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The Best Carpet and Rug Stores In Toronto

The Best Carpet and Rug Stores In Toronto

Carpeting is an important element in a home. It can transform a previously cold basement into a warm and cozy space for the entire family to enjoy together. A quality carpet can act as that final missing element, or act as a much needed decorative cornerstone to a space intended for entertaining.

Whether you’re looking …

Photo Essay: The Best Patios in Toronto

Photo Essay: The Best Patios in Toronto

Summer is in full swing. If you are a Toronto city-dweller and condo owner, you are probably looking for a reason to stay outside and soak up the sun as much as you can. With so many restaurants in Toronto adding patios, you can do exactly that! And if you are not much of a patio …

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto pt. 2

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto pt. 2

A person’s home is their sanctuary, so it makes sense to pepper your homes look with some fantastic finds that really speak to your personal style and balance out the standard staples. Thankfully Toronto has some fantastic designer furniture options that carefully curate wonderful pieces for virtually any look and budget.

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Top 10 Toronto Food Bloggers in 2016

Top 10 Toronto Food Bloggers in 2016

Love for food is better when shared, even if only by writing a blog post. Sharing reviews and tips on where and what to eat became a norm after platforms like Yelp or Foursquare came to play. They help regular public navigate the rich food scene. They are important especially in Toronto, where it's hard …

Toronto Restaurants with Amazing Views

Toronto Restaurants with Amazing Views

A good view goes a long way. It can turn a simple dinner date into a memorable occasion. Toronto is a gorgeous city full of natural beauty, an eclectic mix of modern and classic architecture, and stunning low and high rise vistas. But you probably know that already. What you may not know is that …

Best Farm to Table Restaurants in Toronto

Best Farm to Table Restaurants in Toronto

Toronto is a gourmand’s dream. With so many amazing cuisines and restaurants to choose from, and more opening every week, what to eat for dinner can be an all consuming question. If you favour conscious cuisine when you dine out, you’ll love these restaurants that are defined by their fresh from the farm philosophy, and …

Toronto Indoor Gardens

Toronto Indoor Gardens

We published a couple of blogs about gardens in the summertime. There was the photo essay mapping Green Roofs of Toronto and the guide to Condo Gardening

With the clenching claws of winter now approaching we would like to continue with our little "green initiative". This time, our photographer Vivian Lynch set out to …

11 Tips on Condo Gardening from Toronto Experts

11 Tips on Condo Gardening from Toronto Experts

Toronto’s real estate market continues to soar sky high, and so are many of the city’s residents who are opting to live life with a view. Toronto’s skyline is trending as the "must buy" destination within the city. In 2011 the National Household Survey revealed 1,615,485 Canadian households lived in condominiums as renters or owners. …

Photo Essay: The Green Roofs of Toronto

Photo Essay: The Green Roofs of Toronto

Seven years ago, the city of Toronto committed to transforming its urban area by passing the 'Green Roof Bylaw' thus becoming the first city in North America to do so. It requires every new commercial, residential and institutional development with a minimum of Gross Floor Area of 2,000m2 to vegetate at least 20 per cent …

5 Restaurants to Try During Summerlicious

5 Restaurants to Try During Summerlicious

Summerlicious, the most beloved annual foodie event in Toronto, is finally here. It is the perfect time and place to discover what the best restaurants this city have to offer, and for the best price possible. Each restaurant has prepared a prefixed menu with 3-4 options of 3-course meals, vegetarian options included.

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