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How Cool Are You?

September 14th, 2010 | Lifestyle

An article in the Globe and Mail by Marcus Gee proclaiming Toronto as finally cool hit the newstands recently. It made me smile. Right click here to read it. Being a denizen of this City for twenty-five years, I've always felt the groovin' pulse of Toronto. It's just back in my day the underbelly… Read Full Entry

Slow and Steady Wins The Race

September 13th, 2010 | Real Estate

This past first week 'back to school' brought almost 300 new freehold and 400 new condominium listings to market across the central core of the city, spanning from The Beach to Bloor West and up the Yonge Street corridor from Lake Ontario. That's alot of product! While some properties are junk, and… Read Full Entry

What’s That Glow About You?

September 10th, 2010 | City LivingRejuvenating The Button FactoryCollege Street/Little Italy

I'm all about mood lighting. Yes, I appreciate one should have task lighting for cooking (I don't - I just light extra candles), enough wattage by a vanity to put makeup on (not that I ever do), and spot lights for security (instead I hang bags of tar and feathers with a tripcord above my… Read Full Entry

Will Real Estate Be Nuts?

September 7th, 2010 | Real Estate

Well, after a scorching Summer of sizzling barbecues, eggs frying on sidewalks, and unrelenting heatwaves, the completion of this past three-day weekend signalled our country's collective agreement that Summer fun is now officially over. Yup, fun no more. To wrap it up with a bow, in Canada we mark the end of Summer annually by celebrating the economic and social achievements of workers (and… Read Full Entry

Summer’s Last Hurrah

September 6th, 2010 |

I cherish oceans and treasure mountains. Physically prominent on the west coast, it wasn't until I moved to Toronto 25 years ago I realized how vital their presence are for me. How so? The cadence of the ocean waves recalibrate my own rhythm, while the sheer massing of rock formations grounds me. I consider them my bookends for balance. To nourish my love of life and my passion for work, taking respites near… Read Full Entry

Fine Dining In Victoria

September 4th, 2010 | City LivingTravel

While I'm in the mountains hiking, I thought I'd share with you a couple more super places for delicious dining in Victoria. If you're not in Victoria anytime soon yourself, make a point to tell any friends who are! Il Terrazzo Ristorante
555 Johnson Street
Victoria, B.C.
1-250-361-0028   Il Terrazzo… Read Full Entry

Gimme Shelter

September 3rd, 2010 | House And HomeTravel

Ok, so I returned to the beach for a sandy saltwater-scented ocean-lapping fix. How could I not? I'm a water sign. When the wind kicks up, the ingenious locals create driftwood barriers to provide a little shelter. Check these out!         ~Steven Read Full Entry

Great Places For Food In Victoria

September 2nd, 2010 | City LivingTravel

It's no secret I love to dine out. Yesterday I raved about Pagliacci's...but here are a few more of my favourite lite bite places in Victoria. Canoe Brewpub & Marina
450 Swift Street
Victoria, B.C.
Canoe Brewpub, Marina and Restaurant, is located on the waterfront in Victoria's active inner… Read Full Entry

The Best Cheesecake In Victoria

September 1st, 2010 | City LivingTravel

Pagliacci's Restaurant
Broad and Fort Street
Victoria, B.C.
1-250-386-1662 Being the industrious entrepreneur that I am, I was cutting the lawns for several neighbours on my street at the age of ten, delivering newspapers for The Times Colonist at the age of thirteen, and working in restaurants from the… Read Full Entry

My Childhood Playground

August 30th, 2010 | House And HomeTravel

There's always some theme running through my blog that may not be evident to most readers, but last Monday I wrote about Toronto's newest Harbourfront Park - Sugar Beach. Now I adore sugar and I love a great beach so those ideas simmered with me all week, until it made… Read Full Entry