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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015 6:39 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
New neighbourhood takes root on the rooftops of West Don Lands; Looming housing problem needs action from Ottawa; Contaminated soil from Toronto construction sites barred from ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 8:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO Transit updates look with new style cab cars; Taxi drivers swarm Toronto’s downtown core in Uber protest; Staff, guests weren’t told about hotel’s mould issue; and more ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay Adelaide Centre

Throwback Thursday, Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto
May 14, 2015 9:06 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
While the Toronto of today is a booming metropolis with dozens of cranes dotting the skyline, times weren't so exciting in the early 1990s. An economic recession and high vacancy rates led to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 14, 2015

May 14, 2015 7:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GTA mayors tackled divides at Ryerson forum; City hall defers decision on future of Gardiner Expressway; Toronto councillors pitch idea for cycling detours where bike ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regional transit crucial for Toronto to compete globally, say GTA mayors; TTC’s new streetcars plagued with manufacturing problems; Mayor Tory backs rebuild of Gardiner ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Captain John’s restaurant sold to ship scrapper, will be gone by end of May; Court case between Toronto, Uber pushed back until June; Your Myseum of Toronto; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Richmond-Adelaide bike lanes to be extended; Pan Am Games recalls volunteers' faulty shirts; Ontario employers cashing in on temporary workers; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 8, 2015

May 8, 2015 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Archaeologists dig up 19th century schooner that might just be the oldest ship ever found in Toronto harbour; New raccoon-resistant green bins coming soon to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 10 Dundas East and Yonge-Dundas Square

Throwback Thursday, Yonge Dundas, 10 Dundas East, Toronto
May 7, 2015 9:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The chaotic atmosphere and glittering lights of Yonge and Dundas are among the many features of the public plaza often compared to Times Square in New York City. Many of the illuminated signs and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 7, 2015

May 7, 2015 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto council approves new home for Red Door Shelter, another study for Scarborough subway; No recommendations for Toronto council on Gardiner; Toronto city council ... read more

16th Annual CANstruction Event Fights Hunger in Innovative Ways

CANstruction, Daily Bread Food Bank, Toronto, TD Centre
May 6, 2015 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We love food in Toronto. With everything from fine dining to hipster havens to street food, Toronto's eclectic food scene has something to offer people of all tastes. With the range of food ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 7:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bike-powered trailside concerts roll along Toronto’s Pan Am Path; Tory opens door to Uber discussion at council, as new new anti-ridesharing ads ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015 7:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Subway expansion under Toronto; Toronto council set for another taxi plate vote after fierce lobbying; Toronto considers asking feds to reinstate long-form census; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 4, 2015

May 4, 2015 7:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Graffiti walk exposes street artists’ work; Meet the team saving Toronto’s birds from condo towers; Lack of public Wi-Fi in Toronto raises privacy concerns; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015 8:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rezoning for mid-size condos would revive GTA ‘dead zones'; Your Guide to Jane’s Walk 2015; Porter Airlines Inc. CEO accuses Air Canada of flip-flopping on Toronto jets ... read more

UrbanToronto is Expanding: Managing Editor Position Available

April 30, 2015 8:20 am | by Editor | Comments
We are delighted to be expanding our team! UrbanToronto is seeking a second enthusiastic managing editor to add to our current team. If you are a team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, we ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 30, 2015

April 30, 2015 7:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians love to debate whether city is ‘world class.’ They should just ask Atlanta, which offers a firm ‘yes!’; Roving weather cars to provide updates during Pan Am ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Union Station is getting rotisserie chicken, a Burger’s Priest, and a huge food market; CivicAction Better City Bootcamp brings out over 600 civic leaders; 100 Days: A ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 28, 2015

April 28, 2015 8:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Finch LRT to be complete in 2022, before Sheppard breaks ground; To spur affordable housing, Toronto looks to loosen red tape for developers; Five of the most interesting ... read more

Lowdown Tracks: UrbanToronto at HotDocs

Lowdown Tracks: Lorraine Segato fins music in the streets, Bishari Films
April 27, 2015 1:28 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We usually rush by without stopping. Not always though, sometimes we stop and listen for a few seconds, and sometimes we even manage to dig some coins out of our pockets. Lowdown Tracks, playing ... read more