Day 2: I Heart the Pop Ups
The takeover is in full effect: with popup lounges and clubs abound, the Toronto cityscape is a whole new playground for nocturnal festival goers to traverse. Getting to be a landmark of
, Grey Goose SoHo House — a home away from home for visiting celebs — has expanded to 2 floors this year. I checked out the dinner and intimate drinks level Friday at the
party hosted by Inferno Films Production, also behind festival gala, Killer Elite. In the early stages of pre-production, Broken Cities is a noir-feature set to be directed by Allen Hughes (The Book of Eli) with actors, Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe cast in lead roles. The highlight:
mixing Grey Goose cocktails behind the bar.
Already a favourite destination of the late night fun seeking hipster sect in the city, Goodnight has invited the lux Hotel Gansevoort to host wee-hour-of-the-morning gatherings for its very select guest list. Tucked away from peering eyes, as small as your first apartment out of college, and a giant red spot on the celeb radar (R&B star, the Weeknd arrived after 2 am),
, is as exclusive as it is unique in festival fun. The perk: A luxury ride to the party in a BMW x6. Goodnight Gansevoort’s particular mid-size luxury crossovers are pleasantly stocked with Vitamin Water and Wrigley’s gum. Watermelon flavoured chewing gum never tasted so classy.