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Mayor’s Message President and CEO’s Message It is my great privilege and pleasure to extend greetings and warmly welcome you to Toronto. I hope the new 2008 Toronto Magazine plays an important part in making your travel plans to Toronto as rewarding as possible. Toronto is a city that prides itself on being one of the most diverse and hospitable cities in the world — a unique urban playground that welcomes visitors from around the globe. A liveable and safe city, Toronto combines the sophistication and appeal of a cosmopolitan metropolis with a charm all its own. Much of Toronto’s distinctive character can be attributed to the mosaic of cultures, and no stay would be complete without a visit to some of our diverse and exciting neighbourhoods. Our restaurants, museums and galleries offer an eclectic mix while our lively entertainment district, film and cultural festivals, sporting events and unique attractions are dynamic experiences to be enjoyed by everyone. On behalf of City Council and our 2.6 million residents, I am proud and delighted to welcome you to Toronto. Once you’ve experienced our unmatched hospitality and sampled everything our city has to offer, I know you’ll leave with many pleasant memories that will inspire you to come back and see us again. Yours truly, Hello and welcome. We’re proud to present the premiere edition of Toronto Magazine featuring inspiration from across our great city and all the practical information you’ll need to craft your own adventure. You’ll find a cosmopolitan city with a style that is authentically Toronto and uniquely Canadian. Walk the streets by day and by night. Savour the sights, sounds and the exhilarating tastes of every café, restaurant, market and festival. Revel in the renewed energy and bold new looks of our famous attractions and cultural facilities. Top theatre, international dining, shopping and a full schedule of major-league sports and special events complement a wonderful collection of Toronto hotels designed to meet your individual needs. An exciting, yet intimate downtown core is also the gateway to major attractions, golf, shopping and unique neighborhood experiences found in every corner of the Greater Toronto Area, from Mississauga and our airport area to York Region and beyond. Visiting our city is a choice you’ll be glad you made. More than 100,000 dedicated individuals are working in tourism and hospitality across Greater Toronto. We’re all here to welcome you and make your visit one you’ll remember for a long time. Visit our website to get up-to-theminute event listings (www.torontotourism. com). Once in Toronto, be sure to pick up your copy of the 2008 Toronto Visitor Guide. In it, you’ll find all the information you’ll need to explore one of the most exciting and unique cities you’ve ever visited. See you in Toronto. Mayor David Miller City of Toronto 6 toronto | 2008 David Whitaker President and CEO, Tourism Toronto

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Contents
Contributors
David Miller
David Whitaker
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
Around Town
Impulse Purchase
On Location
City Gastronomie
Discovery District
Tower of Strength
Crowd Surfers
The Haunting
Starchitects
Super Fans
The Creative City
Fashionable People
The Streets
After Dark
Listings
Culture & Recreation
Accomodations
Restaurants
Shopping
Tour Operators
Transportation
Neighbourhoods of Greater Toronto
Adventures Beyond Downtown
Visitor Resources
Index
2008 Event Calendar
The Lightbox
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