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Live Art Festival, by Mural Routes and StART at Underpass Park.

The Pan Am Path to a connected city

A new 84-kilometre trail sets out to link Toronto's communities and cultures. 

Pan Am and Parapan Am Aquatics Centre

What Toronto would look like without the Pan Am Games

After more than a half-decade of preparation, the Pan Am Games are nearly here. And, if all goes according to plan, their built and cultural legacy will continue for decades to come. 

Gail McInnes of Stylist Box.

Stylist Box brings Canadian designers to the red carpet at TIFF

The Stylist Box is a first for Toronto, a showroom of designers including emerging and established Canadian labels alike, and a one-stop shop for busy actresses getting ready for TIFF. Jaime Woo takes a look behind the scenes of this celebrity showroom.  

VQA wine at the Sorauren Farmer's Market.

VQA winemakers taste success at Toronto farmers' markets

A two-year pilot program introduces local winemakers to Toronto markets, one sip at a time. Yonge Street talks to several wineries to learn more about how the city's various farmers' markets are supporting VQA wines. 

Alexa Hatanaka and Patrick Thompson.

North By Northeast art project aims to transform Toronto one alley at a time

Thirty-one new murals will be painted across Toronto over the next week in an effort to beautify alleyways, improve walkability, and enhance the safety of Toronto's laneways. It's part of a larger strategy to imagine what the future of this city's story could be, a narrative as told by artists. 

Kevin Beaulieu of World Pride

World Pride timed to open the floodgates for gay tourism in Toronto

LGBT tourism is poised to crack $200 billion for the first time this year. With Toronto hosting the fourth annual World Pride celebrations, we look at how our city has the potential to set the global stage for Pride celebrations and welcome a new wave of tourists.

The Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

10 must-see buildings at this year's Doors Open Toronto

Our roundup of some of the architecturally, historically, and culturally coolest places to see at this year's Doors Open TO celebrating "Secrets & Spirits."

War of 1812 Mural in Islington Village

Street art preserves Islington Village's history with remarkable attention to detail

A series of 25 murals celebrate Islington Village's past, while looking to its future. Igor Bonifacic reflects on how the street art represents his own experiences growing up in the area as a new Canadian, and what it means to the neighbourhood now.

Canary District under construction.

What legacy will the PanAm/ParaPan games leave on Toronto's infrastructure?

Toronto has already ensured the PanAm/ParaPan Games will leave the city with a healthy legacy, more than a year before they kick off. We look at some of the changes coming to the city's infrastructure and what it means for housing, communities, and transit.

Rob Sysak

Yonge Interviews: Rob Sysak, Executive Director at West Queen West BIA

West Queen West is a neighbourhood in deep transition. We talk to Rob Sysak, executive director at the WQW BIA, about how the neighbourhood has changed and what's in store for the stretch of Queen Street that runs from Bathurst to Gladstone. 

vital signs

Vital Signs report paints a new portrait of Toronto's growing population

The 2013 Vital Signs report indicates a city in rapid transition, bringing with it a new realm of opportunities and challenges. We summarize some of the findings in the first of many features dedicated to breaking down the issues outlined in the Vital Signs report. 
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