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Throwback Thursday: Mill Street

Throwback Thursday, Mill Street, Distillery District, Toronto
August 13, 2015 9:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early-2000s restoration of the former Gooderham and Worts Distillery into a pedestrian-friendly shopping and dining destination was the first of many recent changes to the historic site near ... read more

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

August 13, 2015 9:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Running hot and cold at City Hall; Is Queens Quay West too confusing?; Regent Park’s newest piece of public art has stories to tell; and more news... Running hot and ... read more

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

August 12, 2015 8:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Proposal could increase councillors at Toronto City Hall to 58; Toronto hailed as world’s most livable city by NYC magazine; TTC's eighth Bombardier Flexity ... read more

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

August 11, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The rising popularity of ‘skybridges’ in Toronto; Report urges Queen’s Park to create more community hubs; Will early-bird TTC subway service on Sundays continue after the Games?; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 10, 2015

August 10, 2015 9:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s ravine system offers the perfect escape from urban life; Salivate over these Taste of the Danforth photos; Will this circle be unbroken? Rising house prices, sinking ... read more

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

August 7, 2015 8:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Remade Front Street a road to enlightenment; Dead rail lines, lost streets, and more Toronto oddities; Torontonians get a chance to adopt a street tree with new program; ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Humber Bay Shores Skyline

Throwback Thursday, Humber Bay Shores skyline, Toronto
August 6, 2015 10:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's high-rise development boom has dramatically altered many areas around the city with the addition of new towers, bringing with them new residents and businesses. The Humber Bay Shores ... read more

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

August 6, 2015 8:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto condo vacancy drops as units become lowrise alternatives; Toronto library to roll out book-lending machine at Union Station; On transit, Torontonians may be ... read more

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

August 5, 2015 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many want another look at Scarborough subway; GO Transit’s concourse at Union Station to close Aug. 16; Private Zipcars, hidden kitchens, and more killer features coming ... read more

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

August 4, 2015 9:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Money to fix splash pad dries up; Toronto councillor Jim Karygiannis follows, confronts UberX driver; Apartment dwellers losing sleep over loose utility cover; and more ... read more

Bikes vs. Cars Opens Today at the Bloor HotDocs Cinema

Cyclist Aline Cavalcante, São Paulo, Brazil. Image by Rodrigo Marcondes, WG Film
July 31, 2015 4:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you're concerned at all about the future of transportation, whether merely locally or in cities all around the world, then Bikes vs. Cars, a new documentary by Fredrik Gertten will be of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 31, 2015

July 31, 2015 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pedestrian tunnel links Toronto island airport to mainland; Meet the guy who shuttles Bike Share bicycles back and forth across Toronto; Toronto hires its first ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 18 Yonge

18 Yonge Condos, Lanterra, Page + Steele/IBI Group, Malibu, H&R, Toronto
July 30, 2015 11:24 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's downtown core has undoubtedly changed over the past decade, with new office towers, hotels and condominiums joining the urban fabric of the city. This transformation is especially ... read more

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

July 30, 2015 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC chair: ‘I just want our damn streetcars’; Markham seniors told they can stay put while new residence built; TCHC keeps records on façade collapse secret; and more ... read more

Runnymede Theatre Honoured with Heritage Toronto Plaque

Shoppers Drug Mart, Runnymede Theatre, Heritage Toronto, Marcus Mitanis
July 29, 2015 11:57 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The Runnymede Theatre has been a staple in Bloor West Village since its days hosting vaudeville performances in the 1920s. As the atmospheric theatre continually found new life through the years ... read more

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

July 29, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto still discussing possible Expo 2025 bid; HOV lanes a boost for GO bus commuters, says Metrolinx; How this Toronto home went from dream to dilapidated dump over 62 ... read more

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

July 28, 2015 9:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Majority of Torontonians support city’s bid for the Olympics; More frequent "off-peak" service, shorter wait times for 33 TTC routes; HOV lane rules relaxing to allow two ... read more

CN Tower Fireworks Show Marks Official Close of Pan Am Games

CN Tower, Fireworks, Pan Am Games, Toronto
July 27, 2015 2:43 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Photographers were out in droves and kids were out far past their bedtimes last night, as crowds gathered at vantage points around the city to witness the Pan Am Games close with a bang, or in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 27, 2015

July 27, 2015 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How more drivers can use HOV lanes starting Tuesday; The man behind the star of Pan Am: CN Tower fireworks; Toronto tenants band together, receive settlement after company removes ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 24, 2015

July 24, 2015 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ridesharing apps could finally be carpooling’s coming of age; Why is Hamilton’s bike sharing scheme more popular than Toronto’s?; TTC wants to split King streetcar route ... read more