Monday, June 4th (2012). Teatro Verde launched its new location with a lunch event, Luksusowa held a tasting a Barchef, and Gumball 3000 took place at Maison Mercer.
– The 14th edition of ‘Gumball 3000‘ was held at Maison Mercer recently. The car rally and event was the second and only Canadian stop on Gumball’s seven city tour. Moet and Belvedere sponsored cocktails for the crowd of over 1,000 guests.
– Last week, Teatro Verde held a very intimate launch for its new Bayview Village location. As part of the launch, guests were treated to lunch at O&B’s private dining room, where Michael Bonacini himself joined the group for lunch. Look for coverage here on society.photography later this week.
- dtour held F.O.A.M. (Festival of Art and Music) at the Evergreen Brickworks in support of Motionball.
– Last week, Skinnygirl launched its new wine selections with an event at the Drake Hotel. Look for coverage here on society.photography later this week.
– Recently, media got their hands dirty by planting at the preview of Yes To Tomatoes, held at Toronto’s Botanical Gardens.
- Bar Chef played host to an influencer-heavy Luksusowa Vodka event on Wednesday, May 30th. Look for coverage here on society.photography later this week.
- Laya Spa & Yoga held its media launch event last Tuesday at Queen/Ossington. Guests were able to sample treatments from the spa and health-conscious hors d’oeuvres prepared by Torito‘s Luis Valenzuela. Look for coverage here on society.photography later this week.
- Greg Lauren, nephew of Ralph Lauren, visited TNT last week. Check out our coverage here.
Food & Drink
– David Adjey‘s new restaurant ‘The Chickery’ is now open at Spadina/Camden.
– NOW Magazine released their 2012 Summer Patio Guide.
– Leonard Cohen recently accepted the Glenn Gould Prize. Actor Alan Rickman was on-hand for the festivities.
– Canada’s major broadcasters recently held their 2012 Upfronts in Toronto. Celebrities in attendance: For Shaw, LL Cool J and Ricki Lake. For CTV, Hayden Panettiere. For Rogers, Katie Couric and Dominic Monaghan.
- Peter Gabriel’s 25th anniversary ‘So’ tour is coming to Toronto.
- Drake announced the lineup for his third annual OVO Festival.