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Listings culture & recreation CN Tower 301 Front St. W.; 416-868-6937 www.cntower.ca National icon and engineering wonder. Spectacular views from three observation levels including the worldfamous Glass Floor and the Sky Pod, the world’s highest observation deck. Fine and casual dining, arcade, ride, displays, unique Canadiana shopping. See ad below. E Zone, The 120 North Queen St., Etobicoke 416-252-8300 www.theezone.ca A sports and entertainment facility indoor golf, whirlyball, laser tag, sportcourt, slotcar racing, billiards, and a full-service restaurant. The facility is available for corporate and social groups, as well as adult and children parties or events. Hockey Hall of Fame 30 Yonge St.; 416-360-7765 www.hhof.com Home of the Stanley Cup, the Hockey Hall of Fame has something for everyone: state-of-the-art games, interactive exhibits, larger-than-life statues, replica dressing room and rink zone, theatres, extraordinary gift shop and hockey’s most precious artifacts. Inner Golf 99 Sudbury St.; 416-538-4653 www.innergolf.ca A 6000 sq. ft. indoor golf and event facility downtown Toronto. Providing golfers with a convenient and comfortable location to practice, play or learn year-round on state-of-the-art simulators, 30 courses and driving ranges. Laser Quest 3269 American Dr., Mississauga 905-678-4492 www.laserquest.com An interactive experience for student field trips, sports teams, team building or family fun. Educational workshops available. Locations in Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton and Richmond Hill. Lucky Strike Lanes 1 Bass Pro Mills Dr., Vaughan 905-760-9931 www.bowlluckystrike.com Automatic scoring on 22 lanes. Play pool, have lunch or dinner in the restaurant, enjoy a cocktail at the 50 ft. bar, watch sporting events on ten-ft. high projection screens, plasmas and the LED sports ticker. OLG Slots Woodbine 555 Rexdale Blvd.; 416-675-1101 www.olg.ca Over 1,900 of your favourite slot machines ranging from nickel to $5. Live entertainment Friday and Saturday, live and simulcast horse racing and onsite restaurant and bars. Open 24-hrs a day, 7 days a week. Minutes from downtown. Parc Downsview Park Inc. 35 Carl Hall Rd.; 416-952-2222 www.pdp.ca Special seasonal events including FamilyFest and the Sports Centre with indoor beach volleyball, soccer and basketball are some of the great attractions at Canada’s national urban park. Playdium Corporation 99 Rathburn Rd. W., Mississauga 905-273-9000 www.playdium.com The ultimate high-tech, interactive and physical entertainment facility. Featuring a dynamic meld of physical and virtual recreation activities. Indoor and outdoor attractions cover 11 acres. Group rates available. Playtime Bowl 33 Samor Rd.; 416-787-4533 www.playtimebowl.com Bowl—Eat—Drink. Playtime Bowl is a hip retro-style alley. Cosmic Bowling gives the centre a club-like atmosphere. A great venue for your next party or meeting. Polson Pier 11 Polson St. 416-469-5655, 416-461-3625 www.thedocks.com Featuring indoor/outdoor venues and the largest waterfront patio in North America. Activities include pool, beach volleyball, soccer, driving range, bil- liards, drive-in, and more. Spectacular lakeside dining and world-class nightclub. RINX 65 Orfus Rd., North York 888-829-1067, 416-410-7469 www.thinkrinx.com Canada’s only indoor amusement complex offering mini-golf, bumper cars, laser tag, bowling, rollerskating rink, ice skating rink and video arcade. Open 24-hrs, 7 days a week by appointment. The Wave Pool 5 Hopkins St., Richmond Hill 905-508-9283 www.richmondhill.ca York Region’s only indoor wave pool. Swim and surf in four-foot waves, bodysurf, ride the 160-foot water slide or relax in the sauna. Available for group rentals and birthday party packages. Wheelchair accessible. Ashbridge’s Bay Park Lakeshore Blvd E. and Coxwell Ave. 416-392-8186 www.toronto.ca/parks Park, marina, natural habitat, softballs venue and one of Toronto’s best places to be in the warmer seasons. Bronte Creek Provincial Park 1219 Burloak Dr., Oakville 888-668-7275, 905-827-6911 www.ontarioparks.com April-October. Camping convienently located between Niagara Falls and Toronto just minutes north of the QEW in Oakville. 144 electric sites, laundry, showers, trailer filling station. Campground access off Bronte Road. Centennial Park Conservatory 15 Elmcrest Rd.; 416-394-8543 www.toronto.ca/parks Features 12,000 sq. ft. of interesting plant collections in three glass houses. Free admission and parking. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cummer Skateboard Park 6000 Leslie St.; 416-395-7803 www.toronto.ca/parks This 1,440 sq. m facility is designed to replicate elements of the street including stairs, railings, benches and curbs. Free. Open daylight hours only. Edwards Garden Lawrence Ave. E. and Leslie St. 416-392-7624 Gardens & ParKs Allan Gardens Conservatory 19 Horticultural Ave.; 416-392-7288 collections.ic.gc.ca./gardens Open 365 days a year, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Features six greenhouses comprising over 16,000 sq. ft. of colourful seasonal plants that supplement the permanent plant collection. High visibility Spectacular views from Canada’s Wonder of the World! Come and experience… the thrill of standing on the Glass Floor 342m (1,122ft) above the ground, our award-winning 360 Restaurant, attractions, , shopping and more. www.cntower.ca 416-86-TOWER 301 Front Street West Toronto ON, Canada toronto | 2008 75

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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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