The sunshine has finally arrived in Toronto and far as we can tell it's here to stay for at least a couple months. There's something about summer that just screams vacation but since most of us have jobs we can't run away from to head down to the sunny beaches of Miami, we found the next best thing.
Nestled downstairs at La Carnita on Eglinton, Good Fortune Bar in Toronto is a seriously hidden gem. As soon as you step foot in this place you'll be transported to Miami vibes and a design to match.
The interior is stacked with pink walls, terracotta and palm tree wallpaper and if that doesn't sell you on its southern charm, the green leather couches and neon touches definitley will.
The bar is also centrered in the room, which really just is the cherry on top of the Miami-styled cake. Their drinks alone will have you feeling like you stepped off a busy street in Toronto and right into the sunshine state.
They've got the Sunset Blvd, a perfect blend of Don Julio Blanco, Ancho Reyes, Passionfruit and Lime Habanero and the Blue Miami, with Captain Morgan White, Blue Curacao, Pineapple, Coconut, Lime, Zingiber, and Crabapple Bitters.
You'll go for the vibes and cocktails, but stay for the delicious food with with their staple burger with hickory sticks straight off the strip and crinkle cut fries. This place is a Miami delight located right in the heart of uptown Toronto and you definitely won't want to miss the vibes this place has to offer.
The Ontario government announced on Monday morning that it is expanding vaccine eligibility at mass immunization clinics.
The initiative, which takes effect at 8:00 a.m. on May 18, will allow individuals aged 18 and over to book a vaccine appointment through the provincial booking system and call centre, or through public health units.
The government had previously expanded booking eligibility to 18 and over residents who live in one of the 114 hot spot communities earlier this month.
"Ontario is experiencing very positive trends in vaccine demand. The province and public health units will continue to make appointments available as vaccine supply is confirmed," an excerpt from the report reads.
It's also worth noting that those 17 years old, who will be turning 18 in 2021 can also book their appointment for the Pfizer vaccine.
While these establishments are no longer there, one building has remained for over 200 years and with it a mystery that goes back just as long.
In 1815, only several years after its construction, the Gibraltar Point Lighthouse saw the disappearance and rumoured murder of its first keeper, J.P. Radan Muller, a disappearance that remains a mystery to this day.
Officers with the Toronto Police Service basically stumbled upon a mini-IKEA after finding a shipping container filled with more than $120,000 worth of allegedly stolen office and home furniture.
Two Mississauga men have been charged in the incident, which started when a shipping container was stolen from the Jane and Finch area on Thursday, May 13.
According to a statement from TPS, officers found the container at a warehouse just a seven-minute drive away from where the theft took place, recovering a staggering amount of furniture.
Police say they found 193 boxes of office furniture, 97 pieces of home furnishings, 51 boxes of home reno equipment and cabinetry and 10 boxes of bathroom reno merchandise.
Bilal Mohammed, 32, and Hamza Irfan, 30, have both been charged with multiple counts of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (over $5,000) and Trafficking in Property Obtained by Crime (over $5,000).
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