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December 31, 2016

Drake Reps the 6 With 8 Grammy Nominations

No surprise here. The Grammy’s announced its list of nominees in early December and Drake is among the leaders of the pack. He has a total of eight Grammy nods for the 2017 awards, including Album of the Year (Views) and Record of the Year as a feature on Rihanna’s […]
December 31, 2016

Queen West Keeps Getting Cooler

Queen West has long been considered Toronto’s trendiest district. Even Vogue named the neighbourhood the second coolest neighbourhood in the world back in 2014. Home to established institutions like the Drake Hotel and the Gladstone, and emerging venues like The Theatre Centre, we certainly don’t blame them. Though Queen West is often […]
December 19, 2016

Get Excited About the Weeknd, Toronto

That’s right, The Weeknd just stormed the music world with his latest release Starboy. As expected, Starboy debuted as the number one album in the world. This shouldn’t be much of a surprise, as fans of The Weeknd went crazy when the first single dropped, aptly titled Starboy. Weeknd Setting […]
December 16, 2016

Entrepreneur of the Month – Surinder Bains

Surinder Bains Founder of the Miraj Hammam Spa I enter the Shangri-la Hotel and I’m immediately aware of its airiness and expansiveness. Light and glass and perfectly placed furniture and decor. I’ve arrived at the Asian-infused palatial estate. It is the epitome of Toronto luxury, situated at the western border […]
December 16, 2016

Cafes for Creatives – Parkdale Village – Capital Espresso

Capital Espresso You haven’t tried a muffin until you’ve eaten the coconut and carrot muffin at Capital Espresso. But that’s not what this is about. We’re not here to talk about the lattes and the 12 flavoured shots, which are colourfully depicted on the blackboard. We want to know if […]
December 16, 2016

Cafes for Creatives – Parkdale Village Edition – The Tempered Room

The Tempered Room   Boy oh boy, is this ever a cool spot. Exposed brick, Parisian patisserie (the scone will make your mouth water), and an all around chill vibe. It’s tempting to just give this spot full marks, but remember we’re here for a reason. We want to know […]
December 16, 2016

Cafes for Creatives – Parkdale Village Edition – The Gladstone Hotel

The Gladstone Hotel If you’re not familiar with the Gladstone or have never been, you’re probably asking yourself why it’s on the list of Cafes for Creatives. Well, the Gladstone actually does have a separate room that functions as a cafe during the daytime. And it’s pretty damn amazing. The […]