Giuseppe Pastorelli, Toronto’s Consul-General of Italy, was born in Rome and has lived in Turkey, Hungary, the U.S. and Canada — with his multicultural background, he’s a natural Torontonian | Photos by Jesse Milns
06 Feb 2017

An Espresso with the Consul-General – Giuseppe Pastorelli

Giuseppe Pastorelli is a busy man. As the Consul-General of Italy in Toronto, he’s the man responsible for integrating the Italian culture into this mosaic of a city and ensuring that the Italian-Canadian love affair never ends. Sitting in his...
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We were curious: what could a real, live matchmaker be like on a date? We took Shannon Tebb out for drinks to find out | Photos By Robin Gartner
06 Feb 2017

I Went on a Date with a Professional Matchmaker – Shannon Tebb

Over truffle fries and mimosas, Shannon Tebb — Toronto’s own “headhunter for the heart” — teaches us a thing or two about date etiquette, flirting techniques and what it’s like being a professional ’shipper. Tonight’s the night that Shannon Tebb...
By Amanda Storey
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new-year-resolution
30 Nov 2016

New (Year’s) Resolutions

Statistics show that only eight per cent of people successfully complete their New Year’s resolution, so what are the other 92 per cent doing wrong? If you’re anything like us, you’ve long abandoned your New Year’s resolution for 2016 and...
By Rebecca Alberico
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Unique pieces for men at Toronto Designers Market
30 Nov 2016

Toronto Designers Market

There’s a 3,000-sq.-ft. storefront located on Queen St. W., in the heart of Toronto, that features more than 30 talented designers under one roof. From furniture and household items to clothing and jewelry, the market is proud to provide young...
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Kim Juchau, funeral director and manager of McDougall & Brown, Arbor Memorial’s Scarborough location
07 Oct 2016

87 Decisions – Local Funeral Directors – Toronto

The media often portrays funeral directors as melancholy and mysterious, but in reality, they’re the heartiest people out there. City Life meets three local funeral directors to unveil their day-to-day reality — which is a lot sunnier than most might...
By Amanda Storey
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Mario Martelli, Mario Napolitano, Luca Napolitano, Carlo Altobelli, Francesco Serpe, Christian Altobelli
30 Aug 2016

SCUDERIA FERRARI CLUB TORONTO PICNIC

Boyd Park in Vaughan was filled with smiling faces and fast cars on Aug. 21, 2016, as the 2016 Scuderia Ferrari Club Toronto Picnic took off. Families and car enthusiasts alike united to celebrate the Ferrari passion and to appreciate...
By Alessandra Micieli
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10 Aug 2016

Wine-Down Time With Chef Anthony Rose

Toronto meets Argentina: chef Anthony Rose hosts a culture-rich dinner and wine pairing in celebration of the vibrant country. Thank God for Anthony Rose, Toronto’s star chef who has not only fired up the city’s cuisine scene but also knows...
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Mélissa Calixte, a former luxury menswear specialist, wanted to channel her styling skills to make the world a better place
04 Aug 2016

Smile 2 Smile

Meet Buddy, the plush toy that’s teaching kids how to give back and bring smiles to children in need. Plush toys aren’t usually designed to be chucked into the air, dragged through the dirt or spun round and round in...
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The sign at South Pond Farms overlooks its sprawling fields and hills
04 Aug 2016

A Home on the Range – South Pond Farms

City Life Magazine heads east to South Pond Farms for a much-needed respite from the city. South Pond Farms will make you feel like you’re in a daydream. Sprawling fields and hills of lush green can be seen from the...
By Erica Giancola
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