Sakura Festival by Su Neko The Sister Cities of Toronto series has provided you with a quick guide to the cities of Quito and Chongqing so far. Today, I’d like to focus on another city included in the Friendship Cities category, which mostly deals with a community-driven intercultural exchange between the engaged cities (the concept […]
Archives for July 2011
Biotecture by marvins_dad Can you imagine living in a house built of garbage? Or to have your walls made of old coke cans, wine bottles, or car tires? Not many people would consider buying such a construction, but according to Mike Reynolds, who is often nicknamed “an architect of garbage,” you definitely should.
Sunset on Harbourfront by John Vetterli If you have someone special with whom you’d like to share the most romantic minutes of the day, or if you just want to try out your new camera, there’s probably no better time than the sunset. Toronto offers many wonderful places that provide beautiful views of the lit […]
Art Gallery of Ontario by jphilipg While the 60s and 70s are infamous for the destruction of significant parts of the city’s architectural heritage by turning priceless old streets and buildings into new facades full of offices, apartments, and parking lots with little added value, these days, Toronto seems to be witnessing its architectural renaissance. […]
Meal at Lahore Tikka by Robyn Lee At best, I can describe Lahore Tikka as a very large hole-in-the-wall — but don’t let that fool you. Located in the heart of Toronto’s Little India on Gerrard Street, this spice house is arguably one of the GTA’s best South Asian restaurants.
Farmers Market by Natalie Maynor Farmers’ markets have been springing up around Toronto at an amazing rate over the past couple years. It has become fashionable to go green and buy local, organic products instead of supporting large, multinational corporations spending enormous amounts of energy to transport their goods from one place to another. We […]