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...

Let’s face facts, dog owners love their pets. Even as I write this I’m finding it hard to use the word “pet” as many owners would call their dog’s their children. How else can you explain the popularity of events such as the Zombie Dog Walk in Etobicoke? Zombie Dog Walk is put on by the great people at Paws on the Shore, a hiking group...

Despite our advancing ages we all remember the toys we played as with kids. Smiles run across our faces when we see a toy we recognize at a garage sale or on television. So imagine the joy experienced when attending the Canadian Toy Collectors Society Toy Show and being presented with toys, dolls, and games from yesteryear to today. Canada’s Greatest Collector’s...

Posted on Oct 6 2014 - 7:07am by Richard
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If you’ve read our previous restaurant write-ups you’ll know that we’re big fans of sushi here around the office. In fact, we’re such big fans of Momiji Sushi Bar and Grill in Etobicoke that whenever we need to cater an office meeting or a personal event we usually pick up the phone and call Momiji. Momiji Sushi Bar and Grill is located at...

Growing up in Toronto most of us automatically become fans of our great national pastime, ice hockey. As a youngster my team of choice was the Toronto Maple Leafs but the reality was that we could simply not afford to go to games. Instead my dad brought me to junior games around the city and I had a blast! I still remember those days like they were yesterday. One...

Posted on Sep 15 2014 - 8:32am by Richard
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It’s a common fact that people fear speaking in public more than death itself. Think about that for a moment. It’s obviously an “irrational” fear and the Etobicoke Toastmasters are here to help us all be better public speakers and eliminate that fear. Goodyear Toastmasters is the Etobicoke chapter of Toastmasters International and was formed...

Children need to play. We don’t need studies to tell us that kids learn valuable social skills and are happier when they are at play. One such place where you’ll see lots of happy children is at TimBUKtu Indoor PlayLand in Etobicoke. TimBUKtu Indoor PlayLand is located at 1-321 Rexdale Boulevard just West of Martin Grove and provides a safe, clean, and...

Posted on Sep 1 2014 - 9:41am by Richard
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If we had to be honest with ourselves we would realize that when it comes to our children the majority of sports leagues are aimed at boys. So it’s great to see an organization like Etobicoke Ringette that is aimed at girls and women alike. The Etobicoke Ringette Association (ERA) is a non-profit sports organization that has been in operation since 1967. The...

For a relatively small city within the GTA, Etobicoke has a super-vibrant art and theatre scene thanks to fantastic organizations such as Etobicoke Musical Productions. Etobicoke Musical Productions (EMP) is a not-for-profit theatre company that was formed way back in 1965 and is a member of Arts Etobicoke as well as other prominent art organizations in Ontario. The...