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So often guides to the city include activities that are really geared to tourists and not for people who actually live in Toronto.

Where are the best places for hot yoga in downtown Toronto? What’s happening mid-week for people who want to learn how to sail? Where can you register for affordable and fun cooking classes in downtown Toronto?

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The new Cooper Koo Family YMCA on Cherry Street recently opened their beautiful roof top garden and we were there to learn how this new area of the facility will contribute to the fitness and recreational experience for members and residents.

In this week’s podcast Michelle and I talk about how fitness has become […]

Living a healthy lifestyle in the city really starts at the Cooper Koo YMCA in Old Town Toronto. Having just opened in May 2016, the city’s newest YMCA – the Cooper Koo Family YMCA on Cherry Street (at Front)  is the crown jewel in a section of downtown being reborn as a community focused on […]

The first beautiful weekend of the season coincides with the Victoria Day weekend.  How perfect is that! If you’re looking for great activities to do in the city this weekend, consider the following: Artfest May 21-23, 2016, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Artfest Toronto will be hosting two outdoor art and craft shows.  The event […]

There are so many great things to do this Valentine’s Day weekend in Toronto. Don’t mind the fact that winter has finally arrived, just bundle up and enjoy the journey, the scenery and the food! Who Needs the Caribbean? Longing to go to the islands? Save the airfare to the Caribbean and hop on the […]

February in Toronto is not a reason to hibernate because frankly there’s too much to do, see and taste! Don’t let the threat of bad weather prevent you from getting out – Toronto is after all, one of the most walkable cities in the world. Choosing to venture out into your city during these short […]

Once the Toronto Santa Clause Parade has launched, the holiday season in Toronto is officially ON. There are so many events to enjoy throughout the season. First off is the Toronto Christmas Market. Who doesn’t get excited to see the canopy of lights lit up at the Distillery District to welcome the The Toronto Christmas Market. […]

There is a lot going on in Toronto this fall, and especially in the Distillery District.  Read on to make some of your leisure plans for the cool and cozy days ahead in Old Town Toronto. The Watah Theatre The Watah Theatre is a performance arts company that will be launching their 2015-16 season, October […]

It’s pretty wonderful that we have a day set aside to give thanks for each other and the good things in our lives. It’s even grander that for many of us it’s an opportunity to look outwards and to see where and how we can share of ourselves and of the things we have with […]

  It’s the last long weekend of the summer – Labour Day Weekend and in our Episode 3 podcast we highlight some of the activities and events to celebrate food, history and art! September 4-7: Hot and Spicy Food Festival at Harbourfront – 235 Queen’s Quay West. September 4: Kensington Market Crawl, Baldwin and […]

When you decide to make a vibrant city like Toronto your home, you’ll tend to appreciate well used and maintained parks. Great parks often serve as an extended part of your living space when you’re living in the smaller environments of most urban homes. Well planned urban neighbourhoods in downtown Toronto have parks typically within […]

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