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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
York Region feeling pressure from developers on Greenbelt; Scarborough subway routes narrowed to three choices; Evidence demands Toronto tear down the Gardiner, will ... read more

U of T Daniels Celebrates 125th Anniversary with Special Events

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, Toronto by U of T
May 27, 2015 11:03 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
This month, the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto, celebrates its 125th anniversary, as the oldest architectural program in Canada ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 8:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pan Am Path mural commemorates Hurricane Hazel in Toronto; Man parachutes off CN Tower for Pan Am Games video; Could self-healing concrete save the Gardiner?; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ticket sales tick up for Pan Am Games; Trip to famed Islamic gardens inspired Aga Khan Park in Toronto; Demolishing eastern Gardiner best option for public health; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 25, 2015

May 25, 2015 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City boosts TTC bus service, restoring cuts made under Ford administration; Midtowners battle the rise of the midrise; Can there be a Kumbaya moment for the Gardiner?; and more ... read more

Doors Open Toronto: Architectural Offerings This Year

Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), Toronto
May 22, 2015 1:45 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
With the 16th annual Great Gulf Doors Open Toronto coming up on Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, UrbanToronto is taking a look at some of your options from this year's offerings. In ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 9:10 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Dufferin Street no longer Ontario's worst road; Captain John's restaurant saga nears end as workers ready it for final tow to scrap yard; Parking apps will allow owners to rent out parking spots ... read more

Special Programs and Tours Offered at Doors Open Toronto 2015

Open Door Toronto, University of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 21, 2015 4:15 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Since 1999 Great Gulf's Doors Open Toronto has invited the public to view Toronto's most historically significant and noteworthy buildings. This year is no different, and Doors Open ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015 7:54 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Development Signs Could Become Less Boring, More Readable; McMansion tax coming to Mississauga; York U-Seneca campus to be built in Markham; and more news... McMansion tax coming to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 7:45 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Ticks found on Toronto Islands being tested for Lyme disease; Toronto councillors suggest tolls for Gardiner Expressway; Toronto and Rio to become sister cities prior to Pan Am Games; and more ... read more

New Public Art 'Faces' Graces Regent Park Plaza

May 19, 2015 11:27 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The transformation of Regent Park has brought new cultural and recreational facilities to the neighbourhood, including the new Community Centre, Aquatic Centre and Daniels Spectrum, an arts ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015 7:39 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
New neighbourhood takes root on the rooftops of West Don Lands; Looming housing problem needs action from Ottawa; Contaminated soil from Toronto construction sites barred from ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO Transit updates look with new style cab cars; Taxi drivers swarm Toronto’s downtown core in Uber protest; Staff, guests weren’t told about hotel’s mould issue; and more ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay Adelaide Centre

Throwback Thursday, Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto
May 14, 2015 10:06 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
While the Toronto of today is a booming metropolis with dozens of cranes dotting the skyline, times weren't so exciting in the early 1990s. An economic recession and high vacancy rates led to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 14, 2015

May 14, 2015 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GTA mayors tackled divides at Ryerson forum; City hall defers decision on future of Gardiner Expressway; Toronto councillors pitch idea for cycling detours where bike ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regional transit crucial for Toronto to compete globally, say GTA mayors; TTC’s new streetcars plagued with manufacturing problems; Mayor Tory backs rebuild of Gardiner ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Captain John’s restaurant sold to ship scrapper, will be gone by end of May; Court case between Toronto, Uber pushed back until June; Your Myseum of Toronto; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Richmond-Adelaide bike lanes to be extended; Pan Am Games recalls volunteers' faulty shirts; Ontario employers cashing in on temporary workers; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 8, 2015

May 8, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Archaeologists dig up 19th century schooner that might just be the oldest ship ever found in Toronto harbour; New raccoon-resistant green bins coming soon to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 10 Dundas East and Yonge-Dundas Square

Throwback Thursday, Yonge Dundas, 10 Dundas East, Toronto
May 7, 2015 10:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The chaotic atmosphere and glittering lights of Yonge and Dundas are among the many features of the public plaza often compared to Times Square in New York City. Many of the illuminated signs and ... read more