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  • A look inside Toronto’s first W Hotel
    by Sheima Benembarek on August 19, 2022 at 3:28 pm in City

    What you’ll find at the luxurious new Yorkville space, from sleek design to a champagne vending machine The post A look inside Toronto’s first W Hotel appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • “Doctors told me I’d never walk again. They were wrong”: A Q&A with venture capitalist John Ruffolo
    by Mathew Silver on August 19, 2022 at 2:05 pm in City, John Ruffolo, Q&A

    He’s as bullish about business as he is about his recovery The post “Doctors told me I’d never walk again. They were wrong”: A Q&A with venture capitalist John Ruffolo appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • Editor’s Letter: An ode to the new wave of creative talent coming out of this city
    by Malcolm Johnston on August 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm in City, Culture, Editor’s Letter

    They’re the creators behind what you’re watching (and loving) right now The post Editor’s Letter: An ode to the new wave of creative talent coming out of this city appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • All the wacky new things to eat and drink at the CNE this year, ranked
    by Mathew Silver on August 19, 2022 at 12:00 pm in Food & Drink, CNE, the ex

    Including mac-and-cheese lemonade, condiment ice cream and edible slime The post All the wacky new things to eat and drink at the CNE this year, ranked appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • Adventures in real estate: I finally cracked Toronto’s housing market—by buying a place with my parents
    by Barry Chong on August 19, 2022 at 11:44 am in City, Real Estate, Memoir, Toronto

    My husband and I were living happily as Annex renters. Then, in 2020, we got pregnant and needed a place to raise a family The post Adventures in real estate: I finally cracked Toronto’s housing market—by buying a place with my parents appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • What to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend
    by Sheima Benembarek on August 18, 2022 at 5:57 pm in City

    Plus what’s on Crave, Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus, and Prime Video The post What to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Up close and personal with the city’s new superstars
    by Toronto Life on August 17, 2022 at 5:18 pm in City, Culture, big stories, the new hollywood north

    The actors, directors, showrunners, producers and other Toronto talent making waves right now The post The New Hollywood North: Up close and personal with the city’s new superstars appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Iman Vellani
    by Soraya Roberts on August 17, 2022 at 5:17 pm in City, Culture, Iman Vellani, the new hollywood north

    Just a few years ago, she was a superhero-loving high schooler in Markham. Today, she’s a global superstar. Inside the rise of Ms. Marvel The post The New Hollywood North: Iman Vellani appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Mae Martin
    by Sarah Liss on August 17, 2022 at 5:16 pm in City, Culture, mae martin, the new hollywood north

    The creator and star of the queer Netflix dramedy Feel Good has a glut of new projects on the way The post The New Hollywood North: Mae Martin appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Bilal Baig
    by Jason McBride on August 17, 2022 at 5:15 pm in City, Culture, bilal baig, the new hollywood north

    The story behind Sort Of, the big-hearted CBC series that turned the rookie TV actor into a star The post The New Hollywood North: Bilal Baig appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai
    by Simon Lewsen on August 17, 2022 at 5:14 pm in City, Culture, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, the new hollywood north

    He’s the sensitive, scrappy heartthrob at the centre of the FX comedy Reservation Dogs, one of the best shows of the year The post The New Hollywood North: D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Shayla Brown
    by Sarah Liss on August 17, 2022 at 5:12 pm in City, Culture, Sarah Polley, shayla brown, the new hollywood north

    The 18-year-old Midland actor was so good that Sarah Polley wrote a new character for her in the upcoming film Women Talking The post The New Hollywood North: Shayla Brown appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Kevin Alves
    by Caitlin Walsh Miller on August 17, 2022 at 5:12 pm in City, Culture, kevin alves, the new hollywood north

    A Q&A with the Yellowjackets star before he heads back into the woods to shoot season two The post The New Hollywood North: Kevin Alves appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
    by Soraya Roberts on August 17, 2022 at 5:12 pm in City, Culture, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, the new hollywood north

    She beat out 15,000 other young women to play the star of Mindy Kaling’s hit rom-com series Never Have I Ever The post The New Hollywood North: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Hamza Haq
    by Caitlin Stall-Paquet on August 17, 2022 at 5:12 pm in City, Culture, hamza haq, the new hollywood north

