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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 11, 2010

May 11, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
TTC welcomes DIY streetcar designers, Makeover of the 'Mink Mile' to cost $4.5-million more than planned, Markham doesn’t need David Suzuki to tell it how to grow without paving paradise ... read more

Urban Toronto's New Addition: Heritage Toronto Mondays! The Christie Street Hospital

Urban Toronto's New Addition: Heritage Toronto Mondays! The Christie Street Hosp
May 10, 2010 12:38 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto adds a new weekly feature today: Heritage Toronto Mondays. We have partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be ... read more

Daily headlines: News from The Internet for May 10, 2010

May 10, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
TTC wants a streetcar named...., Commuters get new fare system, LRV Design Turns to the Public + more news. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 8, 2010

May 8, 2010 12:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Waterfront design review panel threatens to quit over ill-conceived Don Lands sports complex (Toronto Star) An inside look at 573,948 Toronto homes (Toronto Star)  One of Toronto’s ... read more

TUFF: the Toronto Urban Film Festival

Still from The Ferguson Brothers, TUFF
May 7, 2010 11:18 am | by Craig White | Comments
If you have ridden the subway over the last three years during TIFF - the Toronto International Film Festival - you will likely remember the short films that were playing on the stations' Onestop ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 7, 2010

May 7, 2010 12:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
New home for TTC step closer (Toronto Sun)  No muzzling Miller on Transit City debate (Toronto Sun) Province warns Miller on Transit City (Toronto Star) Roof topping’ gives ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 5, 2010

May 5, 2010 12:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Smitherman's talk knocked regarding new TTC building (Toronto Sun) TTC considers new ‘green’ HQ (Toronto Star) New Transit City: slower, shorter (Toronto Star) New Sick Kids tower designed to ... read more

Urban Toronto at Hot Docs 2010

Urban Toronto at Hot Docs 2010
May 4, 2010 2:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tuesday at HotDocs brings another chance to see the very worthwhile Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio, playing this time at the ROM theatre at 2 PM. This film ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 4, 2010

May 4, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Subway stations get failing grade (Toronto Sun) Rossi promises subways (Toronto Sun) Split the Queen 501, argue west-enders (Toronto Star) Rossi would expand subway (Toronto Star) Rossi vows ... read more

Urban Toronto at Hot Docs 2010

Urban Toronto at Hot Docs 2010
May 3, 2010 1:47 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Just a reminder that tonight's the night to catch Pulitzer Prize winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger in conversation with the CBC's Michael Enright. Tickets are still available (as of ... read more

News Headlines For May 3, 2010

May 3, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Hume: Toronto the Progressive? Not so much (Toronto Star) City Hall crowns itself emperor of the air (Globe and Mail) Nostalgia Tripping: The William Reynolds Block (a.k.a. the building at Gould ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 3, 2010

May 3, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Transit City delays would hurt energy conservation: report (Toronto Sun) James: A radical plan for accountability (Toronto Star) Hume: Hockey trumps planning in Toronto (Toronto Star) Joe ... read more

UrbanToronto at Hot Docs 2010: Disco and Atomic War, Czech Dream

"Disco and Atomic War", apart of Toronto's 2010 HotDocs Festival
May 1, 2010 12:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Spending ten or eleven days in a row in and out of cinemas is, as festival going audiences have come to know, a pretty great way to spend ones time, when possible. Depending on how happy-go-lucky ... read more

UrbanToronto supports Team Mikey Walk of Life

UrbanToronto supports Team Mikey Walk of Life
April 30, 2010 1:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
JOIN TEAM MIKEY AT TORONTO’S WALK OF LIFE®  read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For April 29, 2010

April 29, 2010 12:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford would derail Transit City (Toronto Sun) Rob Ford wants subways, not streetcars (National Post) Fiorito: See that big microwave tower? Me, neither (Toronto Star) Tolls, taxes, ... read more

Urban Toronto at Hot Docs 2010

Disorder: A Weikai Huang Documentary
April 28, 2010 5:19 am | by Craig White | Comments
A film on urban chaos, and a double bill about what homes to people are my previews for today. Disorder Disorder, Showing at Hot Docs 2010 read more

Daily Headlines: News from The Internet For April 28, 2010

April 28, 2010 12:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Not-so-excellent Bloor St. adventure (Toronto Sun) A place to live downtown — with the kids (National Post) City may transform downtown arteries into two-way streets (National ... read more

Urban Toronto at Hot Docs 2010: Listen To This

The Cast of "Listen To This", a Documentary at Hot Docs 2010
April 27, 2010 3:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Another film to consider at Hot Docs this year is Listen To This. A quick description of Listen To This would not make it obvious why UrbanToronto is previewing this film - a new public school ... read more

Hot Docs 2010: Citizen Architect, Small Wonders, Neighbours

Hot Docs: Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio
April 26, 2010 11:31 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today, three films at HotDocs which may be of interest to UrbanToronto members: Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and ... read more

Daily News Headlines From The Internet For April 26, 2010

April 26, 2010 1:05 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto water meters to get smart (Toronto Sun) DiManno: 75-storey condo a sign city ready to rise again (Toronto Star) Turning the Gardiner into a park: an idea becomes safe for Toronto ... read more