You many not want to drag your over-scheduled student ass out of bed to go antiquing in the St. Lawrence Market area, but word is you can score some sweet vintage furniture at the North Market on Sundays. The early picker gets the dancing seöorita lamp. Otherwise, do a weekly grocery shop at the market proper on the south side of Front at Jarvis every day but Monday.
George Brown's St. James campus shares its King East strip with high-end home stores like UpCountry (310 King East, 416-777-1700) and Italinteriors (359 King East, 416-366-9540). Since starting salaries for line cooks and social workers don't always add up to $5,000 sectionals, stick to EQ3 (222 King East, 416-815-2002). Furniture is still up there, but lamps, organizers and other stylish accessories are just right.
The Distillery District 's (55 Mill) overloaded summer festival schedule is tapering off, so you can peacefully explore its cobblestone lanes and top shops like Distill (building 56, 416-304-0033), Lileo (building 35, 416-413-1410) and Wildhagen Hats (building #74, studio 106, 416-830-8589) before it turns into a snowy Siberia.