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newr
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Registered: Jun 2004
Location: CFB Kingston, ON

quote:
Originally posted by Misanthrope
well public transportation sucks - but parking charges are trés expensive.

I guess it depends if you'll be late night clubbing or not! drink/drug use
whatever.
i'm on the fence for this one.


I disagree... Compared to say Newark, Long Island, San Jose, Seattle, any of those famous smaller cities, I'd give the Toronto a much better ranking for the Public transport... you just have to know exactly where you want to go... and how to get there


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quote:
Originally posted by newr
I disagree... Compared to say Newark, Long Island, San Jose, Seattle, any of those famous smaller cities, I'd give the Toronto a much better ranking for the Public transport... you just have to know exactly where you want to go... and how to get there

I agree. I found Toronto too easy to get around on public transport. Just a matter of checking out the TTC site and figuring out what bus goes from what subway stop to get you to what street.

Only time I had a problem getting anywhere was when it was like 5am, and the only public transport running was the blue night route's that're limited, which is fair enough.


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Registered: May 2002
Location: Toronto, Ontario

TOTA VISITORS INFO THREAD

Welcome TAs from near and far to the city of Toronto! Not only is Toronto the capital of the Province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada, but it's also the home and birthplace of Tranceaddict.com! Within this thread you will find all the info that you need to make your stay here as fun and enjoyable as possible. If you have any further questions or comments that are not addressed, please feel free to post in this thread and hopefully some of the other TOTAs will be able to help you.

MAPS

The following are links which will provide you with comprehensive maps of Toronto.

Toronto.ca Maps
Map24.com (North America)
mapquest.ca (Canada)


WEATHER

Toronto is a city which features a range of varying climates throughout the year. From warm & humid summers to chilly winters, you are sure to find activities that will suit the season. Check below for more information about the current local forecast during your stay.

The Weather Network (Toronto)
Environment Canada (Toronto)


CITY GUIDES

For a comprehensive guide about all general information regarding Toronto and its various attractions & events held throughout the year, please have a look through some of the links below. Many of the guides feature information on restaurants, bars, clubs, movies & theatre, hotels, etc.

Official City of Toronto visitors website
toronto.com - "All You Need To Know About T.O."
Tourism Toronto


HOTELS

Hotels are an abundance in Toronto. Whether you are seeking something classy or merely a bed to sleep in, you will surely find something that fits your budget. Listed below are a few recommended hotels located near the entertainment & clubbing districts of the city.

Holiday Day Inn on King
Proximity: Entertainment District
Price:
www.hiok.com

The Grand Hotel
Proximity: The Guvernment Nightclub Entertainment Complex
Price:
www.grandhoteltoronto.com

Hotel Search Engines:
Hotels.ca


HOSTELS

Travelling on a budget? Or maybe just a backpacker passing by? Hostels are shared living spaces for the budget conscious traveller. They are a fun and great way to make friends while meeting other travellers. Toronto features several hotels that will suit your needs.

Global Village Backpackers
460 King St West, Toronto
Proxmity: Entertainment District

The Planet Traveler's Hostel
175 Augusta Ave., Toronto
Proximity: Kensington Market, Little Italy

HI-Toronto Hostel
76 Church St., Toronto
Proximity: "The Village" (Gay/Lesbian Community)

Canadiana Backpackers Inn
42 Widmer St., Toronto
Proximity: CN Tower, SkyDome, Entertainment District

Hostel Search Engines:
HostelWorld.com (Toronto, Canada)
Hostels.com (Toronto, Canada)
Hostelling International (Canada)


PUBLIC TRANSIT

Toronto offers a vast array of public transport systems whether you plan on travelling to the city by land, water, or air.

Pearson International Airport
Personal International Airport is Toronto's primary airport providing inbound and outbound domestic and international flights. It is located approximately 15-20 minutes west of the city centre by car. Unforunately, it cannot be accessed via. underground subway, but many bus and taxi services in downtown Toronto are provided for passengers travelling to and from the airport. Complete information concerning parking, travel, terminal, airlines, destinations and flight info can be found on the Greater Toronto Airports Authority website.
www.gtaa.com

VIA Rail
VIA is Canada's national rail network. Service is provided from every major city in Canada directly to Toronto. The network is also interconnected with AmTrak rail services in the United States. For more information regarding fares and service schedules, please consult the VIA Rail website.
www.viarail.ca

