By Joanna Lavoie Beach Mirror Left Field Brewery can sell to LCBO, Beer Store and licensed establishments - but not to festivals Left Field Brewery, which is set to open its brewery in a 100-year-old former brick factory near Greenwood Avenue and Gerrard Street East early next year, won’t be serving beer at festivals in Toronto this summer. The baseball-themed craft brewery, owned by Leslieville residents Mark and Mandie Murphy, currently brews its beers at Grand River Brewing in Cambridge, Ontario and Barley Days Brewery in Picton, Ontario. Considered by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) as a “contract brewer”, Left Field Brewery learned May 2 that it won’t be permitted to sell its beer to Special Occasion Permit (SOP) holders including beer festival organizers. Technically, contract brewers, like Left Field Brewery, are only allowed to sell to the LCBO, The Beer Store, and licensed bars and restaurants. Despite this usually-not-enforced law, contract brewers have been selling their products in SOP festivals and events for years as this law is rarely enforced. “Despite the fact that our beer is brewed at licensed breweries, has been lab tested by the LCBO and is consumed safely at over 60 bars and restaurants every day, we’ve learned that the AGCO deems the activity of us selling directly to SOP permit holders, including beer festival organizers, as illegal,” Left Field Brewery said in a May 2 release. “That’s right, a brewery who is licensed to sell beer in Ontario cannot sell beer
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By Lorie Murdoch • April 30, 2014 • Beach Metro Community News Liona Boyd is as friendly, modest and dynamic as she was when we talked more than 25 years ago. In the spring of 1987, she was enjoying the Beach neighbourhood close to her recently purchased digs on Fallingbrook Drive, and frequenting Loons for dinner. ‘The First Lady of the Guitar’ had started writing her own music and combining various styles to create original pieces. Her album Persona was about to turn gold. But her fame and success at home and abroad in ’87 would pale against what was to come.During the past 27 years, she has performed in countries around the world, including France, NeAdd new categorypal, Egypt, Russia, Portugal, the US and Brazil. She has entertained the King and Queen of Spain and played at the Kremlin on New Year’s Eve when the Soviet Union officially broke up.She dined and spent time with some of the most commanding powers on the planet, including Buzz Aldrin, Fidel Castro, Henry Kissinger, former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and US President Ronald Reagan. Prince Philip, her pen-pal now for more than 30 years, flew her to London after she performed at a fundraiser for his Duke of Edinburgh Awards in 1995. A year later, she gave a private concert for the royals at Windsor Castle.She has survived a Tokyo earthquake, Malibu wildfire, a concert hall fire in Rio de Janeiro, and high altitude traumas such as the Concorde
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Toronto is packed full of amazing Mexican restaurants that all deserve a spot on this list but if you want to hit up some of the best, use this list as an ultimate bucket list for taco spots. Don't miss out on any delicious tacos this summer!