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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 4, 2018

June 4, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Artists of all types hitting the streets for politically-engaged Luminato Festival; ‘It is disgusting,’ says councillor of city’s failure to regulate rooming ... read more

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

June 1, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Study says improving bus service is the best way to boost transit ridership; TTC Route Service Quality Tracking; With the Greenbelt as their backyard, the environment is ... read more

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

May 31, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Tory denounces move to board up hot slides in playground; New Toronto park signs a step in the right direction; City spends $164,000 to boost restaurants ... read more

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

May 30, 2018 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto looking for a councillor to replace Chin Lee; The 905 suburbs are where the Ontario election will be won and lost; Danforth Avenue could be in for planning ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Too early to force landlords to put air conditioning on, says city; Doug Ford pledges Sheppard Subway extension; Toronto foundation plans to honour Irish potato ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thousands explore city buildings for annual Doors Open Toronto; Doug Ford once branded himself Toronto’s ‘co-mayor.’ What did he and brother Rob accomplish at City ... read more

Art x Architects Fundraiser at Toronto's Great Hall on May 29

Art by Architects, Diamond Schmitt, Great Hall, Manulife, Ride for Heart,
May 25, 2018 1:32 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
‘Art by Architects’ — or AxA — is an annual fundraiser organized by Diamond Schmitt Architects aimed at ‘promoting the arts within the architectural profession’. All proceeds to be donated to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Car2Go to end Toronto operations in May over ‘heavy street restrictions’ and permit fees; Toronto land-transfer tax revenue beats expectations by $30-million despite market ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto tenants win big compensation from developer of new Yonge-Eglinton buildings; Toronto converts two community college dorms into refugee centres temporarily for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council votes to extend Eglinton LRT to Malvern; Toronto Council picks Jonathan Tsao to fill vacant Ward 33; Almost half of Toronto tenants paying ‘unaffordable’ ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot, other public spaces have awoken Torontonians’ hunger for Toronto; Mayor upset about ‘continuing disaster’ at Beach restaurant site; Mayor upset about ... read more

Places for Creating Entertainment: a Focus of Doors Open 2018

Doors Open Toronto, City of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 18, 2018 4:42 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Doors Open, presented by Great Gulf, is about to hit Toronto for its 19th annual event—next weekend—on May 26th and May 27th. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Dundas West’s infamous Giraffe building has a new owner; University of Toronto tackles city issues with new program; Councillor calls for upgrade to ... read more

Massive Mural Coming to Student Tower at Carlton and Jarvis

Equilibrium, Okuda San Miguel, Parkside Student Residence, Toronto
May 17, 2018 1:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In late 2015, the former Primrose Hotel at the southwest corner of Toronto's Carlton and Jarvis intersection reopened its doors after being converted into a student residence by ... read more

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

May 17, 2018 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. to be closed for TIFF again this year, despite streetcar pilot; Bach and Beethoven windows, missing from Toronto’s Massey Hall since 1991, found in unmarked basement ... read more

19th Annual CANstruction Enlivens Toronto Dominion Centre

CANstruction, Daily Bread Food Bank, Toronto
May 16, 2018 5:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We have been returning to the Toronto Dominion Centre to take in the annual CANstruction event for many years now, and there are good reasons to stop in again this year. The event pits local ... read more

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

May 16, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New TTC and GO stations difficult, dangerous for people with disabilities, advocacy group says in new video; Downtown rent is ‘out of control.’ So these four guys are ... read more

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

May 15, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Tory’s executive committee blocks speakers on controversial Scarborough subway item; Carters Landing leaving Beach amid lease controversy; New Mount Dennis daycare ... read more

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

May 14, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Burlington’s growing pains became an election issue; Don Mills temporary homeless shelter sparks local outcry, which others are calling ‘NIMBYism’; City to complete ... read more