18 Blissfully Boozy, Creamy, And Warming Whisky Cocktails

1. Black cherry bourbon hot chocolate. Rebecca Hubbell / Via sugarandsoul.co A sumptuous blend of chocolate, dark fruit, bourbon, and cream. [...]

07 December 2016

15 Chocolate Peppermint Treats That Taste Just Like Christmas

1. Chocolate Peppermint S’mores The Whole Bite / Via wholebiteblog.com Get the recipe here. [...]

07 December 2016

12 Insanely Tasty Chocolate Cookies That Went Beyond The Call Of Duty

1. Brownie Mix Cookies I Knead to Eat / Via ikneadtoeat.com Recipe here. [...]

07 December 2016

Africa's West Coast has Culture, Charm: Bustling Cities to Sleepy Villages are There to be Enjoyed in Senegal

From dizzying Dakar to vibrant Saint-Louis, Senegal pulsates with rich culture, history and charm.If you want to experience it all — from bustling cities to sleepy, seaside villages — hop in a rental car, charge up your favourite navigation device or app, brush up on your conversational French and start your road trip across Africa’s colourful western coast.DAKAR FOR THE MUSIC, ART L [...]

07 December 2016

Welcome to 'Hotlanta': Georgia's Capital is Having a Moment

ATLANTA — It’s been 152 years since General William Tecumseh Sherman burned his way through this lovely southern city.The flames have long been doused — but Atlanta’s still hot.Hipsters call it “Hotlanta.”One of the best ways to navigate around the city’s many must-see attractions is with a CityPass, a multi-ticket pass that provides a 43 per cent savings on regular admission p [...]

07 December 2016

Toronto's Proposed 2017 Budget Calls for 2% Property Tax Hike

Toronto’s city manager unveiled the proposed 2017 budget on Tuesday, which includes a two per cent property tax hike; however, the city is still facing a $91-million shortfall. City officials, including city manager Peter Wallace, presented the budget at a committee meeting at City Hall. However, budget chief Gary Crawford rejected the call for the city to implement a property tax hike.“I am [...]

07 December 2016

Man Struck and Killed on Hwy. 401 Near Keele

Ontario provincial police are investigating after a man was struck and killed on Highway 401. He was outside his vehicle at the time. The crash happened in the eastbound collector lanes near Keele Street around 4 a.m. on Tuesday. Those lanes remain closed between Keele and Highway 400 for the investigation. Paramedics say the man was in his 20s. Police first received a report o [...]

07 December 2016

Drive to these rustic lodges: Four of the best 'front country' lodges

To get to many of the most rustic and idyllic fire-warmed lodges in the Rockies, a little sweat equity is often required. Skiing for hours can be a prerequisite. Or, perhaps, an expensive helicopter ride is your only ticket to the “pot of gold.”But fortunately, if your time, energy, budget or backcountry know-how is at minimal level, driving to many of the best lodges on both sides o [...]

06 December 2016

Checking In: Mercer Takes Centre Stage in Stratford

Mercer Kitchen + Beer Hall + Hotel is proof you don’t have to be into Shakespeare to enjoy the southern Ontario town of Stratford. Mercer is an edgy, super-hip enterprise that rocks Ontario St. — the main drag of one of Canada’s most cultured, historic towns. The inn consists of 14 rooms on the second and third floors, while the popular Beer Hall sell [...]

06 December 2016

Man Charged in Alleged St. Clair and Pharmacy Sex Assault

One man is under arrest after a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted four years ago. Toronto police allege the accused is a member of a church near Pharmacy and St. Clair East avenues. He allegedly befriended a 55-year-old woman, and visited her at her home. He’s accused of sexually assaulted her in her home between June 1, 2012 and Aug. 30, 2012. He’s also accused of accost [...]

06 December 2016

One Explosion, Roof Collapses, as Crews Battle Fire at Mississauga Sign Factory

Mississauga firefighters battled a fire at a sign factory early on Monday morning. The fire began in a building at the corner of Lenworth Drive and Wharton Way, near Dundas Street and Dixie Road, around 2:20 a.m. There was at least one explosion, and the roof partially collapsed, acting platoon chief Dan Green told CityNews. “We’re not able to get crews inside. There are walls in the way. [...]

06 December 2016

18 Cats Who Are Really, Really Excited About Christmas Trees

1. “It’s Christmastime already??? NO. FREAKING. WAY.” mwpfinance / Via reddit.com [...]

05 December 2016

14 Ridiculously Delicious Ways To Get More Chai In Your Life

1. Chai Popsicles Jessica Gavin / Via jessicagavin.com Get the recipe here. [...]

05 December 2016