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Veggielicious shows off Toronto’s veg scene // .@TorontoVeg

It’s delicious, it's meatless and it’s returning to Toronto
Veggielicious shows off Toronto’s veg scene

Experience a healthy and delicious lifestyle this May as the Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA) celebrates its fifth-annual Veggielicious festival — a two-week gastronomic extravaganza celebrating compassionate, mouth-watering cuisine.
From May 6-22, 2016, more than 40 participating GTA restaurants and cafés will feature exclusive vegetarian and vegan prix-fixe menus and other specials to tickle the taste buds. Veggielicious features range from $15-$40, with each meal packing its own palate-pleasing punch. The event features vegan bakeries, veg restaurants, and other locations with delectable vegan options.
“Veggielicious celebrates Toronto’s gourmet veg cuisine at great prices,” says David Alexander, Executive Director at the Toronto Vegetarian Association. “It’s the perfect time to explore new restaurants and Toronto’s veg scene through food that is healthy and delicious.”

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YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE 2016 Lunchtime Live! is Back / .@YDSquare

Lunchtime Live! is Back

Plus Free Movies and Music All Summer Long
May 9 – October 3, 2016
The Heart of the City!
It was a long time coming, but spring has finally sprung and Toronto’s favourite patio in the heart of the city is gearing up for an exciting season of music and movies! YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) is proud to once again be partnering with neighbour Massey Hall for this year’s programming which is sure to heat up YDS and keep the snow away for good. Returning popular programmes include Massey Hall presents Lunchtime Live!, City Cinema and Indie Fridays, running from May 9 – October 3, 2016.

The free Monday lunchtime concert series, Massey Hall presents Lunchtime Live!, features an array of Canadian artists including isKwé, a l l i e, Nick Sherman, Justin Gray’s Synthesis, and Circle Band, from May 9 – June 15 from 12:30-1:30pm.

Named by CBC Music as one of the Ten Artists to Watch in 2016, and a favourite of A Tribe Called Red’s Dee Jay NDN, isKwé will kic…

@pondviewwinery / Take Mom on her Very Own Wine Tour Tips for getting the most out of your visit to Wine Country

Take Mom on her Very Own Wine Tour Tips for getting the most out of your visit to Wine Country

Show the special mother in your life how much you care with a special tour through Niagara’s picturesque wine country. Spring has taken hold by Mother’s Day weekend, making it the perfect time to get out among the vineyards. Niagara is home to dozens of unique wineries, allowing you to put together your own itinerary to visit some old favourites and check out some new ones to discover Ontario VQA wines that suit your palette. “Lasting memories are made in Niagara’s scenic vineyards and gorgeous wineries,” says Sommelier Marcel Morgenstern, national sales manager at PondView Estate Winery. “There is never a shortage of things to do or vineyards to explore. The wine route offers the perfect opportunity to make the most of your Mother’s Day – and it’s as simple as grabbing a map and choosing your destinations.” When you are heading out into Niagara’s wine country, Marcel offers the following tips to…


To celebrate National Photography Month, the companies will host mobile photo walks in Tokyo, Shanghai, Berlin, Mexico City, Los Angeles and San Francisco

olloclip and PicsArt, makers of creativity tools for the mobile photographer, today announced they are hosting the first worldwide mobile photography walk. Walks will be held on May 1st starting in Tokyo and ending in San Francisco -- each to celebrate National Photography Month and to demonstrate the vast potential of the mobile device to capture, edit and share beautiful photography.
Equipped with olloclip’s macro, ultra-wide and fisheye lenses, groups of mobile photogs will walk each city to capture images and edit and share with the world using PicsArt. The first 24 people to register in-person at each walk will get a free iPhone-compatible olloclip Lens and matching ollo Case (worth ~$100 USD).
“At olloclip, we built a brand and culture around the idea of respecting mo…

Cinco de Mayo at The Drake! / .@thedrakehotel

DRAKE’S CINCO DE MAYO GUEST CHEF SERIES We’re bringing a taste of Mexico to The Drake with two of Mexico’s top chefs, Donnie Masterton + Elena Reygadas. Join us for a week of world class Mexican cuisine, Cinco de Mayo partying + our annual 86'd Guacamole Smackdown! Learn More Elena Reygadas x Drake One Fifty | May 5 @5PM - Late She’s been profiled by VICE Munchies, rhapsodized by Ruth Reichl and named Latin America's Best Female Chef (2014). On May 5, Elena Reygadas will bring a menu inspired by her award winning Mexico City restaurant, Rosetta, to Drake One Fifty for a one night only guest chef dinner.  Reserve Your Spot Donnie Masterton x The Drake Hotel | May 5 @6PM - Late Burgers, tacos + tequila is the theme when Chef Donnie Masterton returns for his third Cinco de Mayo takeover, this time at the Drake Hotel. He’ll be previewing his new San Miguel de Allende hotspots, Birdie’s Burger’s + Taco Lab. Add in boozy tequila shakes and a DJ spinning for a Cinco fiesta done right. ¡Olé…

Albemarle Small Bucket Bag / .@Smythson

Sleek, luxurious and delightful to behold, the Albemarle unveils an exciting new silhouette. This perfectly formed bucket bag is available in two sizes: small and medium. It boasts an adjustable strap, enabling it to be worn across the body or tightly under the shoulder. The smooth finish and lightweight touch of soft calf leather together with a bonded suede interior, is second to none.
Dawn blue smooth calf leather handbag.
Black suede interior.
Light gold finish hardware.
Internal slip pocket and external slip pocket.
Internal magnetic strap closure for added security.
Adjustable shoulder strap. Min length: 27cm, max length: 47cm
Dimensions: W18 x H19 x D11cm / W7 x H7.5 x D4.3"
Product code: 1015835
Shop Now Albermarle Small Bucket Bag

