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[Shopping]Shopping it old school at the Parkway
Post Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 ( Bayview Mills)
It’s the week after Christmas and I’ve got the typical post-holiday blahs. The deep freeze has hit Toronto, and I’m feeling lonely...
[Shopping]Yes, you can find thrift shopping in midtown
Post Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2010 ( Leaside-Rosedale)
Got a case of the credit card blues and the January blahs rolled into one, but still need to get some shopping ya-yas out? I hear ya. The...
[Shopping]Buying a cell at the mall
Post Date: Tuesday, January 5, 2010 ( North Toronto)
This shopping gal is goin’ mobile. I’ve never owned an electronic mobile device, but it’s time to get on the techno bandwagon. But...
[Shopping]Bollywood chic
Post Date: Monday, December 21, 2009 ( Beach-South Riverdale)
A day after the announcement that Toronto will host the 2011 International Indian Film Academy Awards, I check out Toronto’s Little India,...
[Shopping]Movin' on up to midtown
Post Date: Monday, December 14, 2009 ( Leaside-Rosedale, North Toronto)
The hipster shopping scene has migrated to midtown. With the recent opening of two sequel shops on the Yonge Street strip, whose original...
[Shopping]Fab finds beyond the big malls
Post Date: Friday, December 4, 2009 ( Bayview Mills)
It’s time to explore new shopping climes outside of the Shops at Don Mills, Fairview Mall and the York Mills Shopping Centre, malls I’ve...
[Shopping]Hazelton’s secrets
Post Date: Friday, December 4, 2009 ( Forest Hill)
I’ve discovered the secret of the universe, in shopping terms anyway: If you want to avoid mall mayhem during the Ho Ho season and get a...
[Shopping]Tidings of gifts from local artisans
Post Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2009 ( Leaside-Rosedale)
Shoppin’ for the holidays in a school gym? You bet your booties. Make those handmade booties. Okay, so there aren’t any knit baby socks...
[Shopping]A uniform look
Post Date: Thursday, November 26, 2009 ( North Toronto)
Uniforms are all the rage on the fashion scene. So I discovered on a recent shop on Avenue Road north, where three specialty stores offer...
[Shopping]A folksy Jane jaunt
Post Date: Monday, November 23, 2009 ( Bloor West)
They make things. With the One of A Kind show hitting the city for 10 days, artisans across the land are revving up their handicraft...
[Shopping]An eclectic shopping trip
Post Date: Friday, November 20, 2009 ( Beach-South Riverdale)
With a busy holiday season coming up and heaps of potential for stress, it’s time to do the wellness wander in the Beach — eastern...
[Shopping]Food, not fashion on the menu
Post Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009 ( Riverdale-East York)
I’m an unseasoned foodie shopper, so this month’s column is dedicated to my food-related experiences in my ’hood. I begin a glorious...
[Shopping]Syrup, spice and everything nice
Post Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 ( Forest Hill)
If the idea of hitting the mall after Nov. 1 causes you to break into a cold sweat, don’t fret: holiday shopping salvation can be found on...
[Shopping]Glow burns bright after fire
Post Date: Friday, November 13, 2009 ( Bayview Mills)
Rose Reisman is eating my appetizer. She’s asked our server for a spoon and she’s going for it, dipping it right in to my Toasted...
[Shopping]Rockin' out on Eglinton Avenue
Post Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2009 ( North Toronto, Forest Hill)
Joan Jett sang it best: “I love rock ’n’ roll”. That is, I love rock ’n’ roll and fashion, not as it was in the 1980s when too much...
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