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Traveling bibliophiles tend to lug a year's worth of reading material for a weeklong trip. We suggest an alternative: grab a paperback for the plane, and regain your literary bearings on arrival by visiting a great bookstore. But where to go?Here,...
Renting an apartment can be the most convenient and least expensive way to visit a city, especially for stays of more than a few days. Not only are the per-night rates often cheaper than at a hotel—a one-bedroom flat with a pull-out bed in the liv...
Not long ago, Danforth Avenue was a masculine stretch of murky bars, tailor shops, and dark-suited men arguing about soccer, a place where Greek immigrants re-created the life they had left behind. On weekdays, there was a sense of conspiracy that...
. . . from TorontoMatthew Modine, actor "I was shooting a film--Tom DiCillo's The Real Blond, with Daryl Hannah and Marlo Thomas. We did one scene at the Art Gallery of Ontario, and I was impressed by the Henry Moore sculptures. Our hotel, the S...
The romantic escapades of the man who turned Gregor Samsa into a giant bug?Yes, they're all here in Kafka in Love. Canadian director Thom Sokoloski weaves Yiddish and Sephardic songs, sets inspired by Marc Chagall, and water ballets into a tale of...
Toronto the good is no longer Toronto the boring. One of the fastest-growing cities in North America is transforming itself into a genuinely hot destination, by throwing off some of its British colonial reserve, extending its bar hours, and playin...
The SARS scare may have temporarily kept tourists away from Toronto, but now the comeback of the Canadian city known as Hollywood North is in full swing. Here, the current hits. WHERE TO STAY Right on the border of King Street West, the entertainm...
Museum Brasserie Beaux Arts Museum, Brussels (3 Place Royale; 32-2/508-3580; lunch for two $110). Portuguese designer du jour Antoine Pinto and Flemish chef Peter Goossens collaborated on this minimalist brasserie serving updated vernacular Belgi...