Blog Posts - Toronto Arts And Culture



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

The Gardiner Museum is giving art away! Help us liberate Clare Twomey’s “Piece by Piece” statuettes

For nearly three months now, renowned British artist, Clare Twomey has been building her installation “Piece by Piece,” one beautiful figurine at a time, growing a stunning colony of over 2,000  – and now… Continue reading &...
by City By Heart on Jan 1, 2015

The life-changing lesson I learned from 3 months travelling abroad

At the beginning of our trip, I was not accustomed to carrying 30 pounds on my back. My feet were not yet calloused, and though I would later become an astute traveller, my… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Dec 21, 2014

Toronto Bars & Restaurants Raise the Bar in the Fight Against Drunk Driving with “Best Bar None”

Torontonians may have been noticing a new decal in the window’s of bars around the city’s downtown core in recent months. The stickers, emblazoned with the BBN moniker, identify establishments going above and… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Dec 19, 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

Up and Coming in Toronto: November 2014

#UpAndComingTO is a new regular feature from City By Heart. I’ve rounded up what I think are the top Toronto events (big and small), currently on or coming soon in arts, music and culture.… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Nov 2, 2014

Still hot, still got it: Toronto’s long-standing best restaurants

Once the trendiest, best “new” restaurants in Toronto, these hotspots stood the test of time and are worth a second (or third) revisit. The restaurant business is tough. Yet unlike their “hot today,… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Oct 29, 2014

Fresh and Local: The secret to my “instafamous” Pot Roast

Ever since Gastropost posted a regram of my thanksgiving Pot Roast on instagram, everyone has been asking for the recipe. The post gained 330+ likes and has since been featured in the National Post.… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Oct 27, 2014

This Weekend in the City: The Toronto International Art Fair #ArtToronto14

For four days this weekend, Art Toronto will take over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, showcasing over 100 select galleries, complemented by special projects, exhibits and large-scale installations by top Canadian contemporary artists like BGL...
by City By Heart on Oct 22, 2014

Happening in Toronto: Fashion + Sustainability take the spotlight at Evergreen Brickworks, Nov. 3rd & 4th

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Presented by Fashion Takes Action (FTA), the World Ethical Apparel Roundtable (WEAR) is slated to take place this November 3rd and 4th at Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto. This… Continue reading →...
by City By Heart on Oct 15, 2014


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