GO Transit
GO Transit provides commuter rail and bus services to areas outside of Toronto's city limits and into the Greater Toronto Area. For more information regarding transit maps, fares, and service schedules, please consult the GO Transit website.
www.gotransit.ca

Greyhound Canada
Toronto can be accessed via. coach from almost anywhere in North America. Greyhound Canada offers bus services from many destinations at a very affordable price. For more information regarding fares and service schedules, please consult the Greyhound Canada website.
www.greyhound.ca/en/

TTC: Toronto Transit Commission (Subway/Metro/Underground)
The TTC is Toronto's main public transit system providing bus, streetcar (tram), and subway services throughout the city. For more information regarding transit maps, fares, and service schedules, please consult the TTC website.
www.toronto.ca/ttc/

Port of Toronto
Toronto like many cities, is situated along a waterfront, specifically Lake Ontario. Ferry services provide passengers travel between the Toronto Islands, as well as a shuttle service across the lake between Toronto and Rochester, New York. For more information regarding fares and service schedules, please consult the Toronto Port Authority website.
www.www.torontoport.com


NIGHTCLUBS


The Guvernment Entertainment Complex
132 Queen's Quay East
Toronto, ON
416.869.0045
[MAP]
THURSDAY & SPECIAL EVENT GUESTLIST/REDUCED LIST: Brad Goldfinger
SATURDAY & SPECIAL EVENT GUESTLIST/REDUCED LIST: E2EK1EL
interference_productions@hotmail.com

www.theguvernment.com


Sonic Nightclub (formally Boa-Redux)
270 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON
[MAP]
FRIDAY/SATURDAY & SPECIAL EVENT GUESTLIST: Floorwhore j_button@gmail.com

www.gemevents.com



This Is London
364 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON
416.351.1100.
SOHO FRIDAY'S GUESTLIST: John Tang interference_productions@hotmail.com

http://www.thisislondonclub.com/




Viva Nightclub
8261 Woodbine Avenue
Markham, ON
905.948.9339
[MAP]
FRIDAY & SPECIAL EVENT GUESTLIST/REDUCED LIST: E K Wing

Pics From VIVA

www.vivanightclub.com



Republik Nightclub
261 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON
416.598.1632
[MAP]
SATURDAY & SPECIAL EVENT GUESTLIST/REDUCED LIST: itikia

Located next to the Paramount Theatres, Republik occupies more than 14,000 square fee divided into three rooms, with a dedicated sound and lighting systems. The Main room will be the largest, followed by the Vision Room and the entertainment district's largest Designated Smoking Room that can also be integrated with a VIP area.

With a two-storey colour changing waterfall and LCD televisions broadcasting video feeds from the club, inside the semi-unisex open concept washrooms, Republik is the most technically advanced nightclub this city has ever seen. It also includes one of the most powerful laser, lighting and video projection systems used in any club in North America.

Dress code in effect - please wear proper club wear and no runners are allowed.

source: toronto.com

www.republiknightclub.com



Pulse Nightclub
338 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, ON
416.599.2323
[MAP]
SATURDAY & SPECIAL EVENT GUESTLIST/REDUCED LIST: Eklipse

This two-story nightclub in the heart of the entertainment district caters to those who love dance, techno, house and trance. Loyal to the city, Pulse only features local DJs trying to make their mark.

The downstairs room is very cool, painted bright blue with black lounge seating around the edge of the walls. There's two bars and a main DJ booth, but little room for dancing. It's a spot for socializing, more than anything.

The second floor has a much different feel. Painted in a warm toupe colour, there's lots of lounge seating, a long bar against the front wall and a big open dance floor. The back corner hosts a VIP Room that can be rented for intimate parties complete with a personal security guard.

source: toronto.com

www.pulsenightclub.ca



The Docks Entertainment Complex
11 Polson Street
Toronto, ON
416.469.5655
[MAP]
SATURDAY & SPECIAL EVENT GUESTLIST/REDUCED LIST: techead

Pics from The Docks

www.thedocks.com




Room 119
4300 Steeles Avenue East
Markham, ON
905.305.1105
[MAP]
FRIDAY & SPECIAL EVENT GUESTLIST/REDUCED LIST: Chiclet



Comfort Zone
484 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON
416.975.0909
[MAP]

www.comfortzoneto.com



Film Lounge
393 Dundas West
Toronto, ON
416.887.9304
[MAP]

www.thefilmlounge.com



Metro
296 Richmond Street West
Toronto, Ontario
416.XXX.XXXX
[MAP]

