BY MACRINA SMART
Some of the dapper duds at Gypsy Found Objects on St. Clair West (photo: Gypsy Found Objects)
It’s no secret that the Torontonians have something of a love-hate relationship with our public transportation commission, the TTC. Millions of us ride the TTC’s busses, subways and streetcars every day. We’re glad that the system exists; for years we’ve also been desperate to see its expansion. Thus the installation of dedicated streetcar lanes along St. Clair Avenue West continues to stick out as an example of transit’s challenges in Toronto. Started in June 2005, cost overruns and delays meant that the project took five years to complete, snarling traffic and limiting parking along the Midtown artery. In hindsight it’s unsurprising that numerous businesses closed their doors during this period.
A stretch of cozy restaurants and stylish boutiques runs through the upper portion of the moneyed Forest Hill neighbourhood. (more…)
Rodney's Oyster House
Let these fish and seafood restos serve you a memorable meal.
1 The city’s newest seafood space, Catch boasts an experienced staff that dishes out Mediterranean-inspired, Ocean Wise–approved fare.
2 Bring your friends to Fishbar to ensure you can taste as many of its tapas offerings as possible—from cod croquettes to octopus ceviche.
3 Centrally located Fisherman’s Wharf has made its name serving a huge selection of seafood for nearly 40 years.
4 Go to Pier 4 Storehouse for the food, stay for the waterfront patio and whimsical maritime ambience—check out the sharks hanging over the dining room!
5 Renowned as one of the world’s top oyster bars, Rodney’s Oyster House features an expansive and very fresh selection of succulent bivalves.