Posted on Dec 19 2014 - 2:09pm by Richard
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Specialty burger joints are popping up around Toronto so frequently that the word “specialty” may lose its meaning. However, that’s not the case with The Burger’s Priest and its new location in Etobicoke. The Burger’s Priest is located at 1599 The Queensway just East of the 427. What was once another chain’s empty restaurant is...

Posted on Dec 16 2014 - 11:29am by Richard
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It seems as if we’ve been getting the Samko and Miko Toy Warehouse flyers in our household forever and the fact is, we have! With the Toronto head office and store being located in Etobicoke it is super-close for local residents and their toy needs. Samko and Miko Toy Warehouse has several locations across the GTA with the Etobicoke store situated at 77 Fima...

The magic of flowers and plants to lift moods should not be underestimated whether you’re in the dead of Winter or the warmth of Summer. Experiencing the various colours and scents brings smiles to young and old alike. “Flower Power” is what my daughter calls it and you can get your own dose at the Centennial Park Conservatory in Etobicoke. Centennial...

During the Christmas holidays there are few things more inspiring than the sound of 200 beautiful voices filling the air with song. The Carolling in The Kingsway Out of the Cold Concert in Etobicoke is an event that people wait all year for and what makes it all the more special that it is all for a good cause which we can all get behind. The 14th Annual Carolling...

Today’s seniors are more active than ever. They are healthier, more involved in the community, and generally happier than generations past. As most seniors are retired or near-retirement they undoubtedly need a place where they can focus their energy into something productive and that’s where the Islington Seniors Centre in Etobicoke shines. The Islington...

Posted on Nov 17 2014 - 1:09pm by Richard
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When we have the pleasure of not cooking at home and eating out we all have that “go-to” restaurant where we know that the food is consistently good and the service is fast and friendly. That place for us, and many Etobicoke and GTA residents, is The Grille Restaurant and Bar. The Grille Restaurant and Bar is located at 1596 The Queensway just East of...

Posted on Nov 10 2014 - 3:33pm by Richard
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No matter how old we get we all have our favourite songs from yesteryear. It could be a song that was on the radio during a special time in your life or a song that takes you back to when you were younger. Then again, maybe they’re just amazing tunes! Experience those great times again at The Oldies Dance LIVE parties happening in Etobicoke! Just like the songs...

There is no shortage of farmers markets in Etobicoke during the warmer months. Try finding a local farmers market throughout the GTA during our long winters however and you’ll have a harder time. Thankfully the indoor farmers market at Montgomery’s Inn has you covered! Montgomery’s Inn is located at 4709 Dundas Street West on the South-East corner...

With one of the highest voter turnouts in Toronto’s history we have a new mayor in John Tory. There really was no surprise here as the results echoed the polls of recent weeks. They don’t always match but in this case they were pretty close. Doug Ford had a strong showing coming in second and Olivia Chow in third. We have a feeling that John Tory will...

Kids have the wildest imaginations especially during Halloween. While I come up with the same Jack O’ Lantern face year after year, the kids participating in Pumpkinfest in The Kingsway in Etobicoke come up with some true works of art. The 12th annual Pumpkinfest in The Kingsway takes place Sunday October 26th 2014 at 10am in the morning and is put on by The...