She is woman
If women's mags don't address your needs, grab a different perspective - a Caribbean one - on women's issues, by picking up an copy of (or subscribing to) She Caribbean (www.shecaribbean.com). It should set you back about $7 and is available at Burke's African Caribbean Bookstore (873 St. Clair West, 416-656-5366), World's Biggest Bookstore (20 Edward, 416-977-7009) and others.
Whip it good
Check out Sunday's (July 31) first Whipped Sundae event at the Rivoli . There'll be a bunch of artists and musicians doing their thang, but also lots of buyable wares. Make a beeline for the killer jewellery by Judy's Attic , She She and Pushk . Pay-what-you-can rules apply. 7 pm until close. www.rivoli.ca/2003.
You know those bras you've shrunk or grown out of that are now in purgatory at the bottom of your drawer? Join Christine Lackan , owner of Brava Boutique (25 King West) - which features sizes from 32AA to 52H - during the August-long Take It Off For A Worthy Cause event. During Take It Off, you score a 25 per cent off discount on your next purchase with every gently worn bra donation. The bras get reincarnated as much-needed clothing donations for women in shelters. Last year's raised 500 bras that were divided between Jessie's Centre for Teenagers and Street Haven Women's Shelter . 416-363-1843.