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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
'Arrest me,' Toronto Mayor Rob Ford dares police chief; Rob Ford's war leaves Torontonians losers: Hume; political advice from Calgary's Mayor; and more news. ‘Arrest me,’ Toronto Mayor Rob Ford ... read more

Throwback Thursday: No Trump As Bay Adelaide Creates A New Vu

February 27, 2014 2:20 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Few streets in Toronto have seen as many new buildings over the last decade as Adelaide Street. Less than a decade ago Adelaide seemed like an express route between surface parking lots, but most ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 27, 2014

February 27, 2014 10:30 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Rob Ford criticized by Montreal mayor for his absence at Big City Mayors' press conference; Karen Stintz proposes a way to expand the TTC without taxpayer dollars; Yorkdale Turns 50; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet For February 26, 2014

February 26, 2014 10:45 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford in Ottawa: "I want more money for subways'; poll shows tight early race among Chow, Ford, Tory; big private landowners have shocking proposal for the Gardiner Expressway; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet For February 25, 2014

February 25, 2014 10:30 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto tourism numbers hit an all time high; new and quicker plan to fix the aging Gardiner Expressway; new political candidates for the 2014 city election; and more news. Tory, Stintz give ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
John Tory officially joins race to replace Rob Ford as Toronto mayor; urban walking is a legal high, so why are cities cruel to pedestrians; CN Tower built to last; and more news. John Tory ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 21, 2014

February 21, 2014 10:05 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Regent Park welcomes new homes; Augimeri takes on the TTC Chair; Doug Ford won't run in the next provincial elections; E-bikes allowed in bikes lanes; and more news. Regent Park residents feel ... read more

Congratulations to our Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Winners

February 20, 2014 3:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto is pleased to say congratulations to Melanie DeSouza and Ryan Deonarine, who each won a pair of tickets to tour Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in our recent write-in contest. We know ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 10:07 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Toronto taxi overhaul initiates shift to owner-operated cabs; Karen Stintz to make it official, become third major Toronto mayoral candidate; Councillor Maria Augimeri to replace Karen Stintz as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 19, 2014

February 19, 2014 10:28 am | by Editor | Comments
Battle lines form in contest for TTC chair's job; Toronto street-food trucks could finally be on the way; the Rob and Doug Ford Web Show recap; and more news. Battle lines form in contest for TTC ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 18, 2014

February 18, 2014 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Cities running out of cash for snow removal as icy Canadian winter hits hard; Soknacki campaign prepares to drop the gloves in Toronto mayoral battle; Mulcair names NDP urban affairs critic; and ... read more

Valentine's Day Greetings: UrbanToronto Style

Valentine's Day Greetings For Planners, Architects, Engineers, Designers ...
February 14, 2014 2:30 pm | by Editor | Comments
We're not mushy Valentine's types here at UrbanToronto (well, not most of us anyway...) but we couldn't resist sending all of our dear readers this special greeting — UrbanToronto style, of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 14, 2014

February 14, 2014 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Municipalities caught off guard by details of $14-billion infrastructure fund; developer backs away from plan to put Walmart in Kensington Market; Rob Ford predicts mayoral election will be "war"; ... read more

Gardiner Painted With Its Own Light In Prominent New Artwork

Gardiner Streams by Katharine Harvey, Concord CityPlace, Toronto
February 13, 2014 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Anyone driving in or out of Downtown Toronto via the Gardiner over the last couple of months will have seen a dynamic new artwork—still a work in progress—on the facing wall of a condo rec centre ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 13, 2014

February 13, 2014 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Councillor wants Toronto bars to serve liquor at 6 a.m. for Olympics; dozens arrested for selling fake Toronto transit passes; Toronto ombudsman reports spike in complaints about city services; ... read more

Ryerson Image Centre LEDs Raise Awareness of Homelessness

Ryerson Image Centre blue
February 12, 2014 11:35 am | by Rami Kozman | Comments
Active LED wall displaying a shade of blue, image by Dumitru Onceanu read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 12, 2014

February 12, 2014 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford's former campaign mastermind sides with John tory; Toronto subways lead over LRTs, Forum poll shows; Teens protest at Rob Ford's office; and more news. Rob Ford’s former campaign ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 11, 2013

February 11, 2014 10:14 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
GTAA announces recommendations for Pearson shutdown procedures; Karen Stintz wants launch of Presto sped up; Etobicoke GO Transit station to be upgraded for $5M; 5 streets that used to have ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 10, 2014

February 10, 2014 9:33 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford explains lying about crack scandal on YouTube show; this winter, Toronto stands on a stage of ice; Queen St W Loblaws a curse for some, blessing for others; and more news. Rob Ford ... read more

Hands on Urbanism: How to Make a Difference

Hands-On Urbanism; Ma Po Po Farm, Ma Shi Po Village, Hong Kong
February 7, 2014 5:35 pm | by Simon Li | Comments
The Centre for City Ecology and the University of Toronto is inviting interested citizens, activists, architects, artists, and planners to attend "Hands on Urbanism: How ... read more