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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018 7:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How do we make Toronto’s streets safer? A car-loving city councillor and a Vision Zero advocate square off; Mayoral rivals both claim credit for King St. streetcar pilot ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Rebuilding the Loblaw Warehouse

Throwback Thursday, Loblaw's, Lake Shore, West Block, Toronto
August 16, 2018 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back just over two years to the intersection of Bathurst and Lake Shore in Toronto. Back in January, 2016, crews were in the process of carefully ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Latest King St. pilot data shows higher ridership, shorter commutes; How Toronto’s architectural heritage was saved, the jigsaw way; Doug Ford promises to consult ... read more

Open Streets TO Returns with Two Summer Events

Open Streets TO, Toronto, Yonge, Bloor, paved park, pop-up
August 15, 2018 11:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Billed as Canada's largest free recreation program, Open Streets TO is returning to Downtown Toronto this Sunday, August 19th, with a second date to follow in September. Like previous years, the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sidewalk Labs reveals latest plans for Toronto ‘smart city’ development; Ontario caps off summer session with bill slashing Toronto city council; Toronto ranked in top 10 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Long-time Toronto councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker won’t seek re-election now that Ford is changing ward boundaries; The Well condo-office complex to bring a different kind of cooling to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s cube homes have been sold and the new owners just want the land; Even vegans are against ‘morally superior’ Vegandale’s ‘takeover’ of low-income Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018 8:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ten years later, the site of Toronto’s massive Sunrise Propane explosion remains empty; Tory pens open letter to Ford, asking him to put proposed changes to council on ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 9, 2018

August 9, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx asks court to block lawsuit over Eglinton Crosstown LRT line; A little slice of art deco paradise restored on Bloor; Toronto infrastructure ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 8, 2018

August 8, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto mayoral rival Keesmaat pledges 100,000 new affordable housing units over next decade; Regent Park Aquatic Centre to be named for Pam McConnell; Vaughan residents say ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 7, 2018

August 7, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
‘It turned out to be a complete bust.’ Toronto’s pre-megacity mayors on the last time Queen’s Park messed with city politics; John Tory’s SmartTrack plan ... read more

Alice Aycock's Whirlpool Field Manoeuvres Celebrated at Pier 27

August 3, 2018 5:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Major new buildings in Toronto come with major new artworks, and the grander the development, the more of a splash comes our way thanks to the City's One Percent for Public Art program. Rarely a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 3, 2018

August 3, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It’s time for Toronto to move on from John Tory’s ‘dithering,’ mayoral rival Jennifer Keesmaat says; Is it Parkdale or Vegandale? Fight intensifies over neighbourhood’s ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Church and Carlton

Throwback Thursday, Church and Carlton, Toronto
August 2, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday considers northeast-facing views overlooking Toronto's Church and Carlton intersection. Captured just a year and a half apart, the two images reveal plenty of ... read more

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

August 2, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory targets mayoral rival Keesmaat’s ‘secession’ comments; Doug Ford's Ontario News Now attempts to muzzle media, experts say; Sidewalk Labs' Toronto deal sparks data, innovation ... read more

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

August 1, 2018 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The legal case against Ford’s assault on local democracy; Seth Rogen to voice TTC public service announcements; Twitter news outlet Ontario News Now speaks to Doug Ford’s ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 31, 2018

July 31, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Flemingdon Park tenants plan to withhold cheques in rent hike protest; Will lower income voters get drowned out with fewer municipal wards?; Seth Rogen photo with TTC ... read more

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

July 30, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC official raised red flags about Bombardier streetcar quality control; Toronto should take province to court over Ford’s plan to slash city council, David Miller ... read more

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

July 27, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford to slash Toronto council by almost half ahead of fall election; TTC installing gates to block drivers from entering the Queens Quay tunnel; Toronto has lots of room to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bremner Boulevard

Throwback Thursday, Bremner Boulevard, South Core, Toronto
July 26, 2018 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In a few short years, the area of Toronto south of Union Station has witnessed substantial growth. Now known as the South Core in recognition of the area's southward extension of the Financial ... read more