10 quirky things you might not know about Parkdale: Like many neighbourhoods to the west, north, and east of downtown Toronto, Parkdale was once an independent village. The small community grew up west of the rail tracks, south of Brockton before it was annexed by the City of Toronto in 1889.

How Toronto Neighbourhoods got their names: Liberty Village: Inmates released from Toronto Central Prison, once located near King and Strachan, got their first tastes of post-incarceration life on Liberty Street, named for its route to freedom.

6 Hidden Gems in Toronto's Little Italy: For the uninitiated, the main reason to hit downtown Toronto’s Little Italy is for the Italian food. But that’s only part of this lively neighbourhood’s appeal.  The animated stretch along College Street between Bathurst and Ossin...

For the uninitiated, the main reason to hit downtown Toronto’s Little Italy is for the Italian food. But that’s only part of this lively neighbourhood’s appeal. The animated stretch along College Stre.

The best cannoli in Toronto are the domain of old-school bakeries and a few new, but always-reverential Italian chefs.

The best cannoli in Toronto perfectly marry two amazing elements to make one of the most perfect Italian desserts. These crispy cylindrical shells .

A map of every laneway in Toronto: Toronto is a city of laneways. There are over 250 kilometres of these mostly unnoticed urban arteries, places that are typically granted practical status but that also serve as the site of some of the city's best graffiti, some of our most interesting houses, and more basketball and road hockey...

Toronto is a city of laneways. There are over 250 kilometres of these mostly unnoticed urban arteries, places that are typically granted practical .

Maha's Egyptian Restaurant, Toronto (has brunch!)

Maha& is a new Egyptian brunch spot that& been on Greenwood, just north of Gerrard, for a little over a month. It& the kind of space where you al.

5 things to do on the islands in winter: Winter on the Toronto Islands is a whole lot quieter than the summer months, when city dwellers looking for a temporary escape make the short trek across the harbour in droves.

5 things to do on the islands in winter: Winter on the Toronto Islands is a whole lot quieter than the summer months, when city dwellers looking for a temporary escape make the short trek across the harbour in droves.

5 things you didn't know were underground in Toronto: There's more underground in Toronto than just the PATH, the subway, and the sewers. In fact, there's everything from solid gold to rotting garbage hidden beneath our feet, you just have to look for the clues.

Treasure trove: The Bank of England's vault under central London contains tons of the precious metal, worth an incredible

5 early entrepreneurs who helped shape Toronto: Where would Toronto be without the contributions of Timothy Eaton, Robert Simpson, William Davies, Henry Pellatt, or Ed Mirvish?

5 early entrepreneurs who helped shape Toronto: Where would Toronto be without the contributions of Timothy Eaton, Robert Simpson, William Davies, Henry Pellatt, or Ed Mirvish?

Loaded Pierogi: Toronto's first all-pierogi restaurant

Loaded Pierogi (not to be confused with The Saucy Pierogi ) is a newly opened restaurant and vodka bar located at the base of Church .

10 quirky things to know about the Junction

The Junction might just be one of the most interesting neighbourhoods in Toronto. At once a place that's undergone profound change (a.

The Five Spookiest Abandoned Buildings in Toronto

The Junction might just be one of the most interesting neighbourhoods in Toronto. At once a place that's undergone profound change (a.

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