June 5, 2013 7:27 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
City ends up with $248M surplus; Rob Ford video "Gone"; Astroturf VS Grass; David Miller new head of WWF; Home Sales fall is May as prices rise; and more news.
Toronto ends up with $248M surplus ... read more
June 4, 2013 11:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
With its stained glass windows, stony exterior and gothic architecture, St. Mary's Catholic Church adds a bit of historical character to the Bathurst and Adelaide area. The church was built in ... read more
June 4, 2013 2:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Over the past year a huge chunk of Devonshire Place has been dug up and blocked off, and students of the University of Toronto, as well as residents of the St. George and Bloor Street West area, ... read more
With a remarkable number of new high-rise developments reshaping our city into a vertical metropolis, one specific downtown project has drawn significant interest throughout its construction ... read more
June 4, 2013 8:27 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Andy Byford joins discussion on Toronto's transit issues; possible strike looming over Via Rail; ferry operators face issues with city bureaucracy; and more news.
Even TTC head Andy Byford is ... read more
Senior UT member Goldie posted a few great pics yesterday and we chose this one to spotlight as our photo of the day. It's a striking image of the reflections bouncing off the windows of the KPMG ... read more
The demand for housing in the GTA means high land costs, and that has meant that shrinking condominium suites. More and more home buyers are looking for creative, modern solutions to maximize both ... read more
June 3, 2013 1:05 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Unfortunately Toronto has been in the world news lately for the antics of its mayor, not for displays of creative or dynamic development nor urban design best practices. Fortunately, Torontonians ... read more
Then. Who doesn't know the story of Mary Pickford — Canadian girl who made good in Hollywood early in the last century — even if her films aren't relevant to contemporary tastes anymore?
Mary ... read more
Hundres rally to deman resignation of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford; Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's response to HST as transit funding tool unacceptable; do revenue tools proposed by Metrolinx have ... read more
June 2, 2013 11:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Today's photo of the day was taken by UrbanToronto Forum member reaperexpress during Doors Open 2013. A viewpoint that isn't accessible year round, this photo gives us a great vantage point of ... read more
May 31, 2013 12:20 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Not much of the news focusing on Toronto as of late has been very positive, but despite all the sturm und drang emanating from City Hall there is still some positive news to report which is sure ... read more
With the year’s first heat wave upon us, summer is clearly around the corner. As the mercury has steadily risen over the past several weeks, so have the various construction projects throughout ... read more
Bloor Street through the Annex is one of Toronto's liveliest retail and restaurant strips. It has always felt odd however that Bathurst Street should die off so quickly as you moved south from ... read more