Spring has landed! You survived the crazy polar vortex and now you finally get to put away those heavy winter coats, make a fashion statement, and show some skin. Amen!
Toronto is always a city that smiles — but when things heat up, Toronto explodes with excitement! The NHL and NBA are heading into playoff season, the Jays are throwing their first pitches and Toronto FC is back on the pitch with a new batch of superstar players! Sold out games and busy bars — WE ARE WINNING! Well, sometimes. To catch a Leaf game can be tough since tickets are very pricey and impossible to get, but last month one happy reader was the recipient of Maple Leafs tickets courtesy of On the Go, and our amazing team wants to give away more hot tickets! So be sure to follow us on twitter at @onthegoto and online at www.onthego.to.
New restaurants are popping up as well! This month the King of Clubs, Charles Khabouth, added another new restaurant to his INK Entertainment family called Byblos, featuring an eastern mediterranean menu created by Chef Stewart Cameron. The stunning Byblos restaurant is located at 11 Duncan Street, in the Stories Building. Go to www.byblostoronto.com for reservations!
April is a time for families to come together and celebrate Easter and Passover — but what’s even more exciting is the return of the Easter Bunny! This month is delicious! Sunny weather, bright colours, sweets and fresh flowers! This is April — get ready for sunshine!
April 1st, 2014
I am happy to announce that the first 10 people to tweet @mikechalut will win $10,000! April Fools! Be sure to be aware! Sorry!
This is a magical and moving evening that will be held at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. Toys R Us is the title sponsor for this event and A-list celebrities attend every year to help children all across Canada live healthier and happier lives. The theme this year is “London is Calling” hosted by the very entertaining Carla Collins. A charitable tax receipt will be issued after the event for a portion of each ticket. For more information about sponsorship and to purchase tickets, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-880-1004 extension 226. Helping
to save lives is fun!
The one and only Cher takes over Toronto at the Air Canada Centre! This Diva will perform her classics and new songs off her latest release, Closer To The Truth. Making her start as the second half of Sonny & Cher in the 1960s, she rose to fame with hits like, “I Got You Babe,” “Half-Breed,” and “Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves.” Now at 67 years old, her euro pop and house music inspired number one track “Woman’s World,” is going to make this city explode! Phone 1-855-985-5000 for tickets! This is a concert you do not want to miss! Doesn’t everyone love Cher?
Attention all brides to be! It is time for you to get organized and plan your wedding day properly! As a former wedding planner on TV’s “Wedding SOS,” I can’t tell you enough how important this bridal show is! Located at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd., this is a one stop shop. Showcasing hundreds of exhibitors, an amazing fashion show, and tons of prize giveaways! Gentlemen, this show can save you money and major headaches, so go with your girl and get involved! Real men plan weddings! www.torontosbridalshow.com
POGO Gala 2014 ODYSSEY: TAKE OFF INTO THE INFINITE at the Libery Grand Entertainment Complex April 12, 2014
I am absolutely thrilled to be hosting The POGO Gala at the Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, 25 British Columbia Rd, Toronto for the fourth year in a row! ODYSSEY is an elegant adventure into the unknown. This year’s gala takes you on a journey through space: a trip that ultimately leads to light. As POGO helps children with cancer and their families through their uncertain trek, the goal is to bring them the lightness and optimism for their future. The dinner is fun, but the after party is a blast! For tickets and to make a difference in a child’s life visit www.pogo.ca/gala. Hope I see you on the moon and back!
Farmers Market at Toronto Botanical Garden April 17 2014
Being healthy is cool and very delicious! Meet organic farmers and buy local produce, bread, meat, cheese, honey, prepared food, and more! Come for your groceries or stay for dinner with your family. Make your visit to the market an evening event at the TBG, located at 777 Lawrence Avenue East, near by Leslie Street. If you are taking public transit — TTC buses pass the corner of Leslie Street and Lawrence Avenue regularly. Both the Lawrence East 54 bus and the 54A bus will deliver you right to the corner. If you are taking the subway Exit the Yonge Subway line at the EGLINTON station and take the 51, 54 or 54A bus to LAWRENCE avenue. The TBG is on the southwest corner. This is a different and educational way to grocery shop!
Hot Docs Film Festival April 24th 2014
Attention all documentary buffs! The annual Hot Docs Film Festival returns to Toronto to celebrate documentary cinema, with screenings of more than 180 films, showcasing work by established filmmakers and up-and-coming talent. Hot Docs runs until May 4th and you can find this year’s lineup on www.hotdocs.ca or phone 416-203-2155 for tickets!
Lion King The Musical at the Princess of Wales Theatre April 30 2014
One of the most successful stage musicals of all time is making a limited return engagement in Toronto, at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Mirvish’s exciting 2013/2014 lineup. The Lion King, adapted from the classic Disney animated film — which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year — is back for the whole family to enjoy. For Tickets call 416-872-1212. Tickets range from $45.00 – $175.00.
This is the month for you to be smart and be safe! Sometimes when things heat up we get excited and like to stay out longer and have that one extra drink. Remember drinking and driving is dangerous for yourself and others! The “B Smart B Safe” keychain is the perfect device to make sure you never get behind the wheel, because it can alert you when you have had one too many! I love gadgets — especially fashionable gadgets that saves lives! This little piece of technology also has a convenient built in timer to remind you when your meter is running out so you can avoid parking tickets! Go to www.BsmartBsafe.com and order one now!
Celebrate April! Tune in to The Mike Chalut Show daily from 3pm–7pm on 103.9 FM and follow me on twitter @mikechalut for fun and fabulous ticket giveaways! Remember be smart and be safe!
The sun shines on you! #loveyourguts