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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

Maximum City Summer Program Engages Toronto Youth: Part 1

Maximum City, University of Toronto Schools, Toronto
August 13, 2013 5:15 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
It's summertime at the University of Toronto Schools, and inside one room, twenty students are furiously combining a variety of materials with their own ingenuity to shape ideas of what public ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 13, 2013

August 13, 2013 10:44 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Toronto police chief enlists retired judge to conduct an internal review into police use of force; branding company wants Rogers to consider retro name change; despite Blue Flag approval ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For August 12, 2013

August 12, 2013 10:36 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Tickets to be sold online for the Toronto ferries; Toronto's beaches impress experts but not locals; a hindrance for cyclists along Gerrard street, Enbridge promises advance notice in the future ... read more

Toronto's City Planning Division Going Local

City of Toronto, City Planning Division, Planners in Public Spaces
August 9, 2013 5:00 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
The City of Toronto's Planning Division has announced a new month-long public outreach program called 'Planners in Public Spaces'. The program—which will run throughout the month of August—is ... read more

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

August 9, 2013 9:57 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford may call summer council meeting to decide how to fill Doug Holyday’s vacated Toronto seat, Loblaws proposal would keep façade of 1928 heritage warehouse to build grocery store ... read more

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

August 8, 2013 10:28 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Metrolinx has suspended its work on the Scarborough LRT; major TTC subway closures this weekend; conflicting opinions on the cost of the Union Station renovations; concerns about Metrolinx's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For August 7, 2013

August 7, 2013 9:56 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Two week closure has begun at King and Spadina to replace streetcar tracks; GO Train commuters experience 40 minute delays; the Toronto condo market "normalizing"; and more news. Sales of new ... read more

Gramercy Park Celebrates Completion with Art Unveiling

Linda Covit's Light Containers stand out front of Gramercy Park condos
August 6, 2013 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Wilson Avenue just east of the Spadina line subway station is seeing a renewal. The area, kitty corner across the 401 from Yorkdale Mall, has been in need of reinvestment as of late as industry ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For August 6, 2013

August 6, 2013 9:08 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Ferry terminal upgrades, subway lies, Banksy in a condo, repurposing infrastructure, condo ad controversy, private waterfronts and more news. City goes digital to solve the island ferry ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 2, 2013

August 2, 2013 10:02 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto real estate sales soar in July; chaotic Union Subway Station construction to ease congestion by 50%; Church Street's new "parklets"; and more news. Man who tried to sell alleged Rob Ford ... read more

Topping Off July 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

August 1, 2013 1:10 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
In a month where many of us usually skip town to head for the cottage, and construction occasionally slows under the overbearing heat, there has still been quite a bit of exciting news here at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 1, 2013

August 1, 2013 9:51 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Watchdog says Province should take over police training; Union Station reno hits halfway point on time and on budget; Power out in the west end after storm, and more news! Funeral today for Sammy ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 31, 2013

July 31, 2013 10:01 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Billboard companies top Toronto city hall lobbyists; elections and by-elections heating up; more questions about the death of Sammy Yatim; Scarborough by-law puts seniors to work, and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 30, 2013

July 30, 2013 10:03 am | by Editor | Comments
Hundreds attend protest against fatal streetcar shooting; Scarborough subway breakthrough opens path to better transit; fantasy map of Toronto; and more news. Liberals complain to Elections Canada ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 29, 2013

July 29, 2013 10:24 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Toronto Police being criticized for Saturday's fatal streetcar shooting; Chief Bill Blair will address the media Monday morning about the shooting; and a new parkette is attracting skepticism at ... read more