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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 9:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Olivia Chow gets creative in Toronto mayoral debate on arts; Future of Island Yacht Club ‘in limbo’; Union Station office tower development to feature new GO bus terminal; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 29, 2014

September 29, 2014 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Rob Ford makes first public appearance since cancer diagnosis at Ford Fest; Mississauga mayoral election: Platforms of the two front-runners; Toronto city councillor ... read more

Nuit Blanche Expands Its Reach Beyond the Downtown Core

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche
September 26, 2014 9:50 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
On Saturday, October 4, crowds will pour into central Toronto for the city's annual after hours—6:53 p.m. to sunrise—exhibition of contemporary art, Nuit Blanche. As wading through pedestrian ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 26, 2014

September 26, 2014 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory to focus on debates where Doug Ford is present; Olivia Chow accuses John Tory of being scared to debate her one-on-one; GO Transit in the dark on details of dangerous ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 25, 2014

September 25, 2014 7:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford attacks Tory’s credentials in impromptu news conference; Brampton council puts off issue of misspending by mayor; Rob Ford had city-funded driver drop him off at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 24, 2014

September 24, 2014 9:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford makes debut in raucous Toronto mayoral debate; A Brief History of the Legendary El Mocambo; GTA home buyers prefer walkable neighbourhoods; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014 11:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford showing limited voter appeal as Tory widens lead in Toronto race; Zombie Walk needs cash to stay alive; Toronto’s Beaches vs. Beach debate reopened; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014 9:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With less than a year to go, Pan Am venues face delays; Chow targets Tory as her campaign shifts left; Doug Ford launches mayoral campaign with door knocking blitz; and ... read more

Fort York Visitor Centre Officially Opens With Weekend Festival

Fort York Visitor Centre, Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini
September 19, 2014 9:09 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The Official Opening of the Fort York Visitor Centre was held this afternoon. By most definitions, Toronto’s newest attraction, which is embedded into the ground, makes a bold statement whilst ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With first ‘woonerf’ in West Don Lands, Toronto is learning to share its streets; Sick coyote captured roaming Scarborough Bluffs; Doug Ford Launches Campaign Website; and ... read more

Aga Khan Museum Opens to the Public in Don Mills

Whirling Dervishes perform after the opening ceremonies of the Aga Khan Museum,
September 18, 2014 5:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The most significant opening of a building in Toronto this year is not a new skyscraping addition to our skyline, but a pair of ground-hugging cultural and religious institutions surrounded by 6.8 ... read more

Split Rock Gap, a new Artwork, Marks Liberty Village's Centre

Walter Jensen, Francisco Gazitua, Mike Layton stand by Split Rock Gap, Toronto
September 18, 2014 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Few Toronto neighbourhoods have grown as quickly as Liberty Village. It wasn't long ago that the land between the Gardiner and King Street to the east of Dufferin was not much more than aging ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s El Mocambo conditionally sold, last show could be played in November at legendary venue; Rob Ford cancer diagnosis reshapes Toronto election; TTC’s slowing rise ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 17, 2014

September 17, 2014 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory takes solid lead, with Olivia Chow and Doug Ford battling for distant second; City councillor, a well-paid job for life?; Susan Fennell wants back in Brampton ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 16, 2014

September 16, 2014 9:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
6 Rob Ford memories you shouldn’t forget; Athletes hype Pan Am Games at ticket launch; Doug Ford keeping a low profile since announcing mayoral campaign; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lawrence West

Photo of the Day, Lawrence West Station
September 16, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As many Torontonians know, the TTC's Line 1 was built in multiple phases, with the older Yonge leg of the line being built in the early 1950s, followed by the University leg in the 1960s ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 9:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pan Am Games tickets go on sale today; Doug Ford says ‘stay tuned’ as mayoral debate goes on without him; All eyes on Ward 2 with Rob Ford added to ballot; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014 9:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In-N-Out Burger pops up in Toronto — and sells out half an hour before store opening; Fort York visitor centre a welcome addition to Toronto’s heritage; Rob and Doug ... read more

TTC Holding Open House at Hillcrest Facility to Benefit United Way

September 11, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The TTC will be holding an open house event at its Harvey and Duncan Shops, located at the their Hillcrest facility at 1138 Bathurst Street this Saturday. Admission for the event is $5 for ... read more

Join the UrbanToronto Team: Writing and Internship Positions Available

Window on Toronto, image by Jack Landau
September 11, 2014 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Got a knack for writing and a passion for buildings or transportation issues? We're looking for urban-savvy and enthusiastic applicants who have an excellent command of the written word, know ... read more