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News Headlines From Around The Internet For January 24, 2011

January 24, 2011 12:59 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Posted Toronto Political Panel: The Fords blitz for an NFL team (National Post) Toronto civil service to add 48 jobs in 2011 (National Post) Second Donlands subway stop exit done deal (Globe and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 22, 2010

January 22, 2011 3:13 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
New ‘Toronto Rocket’ subway trains delayed: TTC (National Post) Sheppard subway extension: A quarter the stops for three times the cost (Globe and Mail) How the middle class is reclaiming Toronto ... read more

Toronto Art Fabricators Soheil Mosun Create Libeskind-Designed Memorial for MS St. Louis

January 21, 2011 2:38 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto art fabricators Soheil Mosun are behind the creation of the Wheel of Conscience, a memorial for Jews fleeing Nazi persecution, but turned away by Canada. The artwork, designed by Daniel ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 20, 2011

January 20, 2011 11:44 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
From Matthew to Muhammad, OpenFile maps GTA baby names (National Post) Electrify GO Transit’s busiest corridors, Metrolinx report urges (Globe and Mail) Another transit fantasy - and this one is ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Chris Selley: Pan Am grumbling is groan worthy (National Post) Metrolinx recommends electrifying GO trains (National Post) TTC to consult with public over proposed bus route ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 18, 2011

January 18, 2011 1:56 pm | by Edward | Comments
North St. James Town skyscraper proposal concerns planning staff (National Post) As Pan Am costs double, Ford says no more surprises (Globe and Mail) Pan Am developers await short list of bidders ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Independent Order of Foresters' Arch

Independent Order of Foresters' Arch, Toronto, 1901
January 17, 2011 1:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be highlighting a historic photo of the city's people, places and events, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 16, 2011

January 16, 2011 10:28 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Posted Toronto Political Panel: Solving Rob Ford’s budget dilemma (National Post) Pan Am Games costs could jump to $96.5M (National Post) Life is not a gravy train for ‘elitists' of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 14, 2011

January 14, 2011 2:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
City announces proposed user fee increases (National Post) The week at City Hall: Budget babble (National Post) Court blocks challenge to condos threatening view of legislature (Globe and ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Berkeley House 1908

Berkeley House, Toronto, 1908
January 10, 2011 1:57 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be highlighting a historic photo of the city's people, places and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the internet for January 9, 2011

January 9, 2011 3:21 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
TTC riders may face 10-cent fare hike (National Post) 2010 in hindsight (Globe and Mail) Rob Ford threatens to fire city managers who don’t trim budgets (Globe and Mail) Hume: Planning chair eyes ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 7, 2011

January 7, 2011 2:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Home of Maclean’s founder faces the wrecking ball (National Post) Update: Police release photos of person near site of Yonge St. fire (National Post) Chris Selley: A bright side to heritage apathy ... read more

Happy New Year Urban Toronto!

Redroom Studios wishes Toronto a Happy New Year.
December 31, 2010 1:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Happy New Year Urban Toronto! Redroom Studios wishes Toronto a Happy New Year. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 30, 2010

December 30, 2010 1:42 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Rob Ford’s To Do List (National Post) Toronto trash set to stay in Ontario (National Post) Ford flip-flops on redevelopment plan (National Post) The upside of losing all your ... read more

Merry Christmas Urban Toronto!

Merry Christmas from Urban Toronto
December 24, 2010 3:14 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Merry Christmas to all. Be good this holiday season and you'll receive a big present from Urban Toronto next year. Image by Redroom Studios Many thanks to Redroom Studios for the graphic. read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For December 22, 2010

December 22, 2010 12:47 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Public split over building subways versus light rail: poll (National Post) City budget’s ‘big hurt’ didn’t hit in 2011, but may come in 2012 (National Post) Photos: Urban decay — The Richard L. ... read more

Heritage Toronto Christmas Edition: Eaton's Santa Claus Parade

Eaton's Santa Clause Parade in Toronto
December 21, 2010 12:03 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be highlighting a historic photo of the city's people, places and events, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 20, 2010

December 20, 2010 12:13 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Elevated trains: Metrolinx offers subway alternative (National Post) Sky-rocketing real estate prices in desirable areas creating super-wealthy enclaves (Globe and Mail) Rob Ford ready to let ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 19, 2010

December 19, 2010 10:48 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Posted Toronto Political Panel: Why make the TTC an essential service? (National Post) Entrepreneurship and diversity are main concerns of Rob Ford’s new arts adviser (Globe and Mail) Toronto's ... read more

Daily Headlines: Toronto news from the internet for December 17, 2010

December 17, 2010 12:59 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Chris Selley: An obviously unfair end for the vehicle registration tax (National Post) Skate Across Toronto: Samuel Smith Park — Toronto’s wonderful new skating trail (National Post) City searches ... read more