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Winter Stations at The Beach

The Winter Stations are back! Six new art installations have popped up along Woodbine Beach in Toronto's east end. This year's edition of the Winter Stations features three Canadian and three international teams of artists and designers who have transformed the...

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Winter Light Exhibition at Ontario Place

So, it’s still winter. And I am done hibernating. Thank goodness Toronto has yet another spot to entice you outdoors. It has taken us most of the winter months to finally make it to Ontario Place to check out the new art exhibition that has been lighting up the Lake...

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Ice Breakers along the Waterfront

What brings you down to Toronto’s Waterfront? Usually it’s ferrying across to Toronto Island or crossing TOwn on bike along Queen’s Quay. But most recently it was a winter walk that brought us down to the icy shores of Lake Ontario to check out Ice Breakers, a new...

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Toronto Light Fest with Kids in TOw

We’re loving how this city is getting into getting outside - in the coldest of temps! The Toronto Light Fest is the latest event to lure us Torontonians outdoors. Until March 3, 2019, more than 25 art installations by local and international artists are on display...

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Winter Break for Families in Toronto

It's Winter Break. The kids are off - so what’s on? We've pulled together some of Toronto's get-out-of-the-house highlights for you and your family in TOw. Skate in your undies: The Bentway’s skate path is up and running under the Gardiner. Year two brings a Polar...

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Mary Poppins at YPT

It was discovering that 34-letter word that had my kids asking to see Mary Poppins. We opted to see the musical production at Young People's Theatre (on until January 6, 2019) instead of waiting to see the latest Hollywood rendition, which opens at the movie theatres...

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THE GIFT OF EXPERIENCE – TORONTO 2018

Tis the season and Toronto is busting at the seams with activities to get you in the holiday spirit. We scoured the lists to create our annual wish list for best experiences to gift your loved ones in TOw. The 2018 Gift of Experience is jam packed with adventures to...

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The Happy Place with Kids in TOw

There is a big bright happy face along Lake Ontario and Toronto kids are flocking en masse to have a peek. And a pic. A lot of pics. The Happy Place, a massive pop-up experience has taken over part of Harbourfront Centre and is filled with room after room after room...

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Museum of Illusions in Toronto

We gave our brains a big workout at the new Museum of Illusions - now open in Toronto along Front Street near Jarvis. My guys in TOw and I had a sneak peek of the 80-plus exhibits –rooms, installations, holograms, images, puzzles and games – that tricked our minds,...

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