117 Peter St., TorontoA distinctive nightclub that offers a getaway from the norm. Dark woods, myriad chandeliers, gleaming bars and a powerful sound
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50 Cumberland St., TorontoThis upscale bar in Yorkville has an art-deco interior that features ostrich seats and exotic fabrics. Signature martinis like Karma
47 Front St. E., TorontoGear for the outdoors—climbing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking—as well as converters, adapters, travel books and cycling equipment. Open daily.
383 King St. W., TorontoGear for the outdoors—climbing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking—as well as converters, adapters, travel books and cycling equipment. Open daily.
195 Princes' Blvd., TorontoExpert advice and ideas for your home from more than 300 retailers and service providers. Held in September. General admission
343 Evans Ave., TorontoFamed black-light performance theatre. Tue.-Sat. Matinee: doors open at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon, show at 1 p.m., dessert, coffee
222 Bremner Blvd., TorontoCanada’s largest gaming, horror, comic, science fiction and anime event. Watch the Canadian National Gaming Tournaments, Q&A sessions with experts,
967 Highway #5 West, FlamboroughHarness racing Wed.-Sun. Plus 800 slot machines (1¢ to $5) and simulcast wagering. Three dining areas. Casino open daily.
8 Gloucester St., TorontoPopular, predominantly gay hot spot. Two lounges (upstairs opens after 11 p.m.), balconies, a catwalk and plenty of cozy nooks
901 Oxford St., TorontoA family-owned full-service marine store that has been a port-of-call for seafarers for 25 years. Canada’s largest Laser dealer. Watercrafts
235 Queens Quay W., TorontoThe country’s biggest book festival celebrating children’s literature. The ALOUD: A Celebration for Young Readers includes readings and talks with
145 Queen St. W., TorontoMajor performance space was designed by Toronto architecture firm Diamond and Schmidt, and is home to the Canadian Opera Company
235 Queens Quay W., TorontoShowcases Francophone artists over three days with a rich program of events and activities plus haute cuisine. Held in June.
Harbourfront Centre, TorontoFree films shown lakeside on a big outdoor screen. Every summer. Check website for movie lineup.
320 College St., TorontoCasual, simple resto is the setting for a weekly Jewish Sun. brunch featuring gefilte fish (not kosher) on the menu
526 Queen St. W., TorontoTranquil blue walls surround well-worn velvet banquettes creating the ultimate after-dark sanctuary for young urbanites. Hosts DJ-driven events like Darkrave
729 Danforth Ave., TorontoCasual hangout and eatery. Roadhouse-style shows up in a selection of sandwiches, burgers and wings. Pool table. Late night menu
403 Roncesvalles Ave., TorontoLocated in the charming Roncesvalles strip, Gate 403 is a slick and upmarket jazz club that caters to the city’s
1214 Queen St. W., TorontoFunky addition with three venues for partying. Melody Bar hosts popular karaoke nights that regulars take seriously. Plus live nightly
7 Marie Labatte Rd., TorontoWell-balanced gastronomic delights comprise this healthy-lifestyle restaurant’s menu, focusing on fresh meals made with local ingredients and free of heavy