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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 24, 2013

September 24, 2013 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Feds offer funds for Toronto subway as Ontario warns it won't be enough; defaced Highway of Heroes mural remained by artists; digital billboards could soon pop up across Toronto; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 23, 2013

September 23, 2013 10:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Ottawa pledges $660-million for Toronto subway extension; Toronto to study King streetcar lanes; Toronto ponders ending free parking for motorocycles; Ford Fest comes back to to Etobicoke; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 20, 2013

September 20, 2013 10:51 am | by Editor | Comments
Noise walls have no place in Toronto, While the TTC builds a new signal system, relief from “crush hour” is still years away, Porter jet proposal splits crowd at town hall… and more read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 19, 2013

September 19, 2013 9:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto subway-route debate stalls as Wynne refers funding plan for study; a fresh vision for Lakeshore; Rob Ford's senior aide unders scrutiny over behaviour at GO station; Word on the Street; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 18, 2013

September 18, 2013 10:30 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Proposal for free wifi in Toronto's public spaces; Kensington Market Wal-Mart decision to be appealed; Toronto's summer storm cost over $60 million; and more news. Why Toronto city councillor Josh ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 17, 2013

September 17, 2013 10:16 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The new CSeries jets take off at the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport; Sherway Gardens extends shoppng hours; Glen Murray's subway plan creates controversy; two Toronto firefighters fired over ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Sunset

Toronto skyline at sunset
September 17, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo is a stunning shot of the sun setting behind the downtown core. It was captured by UT Forum member, Distiller, from the 11th floor of The Modern at Richmond and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for September 16, 2013

September 16, 2013 6:45 am | by Editor | Comments
Ontario government approaches policy guru to head transit panel; a start for Ontario's cycling strategy that is streets behind; Trump condo owner turns to auction to unload luxury unit; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: St. James Park

St. James Cathedral and Toronto skyline
September 16, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Senior Forum member, Udo, has posted another one of his great city skyline shots. In case you missed it, Udo got his very own Photographer of the Week feature last week. Today's shot overlooks St. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for September 13, 2013

September 13, 2013 10:28 am | by Editor | Comments
Six ways to make the TTC better (without spending a mint); Mississauga moves toward pavement tax; Ontario's shorter Scarborough subway plan 'doesn't meet council's objectives'; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for September 12, 2013

September 12, 2013 10:18 am | by Editor | Comments
Ontario, Toronto at impasse over subway extension; Toronto Councillor Adam Vaughan forging ahead with min-OMB run by city; Condo developers contribute $1 million to Bixi; and more news. Ontario, ... read more

What is Ryerson to do with Sam The Record Man's Sign?

Sam The Record Man's neon sign as it appeared in October, 2008, Toronto
September 11, 2013 2:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto East York Community Council has voted to give Ryerson University a year to find an appropriate place to remount the Sam The Record Man sign that was taken down in late 2008 before the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for September 11, 2013

September 11, 2013 11:18 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Further debate and statements surrounding proposed Scarborough subway line; Sam the Record Man sign will not return to Yonge; former garage sold for $165,000; St.Clair streetcar line celebrates ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dusk in Hogtown

Toronto skyline
September 11, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This beautiful photo of the Toronto skyline at dusk was an obvious pick for photo of the day. Posted by Senior UT Forum member, Jack Landau, it's just one of many wonderful photographs to be ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for September 10, 2013

September 10, 2013 9:44 am | by Editor | Comments
Owner Captain John defiant as city talks of seizing ship; Scarborough's subway saga a failure to learn from history; concrete collars around King St trees are big and dumb; and more news. 'I am ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for September 9, 2013

September 9, 2013 10:23 am | by Editor | Comments
Canada is one of the happiest countries in the world; the coming construction boom for Canadian apartment housing; Scarborough transit plans head off rails; and more news. Canada is one of the ... read more

20th Century Interest Course on offer for Armchair Architects

September 6, 2013 3:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We've highlighted Ted Scott's interest courses before. The US and Japan-trained architect, world traveller, and resident of Toronto has lectured at the U of T and AGO over the years, and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for September 6, 2013

September 6, 2013 9:55 am | by Editor | Comments
Ontario Transportation Minister says he's not seizing control of Troonto transit planning; Scarborough subway to be built with shortened route; a Pickering airport, or farmland?; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for September 5, 2013

September 5, 2013 10:30 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Positive thoughts on extended island airport; mixed feelings regarding proposed Scarborough subway plan; Toronto's housing sales boom; and more. Longer island airport runway might make 'an already ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for September 4, 2013

September 4, 2013 10:04 am | by Editor | Comments
Scarborough subway will be built with shortened route, Ontario to announce; Porter Airlines seeks runway extension in move to reduce noise, Toronto City Hall's magnificent doors get a six-figure ... read more