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1. Lie face down on the glass floor at the [http://www.cntower.ca/index.aspx CN Tower] <br>
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1. Lie face down on the glass floor at the [http://www.cntower.ca/index.aspx CN Tower] <br />  
2. Sit upstairs at [http://www.toronto.ca/union_station Union Station] during rush hour <br>
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2. Sit upstairs at [http://www.toronto.ca/union_station/ Union Station] during rush hour <br />  
3. Skate at [http://www.toronto.ca/special_events/booknps.htm Nathan Phillips Square]<br>
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3. Skate at [http://www.toronto.ca/city_hall_tour/nps.htm Nathan Phillips Square]<br />  
4. Tour the [http://www.steamwhistle.ca Steam Whistle Brewery]<br>
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4. Tour the [http://www.steamwhistle.ca/ Steam Whistle Brewery]<br />  
5. Have a hot chocolate at [http://www.somachocolate.com Soma] in The Distillery District<br>
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5. Have a hot chocolate at [http://www.somachocolate.com/ Soma] in The Distillery District<br />  
6. Do a bike tour of [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/island Toronto Island]<br>
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6. Do a bike tour of [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/island/ Toronto Island]<br />  
7. Go shopping at [http://honesteds.sites.toronto.com Honest Ed’s]<br>
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7. Go shopping at [http://honesteds.sites.toronto.com/ Honest Ed’s]<br />  
8. Walk the boardwalk at [http://www.thetorontobeaches.com The Beach]<br>
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8. Walk the [http://www.beachesbia.com/explore.asp boardwalk] at The Beach<br />  
9. Go to [http://www.ydsquare.ca Dundas Square]<br>
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9. Go to [http://ydsquare.ca/web/ Dundas Square]<br />  
10. Dine at a famous [http://www.toprestaurants.com/Toronto/Toronto.htm chef’s restaurant]<br>
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10. Dine at a [http://www.toprestaurants.com/Toronto/Toronto.htm famous chef’s restaurant]<br />  
11. Take a city [http://www.adventurecitytours.com/walktour_map.php?location_id=1&amp;lat=43.6469&amp;lon=-79.3857 walking tour] and check out [http://www.janeswalk.net/participating_cities/toronto jane's walk]<br>
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11. Take a city walking tour and check out [http://www.janeswalk.net/participating_cities/toronto jane's walk]<br />  
12. Get out of the downtown core<br>
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12. Get out of the [http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/North_America/Canada/Province_of_Ontario/Toronto-903418/Off_the_Beaten_Path-Toronto-Outside_Greater_Toronto_area-BR-1.html downtown core]<br />  
13. Ride the [http://transit.toronto.on.ca/streetcar/4101.shtml 501 Queen Streetcar]<br>
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13. Ride the [http://www3.ttc.ca/Routes/501/Eastbound.jsp 501 Queen Streetcar]<br />  
14. Go shopping in [http://www.chinatownbia.com Chinatown]<br>
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14. Go shopping in [http://www.chinatownbia.com/ Chinatown]<br />  
15. Have a coffee in [http://www.kensington-market.ca/Default.asp?id=1&amp;l=1 Kensington Market]<br>
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15. Have a [http://www.moonbeancoffee.com/scripts/retailstore.asp coffee] in [http://www.kensington-market.ca/Default.asp?id=1&l Kensington Market]<br />  
16. Window shop in [http://www.bloor-yorkville.com Yorkville]<br>
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16. Window shop in [http://www.bloor-yorkville.com/ Yorkville]<br />  
17. Eat corn on the sidewalk in [http://www.gerrardindiabazaar.com Little India] in the summer<br>
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17. Eat corn on the sidewalk in [http://www.gerrardindiabazaar.com/ Little India] in the summer<br />  
18. Take a [http://www.worldofstock.com/closeups/TAE2226.php train ride] through [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/highpark.htm High Park]<br>
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18. Take a [http://www.worldofstock.com/closeups/TAE2226.php train ride] through [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/highpark.htm High Park]<br />  
19. Walk the entire [http://www.toronto.ca/path PATH]<br>
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19. Walk the entire [http://www.toronto.ca/path/ PATH]<br />  
20. Check out a local band<br>
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20. Check out a [http://www.nowtoronto.com/music/listings.cfm local band]<br />  
21. Sample honey at [http://www.stlawrencemarket.com St. Lawrence Market]<br>
