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August 28, 2013 6:02 pm | by Editor | Comments
Do you have a passion for buildings, architecture and development? Do you love the written word and have a knack for writing? If you answered yes to these questions, then UrbanToronto is the place ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for August 28, 2013

August 28, 2013 10:23 am | by Editor | Comments
No ugly downturn for condo market; rain causes flooding in downtown Toronto; City commissions artists to hand paint designs on traffic signal boxes; and more news. No ugly downturn for condo ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for August 27, 2013

August 27, 2013 11:14 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Homes becoming more expensive; Trinity-Spadina fails to please; Toronto museums to go through rebranding; Hazelton Lanes getting a facelift; and more. Owning a home becoming less affordable ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For August 26, 2013

August 26, 2013 9:53 am | by Editor | Comments
Activist inspires Rouge River's protectors to keep fighting; Sick Kids' new centre brings science to streets; Toronto Community housing trades park for payday; and more news. Debate over ... read more

Toronto Blogger Takes Social Experiment to New Heights

Zach Bussey, A Sponsored Life, Empire Communites, Beyond the Sea
August 24, 2013 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past few years, social media and blogging have both become dominant forces in the world of marketing.  Media savvy businesses know that the power of online exposure has surpassed the ... read more

Layton Memorial Unveiled at renamed Island Ferry Terminal

People get their picture taken riding Jack Layton's bike, Toronto
August 23, 2013 4:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Toronto Island Ferry Terminal has been renamed in honour of former Toronto City Councillor and leader of the federal New Democratic Party, the late Jack Layton. Two years to the day after his ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 23, 2013

August 23, 2013 10:10 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto's Saddest Park; Hobbyist (and UrbanToronto member 3Dementia) designs a 'postcard' from future Toronto; Joe Pantalone: Progressive mayoral candidate now a lobbyist; Moss Park neighbourhood ... read more

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

August 22, 2013 9:51 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
CNE Cronut Burger stand remains closed for investigation; Toronto Island Ferry Terminal to be renamed for Jack Layton; Maple Leafs announce sure-to-be-popular ticket pricing tiers; Rob Ford asks ... read more

Phase Three Starting on Nathan Phillips Square Reno

Nathan Phillips Square, City of Toronto, Perkins + Will, Plant Architect
August 21, 2013 5:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
On September 13, 1965 Toronto awoke to the grand opening of Nathan Philips Square and new City Hall. Viljo Revell's landmark design was selected out of a competition of over 500 entries. After 4 ... read more

Tafelmusik Attracts Million Dollar Gift for Trinity-St.Paul Renos

Trinity-St.Paul United Church, Annex, Toronto
August 21, 2013 10:45 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Toronto is a city with plenty of performing arts venues, from the small and intimate to the grand-in-every-way. We have seen a lot of money poured into the grander spaces over the last decade, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For August 21, 2013

August 21, 2013 9:44 am | by Editor | Comments
Proposed TTC uniform colours draw negative response from sports fans; Ford urges Harper not to kill Toronto Expo hopes; new park named after slain York police officer Garret Styles; and more ... read more

Cityfest Stirs a Crowd at Concord CityPlace

Canoe Landing Park, Cityfest, Concord CityPlace, Toronto
August 20, 2013 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Concord CityPlace is one of Toronto's youngest neighbourhoods, yet one of its most discussed. The mostly high-rise community built on former railway yards has been both lauded for its ambitious ... read more

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

August 20, 2013 10:36 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
NDP calls for more info on Metrolinx sponsorship deals; more of Toronto's past unveiled; Spadina-King to re-open; and more. NDP calls on top auditor to probe Metrolinx sponsorship deals (Globe ... read more

Photo of the Day: Identify All The Cranes

Downtown Toronto skyline and cranes
August 20, 2013 12:00 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Toronto is a hub of activity for developers. There are almost 200 high-rise condos under construction in the city, each one with its own crane. Today's photo of the day, posted in the ... read more

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

August 19, 2013 10:20 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Pape subway station closing today; Toronto residents may have to make peace with urban wildlife; what Exhibition Place could be in the future; and a road surface nightmare for drivers on Dundas ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 16, 2013

August 16, 2013 11:29 am | by Editor | Comments
Weston residents are unhappy with dust from rail construction, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's Toronto show mixes art with politics, Cities are good for you, and more… read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For August 15th, 2013

August 15, 2013 11:14 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
York Regional Police tweet some fun, needles around the city, food trucks leave Woodbine, 2003 Blackout Party, Rob Ford inspires a TV show and more news. Awesome! Can we come too?’: Mr. Lube ... read more

Maximum City Summer Program Engages Toronto Youth: Part 2

Maximum City, University of Toronto Schools, Toronto, Lanterra, 11 Wellesley
August 14, 2013 7:30 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Yesterday, we took a spotlight to the University of Toronto Schools' Maximum City program. Today, Urban Toronto brings you three interviews with Maximum City alumni and their designs for the ... read more

Cityfest at CityPlace: Toronto's Newest Festival This Saturday

CityPlace Condos Concert CityFest Toronto
August 14, 2013 6:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto keeps getting bigger and better. The increasing neighbourhood cohesiveness at Concord CityPlace is part of that too. With over 5,000 units alone in one giant city block, thousands of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 14, 2013

August 14, 2013 9:59 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
TTC bus crash sparks controversy; Toronto beaches considered 'world class' by the Blue Flag program; Toronto remembers the 2003 Blackout ten years later; Torontoist looks into the history of the ... read more