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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 19, 2014

December 19, 2014 9:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gardiner construction to be finished two months ahead of schedule for extra $2-million; TTC riders ask: Where are Toronto's new streetcars?; Lawrence West riders get a ... read more

Cathedrals of Culture Offers 3D Film Treat for Architecture Buffs

Centre Georges Pompidou, from Cathedrals of Culture, copyright neueroadmovies
December 18, 2014 8:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As an UrbanToronto reader, you consider yourself an architecture buff, right? When you plan a trip, your must-do list includes visiting special buildings, and once you do walk through an ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 18, 2014

December 18, 2014 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
North Toronto tenants mired in confusion over where to send their rent cheques; Waterfront Toronto chair defends 40 per cent budget overrun; Former provincial ... read more

Photo of the Day: Tunnel Vision

Photo of the Day, Toronto-York-Spadina Subway Extension, tunnel
December 18, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the tunnelling phase of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension now complete, some photographers are having trouble containing their excitement, which has led to some rare and fantastic ... read more

Casa Loma Revitalization Underway as the Landmark Decks its Halls

Casa Loma shrouded in light, image by Marcus Mitanis
December 17, 2014 4:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
As new tourist attractions like the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada and the Aga Khan Museum + Ismaili Centre open their doors to the public, an historic Toronto landmark is also getting a new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 17, 2014

December 17, 2014 8:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Foreign investment may not be as big a factor in Toronto’s condo market as we all thought it was; Toronto's real divide a struggle of north versus south; TTC to add new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 16, 2014

December 16, 2014 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Complain all you want — the express train to the airport is a huge win for Toronto; Cross-city tour reveals what divides and unites Toronto’s ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 15, 2014

December 15, 2014 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory lands in middle of island airport mess; What Toronto can learn about transit from London’s deep dig; The airport train has arrived, and it’s time to stop complaining; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 12, 2014

December 12, 2014 8:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Queen’s Quay project is $36-million over budget, Waterfront Toronto says; John Tory pitches SmartTrack in meeting with PM; Metrolinx board approves 5% hike in GO fares; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 11, 2014

December 11, 2014 8:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory says he won’t discuss whether he still backs controversial police chairman until board meets; Rob Ford says he plans to run for mayor in 2018 – health ... read more

Ryerson Holding Information Session for Building Science Program

Ryerson University, master of building science, Toronto
December 10, 2014 12:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Ryerson University's Master of Building Science, being offered by the Department of Architectural Science, will be at the centre of attention tomorrow evening. An information session will be held ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 10, 2014

December 10, 2014 9:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TD Bank backs expanded Toronto bike-share program in deal said to be worth more than $650K a year; Jet proposal for island airport draws hostile crowd at environmental assessment ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 9, 2014

December 9, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC pilot project reduces use of streetcar short turns; Mammoliti wants city to foot $48,000 legal bill in conflict-of-interest case; All-door boarding to make King ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 8, 2014

December 8, 2014 8:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC to allow all-door boarding on King streetcars; Toronto house prices’ heady gains expected to continue into 2015; Five ways to look at Mayor John Tory's first week; and ... read more

Insider Q&A: Scott McLellan of Plaza

Insider Q&A: Scott McLellan, Senior Vice-President at Plaza
December 5, 2014 12:04 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The development industry has become one of Toronto's largest employment sectors in recent years, owing to the countless new residential and commercial projects being built around the city. Our ... read more

TAS to Host Two Holiday Markets This Weekend

Kingston&Co. Condominiums, TAS, DUKE Condos, Toronto
December 5, 2014 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the Holiday season draws nearer, a number of Holiday Markets are popping up around the city, adding some much needed warmth to counterbalance the growing cold of Winter. A couple of weeks ago, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 5, 2014

December 5, 2014 9:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Urgency and impatience may be more useful tools for John Tory’s success than co-operation and collegiality; Tory unveils six-point plan for easing Toronto’s ... read more

Cesta and Krüger's Fountaingrove Signposts Garrison Creek

Fountaingrove by Nestor Krüger and Carlos Cesta, York Harbour Club, Toronto
December 4, 2014 11:18 am | by Craig White | Comments
York Harbour Club is the last of the three phases at Plaza's West Harbour City development in Toronto's Fort York Neighbourhood, and the Art Deco influenced complex designed by Quadrangle ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 4, 2014

December 4, 2014 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mammoliti won’t move from his council seat beside Toronto mayor unless Tory freezes property taxes; New TTC chair Colle pledges quick boosts to bus service; Buffalo Bills ... read more

Easton's Group Supporting Low-Income Families over the Holidays

Easton's Group of Hotels, toronto, GTA, donation, holiday helpers canada
December 3, 2014 4:12 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
With decorations popping up all around the city, everyday feels a little more Christmasy. The Holiday Season is probably the most encouraging time of year to make donations and help those in need. ... read more