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21. Sample honey at [http://www.stlawrencemarket.com/ St. Lawrence Market]<br />  
22. Tour the [http://www.cbc.ca/facilities CBC building]<br>
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22. Tour the [http://www.cbc.ca/facilities/ CBC building]<br />  
23. Eat Souvlaki on [http://www.thedanforth.ca The Danforth]<br>
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23. Eat Souvlaki on [http://www.thedanforth.ca/ The Danforth]<br />  
24. Have dinner in [http://littleitaly.sites.toronto.com Little Italy]<br>
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24. Have dinner in [http://littleitaly.sites.toronto.com/ Little Italy]<br />  
25. Read in the garden at [http://www.casaloma.org Casa Loma]<br>
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25. Read in the garden at [http://www.casaloma.org/ Casa Loma]<br />  
26. come face to face with a dinosaur at the [http://www.rom.on.ca ROM]<br>
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26. Come face to face with a dinosaur at the [http://www.rom.on.ca/ ROM]<br />  
27. visit the [http://www.ago.net AGO] for free<br>
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27. Visit the [http://www.ago.net/ AGO] for free<br />  
28. sample free beer at the [http://www.millstreetbrewery.com Mill St Brewery] in the Distillery District<br>
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28. Sample free beer at the[http://www.millstreetbrewery.com/ Mill St Brewery] in the Distillery District<br />  
29. Explore the [http://spacing.ca/laneways.htm Toronto alleys]<br>
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29. Explore the [http://spacing.ca/laneways.htm Toronto alleys]<br />  
30. Go to the [http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca Ontario Science Center]<br>
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30. Go to the [http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/ Ontario Science Center]<br />  
31. Check out the parks running north from the [http://www.toronto.ca/don/trails.htm Don Valley] - (ride a bike from the lake through the [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens/lowerdon.htm Don Valley] all the way up through [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens/serenagundy.htm Serena Gundy Park] and all the way up to [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens/sunnybrook.htm Sunnybrook Park] or [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens/edwardsgdns.htm Edward's Gardens] or something - there are trails all the way up, lots of cool stuff in there.)<br>
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31. Check out the <a href"http://torontoparks.com/ parks] running north from the Don Valley - (ride a bike from the lake through the Don Valley all the way up through Serena Gundy Park and all the way up to Sunnybrook Park or Edward's Gardens or something - there are trails all the way up, lots of cool stuff in there.)<br />
32. [http://www.highpark.org High Park] is also pretty cool<br>
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32. [http://www.highpark.org/ High Park] is also pretty cool<br />
33. [http://www.toronto.ca/waterfront/newsrel042605.htm Cherry Beach] (sorry no real official link to cherry beach)<br>
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33. [http://ootboot.com/guidebook/cherry_beach/ Cherry Beach]<br />
34. [http://www.canadaevents.ca/venues/venue.asp?id=362 Sunnyside Park] beaches<br>
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34. Sunnyside Park beaches<br />  
35. [http://www.toronto.ca/waterfront/tour/tommyt_park.htm Tommy Thompson Park]<br>
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35. [http://www.toronto.ca/waterfront/tour/tommyt_park.htm Tommy Thompson Park]<br />  
36. [http://www.toronto.ca/waterfront/tour/scarborough_bluffs.htm Bluffers Park] <br>
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36. [http://www.toronto.ca/waterfront/tour/scarborough_bluffs.htm Bluffers Park] <br />  
37. Ice skating between [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/island/winterschedule.htm Toronto Islands]<br>
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37. Ice skating between Toronto Islands<br />
38. spent the last Sunday of the month (only from May to October)at Kensington Market - [http://www.kensington-market.ca/Default.asp?id=1&amp;l=1&amp;a=article&amp;cid=65 Pedestrian-only] streets<br>
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38. spent the last Sunday of the month (only from May to October)at Kensington Market - [http://www.kensington-market.ca/Default.asp?id=1&l=1 Pedestrian-only streets]<br />  
39. Go buy some Whiskey Cheddar from [http://www.yelp.ca/biz/global-cheese-toronto Global Cheese] in [http://www.kensington-market.ca/Default.asp?id=34&amp;l=1 Kensington Market] and eat it because I just had some and this stuff is seriously delicious. (as stated by [http://www.couchsurfing.com/people/rob_k ROB_K])<br>
