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DTAH-Designed Celebration Common Coming to Ontario Place

Celebration Common, Ontario Place, DTAH, Toronto
May 2, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Back in February, it was announced that Toronto architecture firm DTAH had been awarded the contract to design Celebration Common, a 20-acre flexible green space planned as part of the ongoing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 2, 2018

May 2, 2018 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A final peek at the former Weston Bakery in Leslieville before its condo conversion; TTC looking for more ways to ease overcrowding on Yonge subway; Toronto group wants to ... read more

Doors Open to Celebrate Toronto's Film and Television Industry

Doors Open Toronto, City of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 1, 2018 5:25 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Doors Open Toronto returns later this month for its 19th annual event, providing an opportunity to see inside over 130 of the most historically, architecturally, culturally, and socially ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 1, 2018

May 1, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford promises ‘big chunk’ of Ontario’s Greenbelt to developers; With Toronto's new ward map, here's what you need to know for the 2018 municipal election; Why Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 30, 2018

April 30, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Underground Eglinton Crosstown LRT stations take shape with unique mining technique; Relief Line South Station and Alignment Plans; Government levies push up cost of new homes ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cities being redesigned to protect pedestrians from vehicles; Toronto gives green light to Woodbine casino plan; Metrolinx planning to allow smartphone fare payments as ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Livmore at Bay and Gerrard

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Livmore, Bay, Gerrard
April 26, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks on a high-rise rental tower at Toronto's Bay and Gerrard intersection. Back in October 2016, construction had recently risen above grade ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 26, 2018

April 26, 2018 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Council approves $1.46-billion SmartTrack plan; Big grey barriers are a point of contention after the Toronto van attack; Sidewalk Labs proposal stirs fears, raises hopes; and ... read more

Hot Docs Starts Tomorrow: A Few Films to Consider

Aboard a double-decker tram in Hong Kong, from “The Trolley”
April 25, 2018 2:08 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Hot Docs kicks off tomorrow for another year, ten days at various theatres throughout Downtown Toronto, with over 200 films to choose from. There is what feels like a limitless number of issues ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Oakwood Vaughan residents a step closer to creating community hub; The quest to make Yorkville condos more aspirational than detached homes; What Airbnb is doing to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunrise Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
April 25, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a sunrise view of Toronto's Financial District skyline. Captured by Forum contributor Razz and submitted to our 88 Scott Street Forum thread, this view faces west ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 24, 2018

April 24, 2018 8:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Massive investigation into Toronto van attack will shut down Yonge Street for days; As vote looms, here are the facts on Mayor John Tory’s SmartTrack plan; Ontario’s basic ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 23, 2018

April 23, 2018 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor John Tory to make affordable housing the focus of re-election campaign; City staff adjusted numbers to boost case for GO station promised by John Tory, documents ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Site revealed for new Ryerson University campus in Brampton; TTC resumes installation of Presto fare gates; Finch LRT delayed another year; and more news: TTC’s top ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 87 Peter

Throwback Thursday, 87 Peter Condos, Menkes, Toronto
April 19, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A year is all it takes to highlight a big change in Toronto. For this week's Throwback Thursday, we turn the clocks back to February 2017 for a view of construction at Menkes ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 19, 2018

April 19, 2018 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC will no longer offer free parking at new Line 1 stations; Peter Gilgan is the new owner of Toronto’s most expensive condo; Councillor calls for inquiry into ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rexdale residents want childcare in Woodbine casino plans; Mayor’s executive committee approves ‘untested’ financing plan for SmartTrack; ROM to revamp Bloor St. entrance ... read more