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Heritage Toronto Honours Cecil Street with Commemorative Plaque

The plaque is officially unveiled, image by Marcus Mitanis
July 11, 2014 1:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Heritage Toronto and the Ontario Jewish Archives unveiled a plaque on Wednesday commemorating the history of institutions on Cecil Street, located just east of Spadina Avenue and south of College ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 11, 2014

July 11, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GTA cricket fans closer to domed stadium; Pan Am countdown clock unveiled; Doug Ford rejects claim that mayor is in touch with accused drug dealer; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 10, 2014

July 10, 2014 7:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Captain John’s ship may be sold, for real this time; Toronto Pan Am Games countdown begins; Ford stays in seat for Pride ovation, brushes off homophobia charges; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 9, 2014

July 9, 2014 9:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayoral candidates divided on plan to make Eglinton more cyclist, pedestrian friendly; Rosedale residents delay construction of $1-million Don Valley trail; Toronto remembers ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 8, 2014

July 8, 2014 7:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Beer promotion gone wrong diverts rush hour streetcar traffic; Poll has John Tory leading mayoral race; Canada's booming market for $1M homes; and more news...  City takes ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 7, 2014

July 7, 2014 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council to vote on candidates vying to fill vacant seats; Former aide to Karen Stintz backs LRT plan; Why Waterfront Toronto is a good investment; and more news... Doug Ford’s ‘jihad’ ... read more

Heritage Toronto Offering a Variety of Summer Tours

Tour of Wychwood Barns and St. Clair West. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 06/22/2014
July 4, 2014 1:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Heritage Toronto is offering a series of walking, bike, bus and boutique tours throughout the summer until the end of October. Since 1949, Heritage Toronto has helped promote the city's vast ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 4, 2014

July 4, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Deaf restaurant offers edible lessons in sign language; TTC reports nearly 18,000 crashes since 2009; Father of autistic man files complaint against Doug Ford; and more news... Rob Ford’s ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Trump International Hotel and Tower

Throwback Thursday, Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto
July 3, 2014 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recently completed Trump International Hotel and Tower opened its doors in 2012, but this skyscraping development traces its lineage back to the turn of the 21st century, when it was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 3, 2014

July 3, 2014 7:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford claims 'shirtless jogger' used 'racial slurs' against mayor; The Grid folds; Art duo chart out Don River's historic channel; and more news... Rob Ford says he was addict long before ... read more

Heritage Toronto Unveils Two Don River Commemorative Plaques

The two plaques are officially unveiled. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 2014/06/25
July 2, 2014 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Joined by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Waterfront Toronto, Scotiabank and Councillor Pam McConnell, Heritage Toronto unveiled two plaques on June 25 commemorating the role of the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 2, 2014

July 2, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Ford's return to Toronto generates plenty of headlines; Toronto Island's lost labyrinth brought back to life; Who donated to Ford's 2010 campaign; and more news... Toronto Island’s lost ... read more

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

June 30, 2014 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto pride parade draws thousands; Rob Ford returns from rehab today; Olivia Chow plans to set up city music office; and more news... Rob Ford still has questions to answer (Globe and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillors get their environmental report cards; Mass wedding at Casa Loma for WorldPride; Sugar Beach a sweet deal for the city; and more news... It may be time for Toronto to ... read more

Toronto City Planning Launches Growing Conversations Initiative

Growing Conversations is launched. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 2014/06/24.
June 26, 2014 5:35 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Over 19,000 residents consulted, 3,786 development applications submitted, and 384 non-statutory community consultations were held in 2013. The explosive growth of Toronto has presented new ... read more

RAW Design Revolutionizes Storage Locker for Annual Party

RAW material party, Planet Storage, Toronto
June 26, 2014 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every summer a number of Toronto's architecture and design firms hold an annual party, and of those, none get talked up quite as much as the ones thrown by the creative minds at RAW ... read more

Canadian Film Centre Opens Northern Dancer Pavillion

Canadian Film Centre, Northern Dancer Pavilion, Windfields estate
June 26, 2014 2:33 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
If you were asked to name Toronto's institutions of higher learning, no doubt the big three universities would roll off your tongue quickly, and you would likely remember that OCAD recently became ... read more

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

June 26, 2014 9:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Flooding wreaks havoc on Toronto roads; Mississauga approves increased development charges; Mammoliti calls charity clothing swap a waste of taxpayer money; and more news... DVP floods, ... read more

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

June 25, 2014 7:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians against renaming Union Station; TTC and City to look into low-income transit fares; Pan Am Games facilities behind schedule, over budget; and more news... Waterfront Toronto set ... read more

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

June 24, 2014 9:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major post-election cabinet shuffle for Ontario Liberals; Winston Churchill statue welcomed to new location; NDP and Liberal candidates spar over Keystone pipeline in heated Trinity-Spadina ... read more