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39. Go buy some Whiskey Cheddar from [http://www.yelp.ca/biz/global-cheese-toronto Global Cheese] in Kensington Market and eat it because I just had some and this stuff is seriously delicious. (as stated by ROB_K)<br />  
40. historical [http://www.townofyork.com/service.html post office] on adelaide st east<br>
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40. [http://www.townofyork.com/service.html historical post office] on adelaide st east<br />  
41. any historical house, ie: [http://www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/mackenzie.htm mackenzie], [http://www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/spadina.htm spadina], etc..<br>
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41. any historical house, ie: [http://www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/mackenzie.htm mackenzie], [http://www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/spadina.htm spadina], etc..<br />  
42. [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/riverdalefarm.htm riverdale farm]/[http://www.oldcabbagetown.com cabbagetown] especially when the festivals are on<br>
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42. [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/riverdalefarm.htm riverdale farm]/[http://www.oldcabbagetown.com/ cabbagetown] especially when the festivals are on<br />
43. tobogganing down [http://www.toronto.ca/don/riverdale_park.htm riverdale park] east hill.. the [http://toronto.ibegin.com/attractions/riverdale-park-west west side] has a baseball diamond now.. may be a bit dangerous!<br>
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43. tobogganing down riverdale park east hill.. the west side has a baseball diamond now.. may be a bit dangerous!<br />  
44. sunbathing at [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/island/#hanlan hanlan's point] [http://www.pathcom.com/%7Efrebeach clothing optional beach]<br>
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44. sunbathing at [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/island/ hanlan's point] [http://www.pathcom.com/~frebeach/ clothing optional beach]<br />
45. Watch a movie at one of Toronto's many [http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/user/clamen/misc/Canadiana/CA-filmfests.html film festivals]<br>
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45. Watch a movie at one of Toronto's many [http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/user/clamen/misc/Canadiana/CA-filmfests.html film festivals]<br />
46. Walk around Toronto dressed as a zombie<br>
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46. Walk around Toronto dressed as a zombie<br />  
47. Have a coffee in the cafe at the corner of Baldwin and Augusta before 8AM on a weekday and watch the people who pass before they go to work<br>
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47. Have a coffee in the cafe at the corner of Baldwin and Augusta before 8AM on a weekday and watch the people who pass before they go to work<br />
48. Visit [http://www.boldts.net/TorSu.shtml LCBO Summerhill] to glory in the past, marvel in the present, as the immaculately restored North Toronto Railway Station (Circa 1916) is now the largest and most fascinating wine &amp; spirits store in Canada.<br>
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48. Visit LCBO [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summerhill-North_Toronto_CPR_Station Summerhill] to glory in the past, marvel in the present, as the immaculately restored North Toronto Railway Station (Circa 1916) is now the largest and most fascinating wine & spirits store in Canada.<br />  
49. Fair Trade coffee &amp; delicious sandwiches at [http://www.tinto.ca Tinto's] on [http://www.roncesvallesvillage.ca/index.php?l=neighbourhood Roncesvalles]<br>
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49. Fair Trade coffee & delicious sandwiches at [http://www.tinto.ca/ Tinto's] on Roncesvalles<br />
50. Join the [http://www.caribana.com Caribana Parade]<br>
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50. Join the [http://www.caribana.com/ Caribana Parade] <br />
51. [http://www.evergreen.ca/rethinkspace/?p=148 Brickworks Farmer's Market] (May - Oct) and for that matter, biking in and around the [http://www.evergreen.ca/rethinkspace/?gclid=CIiJ9qKV4pkCFSAgDQodvXGYWw Brickworks]<br>
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51. [http://www.evergreen.ca/rethinkspace/ Brickworks Farmer's Market] (May - Oct) and for that matter, biking in and around the Brickworks<br />
52. Checking out the [http://torontoparks.com/brickwork.html view] of Toronto from hill next to Brickworks<br>
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52. Checking out the view of Toronto from hill next to Brickworks<br />
