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Goodbye Dizzy, Hello Grazie at Yonge/Eglinton

March 19th, 2010 | City LivingRestaurants

My friend Sara adores the neighbourhood of Yonge and Eglinton. She sums up the vibe by pointing out there are six Starbucks within walking distance from Yonge 'n Eg, and between each of them are great shops operated by caring personable entrepreneurs. Along squeaky-clean streets (with virtually no cracks in the… Read Full Entry

Feast or Famine at Home and on College Street

March 15th, 2010 | City LivingCollege Street/Little Italy

Giancarlo's Wine Bar
593 College Street
Phone: 416-533-9619 Last weekend I enjoyed some sparkling conversation and spot-on tasty plates at Giancarlo's Wine Bar on College Street - the renovated storefront with the new contemporary wooden half arched entry and glass door. Have you seen it? It opened last… Read Full Entry

Kiss Me Kensington

March 12th, 2010 | City LivingRestaurants

Ever since my friend Dafna found the perfect place to purchase in Kensington Lofts in, where else, Kensington Market, we've been checking out the local cafes as a way to keep in touch and expand our culinary horizons.

For those unfamiliar with this chock-a-block retail and residential… Read Full Entry

Left In The Dust

March 8th, 2010 | House And HomeRejuvenating The Button FactoryCollege Street/Little Italy

Last week I had a beautiful floor-to-ceiling bookshelf nine feet tall installed in my study. I'm embarrassed to admit it, but in the spirit of full disclosure, I've never completely unpacked my book and cd collection in over the decade I've lived here. Now I finally can.
 
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When Properties go on Vacay…

March 2nd, 2010 | House And HomeTravel

The gorgeousness of this week reminds us of indulging in a sunny respite -- a JAW-DROPPING sunny respite, where the land is parched and you can hug some of the oldest trees in the world (carefully). We could stay here year-round...forever. Thanks to Jake for sending this gem of gems to… Read Full Entry

Why Outdoor Lighting Offers A Great Return On Investment

March 1st, 2010 | House And HomeRejuvenating The Button FactoryCollege Street/Little Italy

This view of my garden makes me glow warm inside. A Cold Winter's Night in February

Yup, Winter finally paid an inevitable visit, leaving us hunkering down in our fleece feeling cold and bitter. Even back in December I knew this night would come, so I left… Read Full Entry

Head To Toe

February 24th, 2010 | City LivingCollege Street/Little Italy

As one who has grown up surrounded by art and a community of artistic endeavors, I am pleased to invite you to a must see, upcoming exhibit of sculpture. Steven and I recently had the privilege of meeting Roger Golden, who will be participating in the Canadian Sculpture Centre's HEAD… Read Full Entry

Good Times, New York Times

February 18th, 2010 | Real EstateWord On The Street

Years ago, I told my friends that one day I would gain mention in the New York Times. Despite their heckle and jeering, and never having lived in New York, it's reassuring to know the universe takes note of the little things we hope to manifest. Here's our most recent… Read Full Entry

Be My Valentine - No Sweetheart Required IX

February 16th, 2010 | City Living

On Saturday night Vince and I went to the Cabbagetown Theater Company's second annual production called "No Sweetheart Required" at Whistler's Upstairs on Broadview at Pottery Road. Vince and I went to hear our friend Marion Newman sing. Marion is a mezzo soprano who constantly rocks our world with her… Read Full Entry

(HE)ART SMART

February 12th, 2010 | City Living

In a city bursting with local creative talent, beyond the flashing marquees of the city's major Performance Spaces, are all sorts of brilliant music, comedy, dance and theatre. On February 19, 2010, my dear friend Alisa Walton, who has also been my superb pilates trainer for the past 8 years,… Read Full Entry