Grindstone Creek (Hamilton), appx 1 hr away from High Park.   Hike Length: 12.5km/Time: 4.5 hr  Much of the trail of this hike is along the rushing water of Grindstone Creek as the water tumbles over the Great Falls and rushes down over a rocky creek bed forming numerous rapids in the creek below.

Much of the trail of this hike is along the rushing water of Grindstone Creek as the water tumbles over the Great Falls and rushes down over a rocky creek bed.

Tao Tea Leaf is a specialty teashop near where Yorkville transitions to Rosedale on Yonge. The storeowner, Tao, moved from China in 2007, and began his shop out of a love and passion for high quality tea. He offers an eclectic variety of Chinese, Japanese, organic, blended and flavoured teas....

Tao Tea Leaf is a specialty teashop near where Yorkville transitions to Rosedale on Yonge. The storeowner, Tao, moved from China in and began his s.

Corks Winebar and Eatery, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON  19 Queen Street (Map) Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0  RESERVATIONS/GENERAL INQUIRIES: 289 868 9527  Lunch starts at 11am, dinner/tapas start at 5pm

Corks Winebar and Eatery, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON 19 Queen Street (Map) Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 RESERVATIONS/GENERAL INQUIRIES: 289 868 9527 Lunch starts at 11am, dinner/tapas start at 5pm

Mount Nemo (Hamilton) appx 50 mins away from High Park.  A good choice if you want to show visiting non-hikers some Ontario outdoors & a bit of the famous Niagara Escarpment. The trail is very interesting & takes you right along the top edge of the limestone cliffs. There are great lookout points & resting benches as well on this loop hike. You'll also see the crevice caves and see ancient cedars clinging to the cliff edge.  Rich green ferns blanket some of the rocks & areas along the trail.

The Niagara Escarpment limestone cliff at Mount Nemo, with its crevice caves, rock fissures and talus slopes, is a landmark in Halton providing views for 50 km.

House Of Tea has been serving out a wide array of loose-leaf teas from its Rosedale location for about 15 years. Blending some of her own unique teas, the storeowner tells me that she's extremely particular about what her store carries. "It's important to know which herbs can be blended...

House Of Tea has been serving out a wide array of loose-leaf teas from its Rosedale location for about 15 years. Blending some of her own unique teas, th.

Dundas Valley Headwaters Trail (Hamilton), appx 1 to 1.5 hr away from High Park  Hike Length: 18.2 km/Time: about 5 hr  Conservation Halton declares the CA, "a favorite destination of any outdoor enthusiast" & I'd have to agree w/ that. Add to that the valley's 1,200 hectares of Carolinian forests, fields, cold-water streams & stunning geological formations that are home to an array of rare plants, birds and wildlife & you have 1 great destination.

The Dundas Valley trails wander through lovely stretches of Carolinian forest traversing deep stream valleys and high ridges that provide superb lookout points.

McManus and Campbell opened in November of last year at 90 Distillery Lane. This is the only salon in the Distillery District - a strategic move on the part of owners Sharon McManus and Anelise Campbell.  McManus started doing hair many years ago, beginning her career at Bruce of Crescendo at...

McManus and Campbell opened in November of last year at 90 Distillery Lane. This is the only salon in the Distillery District - a str.

Royal Botanical Gardens North Shore (Hamilton), appx 1 hr away from High Park  Hike Length: 14 km/Time: 4 hr  The Royal Botanical Gardens spread across 2700 acres & is CA’s largest botanical garden. The collection of plants includes five specialist gardens & 4 nature sanctuaries. Most notable of the nature sanctuary is Cootes Paradise, a wildlife sanctuary containing  618 acres of coastal wetland located at the west end of Hamilton Harbor.

An interesting hike from Borer’s Falls to the Bruce Trail headquarters at Raspberry House and into the Royal Botannical Gardens along Captain Cootes Trail.

Lila Yoga Studio | Lila Yoga Studio, High Park, Toronto

Lila Yoga Studio | Lila Yoga Studio, High Park, Toronto

Tealish- Trinity Bellwoods

Tealish- Trinity Bellwoods

Pippins Tea - The Beaches

Pippins Tea - The Beaches

The Farne

The Farne

Boulderz Climbing recently celebrated its sixth birthday in the Junction Triangle and just opened another location in Etobicoke - so now climbing enthusiasts in Toronto have two places to do some serious bouldering.  While the Junction Triangle location is listed at 1444 Dupont St, when I got to that address, I...

Boulderz Climbing recently celebrated its sixth birthday in the Junction Triangle and just opened another location in Etobicoke - so now climbing en.

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