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Ever creeped someone's Instagram and thought, "Gee, I wish my Insta was this fire"? Be the change you want to see and start taking those ? shots yourself. You don't need to have a fancy camera to take all those nice photos.

Step up your Insta game this summer and make the most of the warm weather. Whether you're taking scenic shots or OOTDs, here are some Toronto spots you should go and take photos at this summer.

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You know graffiti alley? The stark urban back alley with concrete, stone, and street art galore? This past week it was turned into a lush, forest-like haven for Strongbow drinkers to congregate over charcuterie and snacks amidst a tropical urban haven.

(Before): A Regular City Alley

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Toronto is a city with an enormous creative art community that is vividly illustrated on our streets. People gained a huge interest in street art during the 80's, when the noteworthy artist Ren took over the alleyways in Toronto.

Extraordinary art murals are painted on buildings, alleyways, bridges and public spaces. Artists paint unique street art, enlightening Toronto with colorful illustrations and creative, unique pieces.  The city recently started a program called StART that draws to expand, maintain and create appreciation for its' essential role in contributing charm and character to our community.

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Friends may come and go, but best friends stay with you forever. Cheesiness aside, if you're looking for ways to do some best friend bonding, we've got you covered with this list. Here are ideas for some super cute things to do with your BFF in the city.

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With summer coming to a close, you've got to take advantage of the great weather in Toronto and do as much as you can outdoors before the winter snow comes. Whether you will be going to the CNE this week, trying to spot Drake in the 6, or simply trying to find some one-on-one time with yourself there are countless things to do in the city.

If you are looking for something fun, unique, and even a little thought-provoking, you may want to check out the beautiful art and graffiti sprawled on Toronto's buildings. The medium of street art, having been once maligned by the general public, can now be appreciated as a great and legitimate art form. And rightly so!

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