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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 27, 2015

August 27, 2015 9:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What the City’s Projected Surplus Means; Four amateur photographers weigh in on what makes Toronto beautiful; Google recommends taking the Union-Pearson Express, omits pricetag; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 26, 2015

August 26, 2015 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here’s what Ace Hotel’s Toronto expansion could look like; McGill student creates TTC ringtones for commuters; Planting 10 trees on a city block has health benefits ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 25, 2015

August 25, 2015 8:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Union Station went from ‘transportation tomb’ to destination; Artist claims city-funded sculpture rips off his work; High-occupancy toll lanes plan for GTA in the works; ... read more

Third Annual Cityfest Takes Over Concord CityPlace

Concord CityPlace, Cityfest, image by Marcus Mitanis
August 24, 2015 12:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
This past Saturday, just a short distance east of the action at the Canadian National Exhibition, Canoe Landing Park at Concord CityPlace played host to hundreds of attendees at the third annual ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 24, 2015

August 24, 2015 8:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Twin Towers a metal mystery on Eglinton Ave.; Couple who leased out their Toronto home shocked to discover it was turned into illegal boarding house; Pan Am surplus going ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 21, 2015

August 21, 2015 8:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cadillac Fairview sells 30% of Toronto’s TD Centre to Ontario Pension Board; Torontonians favourable towards Uber; What Could You Buy With An Olympic-Sized Cheque?; and ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 77 Charles West

Throwback Thursday, 77 Charles Street West, Toronto
August 20, 2015 9:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The streets surrounding Bay and Bloor have been subject to much intensification in recent years, with redevelopments and infill buildings remaking the area continually. Back on December 10th, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 20, 2015

August 20, 2015 8:47 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'Post-apocalyptic' incinerator in Toronto to be transformed into community centre; GO boosts Brampton trains and bus service to Pearson; Goodbye to Pan Am HOV lanes; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 19, 2015

August 19, 2015 9:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Markham temple rises above NIMBY negativism; Downtown Toronto businesses booming, thanks to Blue Jays; GO proves a winner during Pan Am Games; and more ... read more

Union Station Plaza Named in Honour of Sir John A. Macdonald

Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza, Union Station, Toronto
August 18, 2015 4:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing restoration and reworking of Toronto's Union Station has already had quite the positive impact on Front Street. The new plaza fronting the station's Great Hall has been animated every ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 18, 2015

August 18, 2015 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Union Station commuters go hungry as Bay concourse closed without food options; Goodbye Pan Am HOV lanes, hello Gardiner construction; Should Toronto charge for parking on side ... read more

Brian Curtner, Quadrangle Architects Co-founder, Passes Away

Brian Curtner, 1951-2015
August 17, 2015 12:54 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Quadrangle Architects has announced today the passing of one of the firm's co-founding principals, Brian Curtner, from cancer. Curtner was responsible for some of the flourishing firm's signature ... read more

Toronto Streets Transformed into Paved Parks for Open Streets TO

Open Streets TO
August 17, 2015 12:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two of Downtown Toronto's most important thoroughfares were transformed into "paved parks" over the weekend, as Open Streets TO returned for another year with the first of two events meant to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 17, 2015

August 17, 2015 9:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto HOV lanes disappear, but Gardiner construction reappears; Meet the photographers capturing our city; Why Boston said no to the 2024 Olympic Games (and what that means for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 14, 2015

August 14, 2015 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It’s been 12 years – where were you when the lights went out?; 'TORONTO' sign moves to temporary new spot at Nathan Phillips Square; Activist calls for hold on Toronto waterfront ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Mill Street

Throwback Thursday, Mill Street, Distillery District, Toronto
August 13, 2015 9:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early-2000s restoration of the former Gooderham and Worts Distillery into a pedestrian-friendly shopping and dining destination was the first of many recent changes to the historic site near ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 13, 2015

August 13, 2015 9:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Running hot and cold at City Hall; Is Queens Quay West too confusing?; Regent Park’s newest piece of public art has stories to tell; and more news... Running hot and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 12, 2015

August 12, 2015 8:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Proposal could increase councillors at Toronto City Hall to 58; Toronto hailed as world’s most livable city by NYC magazine; TTC's eighth Bombardier Flexity ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 11, 2015

August 11, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The rising popularity of ‘skybridges’ in Toronto; Report urges Queen’s Park to create more community hubs; Will early-bird TTC subway service on Sundays continue after the Games?; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 10, 2015

August 10, 2015 9:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s ravine system offers the perfect escape from urban life; Salivate over these Taste of the Danforth photos; Will this circle be unbroken? Rising house prices, sinking ... read more