This week in NOW feature

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But as climate madness becomes the new normal, a political atmosphere of denial hangs over the city’s efforts to mitigate the effects of global warming more



Samuel Engelking

These 12 hot spots have what you're craving — from pancakes and Benedicts to creative chef-driven twists on the classics more


Cover story: Jessie Reyez takes us on a tour of her favourite Toronto spots, from Kensington Market to the 905. With a breakthrough new EP and her biggest headlining tour yet, the self-assured singer/songwriter is staying hungry. more


The end of pot prohibition is almost here, but while other jurisdictions are showing what's possible our history when it comes to acknowledging past harmful policies shows that we shouldn’t expect swift action on redress. What gives, Canada? more



Samuel Engelking

The Toronto sculptor is among the artists shifting the art scene's attention east as the all-night art event's first foray into the suburbs more

Art & Design

A documentary about the polarizing British-Tamil musician’s life is sparking difficult conversations about race and identity – and she isn’t afraid to get heated more

Interviews & Features

The Toronto-based Inuk musician is uncharacteristically nervous about her literary debut, but Split Tooth will get you in the gut, heart and mind as much as her music does more



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Rising British actor and occasional rapper discusses his first Western, landing Hollywood's "Promised Land" roles and tribalism in the wake of Brexit more

Interviews & Features


Samuel Engelking

Renovations are the latest tactic landlords are using to illegally evict people renting Toronto apartments. Here's how some tenants fought back – and won. more



Samuel Engelking

While we’re waiting to get to a place where there’s room for all of us on the road, we have to find ways of not killing each other. Here’s a crash course on the art of riding as political resistance. more



Photos by Natalia Manzocco

10 new spots giving style and substance to plant-based dining more

Food & Drink

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Photos by Samuel Engelking

Lifelong residents from the neighbourhood affected by gun violence offer their solutions to politicians amid another summer of senseless shootings more


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Photos by Samuel Engelking

As carnival culture spreads globally, local costume designers are using technology to rekindle interest in old traditions more


NOW's guide to the city's most mysterious places just got bigger more



Connie Tsang

Here's where to find the city's best breweries, tastiest pints and biggest selection of beers. more



Samuel Engelking

Vegan protesters, social media stars and restaurateurs are helping Toronto’s vegan scene grow, despite being at odds with one another. As animal-rights activists protest outside of Antler Kitchen & Bar, three new restaurants are opening in Vegandale. more


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Samuel Engelking

Sibling clown duo Morro and Jasp want you to RSVP to their wedding-themed Save The Date, one of 158 shows at the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival. more



Samuel Engelking

Massey Hall is about to close for the last phase of a $142-million renovation and is scheduled to reopen in 2020. Before the Toronto concert hall darkens, we gathered memories from throughout the venue's 124 years from Buffy Sainte-Marie, Peaches and more


With big pop stars letting their queer flags fly, music is basking in the LGBTQ+ rainbow like never before. Artists like Toronto's Witch Prophet are succeeding on their own terms, but the industry needs to realize queerness is more than a trend more



Samuel Engelking

Your guide to the best new patios in Toronto's bar and restaurant scene including Assembly Chef's Hall, Drake Mini Bar and Pick 6ix. more

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