The Annex

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Natalia Manzocco

The Bar Begonia space has been transformed into a bright, buzzy spot with a street market-inspired menu that plays off its Dupont neighbour Fat Pasha Read more



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The only dedicated comic book store in the Annex, Labyrinth Bookstore on Bloor, is closing, but its Oakville location is staying in business. Read more


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David Hawe

Shuttered watering hole, long beloved by students, has a new home Read more




Say your final goodbyes to the Annex's iconic sign Read more

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Photography by Tanja-Tiziana

This weekend's mammoth four-day arts and culture blitz honours the legacy of Ed Mirvish, while launching Toronto For Everyone, a campaign to make the city truly inclusive Read more

Art & Books 4 Comments

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After the success of The Depanneur's weekly dinners, Mirvish Village developer Westbank steps up to sponsor a Syrian brunch event at Butler's Pantry Read more

Food 3 Comments



Where to shop, where to eat and where to live in the city's vibrant pockets Read more

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The popular Annex bar, better known as the Brunny, has a reputation for serving cheap mini pitchers to students, but it has a rich history in Toronto's activism and music communities Read more

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Advertising feature: Our guide to this central Toronto neighbourhood includes essential coffee bars, restaurants, shops and food shops Read more