Toronto Alert

Toronto Alert
April 2009

Style Sustenance
It’s easy being green in April when Earth Month showers us with eco-friendly shopping, shows and eats.
Andrew Sardone

Yoga tree
What: The eco-friendly studio’s second location in Richmond Hill features a green wall that guarantees easy, deep breathing.
Why: There’s no place like om.
Where: 360A Highway 7 East, Unit 1&201, 905-882-9642.

What: Enviro-friendly fashion line by local designer Sonja den Elzen.
Why: Green is the new black.
Boutique, 1156 Queen Street West, 647-435-4880.

The Green Living Show
What: The eco-cognoscenti show you how to lighten your carbon footprint.
Why: Live and learn.
When: April 24 to 26.
Where: Direct Energy Centre, Exhition Place.

Toronto Farmers Market Network
What: The online resource plugs fresh foodies into alfresco grocery spots across the city.
Why: We’re loco for anything locavore.
When: You’re hungry.

Priti nail polish
What: Chem-free soya-based lacquer that’s kind to hands and the environment.
Why: It’s a fresh coat.
Where: 889 Yonge Yoga and Holistic Lifestyle Spa [889yonge.com.], 416-925-7206.

In celebration of our 30th anniversary, Flare is pleased to announce a competition for novice writers across Canada. Tell us, in no more than 600 words, what fashion moment of the past 30 years has inspired you the most. The winner’s story may be published in a special 30th anniversary edition of Flare this fall, and the winner will take home a luxurious gift basket of beauty products compliments of Pantene, Olay, Covergirl, and Nice N Easy. Worth over $500! www.flare.com/write

Flare is giving away tickets to see rock band Thriving Ivory live in concert. The first 5 people to email nikkiwindup@gmail.com and enter THRIVING IVORY IN TORONTO in the subject line will each win a pair of tickets to their show at Tattoo in Toronto on April 18, 2009. Don’t miss it! Visit www.flare.com/thrivingivory (Note: Only winners will be contacted)