The Wall Street Journal
's Insider Guide has taken a look at Toronto with fresh eyes. And it's seeing a new glamour in all the towers and lively street life. In fact, writer Carolyn King paints an almost glitzy portrait of the city.
"You probably knew Canada's largest city was cool—in a "pack a sweater" kind of way. Think again. Some of Toronto's most important cultural institutions have had makeovers by renowned architects in recent years. Luxury hotel chains are falling over each other to establish outposts there. The restaurant and arts scenes are thriving, thanks to an influx of downtown dwellers drawn by a local condo boom that shows few signs of running out of steam."
"There's no better time to visit than the summer, when Torontonians shed their layers and descend on the city's ubiquitous patios. Luminato, the city's several-year-old arts festival, wraps up this weekend, as does NXNE, Canada's answer to Austin's annual event."
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