Neighbourhood Treasure: Peter Pan Bistro

25 May 2015
HEATHER HOLMES

Located squarely at the corner of Queen and Peter, the new Peter Pan Bistro hopes to bring refined dining back to the neighbourhood with traditional European cuisine and a responsible nose-to-tail food prep philosophy. That means using whole animals whenever possible, resulting in some truly delightful and innovative dishes on an ever-changing menu...


Neighbourhood Treasure: La Carnita (Riverside)

11 May 2015
HEATHER HOLMES

After making a name for itself with delicious tacos and eye-popping desserts at its original Little Italy location, La Carnita is now set on building an empire – starting with an outpost on Queen East. Fans of the original’s grungy mod vibe will find the Riverside location’s décor familiar. Thankfully, the menu will be familiar too!


How to Budget for Purchasing a New Home

05 May 2015
HEATHER HOLMES

When purchasing a new home, there are other costs besides the price of your home that you’ll encounter (and I’m not just talking about new furniture). One of the most important parts of buying a home is putting together a solid budget, so that you know exactly how much you’ll be spending, and not be caught by surprise! I’ve put together a breakdown of the unexpected costs that you might encounter while purchasing your dream home.