What’s new at Casa Loma?

Visitors to Toronto might be a little surprised to learn we have our very own castle in a city that’s relatively young, at just over 200 years old. Anyone that grew up here is already familiar with Casa Loma, the nearly 65,000 square foot 98 room mansion built by Sir Henry Pellatt in 1914 and located near Dupont Subway…

a pot of tea in clear glass tea kettle

Top 5 Understated Toronto Favs

Originally posted on The Rishman Blog:
In the last few years, I’ve been extremely lucky to travel much to visit and work in many of the most interesting places in the world including Spain, Bhutan, Mexico and Kenya. Today, I want to list a few things about a very special place that I have written…

poster for the European Union Film Festival

FREE Films at The Royal Cinema

Yes, you read that right:  FREE!  Up until November 28, you can check out two free movies every single night, one at 6:00 pm and the other 8:30 pm, from different European Union countries.  On November 29, Greece’s “A Place Called Home” runs at 6 pm and the festival wraps up on November 30 with a…

two musicians performing to a crowd

Art Gallery of Ontario throws a party

On the first Thursday of every month, the Art Gallery of Ontario throws an after hours party that brings out Toronto’s fashionable and artsy crowd.  Each month centers around one artist or theme and features food, drinks, music, interactive projects, and access to the full gallery.  Much like the Royal Ontario Museum’s (ROM) Friday Night Live (previously…