Friday, November 27, 2015

Catch up with friends at Happy Hour near Aura

Winter is coming, which means catching up with your friends has to move indoors. Instead of being cooped-up in your condo over a glass of wine and watching Netflix, you should be taking advantage of all the great spots to grab a drink or two in our neighbourhood. We promise you don’t have to go very far for a great deal either! We rounded up the best happy hour deals in our area by day of the week, so you don’t have to worry about choosing where to go. Check it out.

Friday, November 20, 2015

CTBUH Awards 2015: The Best Tall Buildings

The Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat awards are a big deal. Each year CTBUH looks at the latest and greatest projects from all over the world who have demonstrated excellence or surpassed a record, and honours them at their annual awards ceremony. Some of the award categories include Best Tall Building, Urban Habitat, Innovation, Special Global Icon, and Performance. We, of course, like to focus in on who was nominated in the Best Tall Building category!

Friday, November 13, 2015

The Story of... The Petronas Towers

The Petronas Towers are the tallest twin towers in the world and can be found in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They are meant to capture and depict the country’s culture, ambitions, aspirations, and advancement on the world stage. Named after Malaysia’s national oil company, Petronas, one of the towers is fully occupied by the company as their office space while the other acts as office space for a number of smaller companies. Together, the Petronas Towers also act as one of Malaysia’s main tourist destinations.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Your Shots of the #AuraLights

You’ve all seen it - that pinnacle in the Toronto skyline, all lit up at night. That’s us! The #AuraLights have been lighting up our city each night for a few months now, and you can’t miss it. Since the lights look so stunning against the dark sky, we’ve seen tons of photos of the scene trickle in over the last little bit. After all, it’s hard to take a photo of the downtown cityscape without our lights shining through!

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Story of... One World Trade Center

As we all know, the new One World Trade Center was developed with the spot’s intense history in mind. It’s just one part of a larger complex whose main purpose is to commemorate what was lost on September 11, 2001. With the new building having been open for almost a year now, the amount of time and effort that was put into making the building perfect definitely shines through.