Author Archives: Shannon Farrell

Shannon Farrell
A country girl living in the city, Shannon loves to shop, eat and explore the hidden gems of her neighbourhood. A lover of crafts and sweet treats, she's always eager to discover new and exciting local artisans and bakeries. Support local!

The Latest Toronto Food Crazes from The Urban Craze


The following is a guest post from our friends over at The Urban Craze. Read more from The Urban Craze. Follow @theurbancraze on Twitter. With Toronto growing in just so many aspects, there have been a number of things which seem to have caught our attention in 2012.  And the food scene has definitely caught our eyes. Toronto is slowly, but surely, catching up to other cities in its food offerings and people are starting to take notice.  From local gems to food movements, one must say, it’s nice to be in Toronto. Read More »

20 Questions With…Matt Basile from Fidel Gastro’s

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Name: Matt Basile Occupation: Creator/el presidente of Fidel Gastro’s. Twitter: @fidelgastros Bio: In Matt’s words: “1 year ago I said f#@! it to my day job and started the popup sandwich company fidel Gastro’s. 1 year later I have popped all over the city, collaborated in some amazing food events, catered a wide variety of private functions,  launched a food truck and landed my own reality tv show Rebel Without A Kitchen.” Read More »

20 Questions With…Saul Colt – Head of Magic at FreshBooks

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Name: Saul Colt Occupation: Head of Magic at Twitter: @saulcolt Bio: Saul is one of Canada’s best community builders and marketers. Find him speaking about social media, word of mouth marketing, and customer service. In his own words: “Canada’s best word of mouth marketer, smartest man in the world, graduate of Handsome Boy Modelling School.” [addspace] Read More »

20 Questions With…Raymi Lauren from Playboy Energy Drink Canada

Raymi the minx

Name: Raymi Lauren Occuptation: Blogger & Playboy Energy Drink Canada writer. Twitter: @raymitheminx Bio: Raymi is as sexy as she is social, so it’s no wonder her blog is one of the longest running of its calibre in Canada. Check out Raymi’s blog daily for diary-style updates on her escapades around the city. Also, find her writing as Raymi Bunny for Playboy Energy Drink Canada.   My Hood: P-Dizzle/Liberty Village I love it because: These adjacent naybes house Toronto’s past and future. One keeps it real and puts you in check, makes you appreciate what you’ve got. The other stresses you out cos ... Read More »

Show Us Your Junk Toronto!

Remove that scary junk lying around the house - FREE!

GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED Thank you for all who participated. Look out for more contests and giveaways coming soon! [addspace]   Enter for a chance to win a FREE truck load of junk from Canada Junk Removal. That’s right! It’s time to work off that turkey and get rid of some of that scary junk in your house before the holidays hit. Who couldn’t use some de-cluttering before a new annual shipment of junk goodies, presents, and holiday stuff arrives? Read More »

20 Questions With…Sheldon Levine from Sysomos & Marketwire

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Name: Sheldon Levine Occupation: Community Manager for Sysomos and Marketwire Twitter: @40Deuce Bio: Sheldon is a self-professed super genius, and a social media superstar. Catch him tweeting as @40Deuce about social media, marketing, events, happenings in the city, and random tidbits from throughout his day. In his own words: “I spend a lot of time online. I also love going out and trying new things in my own city. A lot of the time, I do both of these things at the same time.” Read More »

20 Questions With…Chris Boddy from The Toronto Police

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Welcome to the 20 Questions With… blog series. Each week we’re asking the best & brightest of Toronto to answer 20 questions about themselves and their city. Learn where local Toronto celebs eat, what their favourite spots are, why they can’t get enough of the city, and more! Name: Chris Boddy Occupation: Toronto Police Officer Twitter: @TPSChrisBoddy Bio: Chris Boddy is a Staff Sergeant, police officer at Toronto Police Service. As a devoted member of the Toronto Police, Chris is committed to improving public safety on the Toronto streets. He is an active tweeter, keeping the community informed and updated on what’s ... Read More »