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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017 7:41 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In search of the elusive Lawren Harris “Toronto House”; Bloor Street bike lanes and the business of road safety; Housing starts slide as Toronto real-estate market ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 11, 2017

October 11, 2017 7:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory’s Smarttrack plan heads off for public input; Should Toronto Islands get ready for another flood?; Councillor pitches help for Eglinton businesses during LRT ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 7:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sculptures kick off unique program; What empowered municipalities mean for new housing; Proposal to hand over chunk over Port Lands to movie industry is short-sighted; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 6, 2017

October 6, 2017 7:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Don River Valley gets its own artistic curator; Ontario moves to tighten rules around real estate agents 'double-ending,' but won't ban the practice; Toronto city council ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 88 Scott and Berczy Park

Throwback Thursday, Berczy Park, 88 Scott, Concert Properties, Toronto
October 5, 2017 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks on two projects at the crossroads of Toronto's Financial District and St. Lawrence neighbourhoods. Back in late 2015, the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 5, 2017

October 5, 2017 7:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Google’s Sidewalk Labs preferred partner on Toronto waterfront development; Toronto city council votes 24-11 against renaming stadium after late mayor Rob ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 4, 2017

October 4, 2017 7:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fate of Bloor St. bike lanes hangs in balance, number of users revealed next week; Toronto home prices rebound sharply after short slump; Trying to Fix a Bad Land-Use Plan ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 3, 2017

October 3, 2017 7:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto residents do not make enough money to thrive, report says; Downtown skating trail to open this winter; U of T app will capture transit-use data down to fine ... read more

Topping Off September 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off September 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
October 2, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up September 2017's hottest stories, Database files, and Forum threads. Our Top Ten News ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 2, 2017

October 2, 2017 7:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Woodbine bike lanes here to stay despite controversy, councillor says; New stations of long-awaited TTC subway expansion integrate art ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 29, 2017

September 29, 2017 7:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory tweets in favour of Little Free Libraries; City on hook for $1.6 billion to fix crumbling public housing; Rob Ford Stadium?; and more news: John Tory tweets in favour ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Regent Park

Throwback Thursday, Regent Park Revitalization, Toronto
September 28, 2017 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over a decade into the Regent Park revitalization, the Toronto neighbourhood is swapping its hostile-to-the-street feel for newly street-friendly developments, replacing the maze-like network of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017 7:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rob Ford Memorial Stadium? Doug Ford wants it, John Tory backs it; What people think about the city’s proposal to build Rail Deck Park; TTC Budget Woes Deepen; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 7:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Arts and culture hub 401 Richmond getting property tax relief; City, developer lay out competing visions for downtown’s largest undeveloped space; Toronto real estate ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 26, 2017

September 26, 2017 7:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
More than $2 billion in capital projects unfunded; Ontario pledges $1M investment in bike parking at province's tourist attractions; Markham's cow statue on stilts to get ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017 7:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the Toronto sign, read six-word stories about the Six for Canada 150; Proposals to link Queens Quay and Union Station include a moving sidewalk, a cable car or more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 7:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Community Housing CEO says she’s ready for the challenges ahead; Dundas West TTC station to finally be connected to UP Express station; The top five intersections ... read more

Catch TimberFever at Ryerson Design-Build Competition

TimberFever 2017, Toronto, Ryerson University
September 21, 2017 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A number of factors are driving interest in wood-frame construction in the Greater Toronto Area, with changes to the Ontario Building Code now allowing taller wood-frame buildings, and a growing ... read more

Rat Film: Urban Dystopia Screens at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

September 21, 2017 12:34 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you missed it at Hot Docs this spring, you have another chance to walk the dystopia blocks of Baltimore in Rat Film, a documentary playing the Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema on Bloor at Bathurst ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Skyline from the Port Lands

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, skyline, Port Lands, Polson Street
September 21, 2017 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our weekly Throwback Thursday feature usually zeroes in on a specific Toronto streetscape, but this week's feature is pulling way back for a look at a bigger picture: a view from Polson Pier in ... read more