It’s a sunny day in Corrine Anestopoulos’ studio in Little Italy. There’s Chet Baker playing in the background and a lawn mower humming outside the window. Anestopoulos is the creative force behind Biko, the Toronto-based jewellery company, that has been churning out “modern nostalgic” costume jewellery since 2004. Recently, Anestopoulos invited OurFaves into her work space to talk about about where she finds inspiration for her designs, her new spring and fall collection and the creative rut she occasionally has to shake off. Continue reading
It wasn’t quite bike weather on Tuesday morning in Toronto as rain fell, puddles formed and the clouds obscured the sun. You wouldn’t know it, but a new biking revolution was brewing on Yonge and Gould Streets. BIXI has rolled into town and today marked the launch of its bike sharing program. With 300 shiny new black bikes lined up neatly in their docking stations, it’s going to get a lot easier for Torontonians to hop on a bike and take a tour of their city. Continue reading
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We are delighted! And here’s what they had to say…
“Toronto based OurFaves.com seeks to combine city search, social networking, and user-generated content in a one stop destination for a particular city.
City search and profile sites aren’t new. Where OurFaves differs is a focus on user-generated content…”
Read the rest at: http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/05/14/ourfaves-word-of-mouth-meets-city-search/
We are listed as one of the “8 things worth remembering a new password for” on the Verve’s blog One Five Place. Thanks Verve… We love the Verve’s faves on our site so keep them coming!
Also, Sarah Hood from Unknown Toronto gave us a nice mention in her blog this morning too!
Torstar Digital launches social media venue
Torstar Digital and Toronto-based imason are officially launching OurFaves.com this week. It’s a social media site that lets Torontonians list and rate their favourite people, places and things in the city.
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