Toronto ranks 8th in livability index; Richmond Hill to buy Dunlap Observatory lands; a history of the breweries in Corktown; a winning bid for the PanAm aquatics centre; Batman ad creep and ... read more
Then. Queen and Yonge. 1980s. Looking NE along Queen. Yonge is behind the photographer. Note the 'Budget Optical' building. Note the stone reliefs on the walls. Keep reading.
Now. March 2012.
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Union station renovation on track; street style at the Pride Parade; Cities for People workshop looks at the Wallace-Emerson neighbourhood; city needs to firm up PanAm Games venues and more:
Clock ... read more
June 28, 2012 9:30 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
OneCity transit battle; house collapses in the Junction; the leadership of Karen Stintz; 2012 Pride Guide; Toronto's first brewery; how the city makes space for culture and more:
Round two of ... read more
Then. Another Old Chinatown scene. Chestnut Street, south of Dundas West, looking north. Looks to be 1964-ish, judging from the car styles. Bore mode on.
Chestnut was not the main Chinatown drag ... read more
June 27, 2012 9:16 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Councillors propose tax hike for massive TTC build; a school for social entrepreneurs; city launches a website showing traffic disruptions; another round of Game of Hoods; Gardiner ramp closures ... read more
June 26, 2012 8:46 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Rob Fords skips Pride flag-raising; concrete falls from the Gardiner, again: Toronto's favourite patios; possible TTC fare hike; huburbs of the GTA and more:
Game of Hoods, Round 2: West Bend vs. ... read more
One feared dead, another trapped after cave-in at Elliot Lake mall (National Post)
Why Canada should open its borders to the world (National Post)
Downsview Park bustling with urgency in advance ... read more
Then. 129A Dundas St. W. Something different today.
A bit of 1970-ish Chinatown history via an old news article taken from a book — the name of which escapes me — that I have in my library ... read more
Parking fee increases on the horizon, lawn bowling pushing for a come-back and tower renewal gets a much needed boost; here are the headlines for June 20th, 2012.
TDSB considers selling parts of ... read more
June 20, 2012 9:41 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Toronto loses it's elephants to California; TDSB examines selling school yards; Toronto's Cultural Work District; hood vs. hood; tips for safer cycling and more:
Toronto Zoo’s elephants set for ... read more