Samantha Edwards

NOW freelancer Samantha Edwards discusses safety in the all-ages scene on CityNews! Read more

NOW in the media


Peter Biesterfeld

“If you put too many ornaments on it, it’s going to fall over eventually.” Read more


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Samuel Engelking

The rising Scarborough artist's solo exhibition at Mercer Union explores the resilience of Sikh communities through large-scale textiles and metalwork Read more

Art & Design

Document your cannabis consumption and track how different strains make you feel using this specialized journal. Read more


The always unpredictable Deerhunter, the end of a party institution, one of hip-hop's best live acts and more Toronto concerts we're looking forward to this month. Read more

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Nik Freitas

Album review: Better Oblivion Community Center from Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers. The new emo-folk superduo complement each other, yet contrast just enough to suggest a subtle hint of discord. Read more

Album reviews


Samuel Engelking

Edibles are the future of cannabis. Inspired by local chefs whipping up THC-laced ­dishes, I jump on the trend and throw my own feast Read more



Marcus Nilsson

Ridiculously delicious and easy to make, this weed-infused mac and cheese features a gooey spinach-packed sauce Read more


This one-hitter from Hemlock Rose is compact, easily concealable and helps control dosage Read more



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This year’s festival explores weighty themes like affordable housing, mortality and Black and Indigenous identity Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From punk-infused hip-hop to dance music creating its own space – who’s setting the tone for the city’s music scenes? Read more

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A series of exhibitions and workshops at the indie design festival explore sustainability and autonomy at the end of life Read more

Art & Design

Drama inspired by the true story of Jennifer Pan, the Vietnamese-Canadian woman who ordered a hit on her parents, is emotional and exhilarating Read more


A new report says that the number of Toronto homes being rented on the online service has doubled since 2016 Read more


Keep your stash and edibles safe from curious kids in this lockable storage case Read more


What does body positivity mean in 2019? Ten inspiring Torontonians bare all in the name of self-love. Read more

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The city’s vacancy rate is at a near historic low, while the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Toronto is $2,360 – and it's only going to get worse under Doug Ford Read more


Plus, the best presents to get your Secret Santa or bring to a white elephant gift exchange. Read more

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From the hottest DVDs and books, to arty pins, T-shirts and the album everyone should have on vinyl. Read more

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Netflix adaptation of Julie Murphy's YA novel provides a refreshing look at body positivity, but would have worked better as a mini-series Read more


From llama ornaments and pretty perfume to hand-stitched purses and cute plush animals, these gifts give back this holiday season Read more

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