Tonic Nightclub-http://www.tonicnightclub.com/
117 Peter Street ., Toronto (416) 204-9200
Pics from Tonic
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Roxy Blu
12 Brant, Toronto (416) 504-3222

Joker-http://www.toronto.com/profile/147300/
318 Richmond W, Toronto (416) 598-1313

My Apartment-http://www.myapartment.ws/
81 Peter St., Toronto (416) 348-9884

Money Nightclub-http://www.moneynightclub.ca/
199 Richmond St.W., Toronto (416) 591-9000

Therapy Ultra Lounge-http://www.torontonightclub.com/therapy
203 Richmond St. W., Toronto (416) 977-3089

Inside-http://www.torontonightclub.com/inside.htm
218 Richmond St. W., Toronto (416) 591-0009

Jai Bar-http://www.jaibar.com/
214 & 216 Adelaide St. W Toronto Ontario (416) 979.3339


SHOPPING
Vinyl/Record Shops

Release Records-http://www.releaserecords.com
527 Yonge, Toronto (416) 962-1400

Play De Record Inc
357-A Yonge St Toronto (416) 586-0380

The Pit Records-http://www.thepitrecords.com/
439 Yonge Toronto (416) 979-9415

Shopping Malls

Eaton Centre -http://www.torontoeatoncentre.com/
220 Yonge St. Toronto (416) 598-8700

Sherway Gardens
25 The West Mall, Etobicoke (416) 621-1070

Yorkdale Mall
(416) 789-3261

Square One Shopping Centre
100 City Centre Dr. Mississauga (905) 279-SHOP (7467)

Scarborough Town Centre
300 Borough Dr Scarborough (416) 296-0296

there are also hundreds of great boutiques along Queen street west from University Ave to Spadina Ave


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Registered: Jan 2000
Location: Toronto, Canada

CNN writeup on Toronto - here


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Registered: May 2002
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Re: Toronto Visitors Thread!

quote:
Originally posted by drgoodvibe
Sonic Nightclub (formally Boa-Redux)
270 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON
[MAP]
SATURDAY NIGHTS: Floorwhore floorwhore@gmail.com

www.sonicnightclub.com


Beh, please update with the following info


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Registered: Mar 2003
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Re: Re: Toronto Visitors Thread!

quote:
Originally posted by Floorwhore
Beh, please update with the following info


which following info good sir?


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Location: Toronto, Ontario
Re: Re: Re: Toronto Visitors Thread!

quote:
Originally posted by drgoodvibe
which following info good sir?


I am only promoting Saturday nights, and the website should be www.sonicnightclub.com , not www.gemevents.ca

thanks man


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Re: Re: Re: Re: Toronto Visitors Thread!

quote:
Originally posted by Floorwhore
I am only promoting Saturday nights, and the website should be www.sonicnightclub.com , not www.gemevents.ca

thanks man


done!


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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Toronto Visitors Thread!

quote:
Originally posted by drgoodvibe
done!


floorwhore@gmail.com

LOL!

*thanks beh*


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Registered: Aug 2002
Location: Toronto, ON, CANADA
Re: Addiction Recovery / Resources

quote:
Originally posted by rabbitjoker

The Ontario Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (DART)
DART is the mother-site for recovery in Ontario. DART is great resource.
http://www.dart.on.ca/indexO.html

In addition to DART, below are links to other organizations that can assist.

Items below are hyperlinks - click to go to the organization's website.

Websites of Treatment Agencies in the DART Database

Al-Anon/Alateen

Alcohol & Drug Concerns Inc.

Alcohol and Drug Recovery Association of Ontario (ADRAO)

Alcohol Policy Network

Alcoholics Anonymous

CanadaDetox.com

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)

Canadian Health Network

Canadian Society for Addiction Medicine

Clean And Sober Thinking (CAST)

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

The City of Toronto's Drug Prevention Centre

Cocaine Anonymous

Cocaine Anonymous Ontario

Health Canada - Canada's Drug Strategy

Health In Action - Health Promotion and Injury Prevention Information in Alberta

Liquor Control Board of Ontario - Social Responsibility

Methadone Talk - A Discussion List for Professionals and Consumers

Narcotics Anonymous

Ontario Addiction Treatment System Section (OATSS)

Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addiction Programs

Sam (Service d'appui pour la methadone)

Scarborough Addiction Services

Substance Abuse Network of Ontario (SANO)

Withdrawal Management Association of Ontario


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check it out, meet great toronto polish people

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^^^
Nice photo... makes me wish I could head out to the residential islands with a wide angle lens.


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