February 4, 2013 9:46 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Will Alsop designs Yonge St. condo; Kathleen Wynne must be the transportation premier; making a case for high-speed rail, and more news.
Posted Toronto Political Panel: Good grief, it costs a ... read more
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford rejects downtown casino advice in letter from ex-mayors; that time they banned street parking downtown; TTC debuts revised version of its Rocket subway train; and more ... read more
January 31, 2013 9:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Wynne eager to reform transit funding; Cadillac Fairview and MGM strike deal for Toronto Casino; Ford happy about newsstand deal review; and more news.
Incoming Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne says ... read more
Then. 208 Queen Street West, circa 1980 or so, I'm guessing. The Queen Mother Cafe was established in 1978. This is a black and white picture that shows nicely the ability of b&w film to show ... read more
January 30, 2013 9:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto sets warm weather record; exploring zone-based fares; company offers new bid for TTC newsstand operation; Markham arena debate continues; and more news.
Toronto sets warm-weather record, ... read more
January 29, 2013 9:24 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
George Brown Campus pumps new energy into Toronto's Waterfront; thriving downtown lures jobs back to the core; campaign to explore the future of Toronto transit unveiled by chief planner; and more ... read more
Then. We are looking in a SW direction; the drugstore across the street is the NW corner of Parliament and Queen. August 1959.
Now. July 2012. It's still a furniture store across the street — ... read more
January 28, 2013 9:46 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Wynne makes history as first openly gay premier in Canada; Mayor Ford remains vulnerable in head-to-head, poll finds; how the TTC used to deal with overcrowding; and more news.
Don’t turn ... read more
Then. Bloor Street again. St. Margaret's School. This time at the southeast corner of Spadina, circa 1898. Picture sourced by wwwebster. St. Margaret's was a day and boarding school for girls. It ... read more
With a loss, Ford could seek leave to appeal from Supreme Court; Toronto Scientology location boarded up as controversial organization plans renovation; how Brantford used casino dollars to save ... read more
January 24, 2013 9:56 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford to learn fate Friday morning; strollers on streetcars fight continues; Chow on casinos; falling glass at Shangri-La and more news.
Decision on whether Rob Ford will keep his job will be ... read more
Then. 'Queen Street East Church.' Queen and Vancouver, northwest corner, circa 1899. Looks like a growing congregation; if you go by the addition to the front; or would that be the other way ... read more
January 23, 2013 9:39 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford needs stronger agenda; majority support casino; MGM eyes CNE; how urban design effects our health, and more!
If Rob Ford had ‘stronger agenda’ it would eliminate some of the ‘sideshow ... read more
Today's Photo of the Day is a great view of King Street and its towers, as seen from below. Our vantage point is the bottom of the stairs at King Subway Station. And, coincidentally, we have a ... read more