What Espresso Drink Best Fits Your Personality?
If you’re anything like me, you love your coffee and it’s practically a necessity for you to function properly. Our coffee orders tell us a lot about ourselves, but what espresso drink really is the perfect match for your personality? Take this quiz to find out!
Give Them a Shot: The Perks of Supporting Local Coffee Shops Over Chains
The delights to be tasted at local coffee shops have as much character as the neighbourhood itself.
A Bookshop For Change
How one man and his backpack became a pillar of Toronto’s Queer community
10 Fun Things to Do in Toronto When You’re Stressed Out
Sometimes weekends at home are not enough when you need to unwind. It’s hard to stop thinking about all the deadlines, meetings, and upcoming projects when you’re holed up in your room, binging on entertainment.
How to Give Up Your Guilty Pleasure During Lent
I was raised Anglican. For those who are unfamiliar with the religion, Anglican is basically like being Catholic but we have no pope. Just the Queen herself. For years I watched as my family made the promise on Pancake Tuesday to give something up for 40 days. When I came of age, I tried to give up something different every year. One year I gave up meat; another, gluten and dairy; and last year I gave up shopping. To make the promise of giving up something you love can sound daunting, but I have some tips for you to succeed. Formulate a Plan First and foremost, you need a plan.…
Deals of the Day
Feedback on the last deals of the day was that it was too focused on women’s fashions and makeup. Here is something for the guys out there. From coffee to easy listening, we’ve got you covered. Eddie Bauer Reversible Coverlet February is most definitely bringing in the cold weather. Stay warm under this reversible blanket from Eddie Bauer. $97.99 (from $210.99). Barista & Co French Press Coffee lovers rejoice! Make your own fresh brew at home. I swear it makes a difference in the taste of your morning cup of joe. $40 (from $80). Levi’s 501 Jeans A classic denim that can always be dressed up or dressed down depending…
10 Best Places to Stay Warm this Winter
Winter can be a drag. It’s cold, wet, and gloomy. But the good news is if you live, work, or just find yourself strolling on the Danforth there are places where you can stay warm. This list includes 10 places to escape the cold while you’re on the Danforth; whether you are looking for something to eat, something to drink, a place to exercise, a place to read, or somewhere to be creative. For the Foodies Mocha Mocha 489 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1P6 Mocha Mocha is a Latin American infused restaurant that is sure to have your taste buds bursting after one bite. It is located on the…
Warmth on a Winter’s Weekend
I know you; you’re sitting in front of your computer, wrapping misery in a blanket, and you’ve opened this article to scoff at my list of ideas to keep your heart warm through another Canadian winter. You don’t like that snow has seized our streets, patios have shut their doors, and Mr. Frost has personally ensured that you will not be at a restful temperature while outdoors for the next three months. So you might as well read this and enlighten your winter more than your wistful waiting ever could. I’m sitting at a coffee shop—outside the window to my left, the snow falls modestly—in the foreground is my computer,…
5 Places You Can Go to Escape Your Cellphone
In this day and age, we live by the internet and especially through social media. We eat with it, we sleep with it, and we even walk our dogs with it. For many, it takes as much as the inability to connect—being physically unable to access social media—to make us log offline. Below is a list of places and events in Toronto that either do not allow for the use of cellphones or simply do not have WiFi or connection signals, giving you the ability to escape from your cellphone, even for just a few minutes (or hours). The Subway For just $3.00, you can travel underground on Toronto’s subway…
Latte Love on the Danforth
Greektown in Toronto’s east end is home to a lot of local, independent coffee shops. I set out to find some of my favourite places to grab a double-shot latte on my way to school, and I have listed my recommendations in the order I visited them. El Greco (968 Pape Ave.) El Greco is a quaint espresso & snack bar. They are a favourite for local football fans so they tend to have a football game on TV. They have one of the best prices for a latte at $3.50. Their espresso is moderately bold and they have a wide variety of pastries to choose from. They are also…