The countdown to summer is officially on! Can you hear the patios calling your name? Well they are … it’s happening. The sun is out and about and ready to play with you for the next six months. Okay maybe I am pushing it, so let’s just enjoy the NOW. Happy May! With the air changing and the sun ready to play, take it from a gay man … moisturize that skin of yours and take out the sunscreen. Who wants age spots? Not me! People from all over the world are here visiting our beautiful city and it’s that time again … construction season. Hello hot construction workers. Welcome back! Give yourself plenty of time to get to where you have to go, because our amazing city workers will be fixing everything in sight. May Long Weekend means cottage season is also in full swing. There are so many amazing things to look forward to. It is your responsibility to be ONtheGO and it’s my responsibility to keep YOU in the know. Have an amazing month. Send positive vibes to all of our sports teams, but most of all enjoy the #yyz. Here we go!
CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK
May 6–May 12
Free concerts everywhere! This is a fabulous week of celebrating everything Canadian in music and radio. Several bars and night clubs will be hosting Canadian artists in intimate venues and will be serv- ing alcohol until 4 a.m. This is your chance to meet your favourite acts and celebrate another year in Canadian music. It is also a celebration of the radio industry and hosts from coast to coast will be honoured for all
their hard work. There is so much talent in Canada, it deserves a full week of celebration. For all the details visit cmw.net.
SOFIA PATIO OPENING
May 9–May 11
I am thrilled to be kicking off patio season and rolling out the red carpet for YOU! Ink Entertainment provides our city with the most lavish adult playgrounds, making you feel like a million dollars. All week- end leading up to Mother’s Day, in the heart of Yorkville, Sofia will be opening their world-class, Hollywood-style patio for the summer. Rain or shine we will be open for business because this patio holds 150 people, it’s heated, and it’s covered.
I am thrilled to be serving up the royal treatment when you arrive. For dinner reservations sofiayorkville.com. Head to 99 Yorkville. Be sure to dress to impress, you never know who is going to be there. This is a great destination to do some serious celebrity sightings … and the food is divine. Make sure you find me!
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY
Have you made a reservation for Mother’s Day yet? What are you planning for the queen that brought you into this world? God bless all you mothers out there! Thank you for your unconditional love, patience, for holding our hands, picking us up
when we are down, and most importantly, guiding us on our paths in life so we can succeed. Love you Mom. My choice for
the ultimate Mother’s Day experience this year is at the Four Seasons. Treat mom to an indulgent brunch fit for a queen at Café Boulud, prepared by Chef de Cuisine Nicholas Trosien. The gourmet menu features classic French dishes including crêpe de choufleur, croque madame, and boudin blanc.
Sunday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $92 per person, three-course prix fixe menu. Sooooo fancy…
From the people who bring you Toronto’s Festival of Beer! Spring BeerFest TO takes
place May 18 & 19, 2019. There is only one type of ticket for this event and that’s a general admission ticket. You must be legal drinking age, 19+ to purchase. Proper ID is required. They love children, but there are no children permitted on site. They also love pets, but unfortunately you need to leave your furry friends at home too. This event happens outdoors, rain or shine. Please drink responsibly … the action takes place at Fort York Park. Drink Up!
May 24–May 26
Over 50 types of poutine! Food trucks! Dundas Square. It’s free to attend! Bring a shovel and your appetite … enough said!
Have an amazing May. If you know something happening in our city I should gossip about let me know — you can help our friends stay interested and ONtheGO. Follow me on Instagram @mikechalut and message me with any updates or events.
Kiss and Wiggle Always
TV and Radio Host | #loveyourguts