that go along with Dia de los Muertos, and wondered more. Have no fear, because this year, Harbourfront Centre will be marking the occasion with a 2 day celebration. From November 5th – 6th join in this free event, a festival honouring, celebrating, and remembering those who have left the world of the living. The festival will celebrate in both traditional and contemporary ways, through live music, art installations, family activities and more. Here are some of the ways Harbourfront Centre will be celebrating this joyous occasion. Continue reading
Just because September has arrived doesn’t mean you have to stop the summer activities. Torontonians tend to be blessed with beautiful fall weather, which serves those of us still trying to check things off our summer bucket list. One such activity that hopefully made it onto your summer agenda is a visit to Toronto Island. With its many trails, beaches, and summer events the island is an ideal spot to venture to. Not only is it a unique place in the city to escape to, but it has a vast history. We decided to do a little research and find out how the Island we know and love today came to be. Continue reading
One of Toronto’s most well known music venues happens to be right around the corner from the Pier 27 Tower site! The Sound Academy has been staple in the music scene in Toronto for many years, although in more recent years many people have agreed that the space could use some work. That’s why Charles Khabouth, the CEO of INK Entertainment, decided to shut its doors back in January and completely overhaul the space.
So six months later, where does the Sound Academy stand, you ask? Continue reading
One of the best ways to get out and explore Toronto is by bike. If avoiding traffic and packed public transit sounds good to you (who wouldn’t want that?), then cycling is a great alternative. If you’re getting ready to dust off your bike and need a refresher, or are thinking about getting into cycling in Toronto this summer, here’s what you need to know. Continue reading
Corktown Common has raised the bar for public parks within Toronto. This area has seen a huge transformation in the past few years. Since construction wrapped up and the park opened in 2013, it has established itself as a stunning green space for Toronto and brings together the community east end and along the waterfront.
You may have heard about Corktown Common, but how much do you really know about this park? Continue reading
We were so happy to attend and have our developer, Cityzen, be a sponsor of the first annual Sugar Shack Toronto event!
The cabane à sucre was hosted by Waterfront Toronto and took place all weekend long at Sugar Beach. Close to 8,000 visitors came out to get a dose of traditional Québécois food, music, and fun activities like ice sculpting. There’s no question that the hit of the event was the maple taffy stand – people were lined up on both Saturday and Sunday to get a taste of the sweet treat! It was the perfect way to take in the beautiful spring weather we had this past weekend and spend some time on the waterfront.
If you didn’t get a chance to pop by Sugar Shack Toronto this year, here’s a sneak peek at what you missed:
Thank you to Waterfront Toronto for hosting this awesome event! See you all next year.
It’s time to pull out your favourite green clothing and show off your Irish (or wannabe Irish) pride because on March 13, Toronto’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is happening! Whether you have Irish heritage or you’re just Irish for the day, it’s a great way to celebrate the holiday. Continue reading
While there’s so much to do in the city, sometimes you just need to escape and take a day trip. Winter is a great time to get outside and we’ve rounded up some of the best spots that are just a short drive from Toronto. Find out what made our list! Continue reading
The Toronto Islands are such a popular destination in the summer. – it’s a no brainer to go hop on the ferry and head over to the island on a warm, sunny day. But what about in the winter? With a community of people living there year round, the islands don’t close up during the winter. Ferries still operate and there’s plenty to do across the lake in the winter!