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TIFF Bell Lightbox: Urban Toronto's Exploration Continued

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto
September 13, 2010 1:39 pm | by Craig White | Comments
On Sunday, TIFF Bell Lightbox took centre-stage as thousands of film buffs, members of the press, TIFF organizers, politicos, assorted luminaries, and ordinary Torontonians descended on King ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 13, 2010

September 12, 2010 11:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto Board of Trade rips mayoral candidates for lack of ideas, What recession? Businesses snap up Toronto office space, Rossi pledges to tunnel Allen under downtown if elected + more news. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 10, 2010

September 10, 2010 12:23 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Moving Toronto: Where the candidates stand (Globe and Mail) Closing Toronto to newcomers would lead to economic collapse (Globe and Mail) read more

TUFF: The Toronto Urban Film Festival 2010

TUFF: The Toronto Urban Film Festival 2010
September 9, 2010 1:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you are riding the TTC during TIFF, you might want to check out the subway stations screens, as they will be showing TUFF, the Toronto Urban Film Festival. The 80 finalists will run ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 9, 2010

September 8, 2010 11:49 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford would scrap streetcars in favour of buses (Globe and Mail) Rossi proposes cutting Toronto council in half (Globe and Mail) The streetcar's time is up, says Rob Ford (Toronto Star) read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 8, 2010

September 7, 2010 11:54 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Rob Ford releases his transportation plan for Toronto …on YouTube (National Post) Hey, stars – welcome to our (model) living room (Globe and Mail) Institute to plug Canada’s bank ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 7, 2010

September 6, 2010 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Smitherman proposes property-tax freeze (Globe and Mail) Mayoral candidates compete for position of most fiscally-restrained (Globe and Mail) Next question: A more prosperous ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 3, 2010

September 3, 2010 10:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Sunnybrook opens $188-million maternity wing (Globe and Mail) Toronto the cool: Hip, urban youth bring new life to the core (Globe and Mail) Above the concrete jungle, green roofs you ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 2, 2010

September 2, 2010 4:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Fixer: Graffiti gone at Fairmount Park (Toronto Star) Hume: Do patio rules make good neighbours? Toronto Star) Hamilton council to look at new Ticat site (Toronto Sun) read more

Topping Off August 2010: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Partnership Architects
September 1, 2010 3:58 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction progress on the Trump Tower, image by androiduk 10. M1+M2+Metropolis+Parkside@Metro Place (Allen&Sheppard, Liberty, 14+2x16+17s, Kirkor) read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 1, 2010

September 1, 2010 3:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
George Smitherman rolls out green ideas (National Post) Mayoral candidates face off on heritage (Globe and Mail) Fort York museum $4-million over budget (Globe and Mail) How to rent an apartment ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 31, 2010

August 31, 2010 1:34 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Smitherman promises more protection for Toronto heritage buildings (National Post) Trinity-Spadina shows growth and heritage preservation can coexist: Smitherman (Globe and Mail) The ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Avenue Theatre

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Avenue Theatre
August 30, 2010 1:28 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

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 30, 2010

August 30, 2010 11:15 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
City’s giant $8M flagpole may get lift from Viagra (National Post) Despite cost warnings, city approves $88M arena (National Post) 12 years later, Toronto gets its common zoning bylaw (National ... read more

And The Winner Of The NameOurCondo Contest Is...

Backstage Condos in Toronto by Cityzen and Page+Steele Contest winner Adam Thody
August 27, 2010 11:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Drum roll please... Backstage On The Esplanade! The winning name was submitted by Adam Thody who walks away with the $5,000 prize. Two runner-up winners received an Ipad. The winning name is an ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 26, 2010

August 26, 2010 10:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Lawsuit proceeds about public art at new TIFF headquarters, TTC meets to discuss new head office, Council excited about big pole + more news. read more

Toronto's Street Signs: A Microcosm Of The World

Street signs from the west end
August 25, 2010 12:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Just a little shrine to Toronto's eclectic set of street signage before many are converted over to those new signs with the (from what I've seen so far) rather cheap-looking, early 90s clipart ... read more

Heritage Toronto Hosts Mayoral Debate On Monday, August 30

Heritage Toronto Logo
August 25, 2010 12:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
HERITAGE TORONTO AND THE TORONTO HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION HOSTS MAYORAL DEBATE Public forum to discuss the state of heritage On Monday, August 30th, Heritage Toronto and the Toronto Historical ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 25, 2010

August 25, 2010 11:20 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Scathing TTC service report fails to derail museum plan (Globe and Mail) Construction equipment plummets into downtown park (Globe and Mail) Picton residents try to save one-quarter ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 24, 2010

August 24, 2010 12:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Mayor Miller would likely win if he ran again, poll shows, Picture shows parking officers using disabled spot, Hume: Miller leaves city divided as never before + more news. read more