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18 Small Things All Torontonians Live For

Nothing tastes better than the first patio beer of year.

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1. Riding one of the new streetcars.

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2. Using one of the diagonal crosswalks.

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3. Getting off the subway and having the escalator be RIGHT THERE.

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4. When part of the subway is shut down for repairs on the weekend and you realize that it's not going to affect you personally.

5. Seeing a listing for an apartment nearly identical to yours, except the rent is WAY HIGHER.

6. Being the first to board the ferry to the island.

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7. Watching a movie or TV show and knowing exactly where it was filmed in Toronto.

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8. Eating late-night drunk shawarma.

Late night #chicken #shawarma at #falafelhouse #toronto why fill a bowl with rice when you can fill with meat?

9. Standing in front of the "Hotline Bling" jellyfish wall at Ripley's Aquarium.

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10. When it snows during the night and you wake up to the streets and sidewalks already plowed and salted.

My tax $$at work.Thx City of #Toronto Sidewalk plow clears snow w/in a few hrs of snowfall @jayerobinson roads👍too

11. That one warm day in March when you think spring has arrived.

Amazing morning, is this really March? Loving the warm weather! #toronto

12. The next warm day, which happens in April, when spring ACTUALLY arrives.

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13. The first patio beer of the year.

The first of many patio beer days in Toronto.

14. Making friends with someone and finding out they have their own rooftop patio.

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15. Drinking in Trinity Bellwoods and not getting caught.

16. And spotting the albino squirrel (who is NOT dead).

Albino squirrel #trinitybellwoodspark #toronto

17. Making friends with every dog you meet in public.

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18. And eating all of the sinfully delicious, totally-bad-for-you-but-who-the-hell-cares food at the CNE.

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