53. Check out where Lake Ontario meets Scarberia (near Port Union Station)<br>
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53. Check out where Lake Ontario meets Scarberia (near Port Union Station)<br />  
54. Watch the sun rise/set from the end of the [http://www.friendsofthespit.ca Leslie Spit]<br>
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54. Watch the sun rise/set from the end of the [http://www.friendsofthespit.ca/ Leslie Spit]<br />
55. [http://www.toronto-bia.com/bias/index.php?what=details&amp;id=17&amp;description=Junction%2C%20The The Junction] Arts Fest in September (one of Toronto's best kept secrets)<br>
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55. The [http://www.junctionartsfest.com/ Junction Arts Fest] in September (one of Toronto's best kept secrets)<br />  
56. Bike the [http://www.out-there.com/ton01hkg.htm Humber River] [http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Yonge-Dundas-up-the-Humber-River-Trail-Toronto Trail]<br>
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56. Bike the [http://www.out-there.com/ton01hkg.htm Humber River Trail]<br />  
57. Picnic in [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens/morningside.htm Morningside Park]<br>
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57. Picnic in [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens/morningside.htm Morningside Park]<br />
58. Bonfire on beach out in Scarborough (near Morningside I think)<br>
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58. Bonfire on beach out in Scarborough (near Morningside I think)<br />  
59. [http://alieninflux.org/reviews/toronto_star-PROMISE-review.htm Promise Party] at the Beaches <br>
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59. [http://www.blogto.com/music/2007/07/in_photos_promise_at_cherry_beach/ Promise Party] at the Beaches <br />
60. [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens/sunnybrook.htm Sunnybrook Park] (horses are in the back of the park, in the stables)<br>
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60. [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens/sunnybrook.htm Sunnybrook Park] (horses are in the back of the park, in the stables)<br />  
61. Biking [http://www.toronto.ca/exhibitionplace the Ex] at night during spring when no one is around, spooky.<br>
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61. Biking [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exhibition_Place the Ex] at night during spring when no one is around, spooky.<br />  
62. go to for an ice cream at the [http://www.dine.to/dutchdream Dutch Cafe] (funny building and awesome assortment of ice cream!)<br>
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62. go to for an ice cream at [http://www.dine.to/dutchdream the Dutch Cafe] (funny building and awesome assortment of ice cream!)<br />
63. dive into [http://pomegranaterestaurant.ca pomegranate] deliciousness at marouf tochal<br>
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63. dive into [http://pomegranaterestaurant.ca/ pomegranate] deliciousness <br />  
(everything is made of pomegranate:juice,dried fruit,ice cream,marmelade...YUM!)[marouf tochal is a person not a place according to my search??]<br>
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64. take a walk from the beaches westward to sunnyside park on the boardwalk (or bike)<br />
64. take a walk from the beaches westward to sunnyside park on the [http://juliekinnear.com/toronto-neighbourhoods/toronto-beaches-real-estate/photos/toronto-beaches-boardwalk boardwalk] (or bike)<br>
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65. take the carillon tour with [http://www.couchsurfing.com/profile.html?id=DHKP2K Gerald] from CS.<br />  
66. take the carillon tour with [http://www.couchsurfing.com/profile.html?id=DHKP2K Gerald] from CS.<br>
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66. Get your hands on the ceramic wheel at the [http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/index.aspx Gardiner Museum] on Fridays and Sundays<br />  
67. Get your hands on the ceramic wheel at the [http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/index.aspx Gardiner Museum] on Fridays and Sundays<br>
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67. Enjoy an aperitif with view from the rooftop bar of the [http://www.parktoronto.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/entertainment/lounges/index.jsp Park Hyatt]<br />
68. Enjoy an aperitif with view from the rooftop bar of the [http://www.parktoronto.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/entertainment/lounges/index.jsp;jsessionid=OV1NTCCSLDPECCTEAGCCFFAKMQAYKIV0 Park Hyatt]<br>
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68. Go to a concert at the beautiful [http://www.roythomson.com/home.cfm Roy Thomson Hall] (and find discounted tickets on sale the same day)<br />
