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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 25, 2013

July 25, 2013 10:16 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
TTC looks at possibly operating on existing GO Train lines; food trucks heading to five local parks; TTC will not take over BIXI; Pape Station closing soon for massive renovation; and more ... read more

Ted Rogers Commemorated with Statue at Rogers Centre

Rogers Communications, Ted Rogers, Siegfried Puchta
July 24, 2013 2:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A lot of things contribute to help define a world class city. The skyline, transit, walkability and tourist appeal all add to a city’s stature as an international destination, but to many living ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 24, 2013

July 24, 2013 9:59 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Passing the streetcar to get a little bit harder; City paints curbs red; Ted Rogers memorialized in statue; east end streetcar service resumes; Toronto financial district needs an identity, and ... read more

Startling, Beautiful Venice Documentary hits Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

Still from The Venice Syndrome, distributed by KinoSmith Inc.
July 23, 2013 4:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As a reader of UrbanToronto, I'll venture that you consider yourself a lover of cities, and if you love cities, you have either already been to Venice, or you plan to go. I'm in the second camp of ... read more

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

July 23, 2013 10:12 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto garbage pickup 99% complete after flood; Council places emergency one-year ban on development along Bathurst Street after Honest Ed's put up for sale; trash cans could land Toronto in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 22, 2013

July 22, 2013 10:18 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
A ban on new development along Bathurst Street; the TTC's new whistleblower program; a setback on the search for a new Chairperson at Build Toronto;  an unusual urban greenery project along ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bloor Skyline

Toronto skyline at Bloor Street
July 22, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Here's a shot from a different direction than our usual skyline pics of the city. Here we stand on Bloor Street East looking westward toward the Yonge-Bloor intersection. Of course, the Hudson Bay ... read more

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

July 19, 2013 10:11 am | by Editor | Comments
Kensington Market tries to crowdfund its fight against RioCan and Walmart; Council approves higher price tag of $91.5-million for redevelopment of St. Lawrence Market; Toronto votes against ... read more

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

July 18, 2013 10:12 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Scarborough subway extension approved by City Hall amid questions over federal funding; a timeline of Toronto's transit debate since 2007; a list of road closures for the upcoming weekend; the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 17, 2013

July 17, 2013 10:30 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Phoney cop interviews, NDP scrutinize Giambrone, Ford ally strikes back, GO Transit makeover, a new editor at Toronto Sun and more news. Toronto cop disciplined for posing as flood ... read more

History Unearthed at Future Site of Parliament Street Data Centre

Parliament Street Data Centre, Toronto
July 16, 2013 5:40 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
You can probably remember playing around as a kid in a sandbox and accidentally coming across some kind of hidden toy. Or you'll have heard stories of archealogists discovering fossils and pottery ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 16, 2013

July 16, 2013 9:58 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Honest Ed's has been put up for sale; King Edward Hotel to be taken over by Omni Hotels; further discussion in regards to transit; and more news. Iconic Honest Ed's store - famous for its cheesy ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 15, 2013

July 15, 2013 10:26 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
The question of building a subway in Scarborough. Toronto can look toward cities such as Amsterdam when it comes to incorporating cyclists into its streets. Former mayor David Miller is calling ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 11, 2013

July 11, 2013 10:06 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Reports of a potentially game-changing development in the Scarborough subway tug-of-war; construction of the Union Station airport express stop on schedule; riders on a flooded GO Train get a $100 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 10, 2013

July 10, 2013 9:40 am | by Editor | Comments
Soggy Toronto gets good news on weather, subway service but faces further power shortages; storm renews debate on aging infrastructure; and more news. read more

Regent Park Farmers' Market Another Jewel in its New Crown

Regent Park Farmers' Market, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto Community Housing
July 9, 2013 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In addition to reshaping our skyline, new developments contribute significantly to many other aspects of urban living. Public art installations and infrastructure upgrades are amongst the new cogs ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 9, 2013

July 9, 2013 9:20 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Post-storm coverage of massive flooding in Toronto; Scarborough RT under fire again; development charges should be raised; and more.  Toronto struggles to recover from record rains (Globe ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 8, 2013

July 8, 2013 11:31 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
A new memorial ground in Brampton, Norm Kelly tapped as possibly new Deputy Mayor, St. Clair stays Italian for now, a Rob Ford jingle, GO Transit expands Queit Zone on rush hour trains, and a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 5, 2013

July 5, 2013 8:26 am | by Editor | Comments
Subway signal failure: TTC installing new system for Yonge-Spadina line; TTC fiasco a reminder of Toronto's unpaid infrastructure bill; Taxpayers coalition says it will attempt to 'force' Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 4, 2013

July 4, 2013 10:10 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford pushing hard for Scarborough subway; taxpayers coalition wants to cut council in half; Byford apologizes for yesterday's commute; saving BIXI with toilets; crackdown begins on public drinking ... read more