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30 Things We Love About Toronto in January & February 2011

3. Brookfield Place's Allan Lambert Galleria

1 Trying top restaurants during Winterlicious, from January 28 to February 10.

2 Recalling the enchantment of childhood at a performance of The Secret Garden.

3 Emerging from the PATH into Brookfield Place’s airy, light-filled atrium.

4 Scoring street-inspired men’s fashions at Cartel (page 43).

5 A history lesson at Stephen Bulger Gallery’s display of vintage Canadian photos, from January 23 to February 27.

7. Francoise Beauchemin of the Toronto Maple Leafs

6 Conquering winter in style while wearing an iconic Canada Goose parka.

7 Win or lose—cheering on Francois Beauchemin and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

8 Admiring the mural adorning the exterior of Lee’s Palace while waiting for a concert to begin.

9 Applauding independent plays at the Next Stage Theatre Festival, from January 5 to 16.

10 Performing figure-eights at Harbourfront Centre’s Natrel Skating Rink.

13. The Toronto skyline from Ward's Island

11 Grabbing an on-the-go organic snack from natural food market The Big Carrot.

12 Taking advantage of post-Christmas sales at the Toronto Eaton Centre’s numerous brand-name stores.

13 Hopping into the Year of the Rabbit with a celebratory meal in Chinatown—Chinese New Year is February 3.

14 Catching the ferry to Ward’s Island and snapping an icy shot of the skyline.

15 Belting out Bon Jovi’s best tunes when the band plays the Air Canada Centre on February 14 and 15.

15. Bon Jovi

16 Getting a head start on summer with a blood orange margarita from Reposado Tequila Bar.

17 Relishing a strike at new, high-end bowling alley The Ballroom.

18 Sitting in the car of your dreams at the Canadian International Autoshow, from February 18 to 27.

19 Rocking out on January 15 at Kool Haus with indie darlings Tokyo Police Club.

20 Taking a close look at Robert Mapplethorpe’s photos, on display at Olga Korper Gallery through to January 15.

21. The Paper Bag Princess

21 Finding fabulous finery at vintage boutique The Paper Bag Princess.

22 Treating your valentine to something sweet from Dufflet Pastries.

23 Warming up with a big bowl of pho from Golden Turtle (125 Ossington Ave, 416-531-1601).

24 Sipping coffee while playing a board game at Snakes and Lattes.

25 Cracking up with comedy queen Lisa Lampanelli on January 22.

30. Poutini's

26 Having a snowball fight in High Park—there are so many trees to use as cover.

27 Seeing amazing ice sculptures during Bloor-Yorkville’s IceFest, on February 26 and 27.

28 Salivating over a perfect pair of designer jeans at BodyBlue.

29 Savouring the rich and spicy Mayan hot chocolate from Soma Chocolatemaker.

30 Indulging in a gooey Canadian classic at Poutini’s House of Poutine.

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