Toronto Life’s most-read feature stories of 2016

Toronto Life’s most-read feature stories of 2016

Over the past year, Toronto Life’s reporters have written devastating personal essays, gripping true-crime features and piercing profiles. Here, for your post-Christmas reading enjoyment, are the ten feature-length Toronto Life stories that were most popular with readers in 2016. Click on the photos or headlines to read them.

The 10 most-read feature stories of 2016:

Best Restaurants Toronto 2016

1) Best New Restaurants 2016


Rohinie Bisesar

2) Behind the murder that shocked Bay Street


Spend Generation

3) Young, rich and totally not buying a house


John Hofsess

4) I helped eight people end their lives. By the time you read this, I’ll have ended mine


Hell and Back

5) My decade-long coke addiction, and how I got sober


Matty Matheson
Photograph by Daniel Ehrenworth

6) The life (and near-death) of bad-boy chef Matty Matheson


Lauren McKeon

7) I was raped three times. I knew all of my attackers. And I never told the police


Above: Todd Howley dumped Paul Maasland’s body at the Morrow Drive boat launch in Bracebridge

8) How an entrepreneur killed his blue-blood investor and dumped the body in Muskoka


Segun Akinsanya

9) My life in street gangs


Eleanor McCain and Jeff Melanson

10) Eleanor McCain and Jeff Melanson’s $5-million breakup is Toronto’s messiest