Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (August 3-9)

Roger Federer - Credit: John Togasaki

Roger Federer – Credit: John Togasaki

Rogers Cup men’s tennis action is at the Rexall Centre this week (August 4-12th).  It’s your chance to see some of the biggest names in men’s tennis, including Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Andy Roddick and Canada’s Milos Raonic from Thornhill, Ontario.  (Tickets)

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (July 27-August 2)

The London Olympics 2012 kick off today with the opening ceremonies live at 4pm ET, on CTV. If you miss them, not to worry as you can catch the repeat broadcast at 7:30pm ET on CTV and NBC.  The Olympics continue on until August 12th.                      GO CANADA! Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (July 20-26)

T&T Waterfront Night Market - Photo Courtesy of WNM website

T&T Waterfront Night Market – Photo Courtesy of WNM website

Lots of fests are in Toronto this weekend, from food fests, streetfests, Jazzfest, BrazilFest to Caribana and Summerlicious.  There’s something for everyone on the schedule:

T&T Waterfront Night Market (July 20-22) brings its flavor to the waterfront. You’ll be treated to a multi-cultural culinary experience including Asian-themed “street food”, live-music, Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (July 13-19)

Edgefest. Photo Courtesy of Edgefest Gallery

Plans for the weekend? Looking for something fun in the city. Here are some ideas:

Edgefest (July 14) rocks Downsview Park, with three stages featuring Billy Talent, Death From Above 1979;  Silversun Pickups, The Sheepdogs, USS among so many other great bands. Check out the Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (July 6-12)

Honda Indy - Photo Credit: Barnaby Jeans

Honda Indy – Photo Credit: Barnaby Jeans

Power up that A/C, find a pool, sunblock and hydrate. The heat is on in Toronto with record-breaking temperature highs this week. 

Of course, if you’re still up for venturing around the city, here’s what you may find:

Honda Indy revs its engines July 6-8 at its 2.84 km 11-turn street course at Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (June 29-July 5)

Canada D'eh

Canada Day long weekend is upon us.  Will you be in town?  If you’re planning a staycation, you’ll find plenty of fun in Toronto to keep your week busy:

Canada Day Celebrations will take place July 1st at various places across TO: Mel Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (June 22-28)

This weekend you’ll find something to do in Toronto, even if you’re not looking.  There is so much going on:

Trombone Shorty - Credit: Philippe Agnifili

Trombone Shorty – Credit: Philippe Agnifili

Toronto Jazz Festival kicks off today and will continue on until Canada Day. 10 days of jazz, over 1500 musicians, 350 performances at close to 40 venues across Toronto.  The heart of the festival is at Metro Square. Some of the headliners include Janelle Monae (June 22), The Shuffle Demons (June 22), Mike Stern (June 24), Natalie Cole (June 25), George Benson (June 26), Ziggy Marley (June 27),  Trombone Shorty (June 27), and Esperanza Spalding (June 28).  A list of all Continue reading

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