Record heat, fires worsened by climate change, says science report

All over the world, heat waves are setting all-time high temperatures—with Europe suffering its deadliest fire incident in over a century. Also,one of nearly 90 large fires across the U.S. West razed down dozens of homes, forcing the evacuation of at least 37,000 people near Redding, California. According to scientists, the ravaging fires and accompanying heat “is all part of summer [...]

03 August 2018

What Does Amazon Need to do to Topple Traditional Retail? 6 Points to Consider

Amazon has been heralded for years as the perennial sort of “retail killer,” poised to top brick-and-mortar stores given its status as the king of online shopping. However, recent data shows that this often heralded future where Amazon reigns supreme may be further off than we thought. In fact, retail recently stocks reached a 52-week high in the case of big box brands like Costco, Ross an [...]

25 July 2018

5 Things You Need To Run A Business From Your RV In Brandon, Florida

Brandon, Florida, is easily one of the most overlooked RV destinations in the country. Outdoorsy discusses at length the large number of RV parks and campgrounds that are available in the area, from Sun N Fun RV Resort to Bush Gardens to Lazydays RV Resort to name a few. Needless to say, if you’re a resident of Brandon and want to live in and work from an RV, there are plenty of places for y [...]

10 July 2018

Top 5 Tips For Starting Your Business In Miami

Are you looking to get your own business started in the Miami area? If so, you should congratulate yourself for actually turning into reality something that most other people have only dreamed of. But regardless of which specific type of business you’ll be forming, there are some specific rules that you’ll need to follow. For example, did you know that while Florida does not collect per [...]

28 June 2018

How To Make The Most Out Of Your Toronto Apartment

Whether you live in a penthouse or a fixer-upper, your best investment begins with good quality furniture. You will likely attach some of your fondest memories to the furniture you choose, so take some time with this decision and consider investing in good quality, handcrafted, locally made furniture. After all, no matter where you move, your furniture will travel with you, even if you're climbing [...]

17 June 2018

Get Your Plumbing Checked Ahead Of Your Canada Day Party!

Many homeowners learn the hard way that drain inspection, as well as the overall home plumbing, are necessary tasks to complete before finalizing dates for a party or an occasion at their homes. A plumbing catastrophe can occur without showing any direct signs – pipe leakage, overflowing toilets, and a loose faucet can culminate in an absolute disaster during an event. On ordinary days t [...]

13 June 2018

Road Trips from Toronto: Take a Weekend Break

There as some great weekend road tips you can take from Toronto.  Getting acheap car rentalif you do decide to take a road trip will reduce the wear and tear on your own vehicle to the following recommended destinations. Explore Niagara Falls for a lifetime experience After spending some time in Toronto, we went to visit Niagara Falls during day one of our stay in Canada.  While [...]

13 June 2018

Indigenizing cannabis: quiet revolution grows as more First Nations embrace legalization

Hundreds flocked to Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory east of Belleville over the long weekend for the very first Indigenous Cannabis Cup celebrating Indigenous cannabis culture.  Craft cannabis makers from PEI to Vancouver came out to show off their wares and smokables. And judging by the scene, there’s no question that Ontario Cannabis Stores (OCS) will have some competition from o [...]

25 May 2018

Toronto wants to make condos more dog friendly

When developers designed some of Toronto’s densest condo communities, they never planned for the sheer volume of one type of high-rise dweller: the dog. According to city planning staff, there are around three to five dogs per floor in condos. Unfortunately, many condos lack the infrastructure to handle this population, causing a slew of problems for residents. At The Spire [...]

25 May 2018

Toronto's best new restaurants 2018

Il Covo A new Italian place in Little Italy? Ma no! It feels almost quaint — but then again, old-school charm saturates this small-plates-oriented restaurant, the first solo outing from Buca alumni Ryan Campbell and Giuseppe Marchesini, like espresso saturates a tiramisu. Starting with the dungeon-like front door, Il Covo is all old-world romance, and the menu sticks close enoug [...]

25 May 2018

Condos in Toronto keep getting smaller. Here are nine life hacks to make the most of your space

Whether you’re renting or buying, square footage in Toronto is at an all-time premium. With condos shrinking, many of us need to find creative ways to stuff our lives into 400 square feet. Fret not, there’s no need to purge every last tchotchke, keepsake or skirt you hope to one day squeeze back into. When it comes to tiny homes, it’s all about maximizing the minimal. Here are nine [...]

25 May 2018

10 things to do in Toronto today

Events in Toronto today look to celebrate Canada's proudest achievement in food with Poutine Fest. Inside Out launches with a showcasing of queer cinema and the Budweiser Stage opens for the season. [...]

25 May 2018

This is what's replacing Toronto's old Wonder Bread factory

The former Weston Bread Factory in Toronto's east side is now closed, once again, after opening up briefly to the public for a CONTACT Photography Festival exhibit. We came, we saw, we did not get any bread. So what now? Condos. The long-shuttered industrial facility at 462 Eastern Avenue was off-limits again as of May 20, when Laird Kay wrapped his two-weekend-long Wo [...]

25 May 2018