Summer is one of the most exciting times to be a student in Toronto. Whether you have the summer off or are taking classes, the city has lots to offer.
There's so much happening in downtown Toronto but have you ever wandered around Midtown? Close to University of Toronto and Ryerson this neighbourhood is alive with excitement. The CAPREIT team has put together a summer guide to help you discover the neighbourhood hot spots close to your apartment.
If you're a sports lover, there is no better place to catch a game than at Hemingway's. The restaurant includes 4 patios so you are sure to see your favourite athlete on the big screen! With the Rio Olympics starting in August this is the place to be this summer.
Located on Parliament Street and close to the Sherburne and Wellesley stations, Merry Berry is a local favourite ... It will remind you of your friend's apartment with its colourful walls and eclectic furnishing. Best of all the menu is very affordable and won't break the bank!
Sometimes all you want to do is stay in your apartment and watch Netflix. When days like this come around, we recommend ordering take-out from Sushi on Bloor. Get their Sushi Pizza and host a night in. If the weather is nice, you can set up a cozy picnic like setting on your building's patio or on your balcony!
Rooster Coffee House just opened a new location on Jarvis St. and the coffee aficionados are flocking (pun intended) to this homey vibe coffee shop. Beat the summer heat with one of their cold brews and make it your new favourite spot for a coffee date.
Hosting your out of town friends
: When your friends come in from out of town, give them the royal treatment and take them out for a nice meal. Located between UofT and Ryerson, Wish Café is a go to for a fun gathering. Make sure to try their Summerlicious menu this month. For a prix fixe, you get to experience a delicious three course meal for an exceptional value. What could be better than that!
Walk in the park
: Head to Allan Gardens Conservatory and discover the 16,000 square feet garden filled greenhouse. The historic landmark hosts events yearlong such as organic farmers market and meet and greets with local authors. Maybe you will even get decoration inspirations for your apartment while strolling through the lush gardens.
Rainy days aren't so shabby when you're hanging around Midtown. Head to Bloor Hot Docs at the Ted Rogers Cinema and catch a documentary. Whether you're a foodie or a future politician or an activist, there's a Hot Doc for you.
A free fitness class is worth the sweat. Head to Lululemon on Cumberland St. every Wednesday for a free High- Intensity Interval Training Class. Open to all levels, this is a sure way to stay fit while meeting some great people.
Make the best of your summer and enjoy your neighbourhood! Don't forget to send us your pictures of your favourite neighborhood moments with the hashtag #capreitliving.