W Burger Bar @ Yonge and College

Cynthia Cheng        (From top left to bottom right: beef burger; 50/50 fries and sweet potato fries; turkey burger; veggies & dip) One of the newest gourmet burger places in the city is W Burger Bar, which replaced Greek Island restaurant on College, just west of Yonge.  Unlike other gourmet joints in the city, […]

FastLane's Evening of Health and Networking

Cynthia Cheng Held at Totum Life Science on King and Spadina, FastLane opened 2010 with an event focusing on health on Jaunary 19.  As usual, the Toronto business crowd mingled and networked, while vendors displayed their health-related displays.  VEMMA, a fruit-based antioxident was there, giving out samples and promoting Verve, their energy drink.  This month’s […]

Frocktail Party: November 12, 2009

Gorgeous dresses and amazing drinks and nibblies were all just part of the event that was the Frocktail Party, which supported the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.  Watch for more pictures and a detailed article out in our next issue!

Emily Hartzman: From Journalism to Beauty

Emily Hartzman arrived at the University of Western Ontario to major in journalism and business.  However, after a while, she discovered that it wasn’t the line of work for her and went to hair school.  After graduating, Emily went to study to become a make-up artist and it was there she met Lauren Simpson, who […]

Prospere Magazine At Blo!

Prospere Magazine (webitor-in-chief, Cynthia Cheng (l) and beauty writer, Ying Hsu (r)) had the wonderful opportunity to attend a special  event for Toronto’s newest blow dry bar, Blo on July 10th.  Blo officially opens for business on Monday, July 13! Don’t forget about our Blo contest where you can win a chance to get a […]

Prospere Magazine Celebrates (Re)Launch

Cynthia Cheng While we had our first official issue over a year ago, Prospere Magazine never held a launch party.  This changed on Wednesday, June 17 when people braved the inclimate weather to come to our event at the Pantages Hotel, Toronto Centre.  The event, organized by JK Lifestyle, was held in on the third […]

Up and Coming Social Club 'Toronto Business Casual' host a Salsa and Social Networking Night for Young Professionals in T.O.!

 Jenna Kashmiri (JK) “Toronto Business Casual” (TBC), a new, exciting Toronto-based social club, geared to busy career professionals in their 20s, 30s and 40s in the Greater Toronto Area, recently hosted A Spanish Affair a fun night of mojitos, tapas, mingling with new and old friends Salsa dancing lessons and even a competition. This event […]

FastLane Successfully Does it Again

Cynthia Cheng FastLane held its third event of 2009 on April 21.  The event, known being Toronto’s “funnest” after-work networking event, was held at Kultura on King Street East and was focused on community service.  Special guests at the event were from the United Way of Toronto’s GenNext, which offers opportunities for young professionals to […]

Rapport Celebration – Expansion, Merger and All that Jazz

Cynthia Cheng Rapport Inc., the Toronto-based communications and design company which focuses on graphic, web design and other creative services to sell a company’s brand, threw an amazing event last week.  The event, which had several purposes including the celebration of the company’s expansion and the merger with Tibbles, another company from the industry, as well as client appreciation, […]

Jacques Bistro du Parc: The Charm of Yorkville

Cynthia Cheng Jacques Bistro du Parc is one of Yorkville’s hidden gems.  Not often mentioned by Toronto’s lifestyle magazines, this restaurant is a great place to stop by for lunch while shopping downtown or for a quiet dinner for two.  The French restaurant, located at 126A Cumberland Street, is a smaller, cozy venue compared to the […]