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Listings culture & recreation Maro 135 Liberty St.; 416-588-2888 www.maro.ca Blending cosmopolitan dining, dancing and cocktails, Maro is a fusion of design and cuisine. Housing an event management team with over a decade of experience, this space provides endless possibilities. Muzik 15 Saskatchewan Rd.; 416-595-9998 www.muzikclubs.com Providing guests with an unprecedented degree of luxury and service, from the sumptuous design and private VIP lounges to speciallytrained staff and attentive hostesses. Located on the grounds of Exhibition Place. Polson Pier, Sound Academy 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, billiards, drive-in, team building and more. Spectacular lakeside dining and world-class nightclub. West Lounge 510 King St. W.; 416-361-9004 www.westlounge.com An unparalleled nightlife experience, WEST features numerous sight lines focusing on a dance floor and high energy partying. flying tropical birds. Don’t forget to visit the one-of-a-kind Java House. Fallsview Indoor Waterpark 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls 888-234-8408, 905-374-4444 www.fallsviewwaterpark.com Summer fun all year round. Sixteen high-speed six storeys water slides. Interactive aqua play, swimming pools, indoor wave pool, splash area. Niagara Falls unleashed. Forum Galleries Antiques 2017 Niagara Stone Rd. Niagara-on-the-Lake 905-468-2777 www.forumgalleries.com The largest antiques multi-dealer centre in the Niagara area. A showcase of the best antiques, collectibles, art and jewellery. Offering Zoom bicycle rentals, tours and Chef Tony deLuca Cheese Market. Guinness World Records Museum 4943 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls 800-668-8840, 905-357-2200 www.falls.com/guinness Guinness World Records are brought to life through displays, interactive games and trivia, themed galleries and video productions. Offering guided educational student tours upon request. Located on Clifton Hill. Open daily. Hillebrand Winery 1249 Niagara Stone Rd. Niagara-on-the-Lake 800-582-8412, 905-468-7123 www.hillebrand.com Tours and tastings, daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Extensive winery boutique. Hillebrand’s Winery Restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Facilities available for group dining, meetings and personalized tours. IMAX Niagara 6170 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls 866-405-4629, 905-358-3611 www.imaxniagara.com Discover the thundering Falls from a new perspective, on a 6 storey-high screen. Each 45-min. film relives a lifetime of Niagara’s sensational true stories. Group rates, multi-language. Inniskillin Wines 1499 Line 3, Niagara-on-the-Lake 888-466-4754, 905-468-2187 www.inniskillin.com Experience Founders’ Hall, the new interactive hospitality centre. Demonstration kitchen offers wine and food experiences that highlight wine pairings including the versatility of Icewine. Open daily year-round. Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Winery 2145 Regional Rd. 55 Niagara-on-the-Lake 888-589-4637, 905-468-4637 www.jacksontriggswinery.com Experience one of Niagara’s most contemporary and state-of-the-art wineries, open daily, all year. Enjoy guided tours, tastings, wine and food pairing in the tasting gallery. Monthly special events. Legends on the Niagara 9233 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls 905-295-9595 www.niagaralegends.com Experience absolutely inspired golf, just 7 km south of the Falls. Forty-five challenging holes designed by Carrick and McBroom. Canada’s largest practice grounds. Spectacular clubhouse with patio and banquet hall. Loose Moose Magic Village 1897 Nursery Rd., Minesing 866-716-6673, 705-733-3779 www.loosemoosewaterpark.com New waterpark and family camping attraction. Enjoy thrill slides, wave pool, kiddie slides, outdoor patios, entertainment and full-service campsites. Maid of the Mist Steamboat Company 5920 River Rd., Niagara Falls 905-358-5781 www.maidofthemist.com Niagara’s Fantastic Voyage. A halfhour boat tour of the American and Canadian Falls. Tours operate midMay-Oct. Hours vary, call to confirm. Rates: adults: $14, children (6-12) $8.60. Mosport International Raceway 3233 Concession Rd. #10 Bowmanville 800-866-1072, 905-983-9141 www.mosport.com Featuring Canada’s biggest sports car race, the Grand Prix of Mosport and the new NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls 888-FALLSVU, 905-358-7654 www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com This full-service gaming resort features 3,000 slots, 142 games, a luxurious 1,500 seat showroom, a full-service spa, 46 retail shops and a full-service wedding chapel. Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory 2405 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls 905-356-8119 www.niagaraparks.com Let your spirits soar at this glassenclosed conservatory, where over 2,000 tropical butterflies float through a lush rainforest setting. Just 9 km north of the Falls. Open year-round. Fully accessible. Niagara Parks Commission 5881 Dunn St., Niagara Falls 877-642-7275 www.niagaraparks.com The real Falls experience, Niagara attractions include Journey Behind the Falls, White Water Walk, Butterfly Conservatory, restaurants with a view, world-class golf courses and unique shopping. Niagara Parks Journey Behind the Falls 6650 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls 905-354-1551 www.niagaraparks.com Feel the thunder. Year-round attraction at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls. Elevators transport you to viewing decks beneath the Falls. Fully accessible. Audio tours available in 6 languages. Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show 8585 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls 800-467-2071, 905-374-1995 www.ohcanadaeh.com This dinner show is a fun-filled musical celebration of all things Canadian, where guests dine on a delicious 4-course dinner while enjoying a truly Canadian experience, eh? Owl Rafting on the Ottawa River 39 First Ave., Ottawa 800-461-7238, 613-238-7238 www.owlrafting.com May-Sep. A unique rafting experience—exciting whitewater trips down the Ottawa River rapids with a delicious BBQ cruise back to their lakeside resort. One- and two-day packages. No experience necessary. Rockway Glen Golf Course & Estate Winery 3290 Ninth St., St. Catharines 877-ROCKWAY, 905-641-1030 www.rockwayglen.com Daily wine tasting and tours offering a variety of vintages and giftware. Full service 18-hole championship golf course. Windows on Rockway restaurant. Able to accommodate conferences, events, tournaments, weddings and celebrations. The Rosseau, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa 1050 Paignton House Road, Minett 905-366-5204 www.marriott.com Find unpretentious luxury at the first JW Marriott in Canada. Real summer, real winter, real wilderness— unparalleled style and service on the shore of Lake Rosseau. Opening summer 2008. Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington 800-694-4769, 905-527-1158 www.rbg.ca Canada’s largest botanical garden is located on beautful 2,700 acres 30 min. west of Toronto. Five garden areas, nature sanctuaries, gift shop, restaurants and 30 km of walking trails. Souvenir City Headquarters 4199 River Rd., Niagara Falls 866-344-0985, 905-357-1133 www.souvenirsniagara.com A one-stop shopping experience with First Nations Craft Store, Chocolate World, Market Place and the Artistic Glassblowing Studio featuring Angelo Rossi. reGional attraCtions African Lion Safari 1386 Cooper Rd., Cambridge 800-461-WILD, 519-623-2620 www.lionsafari.com May 3-Oct 13. Come face to face with 1,000 exotic animals roaming freely in large game reserves. Enjoy live bird and animal shows, nature tours and the elephant swim. Open daily. Bike Train Initiative 850 Coxwell Ave.; 416-338-5090 www.biketrain.ca Launched in summer 2007, Bike Train introduced bike racks onboard select VIA Rail Canada departures between Toronto and Niagara Falls. Log on for 2008 schedule and updates. Bingemans 425 Bingemans Centre Dr., Kitchener 800-667-0833, 519-744-1555 www.bingemans.com The Big Splash waterpark offers hours of family fun. Enjoy camping along the Grand River, the nine-hole par three Glen Ridge Golf course and the huge FunworX Indoor Playland. Bird Kingdom at the Niagara Falls Aviary 5651 River Rd., Niagara Falls 866-994-0090, 905-356-8888 www.birdkingdom.ca As you explore the tropical splendor of the Bird Kingdom at the Niagara Falls Aviary, you will discover over 400 free78 toronto | 2008

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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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