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Toronto Transformed: Capturing Nuit Blanche 2014 in Photos

Kaleidoscopic by David + David. Image by Jimmy Wu.
October 6, 2014 4:45 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Over 400 artists participated in this year's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, creating more than 120 exhibitions which were scattered throughout Toronto. Though the all-night art spectacle has ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 6, 2014

October 6, 2014 9:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC to beef up rush-hour service on Yonge subway; Nuit Blanche kept city up all night; Tory’s support rises to 42 per cent as Ford fades, Chow in third; and more ... read more

Junction Community Group Holds Arts Event To Build Momentum

Junction Commons Project, Blackout 2014, Mavety
October 3, 2014 12:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Although Nuit Blanche may be the top hit on most Torontonians' mental search when the words Art and Late Night are mentioned, it is not the only event that matches this criteria—at least not ... read more

Several Nuit Blanche Exhibits to Highlight Architecture and Built Form

October 3, 2014 11:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This Saturday, October 4th 2014, the city will come alive for another year of Nuit Blanche, the annual all-night arts festival that transforms our downtown into a massive art gallery from sunset ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 3, 2014

October 3, 2014 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto residents fear footprint of Tory’s SmartTrack rail system; Doug Ford says he would build Downtown Relief Line before extending Sheppard subway; Hottest Pan Am ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 2, 2014

October 2, 2014 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC won't run streetcars on Cherry until at least 2016; Thousands to carry Pan Am torch in 41-day journey across Canada; Mississauga mayoral campaign a ‘brand new concept’ ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014 9:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford vows to cut land transfer tax; Olivia Chow promises 3,000 more child care spaces; John Tory looks ahead in his new ad; and more news... Security could drive ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 9:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Olivia Chow gets creative in Toronto mayoral debate on arts; Future of Island Yacht Club ‘in limbo’; Union Station office tower development to feature new GO bus terminal; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 29, 2014

September 29, 2014 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Rob Ford makes first public appearance since cancer diagnosis at Ford Fest; Mississauga mayoral election: Platforms of the two front-runners; Toronto city councillor ... read more

Nuit Blanche Expands Its Reach Beyond the Downtown Core

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche
September 26, 2014 9:50 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
On Saturday, October 4, crowds will pour into central Toronto for the city's annual after hours—6:53 p.m. to sunrise—exhibition of contemporary art, Nuit Blanche. As wading through pedestrian ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 26, 2014

September 26, 2014 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory to focus on debates where Doug Ford is present; Olivia Chow accuses John Tory of being scared to debate her one-on-one; GO Transit in the dark on details of dangerous ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 25, 2014

September 25, 2014 7:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford attacks Tory’s credentials in impromptu news conference; Brampton council puts off issue of misspending by mayor; Rob Ford had city-funded driver drop him off at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 24, 2014

September 24, 2014 9:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford makes debut in raucous Toronto mayoral debate; A Brief History of the Legendary El Mocambo; GTA home buyers prefer walkable neighbourhoods; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014 11:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford showing limited voter appeal as Tory widens lead in Toronto race; Zombie Walk needs cash to stay alive; Toronto’s Beaches vs. Beach debate reopened; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014 9:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With less than a year to go, Pan Am venues face delays; Chow targets Tory as her campaign shifts left; Doug Ford launches mayoral campaign with door knocking blitz; and ... read more

Fort York Visitor Centre Officially Opens With Weekend Festival

Fort York Visitor Centre, Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini
September 19, 2014 9:09 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The Official Opening of the Fort York Visitor Centre was held this afternoon. By most definitions, Toronto’s newest attraction, which is embedded into the ground, makes a bold statement whilst ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With first ‘woonerf’ in West Don Lands, Toronto is learning to share its streets; Sick coyote captured roaming Scarborough Bluffs; Doug Ford Launches Campaign Website; and ... read more

Aga Khan Museum Opens to the Public in Don Mills

Whirling Dervishes perform after the opening ceremonies of the Aga Khan Museum,
September 18, 2014 5:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The most significant opening of a building in Toronto this year is not a new skyscraping addition to our skyline, but a pair of ground-hugging cultural and religious institutions surrounded by 6.8 ... read more

Split Rock Gap, a new Artwork, Marks Liberty Village's Centre

Walter Jensen, Francisco Gazitua, Mike Layton stand by Split Rock Gap, Toronto
September 18, 2014 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Few Toronto neighbourhoods have grown as quickly as Liberty Village. It wasn't long ago that the land between the Gardiner and King Street to the east of Dufferin was not much more than aging ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s El Mocambo conditionally sold, last show could be played in November at legendary venue; Rob Ford cancer diagnosis reshapes Toronto election; TTC’s slowing rise ... read more