    A Q&A with the star of the award-winning medical drama Transplant The post The New Hollywood North: Hamza Haq appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Alex Mallari Jr.
    by Toronto Life on August 17, 2022 at 5:12 pm in City, Culture, alex mallari jr., the new hollywood north

    The Scarborough actor has already worked with Simu Liu and Ryan Reynolds. Up next, a big-budget rom-com with Jennifer Lopez The post The New Hollywood North: Alex Mallari Jr. appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Danis Goulet
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 5:11 pm in City, Culture, danis goulet, the new hollywood north

    The Night Raiders director on her big break, her favourite films and what movie she’d make with $1 billion The post The New Hollywood North: Danis Goulet appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Kelly Fyffe-Marshall
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 5:11 pm in City, Culture, kelly fyffe-marshal, the new hollywood north

    The Black Bodies director on her big break, her favourite films and what movie she’d make with $1 billion The post The New Hollywood North: Kelly Fyffe-Marshall appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Randall “R. T.” Thorne
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 5:10 pm in City, Culture, R. T. Thorne, randall thorne, the new hollywood north

    The Porter director on his big break, his favourite films and what movie he’d make with $1 billion The post The New Hollywood North: Randall “R. T.” Thorne appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Tiffany Hsiung
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 5:10 pm in City, Culture, the new hollywood north, Tiffany Hsiung

    The Apology director on her big break, her favourite films and what movie she’d make with $1 billion The post The New Hollywood North: Tiffany Hsiung appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Deborah Chow
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 5:10 pm in City, Culture, Deborah Chow, the new hollywood north

    The Mandalorian director on her big break, her favourite films and what movie she’d make with $1 billion The post The New Hollywood North: Deborah Chow appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Thyrone Tommy
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 5:09 pm in City, Culture, the new hollywood north, thyrone tommy

    The Mariner director on his big break, his favourite films and what movie he’d make with $1 billion The post The New Hollywood North: Thyrone Tommy appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Stephen Dunn
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 5:09 pm in City, Culture, Stephen Dunn, the new hollywood north

    The Closet Monster director on his big break, his favourite films and what movie he’d make with $1 billion The post The New Hollywood North: Stephen Dunn appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Renuka Jeyapalan
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 5:09 pm in City, Culture, renuka jeyapalan, the new hollywood north

    The Kim’s Convenience director on her big break, her favourite films and what movie she’d make with $1 billion The post The New Hollywood North: Renuka Jeyapalan appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Molly McGlynn
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 5:08 pm in City, Culture, molly mcglynn, the new hollywood north

    The Mary Goes Round director on her big break, her favourite films and what movie she’d make with $1 billion The post The New Hollywood North: Molly McGlynn appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: Daniel Roher
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 5:08 pm in City, Culture, daniel roher, the new hollywood north

    The Navalny director on his big break, his favourite films and what movie he’d make with $1 billion The post The New Hollywood North: Daniel Roher appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: The city’s busiest showrunners
    by Toronto Life on August 17, 2022 at 5:07 pm in City, Culture, the new hollywood north

    They’re working on Ms. Marvel, The Porter and a sitcom set in a Parkdale library The post The New Hollywood North: The city’s busiest showrunners appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: The story behind Scarborough’s big screen success
    by Toronto Life on August 17, 2022 at 5:06 pm in City, Culture, Scarborough, the new hollywood north

    TIFF CEO Cameron Bailey on how the heart-rending indie hit expanded the bounds of the Canadian canon The post The New Hollywood North: The story behind <em>Scarborough</em>’s big screen success appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • The New Hollywood North: The Schitt’s effect
    by Toronto Life on August 17, 2022 at 5:05 pm in City, Culture, Schitt’s Creek, the new hollywood north

    The runaway success of Schitt’s Creek sent the careers of its cast and creators into overdrive. Here’s what they’re up to now The post The New Hollywood North: The <em>Schitt’s</em> effect appeared first on Toronto Life.

  • What’s on the menu at Bellwoods Brewpub, the Ossington brewery’s big new expansion next door
    by Mathew Silver on August 17, 2022 at 3:27 pm in Food & Drink, Bellwoods Brewery, Bellwoods Brewpub, Ossington

    It adds more than 1,000 square feet of seating space The post What’s on the menu at Bellwoods Brewpub, the Ossington brewery’s big new expansion next door appeared first on Toronto Life.