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12 best sunscreens for every skin type and adventure

Chatelaine | posted Tuesday, Jul 7th, 2015

Week of July 6, 2015

BT Toronto | posted Friday, Jul 3rd, 2015

Coming up on Breakfast Television this week:

Tune in Monday as Miguel takes over the BT stage and performs his new hit single, ‘Coffee.’

On Wednesday, Arlene Dickinson’s helps us find financial success.

And to end off the week Friday, we are gearing up for the 2015 Pan Am Games.

Be sure to watch BT weekdays 5:30 to 9 a.m. on City, right here at BTtoronto.ca, or on our Breakfast Television mobile app for iOS and Android!

Best of BT Weekend: July 3, 2015

BT Toronto | posted Friday, Jul 3rd, 2015

Live at the Ontario Science Centre

We took a look at the Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition.

 		

Summer savings for kids

Bruce Sellery shared tips on getting your kids to save money over the summer.

 		

How to get invited back to your friend’s cottage

Mairlyn Smith chats about what you can do to ensure you get invited back!

 		

Toronto weekend road closures: Pan Am party shuts down section of Bloor; SRT closed

CityNews | posted Friday, Jul 3rd, 2015

If you didn’t know summer arrived in Toronto, you would know it by the road closures in effect every weekend for events.

This weekend, a Pan Am Games torch relay celebration and street festivals will take over the city. Below is a list of road closures.

Also, keep in mind, there are some subway closures this weekend.

Road closures for events

Pan Am Games Torch Relay Community Celebration
The torch makes its way from Trenton to Toronto on Saturday, on day 35 of the relay. Citytv’s Tracy Moore is expected to arrive carrying the torch at the Bloor viaduct (Prince Edward viaduct) around 7 p.m. and will light the cauldron.

Bloor Street including the viaduct from Parliament Street to Broadview Avenue will be closed from 8 p.m. on Friday to 5 a.m. on Sunday.

Motorists won’t be able to access to Castle Frank Road from the Don Valley Parkway and the Bayview extension ramps from 4 p.m. on Saturday to 5 a.m. on Sunday.

Salsa on St. Clair
The street party celebrating Latin culture takes place along St. Clair Avenue this weekend, featuring live music, dance, food, and other events.

St. Clair Avenue will be closed from Winona Drive to Christie Street from 8 a.m. on Saturday to 11 p.m. on Sunday.

Youth Day
The free event on Sunday will allow young people to showcase their music, fashion, film, photography, and other artistic ventures in front of the masses at Yonge-Dundas Square.

Yonge Street, from Dundas to Queen streets, will be closed from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday.

Taste of Lawrence
The three-day food and culture festival takes place in Scarborough from Friday to Sunday.

Lawrence Avenue, from Warden Avenue to Birchmount Road, will be closed from 10 a.m. on Friday to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday.

TTC closures

Trains won’t be running on Line 3 (SRT) this weekend for TTC track and maintenance work. Regular service will resume at 6 a.m. on Monday.

Shuttle buses will run between McCowan and Kennedy stations. Kennedy, Lawrence East and Scarborough Centre stations will be open for fare purchases.

Also, service on Line 2 (Bloor-Danforth) between St. George and Pape stations starts running at noon instead of 9 a.m. on Sunday due to beam and track work on the Bloor viaduct. Shuttle buses will run along Bloor Street and Danforth Avenue.

5 things to do this weekend: Lego, Salsa dancing & movies in a park

Alanna Kelly | posted Friday, Jul 3rd, 2015

July 3-5, 2015

Summerlicious: The kick-off of Summerlicious this weekend means summer is truly here. The culinary celebration of Summerlicious has arrived to show off the delicious cuisines Toronto has to offer. This year things are going to be a little different with a Pan Am and Parapan Am Games theme. There will be five events inspired by the 41 nations participating in the Games including tapas in Parkdale and a dinner in Peru. For more information and ticket prices click here.

Salsa on St. Clair: Head down to St. Clair West this weekend for a free event celebrating Latin culture that promises to have everyone dancing in the streets. Pulsing drums and fiesta flavored food starts at noon and runs into the night. For more information visit salsaintoronto.com.

Taste of Toronto: This weekend Torontonians will flock to Fort York where chefs from across Toronto will gather to blow your taste buds away. It is literally foodie heaven in Toronto with close to 50 dishes to savor. A few items already revealed on the menu include crispy BBQ pork tacos, true Northern Atlantic salmon, fresh oysters and cheesy slow-cooked lobster. Tickets can be bought at the door or online.

Brickfete: A world made of Lego? It’s a real thing and it is happening this weekend in Toronto. Lego hobbyists have created unique city layouts, trains, historical buildings, castles, pirates and more for you come take part in all weekend from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Don’t worry, it’s not just for children. For more information and ticket prices visit Toronto.brickfete.com

Christie Pits Film Festival: Grab a blanket and sit under the stars while watching a movie at Christie Pits Park. Sunday marks the first movie of the summer and the film starts rolling at sunset. Pay what you can or give the suggested donation of $10. Don’t get spooked but the opening night is a Toronto symphony of horror. For a list of all the movies being played visit christiepitsff.com/films, and don’t forget that its “BYOBlanket.”

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