Rosedale Diner: Not Your Typical Burger Joint

You know you’re in Rosedale when you see an item on the menu for $117.  At a diner.  OK, it’s not likely anyone has ever ordered the so-called Gourmet Package and the only reason why it’s that pricey is because of the Veuve Cliquot (the actual dish is $17).  Besides, the restaurant is closer to the Summerhill […]

Icefest Festival: This Weekend – February 20 and 21, 2010

Yorkville’s annual Icefest Festival starts at noon on Saturday, February 20 (and runs until February 21) in Yorkville Park. As always, there’ll be ice sculptures, draws and much more. This year, many of the sculptures features will have a “Canadian” theme, including moose, polar bears and more. Be sure to come check it out!

Evan Biddell Shopping Event: November 26, 2009

Season One Project Runway Canada winner, Evan Biddell (below, centre) held his “End of a Decade Sale” at Chasse Gardee on November 26, 2009. The event featured a window display by multimedia artist, Jol Thomson (see video above. Also pictured on the right below), whose show will be at the Gibsone Jessop Gallery in Toronto’s […]

BuskerFest: Raising Epilepsy Awareness

Alkazam, one of the many acts from this year’s BuskerFest Toronto’s annual Scotiabank BuskerFest occured between August 25 and 30 in the St. Lawrence Market area in support of Epilepsy Toronto.  The event, celebrating its tenth anniversary this year features street acts, such as acrobats, musicians and more.  This year’s performers included Canadian trio, Dirty Dishes, The […]

Upcoming Event: The Clothing Show – September 25-27

For more information, visit The Clothing Show website!

Mir Handbags: All About Shapes, Patterns, Art and Function

Montreal bag designer, Miriam Fortier is about “art and function.”  Her line Mir Handbags, launched in her hometown three years ago, when she was just a couple of years out of fashion school.  Bags were her thing – one doesn’t have to worry about dress size when it comes to bags – the right bag […]

Powerball 11: Big Crowds, Psychics, Unique Dresses and a Whole Lot of Fun

Cynthia Cheng The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery‘s annual fundraiser, The Power Ball was a raging success.  Held on May 28th at its own premises at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, the event was its eleventh and is perhaps one of Toronto’s most popular events that predominantly targets the young, professional crowds.  The theme for 2009 was “IT’S ONE LOUDER,” […]

Power Ball 11: May 28, 2009

Deidra and her friend hang out at a trailer – one of many funky displays at the 11th annual Power Ball, a fundraiser for the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery in Toronto’s Harbourfront.  A full article about the event, including many more pictures will be up for our next issue, out June 10.

Fashion Fundraiser in Support of Mount Sinai: May 12, 2009

The first annual Fashion Fundraiser in support of Mount Sinai was held on May 12, 2009 at the Berkeley Church Heritage Event Venue.  A full wrap-up of the event coming soon!

Anne Kiel:From Peace Corp to Jewellery Design

Prior to launching her line of jewellery in 2007, University of Texas at Austin alumna, Anne Kiel served in the Peace Corp.  In fact, it was her service which influenced her to go into the jewellery-making business.  Acccording to her bio, she never thought that jewellery-making was something that she wanted to do, but witnessing the sense of […]