Category: venue

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There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to a view-filled place to play and stay in Toronto. As of September 4th, The Bisha is officially open for business – and she’s a beauty. Already, the sleek, breathtaking 44th-storey KOST restaurant (open to the public for breakfast, lunch, and dinner) has become a quick go-to for Toronto’s in-the-know cocktail-sipping set.

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Your drugstore run can now come with a side of Toronto nostalgia.

The Brunswick House – Harbord Village’s famed watering hole and live music venue – closed its doors after decades of boat races (it’s a U of T thing), open mic nights and over-serving the fake ID-clad set of beer drinkers.

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Fête Chinoise was created to bridge the gap between traditional customs and the modern way of celebration. In its second year, Fête Chinoise has already become a prominent event in the wedding and event planning community. According to Jimmy Yu, a committee member, it’s a “museum-like experience showcasing the traditions and celebrations of the overlooked culture of the modern Chinese”. Presented against the luxurious backdrop of the Shangri-La Hotel, Fête Chinoise highlights the rich and vibrant celebrations of the modern…

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Rebel is now the largest and one of the most impressive nightclubs in Toronto. Formerly known as Sound Academy, Rebel nightclub had it’s grand opening on October 1, 2016 with dazzling lighting, sound, visual effects and performances created in part by Adam Hummel (art direction and motion design for Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour) and choreographed by Nicolas Archambault (2008 winner of So You Think You Can Dance Canada).

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On the main floor of the newest and stunning QRC West building in Toronto’s Entertainment District is Ricarda’s, a massive Mediterranean open-kitchen restaurant, bakery, bar and café. A gorgeous and spacious space, with its clean and modern décor filled with marble and gold accents, deep u-shaped booths overlooking the kitchen. The restaurant has 170 seats inside and 100 seats in the indoor patio outside the office building’s lobby.

The Wine Academy

Walking along Richmond St, I’m standing in front of two towering wooden doors. Unassuming and a contrast to the rest of the street, we were at the right location. Launched in June, The Wine Academy offers something unique in Canada, a not-so-average hideaway from the bustling city streets, especially in the downtown core where space is limited. Being part of the member’s club provides a place to enjoy wine, network, socialize and the ability to store your wine.

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