October 6 , 2016 / Novella /

Artist Stephen Perry

  Although his subject matter and themes are always evolving, Stephen has a recognizable style that carries through his work. His sense of light, colour and stylized composition are trademark. His background in commercial photography and design have a noticeable influence on his technique, composition and “design sensibility”. This is …

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October 6 , 2016 / Novella /

Natasha Miller

  Natasha Miller has pioneered a unique painting technique utilizing homemade maple/apple/birch derived charcoal from her wood fired pizza oven, ashes, sealers and acrylic paint. She has always drawn inspiration from the dusk and dawn created silhouettes and tries to bring them to life in her work. Natasha has work …

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October 6 , 2016 / Novella /

Nadine Prada

After surviving an 8.8 earthquake in 2010, Nadine left her high profile job in advertising to devote her life to art making. She is best known for her multi-layered paintings that capture the energetic essence of a scene. Her art takes the viewer on an experiential journey. Working in watermedia, …

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October 6 , 2016 / Novella /

Mjolk

Started in 2009 by husband-and-wife team John and Juli Baker, Mjolk is a lifestyle shop and gallery, representing work with an emphasis on functionality, craftsmanship, and timelessness. Mjolk specializes in design from Scandinavia and Japan and also produce their own in house object collection which is designed in collaboration with …

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October 6 , 2016 / Novella /

Hawley Crescent

Hawley Crescent uses an organic process in which food is their affordable art. Whatever the occasion, whatever the mood, they provide a personal journey to intensify each taste bud on your tongue. Executive Chef Roger Searle and his team have an immensely approachable personality while offering fresh food with high …

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October 6 , 2016 / Novella /

Gerhard

Gerhard offers a carefully curated range of locally made menswear and lifestyle products, delivered with unparalleled customer service. Our idea is simple: high quality, good design and a fair price for both the makers and the buyer. Our “Made-in-Canada Mandate” is merely a means to that end. Location: 2949 Dundas St …

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October 6 , 2016 / Novella /

Exotic Studios

The best place in Toronto to go for any piercing, hands down, is Exotic Studios. The owner, Six, and his staff are the most experienced and knowledgeable piercers in the city. You can go in expecting friendliness, cleanliness, comfort and precision, with only top quality beautiful designer jewellery that Six …

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October 6 , 2016 / Novella /

Elizabeth Zvonar

From sculpture to collage, Elizabeth Zvonar’s work subverts the familiar and comfortable, forcing her audience to reconsider the subject matter they are presented with. Her pieces are a re-examining of our values, a critique of society at large. Zvonar has recently been shortlisted for the AIMIA AGO Prize Exhibition, for …

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October 6 , 2016 / Novella /

Atlas Espresso Bar

Two eclectic, small town brothers are continuing a dream first established by Sandrine Kwan in 2014. Atlas Espresso Bar is a cozy little corner of the world where you are among friends. Featuring a custom bean by local roaster Trebilcock. Serving up daily specials, tasty treats and great coffee. Come …

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September 30 , 2016 / Joyce Li /

Hotlist: Pumpernickel’s

Celebrating their 30th anniversary with a brand-new look and menu, local culinary family-owned gem, Pumpernickel’s reinvents themselves while keeping their core values. With eleven locations across the city and GTA, they are best known for their stellar lunch and breakfast catering. From days long ago of being a mom-and-pop deli …

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August 19 , 2016 / Joyce Li /

Hot List: Maman

    I recently had the opportunity to experience a lovely prix-fixe menu at Parisian cafe restaurant, Maman. Maman is located in the heart of the Financial District in downtown Toronto. The prix-fixe menu is served out on their patio, overlooking the buildings around the area. To name a few dishes, …

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July 9 , 2016 / Joyce Li /

Taste of Toronto 2016 Recap

In case you missed it, the third annual Taste Of Toronto showcased the best of the city’s culinary scene at Garrison Common on June 23-26. With more than 70 exhibits in the marketplace, there were still some returning favourites.   The opening night began with the ceremonial ribbon cutting along …

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