Around Toronto

Spiders at the ROM

Some of the world’s biggest and baddest spiders have been hanging out in Toronto and we finally got a peek into their worlds - all 400 of them. The live and preserved specimens are the stars of Spiders: Fear and Fascination exhibition on display until January 6, 2019...

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10 WAYS TO GET OUTSIDE THIS FALL IN TORONTO

We are so lucky how summer lingers in Toronto. But even when the fall air begins to settle in, we’ll be saying hello to sweater weather and staying outdoors to enjoy all the city has to offer. Here are 10 activities to fill your fall: GO PLAY IN THE...

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PEACH PICKING WITH KIDS IN TOW

My favourite time of year – peach season! Ontario’s garden goodness is overflowing at farmers’ markets across Toronto. But instead of picking up a basket of the local sweetness, we headed southwest to fill our own at Parkway Orchards. The pick-your-own fruit farm...

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Paddling the Humber River

It’s one of those nature-in-the-city moments when you feel like you’ve left the city if not for the odd view of a high rise or the CN Tower poking out in the distance. Our latest escape from the city was on the Humber River, the main branch that flows 126 km from the...

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TORONTO WOLFPACK: Rugby with Kids in TOw

We’re a big sports family – playing and spectating (hockey, ultimate frisbee, basketball and football) are some of our family’s favourite activities. So we jumped at the chance to add rugby to our list. The Team The Toronto Wolfpack is the city’s first pro Rugby...

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51 THINGS TO DO THIS SUMMER WITH KIDS IN TORONTO

Call me crazy but I do love summers in the city. Whether you're playing tourist or touring around tourists, there are so many Toronto destinations, activities and festivals to fill nine weeks of summer vacation. We've pulled together some of our favourites and added...

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Dads in T.O. – Author and Illustrator Hilary Leung

Hilary Leung Artist, Illustrator, AuthorToronto dad Hilary Leung is one of the friendliest most creative people I know. The author, illustrator and all-around-awesome dad in TOw is the co-creator behind the kid books Legend of Ninja Cowboy Bear (first self-published...

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Mabel’s Fables Book Store

We love discovering independent bookstores and I can’t believe it took us this long to discover Mabel’s Fables in Toronto's Mount Pleasant area. This neighbourhood staple has been on the same corner for decades, and this year it’s celebrating its 30th birthday! The...

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Adamson Barbecue with Kids in TOw

What’s for lunch? A big platter of Texas BBQ. The boys and I took dad in TOw for a belated birthday lunch at Adamson Barbecue – one of Toronto's most sought spots for Central Texas-style BBQ. The lunch-time restaurant is tucked away in an industrial park in Leaside....

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