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Holiday Cocktail Recipes from Toronto’s Top Mixologists

Straight from the shakers of Toronto’s top mixologists, these drinks will be a hit at your next holiday bash! The holidays – cozy sweaters, cozy hugs; comfort food and comfort cocktails. This time of year is all about spending quality time wi...
by City By Heart on Dec 3, 2015

Loving My New Ritual… that is, my Toronto RITUAL Food App

How did this juicy, delicious-looking burger come into my possession? It was easy, thanks to a new Toronto-based app called RITUAL. I tried it for the first time today – and I’m already hooked. Today was so crazy busy I most forgot to eat...
by City By Heart on Jul 25, 2015

Loving My New Ritual… that is, my Toronto RITUAL Food App

How did this juicy, delicious-looking burger come into my possession? It was easy, thanks to a new Toronto-based app called RITUAL. I tried it for the first time today – and I’m already… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Jul 25, 2015

What to See at Toronto Fringe Festival 2015

Fellow Toronto blogger and local theatre connoisseur behind The Purple Scarf rounds up her top picks for this year’s Fringe Festival! Article contributed by Melanie P.S. As a child, I always enjoyed the Choose your Own Adventure book series...
by City By Heart on Jun 29, 2015

What to See at Toronto Fringe Festival 2015

Fellow Toronto blogger and local theatre connoisseur behind The Purple Scarf rounds up her top picks for this year’s Fringe Festival! Article contributed by Melanie P.S. As a child, I always enjoyed the Choose your Own Adventure… Cont...
by City By Heart on Jun 29, 2015

#BetterForIt: What I learned from early morning workouts with Sidewalk Hustle & Nike Toronto

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working out with Nike and Sidewalk Hustle as part of their N+TC sunrise sessions, working out at 5:45 am with Nike Master Trainer, Eva Redpath. Here’s what… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Jun 3, 2015

Introducing “Toronto People” For 1 Love T.O.

Since starting City By Heart just over 6 months ago, I’ve featured a number of Toronto People on my site: An executive chef, a photographer and gallery owner, an up-and-coming opera singer, an… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on May 5, 2015

Trend Report: Toronto Fashion Week – Fall/Winter 2015

Despite the official status of spring, Toronto saw freezing temperatures during fashion week. So, it wasn’t too hard to put ourselves into a fall and winter mindset as we flocked to the tents… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Apr 1, 2015

Toronto Fashion Week – Pink Tartan Fall 2015 Collection

Tonight was the opening night of World MasterCard Fashion Week in Toronto. To close out the evening, ethereal beauties took a walk in the clouds in beautiful creations by Pink Tartan’s Kimberley Newport-Mimran.Filed… Continue reading U...
by City By Heart on Mar 23, 2015

Micayla Doria: Q & A with the founder of Happy Birthday Toronto

The passionate visionary behind Toronto’s annual anniversary celebration, 28 year-old Micayla Doria lives and breathes the city. Based in Bloor West Village, Micayla is a graduate of OCADU with a bachelors in Fine… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Mar 5, 2015

Ten Artists To Look For at The Artist Project Toronto

Last night I attended the Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair’s early access preview and opening party. Braving the cold to make our way to the Better Living Centre in Exhibition Place, it was… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Feb 20, 2015

Love, Hope and Wagging Tails: What We Found at Our Local Animal Shelter

This past week, Miss P – a picture perfect Beagle from Canada – was crowned “Best In Show” at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York City. Now, before you run… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Feb 18, 2015

Made With Love: 10 Locally Inspired Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

A Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, Toronto style.  Many people write-off Valentine’s Day as a hallmark holiday – not me. I welcome any excuse to celebrate – especially if it means celebrating love. Why not also take… Cont...
by City By Heart on Feb 7, 2015

Made With Love: 10 Locally Inspired Valentine’s Day Gifts

A Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, Toronto style.  Many people write-off Valentine’s Day as a hallmark holiday – not me. I welcome any excuse to celebrate – especially if it means celebrating love. Why not also take… Cont...
by City By Heart on Feb 7, 2015

Canadian Romance: Valentine’s Day Ideas from Coast to Coast

Romance isn’t hard to find in Canada, especially on Valentine’s Day. Check out these swoon-worthy suggestions for romantic outings from coast-to-coast. Featured on The Chic Canuck. Take In Toronto’s City Views   Toronto’s skyline is argua...
by City By Heart on Feb 5, 2015

Chef Matthew Sullivan proves Real Sports is more than a great place to watch the game

Toronto-based Executive chef Matthew Sullivan runs one of the city’s busiest kitchens, providing sports fans and foodies alike with an unexpected culinary experience that puts Real Sports Bar & Grill in a league of its own.   R...
by City By Heart on Dec 16, 2014

Chef Mattew Sullivan proves Real Sports is more than a great place to watch the game

Toronto-based Executive chef Matthew Sullivan runs one of the city’s busiest kitchens, providing sports fans and foodies alike with an unexpected culinary experience that puts Real Sports Bar & Grill in a league of its own.   R...
by City By Heart on Dec 16, 2014

Chef Matt Sullivan proves Real Sports is more than a great place to watch the game

Toronto-based Executive chef Matt Sullivan runs one of the city’s busiest kitchens, providing sports fans and foodies alike with an unexpected culinary experience that puts Real Sports Bar & Grill in a league of its own.   …...
by City By Heart on Dec 16, 2014

HERVANA: Toronto’s all-female Nirvana cover band talks music, food & their upcoming show

City By Heart sat down with the “grrrls” of Hervana to talk music, food, Toronto life and their upcoming Annual December Blowout Bash coming up Dec. 13th at Hard Luck. Hervana’s creation story… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Nov 18, 2014

The Top 3 Holiday Markets in Toronto

Earlier today, Santa Clause made his grand entrance into the city, marking the official arrival of the holiday season – and that means Holiday Markets! There are literally dozens of crafts shows, flea markets, pop-up… Continue reading &...
by City By Heart on Nov 16, 2014


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