69. Go to a concert at the beautiful [http://www.roythomson.com/home.cfm Roy Thomson Hall] (and find discounted tickets on sale the same day)<br>
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69. Watch [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rocky_Horror_Picture_Show Rocky Horror Picture Show] at [http://www.bloorcinema.com/ Bloor Cinema] on Halloween at midnight<br />  
70. Watch [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073629 Rocky Horror Picture Show] at [http://www.bloorcinema.com Bloor Cinema] on Halloween at midnight<br>
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70. Read a book in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen%27s_Park_(Toronto) Queen’s Park] Spring/Summer/Fall which is also home to [http://www.ontla.on.ca/Side_bar/visitor_information/out/index.htm Ontario Legislative Assembly]<br />  
71. Read a book in [http://www.boldts.net/TorA.shtml Queen’s Park] Spring/Summer/Fall which is also home to [http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/home.do Ontario Legislative Assembly]<br>
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71. [http://rhythmplus.ca/ Mutahdi’s Drumming Festival] (July – Queen’s Park)<br />  
72. [http://www.toronto.com/attractions/event/515620 Mutahdi’s Drumming Festival] (July – Queen’s Park)<br>
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72. [http://ourfaves.com/find/toronto?q=karaoke%20night Kick Ass Karaoke]<br />  
73. [http://ourfaves.com/find/toronto?q=karaoke%20night Kick Ass Karaoke]<br>
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73. Brunch in [http://www.stlawrencemarket.com/ St. Lawrence Market]<br />  
74. Brunch in [http://www.stlawrencemarket.com St. Lawrence Market]<br>
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74. Picnic on [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/island/ Toronto Islands]<br />  
75. Picnic on [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/island Toronto Islands]<br>
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75. Plant trees in with [http://www.toronto.ca/don/ Bring Back the Don]<br />  
76. Plant trees in with [http://www.toronto.ca/don Bring Back the Don]<br>
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76. The [http://www.the519.org/programs/aidsmem/aidsmem.shtml AIDS Memorial] (behind the 519 on church) <br />  
77. The [http://www.the519.org/programs/aidsmem/aidsmem.shtml AIDS Memorial] (behind the 519 on church) <br>
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77. Eat at [http://www.zeldas.ca/ Zelda's] <br />  
78. Eat at [http://www.zeldas.ca Zelda's] (On Church street) <br>
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78. Play a round of [http://www.manhunt-toronto.com/ manhunt] <br />  
79. Play a round of [http://www.manhunt-toronto.com manhunt] <br>
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79. Visit [http://www.irelandparkfoundation.com/ Ireland Park] down at the waterfront<br />  
80. Visit [http://www.irelandparkfoundation.com/index.php Ireland Park] down at the [http://www.waterfrontoronto.ca/index.php?home=true waterfront]<br>
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80. Audit a lecture by one of Toronto's (semi-)famous professors: Mark Kingswell, Nick Mount, etc<br />
81. Swing on the [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VtVH9-s498 secret alleyway swing] (supposedly it is gone now)<br>
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81. Might even recommend visiting a couple [http://www3.ttc.ca/Subway/index.jsp subway stations] as destinations in and of themselves: [http://www3.ttc.ca/Subway/Stations/Museum/station.jsp Museum] and [http://www3.ttc.ca/Subway/Stations/Dupont/station.jsp Dupont] for starters. <br />  
82. Climb to the secret, hidden roof of _______. (this could be titled: it's a secret!, or, how everyone with a favourite roof chose their own special spot for gazing down on the world.)<br>
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82. Pay a visit to [http://www.401richmond.net/ 401 Richmond]<br />
83. Audit a lecture by one of Toronto's (semi-)famous professors: Mark Kingswell, Nick Mount, etc.<br>
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83. the actual [http://www.thedistillerydistrict.com/ Distillery District]<br />  
84. Might even recommend visiting a couple [http://www3.ttc.ca subway stations] as destinations in and of themselves: Museum and Dupont for starters. They're as close as we get to being creative with our transport.<br>
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84. Watch the real pros play basketball at [http://www.torontobasketball.ca/outdoor-courts/ Harbourfront Community Centre outdoor courts]<br />  
85. Pay a visit to [http://www.401richmond.net 401 Richmond]<br>
