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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For August 15th, 2013

August 15, 2013 11:14 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
York Regional Police tweet some fun, needles around the city, food trucks leave Woodbine, 2003 Blackout Party, Rob Ford inspires a TV show and more news. Awesome! Can we come too?’: Mr. Lube ... read more

Photo of the Day: Diamond Beacon

Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto
August 15, 2013 8:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
The grand, circular music hall stands out like a beacon in this photo by Jack Landau. Set against black and white scenery, Roy Thomson Hall becomes a shimmering, splash of colour in this photo ... read more

Maximum City Summer Program Engages Toronto Youth: Part 2

Maximum City, University of Toronto Schools, Toronto, Lanterra, 11 Wellesley
August 14, 2013 7:30 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Yesterday, we took a spotlight to the University of Toronto Schools' Maximum City program. Today, Urban Toronto brings you three interviews with Maximum City alumni and their designs for the ... read more

Cityfest at CityPlace: Toronto's Newest Festival This Saturday

CityPlace Condos Concert CityFest Toronto
August 14, 2013 6:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto keeps getting bigger and better. The increasing neighbourhood cohesiveness at Concord CityPlace is part of that too. With over 5,000 units alone in one giant city block, thousands of ... read more

Steady Progress at Oxford's RBC WaterPark Place III

RBC WaterPark Place III Oxford Properties WZMH Architects Toronto
August 14, 2013 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For years, the area between Harbourfront and the rail corridor in downtown Toronto has sported more than its share of surface parking lots. The late 1980s gave us WaterPark Place, our ... read more

Photo Update of Southcore Financial Centre and Delta Toronto

Southcore Financial Centre and Delta Hotel, Great West Life, bcIMC
August 14, 2013 1:05 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
With the exterior cladding nearing the uppermost floors of its second and third towers, the Southcore Financial Centre and Delta Hotel (SFC) complex is that much closer to ... read more

Photo of the Day: "The City Is Our Jungle Gym"

Toronto Skyline Jungle Gym Neil Ta Photography
August 14, 2013 10:35 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Today's incredible photo of the day selection comes from UrbanToronto forum member neitron3030. This shot showcases the northwest span of the Toronto skyline, atop a structure near intersection of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 14, 2013

August 14, 2013 9:59 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
TTC bus crash sparks controversy; Toronto beaches considered 'world class' by the Blue Flag program; Toronto remembers the 2003 Blackout ten years later; Torontoist looks into the history of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Smoky Air

Taste of the Danforth, Toronto
August 14, 2013 9:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
As we all know, this past weekend Pilaro's Taste of the Danforth took place in Toronto and besides all the delicious food there was to try, it also made for some great photos. If you weren't ... read more

Maximum City Summer Program Engages Toronto Youth: Part 1

Maximum City, University of Toronto Schools, Toronto
August 13, 2013 5:15 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
It's summertime at the University of Toronto Schools, and inside one room, twenty students are furiously combining a variety of materials with their own ingenuity to shape ideas of what public ... read more

Liberty Place Condos Steadily Growing in Liberty Village

Liberty Place, Liberty Village, Toronto
August 13, 2013 2:50 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Liberty Village—a neighbourhood currently undergoing plenty of development courtesy of the CanAlfa Group and others—is bustling with rising towers and construction crews hard at work as they ... read more

A Timeline of One Bloor East's Recent Progress at Yonge and Bloor

One Bloor East Great Gulf Homes Hariri Pontarini Cecconi Simone Toronto
August 13, 2013 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the seemingly endless procession of groundbreakings, crane installations and other project milestones, it has become increasingly difficult to stay up to date on Toronto’s many construction ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 13, 2013

August 13, 2013 10:44 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Toronto police chief enlists retired judge to conduct an internal review into police use of force; branding company wants Rogers to consider retro name change; despite Blue Flag approval ... read more

Photo of the Day: Scraping the Sky

Delta Toronto, downtown Toronto, Toronto hotels, Toronto skyscrapers
August 13, 2013 10:00 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Skyscrapers are known as such because they do exactly what their name suggests; they stand tall, tower above all else in the cities they are built in, and pierce the troposphere at at heights high ... read more

Nicholas Residences Taking Shape Near Yonge and Bloor

Nicholas Residences, Toronto condos by UrbanCapital
August 12, 2013 8:20 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
An update today on construction of the Nicholas Residences near Yonge and Bloor. Over the past month, UrbanToronto members have posted a number of photos in our Forum showing how construction ... read more

Graywood and Beaverhall's The Mercer Climbs towards Street Level

August 12, 2013 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The continuing growth spurt in Toronto’s Entertainment District has produced several high-rise condominiums over the past few years, with many more currently progressing through the planning and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For August 12, 2013

August 12, 2013 10:36 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Tickets to be sold online for the Toronto ferries; Toronto's beaches impress experts but not locals; a hindrance for cyclists along Gerrard street, Enbridge promises advance notice in the future ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bikes of Kensington

Kensington Market, Toronto
August 12, 2013 12:24 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Toronto's Kensington Market is a hub for affordable meals, vintage clothes and artwork. Jack Landau's photo, which can be found in our Forum, captures an interesting display of street art that ... read more

Toronto's City Planning Division Going Local

City of Toronto, City Planning Division, Planners in Public Spaces
August 9, 2013 5:00 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
The City of Toronto's Planning Division has announced a new month-long public outreach program called 'Planners in Public Spaces'. The program—which will run throughout the month of August—is ... read more

Demolition Proceeding at Future Howard Park Condos Site

Howard Park condos, Roncesvalles, Toronto
August 9, 2013 11:45 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
"Construction Starting Soon" reads the sign erected on the site of Trimuph Development's future Howard Park condos in the Roncesvalles Avenue and Dundas Street West area, and from what recent ... read more