.@mkgrands - RXSSIA

Written, Produced, Mixed and Mastered by Daniel Cartisano (MK Grands)
Artwork design by Dean Christie and Daniel Johns + @khaitunes. Download this and more at: HEART on HypeM: Lyrics: ::::: Follow MK Grands :::::

.@borocha - Shares New Single "Hold My Gaze" via Pigeons & Planes, Set for May 27th Release

Bo Rocha Shares New Single "Hold My Gaze"
via Pigeons & Planes, Set for May 27th Release

Announces Performance at The Great Escape Festival on The Line Of Best Fit Stage May 19th

Bo Rocha - "Hold My Gaze"
"She can go from singing a smooth hook to abruptly jumping to a rap-like verse, in a way that doesn’t feel jarring but instead incredibly organic." - Pigeons & Planes

“A master of subtlety, building verses of slow, steamy tension, abstract lyricism, and sparse percussion into big, knock-you-out choruses.” - The FADER
Bo Rocha, London-based singer/songwriter/producer, shared her newest single "Hold My Gaze" today on Pigeons & Planes. It will be available for wide-release May 27th via Bait and Switch Records.

The song highlights Rocha's powerful vocals and candid lyrics, surrounding them with pensive piano chords, and a hard, foggy beat. The result is a deep and fiery pop track that builds up a wall of regret, only to then demolish it…

300 Ent's .@RazSimone to tour with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis | new single "Missin Joogs" on XXL Mag

Raz Simonedrops new single "Missin Joogs" on available via 300 Entertainment
+ direct support for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis this Spring
"Musically, there’s a lot going on here as Simone enlisted Jake Crocker for co-production, Owour Arunga on trumpet, John Sinclair on violin and Brian “Warmgun” Chinn on guitar. Once all the different pieces are put in motion, Raz does his thing lyrically for an excellent song that is here just in time for the warm weather. Play this once and tell us if it doesn’t get stuck in your head."
+ more hype from Hot New Hip Hop | VIBE | DatPiff | The Fader and more...

.@SOURCEvapes Launches SOURCE nail, A Portable eNail That Truly Allows Temperature Control

SOURCEvapes Launches SOURCE nail, A Portable eNail That Truly Allows Temperature Control
Revolutionary new portable eNail allows concentrate users to #ExperienceTrueTaste

SOURCEvapes, manufacturer of high-quality vaporizer equipment, announced today the launch of its new SOURCE nail, portable eNail with temperature controlled by the user which is available as both a standalone attachment and as a complete kit. Pre-sale orders for the SOURCE nail begin today, so customers can take advantage of the 50 percent-off 420 sale tomorrow on
SOURCE nail is the newest component of SOURCEvapes’ SOURCE orb ecosystem to completely revolutionize vape pens…yet again.

In development since November 2014, the SOURCE nail features coil-free atomizers that are completely smooth to vaporize concentrates and extracts. SOURCE nail is the first portable eNail to feature true temperature control with a 200F-700F range, giving users full control the intensity of their hits. It includes three…

.@FatJoe, .@RealRemyMa - All The Way Up ft. .@FrenchMontana, Infared

Get the single, "All The Way Up". Out Now!
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Directed by Eif Rivera

Official music video by Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared performing All The Way Up. © 2016 Terror Squad / EMPIRE

I Love Tyler Madison Launches New Website / .@ilovetylermadis

I Love Tyler Madison Launches New Website Online shopping makes I Love Tyler Madison line even more accessible to Canadians

Montreal-based Canadian fashion label I Love Tyler Madison has launched their new website complete with e-commerce, enabling Canadians to purchase their favourite I Love Tyler Madison pieces from anywhere in Canada and the US.  With the click of a button, shoppers can access the new Spring 2016 collection, use the limited time 20% website launch discount code, and experience free shipping on all orders.
Created by sisters Jacqueline Harris and Charna Zucker and named after their rescue dogs Tyler and Madison, I Love Tyler Madison is unique as all of their pieces are made in Canada with vegan, cruelty-free materials, with a portion of sales donated to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).  Additionally, all of I Love Tyler Madison’s pieces are made without a top button,…

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.@aliceandolivia released a limited edition collab w/ the Grateful Dead, to consumers just in time for Coachella

alice + olivia released a limited edition collaboration with world-renowned band, the Grateful Dead, to consumers just in time for Coachella.  The Grateful Dead  x alice + olivia collection debuted last night, Wednesday,  April 13, 2016, both on the runway at Bendet’s See-Now Buy-Now and online at The capsule features a collection of 9 ready-to-wear and accessories items all created in the designer’s take on the iconic dancing bear print.

alice + olivia X Grateful Dead: Dancing Bear Blouse Retail: $298  alice + olivia X Grateful Dead: Dancing Bear Shift Dress  Retail: $298
 alice + olivia X Grateful Dead: Clutch Retail: $245

 alice + olivia X Grateful Dead: Embellished Crop Sweater Retail: $348
 alice + olivia X Grateful Dead: Dancing Bear Tank with Fringe Retail: $275
 alice + olivia X Grateful Dead: Dancing Bear Ball Gown Skirt  Retail: $1298
 alice + olivia X Grateful Dead: Short-sleeved Tee Retail: $165

 alice + olivia X Grateful Dead: Sleeveless Tank with Be…

Yelloweek in - #Toronto Save the Date, April 28th / .@Yelloweekcanada

Yelloweek celebration!  Save the Date, April 28th.  THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS...... Yelloweek LAST YEAR OUR COVER PHOTO RECAP.....