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85. [http://www.torontoartscape.on.ca/places-spaces/artscape-wychwood-barns Wychwood Barns] an exciting project they have going with the [http://www.thestop.org/ STOP] <br />  
86. the actual [http://www.thedistillerydistrict.com  Distillery District]<br>
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86. [ Harbourfront] Festivals (any weekend starting from May - September) there's Hot N Spicy, Ukranian, Askenazi, Chinese... showcases the diversity of Toronto.<br />
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87. Sample Polish or Ukranian [http://www.roncesvallesbakery.ca/ desserts] in [http://www.roncesvallesvillage.ca/ roncesvalles]/[http://www.bloorwestvillage.ca/ Bloor West Village]<br />  
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88. Eat at the world's only [http://www.hungarythai.com/ Hungarain Thai] restaurant in [http://www.kensington-market.ca/Default.asp?id=1&l=1 Kensington Market]<br />  
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89. Participate in Improv at [http://www.baddogtheatre.com/modules/news/ Bad Dog Theatre]<br />  
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90. [www.MIAGallery.ca Museum of Inuit Art] on your way to Harbourfront<br />  
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91. Check out [http://www.martiniboys.com/Toronto/The-Matador-Club-nightlife.html Matador's] a late night after hours club<br />  
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92. [http://www.beachesjazz.com/ Jazz festival] in [http://www.beachesbia.com/ the Beach]<br />  
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93. Check out one of the many historical churches in the city like; [http://www.stmichaelscathedral.com/ St. Michael’s], [http://www.stjamescathedral.on.ca/ St. James’], [http://www.stpatrickstoronto.ca/ St. Patrick’s], etc.. <br />  
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94. check out the [http://fringetoronto.com/ Fringe Fest]<br />  
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95. [http://www.canstage.com/dream “Dream in High Park”] plays presented during the summer.<br />  
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96. Shop at [http://www.activesurplus.com/ Active Surplus]<br />  
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97. Check out [http://www.drummersinexile.com/ drummers in exile]; summer: [http://www.toronto.ca/parks/parks_gardens/trinitybellwoods.htm trinty-bellwood park], winter:[http://www.theannexwreckroom.com/  annex wreck room]<br />  
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98. Check out the[http://www.pridetoronto.com/  Gay Pride Parade]<br />  
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99. Check out [http://www.toronto.ca/special_events/wintercity/ WinterCity]<br />  
100. Sneaky Dees
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100. [http://www.sneaky-dees.com/ Sneaky Dee’s]<br />
  
 
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1. Lie face down on the glass floor at the CN Tower
2. Sit upstairs at Union Station during rush hour
3. Skate at Nathan Phillips Square
4. Tour the Steam Whistle Brewery
5. Have a hot chocolate at Soma in The Distillery District
6. Do a bike tour of Toronto Island
7. Go shopping at Honest Ed’s
8. Walk the boardwalk at The Beach
9. Go to Dundas Square
10. Dine at a famous chef’s restaurant
11. Take a city walking tour and check out jane's walk
12. Get out of the downtown core
13. Ride the 501 Queen Streetcar
14. Go shopping in Chinatown
15. Have a coffee in Kensington Market
16. Window shop in Yorkville
17. Eat corn on the sidewalk in Little India in the summer
18. Take a train ride through High Park
19. Walk the entire PATH
20. Check out a local band
21. Sample honey at St. Lawrence Market
22. Tour the CBC building
23. Eat Souvlaki on The Danforth
24. Have dinner in Little Italy
25. Read in the garden at Casa Loma
26. Come face to face with a dinosaur at the ROM
27. Visit the AGO for free
28. Sample free beer at theMill St Brewery in the Distillery District
29. Explore the Toronto alleys
30. Go to the Ontario Science Center
31. Check out the <a href"http://torontoparks.com/ parks] running north from the Don Valley - (ride a bike from the lake through the Don Valley all the way up through Serena Gundy Park and all the way up to Sunnybrook Park or Edward's Gardens or something - there are trails all the way up, lots of cool stuff in there.)
32. High Park is also pretty cool
33. Cherry Beach
34. Sunnyside Park beaches
35. Tommy Thompson Park
36. Bluffers Park
37. Ice skating between Toronto Islands
38. spent the last Sunday of the month (only from May to October)at Kensington Market - Pedestrian-only streets
39. Go buy some Whiskey Cheddar from Global Cheese in Kensington Market and eat it because I just had some and this stuff is seriously delicious. (as stated by ROB_K)
40. historical post office on adelaide st east
41. any historical house, ie: mackenzie, spadina, etc..
