We’re just going to come out and say it. While we’ve been getting our retail therapy fix nicely through online stores, we miss being able to just go out on the (old) town to visit as many stores as possible and try out certain products ourselves before buying. We’re talking about anything from clothes and…

According to Wikipedia, “March is the third month of the year and named after Mars in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It is the second of seven months to have a length of 31 days. In the Northern Hemisphere, the meteorological beginning of spring occurs on the first day of March. The March equinox on…

Love! L’amour! Mīlestība!  Valentine’s Day, the day of love, is upon us once more and we’re feeling romance in the air. As the French say, “Excusez-moi, où sont les toilettes?” Ah, what a beautiful language it is. Whether you’re a fan of Valentine’s Day or not, it’s a great excuse to show your love and…

Ok, February is NOT our favourite month, not by a long shot. It is cold, snowy and our boots are salt stained from trudging along the city sidewalks.  At least we are only looking at 28 days total for the month. Can you imagine if we were facing a leap year and had to endure…

In the history of the world, nothing has done more to evoke strong emotions or challenge our perceptions of life than art. A world without art is one that we frankly don’t want to live in. So with that, we were excited to learn that the good people at DesignTO were going ahead with the…

Phew, we did it! We got through 2020 mostly sort of intact and we’re looking ahead to hopefully some more positive changes in the new year and overcoming whatever obstacles lay before us! Now, we’re of the mindset that a brand spanking new year is a chance to start fresh and get into some new…

Welp, it’s getting a lot colder outside and a little harder to deny that winter is here. With a combination of the cold, the dark days of the winter, and the ongoing *gestures at world* all that, we find ourselves frequently wrapped up in our best blanket, craving the food and drinks that comfort us….

Lead image: Michael Dam We know you are doing all you can to support local this holiday season, while staying home and making the festivities a little more intimate this year. Thank you! With our list of December features, right here in OTT, you’ll discover new ways to support our hard working local businesses, while…

If you’ve been reading the news you’ll know by now that we have entered the second lockdown, which has put us all indoors and given us the chance to do the bravest thing we can for the people of Toronto: lay down on your couch, watch The Queen’s Gambit, and order food. To all of…

For years Old Town Toronto has been the source of many fashionable places to be and places to be fashionable, with a number of clothing stores, jewellery stores, spas, and restaurants to have you feeling and looking your finest self. And that’s not limited to humans. In fact, Old Town Toronto is a hot spot…

Looking for the perfect book to curl up with while you sip on a glass of wine and nibble on some antipasto for a quiet night in? Craving an outing to enjoy hot chocolate on a local winter patio? Has it been a tough week and you could really use a massage? Maybe it is…

Ah, Toronto in the Autumn! Is there any better time of the year? The leaves are changing, the air is filled with the scent of nutmeg, and the temperature is gradually changing towards the chilly. In other words, it’s prime weather to feel all nice and cozy! And as always at this time of year,…

BOOOOooOOooOoooOOooOOO! I’m sorry, we didn’t mean to scare you there. It’s just that with it being October and Halloween coming up, we get in kind of a spooky mood around here and sometimes get a little carried away.  But you know…since the season is upon us, how about a couple of ghost stories? After all,…

Supporting your local Old Town Toronto businesses has never been more important. Here is a list of some local spots and their feature items this month, which will make it even easier to shop, dine and do business in OTT. 🙂 Farm’r Prepared Meals with 5 Day Delivery Farm’r is back selling prepared meals through…

Let’s face it. 2020 has been…maybe a bit stressful! And pairing that with the regular day to day stresses of life in the big city we can often forget to take in some essential quality “Me Time” to help us unplug, decompress, and relax a little bit so all of our stresses and little aches…

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