42. riverdale farm/cabbagetown especially when the festivals are on
43. tobogganing down riverdale park east hill.. the west side has a baseball diamond now.. may be a bit dangerous!
44. sunbathing at hanlan's point clothing optional beach
45. Watch a movie at one of Toronto's many film festivals
46. Walk around Toronto dressed as a zombie
47. Have a coffee in the cafe at the corner of Baldwin and Augusta before 8AM on a weekday and watch the people who pass before they go to work
48. Visit LCBO Summerhill to glory in the past, marvel in the present, as the immaculately restored North Toronto Railway Station (Circa 1916) is now the largest and most fascinating wine & spirits store in Canada.
49. Fair Trade coffee & delicious sandwiches at Tinto's on Roncesvalles
50. Join the Caribana Parade
51. Brickworks Farmer's Market (May - Oct) and for that matter, biking in and around the Brickworks
52. Checking out the view of Toronto from hill next to Brickworks
53. Check out where Lake Ontario meets Scarberia (near Port Union Station)
54. Watch the sun rise/set from the end of the Leslie Spit
55. The Junction Arts Fest in September (one of Toronto's best kept secrets)
56. Bike the Humber River Trail
57. Picnic in Morningside Park
58. Bonfire on beach out in Scarborough (near Morningside I think)
59. Promise Party at the Beaches
60. Sunnybrook Park (horses are in the back of the park, in the stables)
61. Biking the Ex at night during spring when no one is around, spooky.
62. go to for an ice cream at the Dutch Cafe (funny building and awesome assortment of ice cream!)
63. dive into pomegranate deliciousness
64. take a walk from the beaches westward to sunnyside park on the boardwalk (or bike)
65. take the carillon tour with Gerald from CS.
66. Get your hands on the ceramic wheel at the Gardiner Museum on Fridays and Sundays
67. Enjoy an aperitif with view from the rooftop bar of the Park Hyatt
68. Go to a concert at the beautiful Roy Thomson Hall (and find discounted tickets on sale the same day)
69. Watch Rocky Horror Picture Show at Bloor Cinema on Halloween at midnight
70. Read a book in Queen’s Park Spring/Summer/Fall which is also home to Ontario Legislative Assembly
71. Mutahdi’s Drumming Festival (July – Queen’s Park)
72. Kick Ass Karaoke
73. Brunch in St. Lawrence Market
74. Picnic on Toronto Islands
75. Plant trees in with Bring Back the Don
76. The AIDS Memorial (behind the 519 on church)
77. Eat at Zelda's
78. Play a round of manhunt
79. Visit Ireland Park down at the waterfront
80. Audit a lecture by one of Toronto's (semi-)famous professors: Mark Kingswell, Nick Mount, etc
81. Might even recommend visiting a couple subway stations as destinations in and of themselves: Museum and Dupont for starters.
82. Pay a visit to 401 Richmond
83. the actual Distillery District
84. Watch the real pros play basketball at Harbourfront Community Centre outdoor courts
85. Wychwood Barns an exciting project they have going with the STOP
86. [ Harbourfront] Festivals (any weekend starting from May - September) there's Hot N Spicy, Ukranian, Askenazi, Chinese... showcases the diversity of Toronto.
87. Sample Polish or Ukranian desserts in roncesvalles/Bloor West Village
88. Eat at the world's only Hungarain Thai restaurant in Kensington Market
89. Participate in Improv at Bad Dog Theatre
90. [www.MIAGallery.ca Museum of Inuit Art] on your way to Harbourfront
91. Check out Matador's a late night after hours club
92. Jazz festival in the Beach
93. Check out one of the many historical churches in the city like; St. Michael’s, St. James’, St. Patrick’s, etc..
94. check out the Fringe Fest
95. “Dream in High Park” plays presented during the summer.
96. Shop at Active Surplus
97. Check out drummers in exile; summer: trinty-bellwood park, winter:annex wreck room
98. Check out theGay Pride Parade
99. Check out WinterCity
100. Sneaky Dee’s