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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 3, 2018

July 3, 2018 8:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans to redevelop Ontario Place in Toronto shelved during transition to Doug Ford administration; Do you know how to use these Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Taking architecture app Driftscape for a stroll around Toronto; In one hour, Toronto drivers blocked this downtown intersection at virtually every red light; King Street ... read more

RAW Design Transforms Streetcar's Riverside Square for RAW X

Artificial turf at RAW X at Riverside Square, Toronto, image by Craig White
June 28, 2018 5:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's very rare that anyone would get into a construction site who didn't work on it—other than the occasional camera-toting reporters—but last night, Toronto architecture firm RAW Design ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto wants mid-rise housing, but can we afford it?; Breaking down Doug Ford’s impossible, ridiculous, scandalous subway to Pickering; The Bentway in Toronto reopens with new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 27, 2018

June 27, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We spent rush hour watching cyclists and drivers navigate an ‘absolutely terrifying’ Toronto intersection; Deadline for ‘Sidewalk Toronto’ plan pushed back; Shoppers ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 26, 2018

June 26, 2018 7:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto arts group hangs colourful banner to promote healing after van attack; What TCHC needs to do next with Regent Park; Rooming house pilot aims to give ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Sixth Worst City Myth; Scarborough now has its own mobile and artistic signifier; Toronto Pride Parade strikes sombre tone, memorializing LGBTQ victims; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Is Toronto the worst North American city to commute in? A new study suggests it is; Doug Ford raises eyebrows with expensive subway plan that would link Toronto to nearby ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 21, 2018

June 21, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillor to revive push to cancel Finch West LRT at community meeting; Gehry condo developers Great Gulf Group forge ahead as market cools; John ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 20, 2018

June 20, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Subway death renews calls for TTC to install platforms barriers; Changes to ward boundaries create confusion and raise concerns; Curbside patios pop up on King Street as city ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here are the four elements of a cyclist-friendly ‘protected intersection’; Annex residents allege heritage home is being intentionally left to rot; Coalition aims to make road ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Curious minds drawn to opening of Sidewalk Toronto workshop; Massey Hall gets celebratory sendoff before closing for renovations; Metrolinx board member ... read more

Dundas + Carlaw Heritage Plaque District Launching June 17

Dundas + Carlaw, Plaque District, Heritage Toronto
June 15, 2018 3:45 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Toronto is a vibrant city, with a rich history of recognition and celebration of the city’s diverse people and places. This weekend, Heritage Toronto, a charitable non-profit organization seeking ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A pedestrian, a cyclist and a driver share their views of the crisis on Toronto’s streets; Massey Hall squeezes in a star-studded birthday party before closing for two ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Dundas-Carlaw history comes to life with heritage plaque district; Developer sues Markham residents over ‘improper’ OMB appeals; Cirque du Soleil is coming soon to a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Tory announced Vision Zero two years ago Wednesday. 93 pedestrians or cyclists have died on Toronto streets since that date; Toronto expected to host some 2026 World Cup games ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 12, 2018

June 12, 2018 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC Plans For a Zero-Emission Bus Fleet; Permanent cycle track for Toronto's Prince Edward Viaduct?; NDP's Andrea Horwath speaks on CBC's Metro Morning for 1st time since ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 11, 2018

June 11, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What does losing official party status mean in Ontario?; George Brown College develops a lakeside hothouse for budding designers; Presto to cost TTC millions more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford's next challenge is to make sense of his many nonsensical promises; Will Toronto Get More New Streetcars?; Team hunts for clues ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 90 Niagara

Throwback Thursday, 90 Niagara, Fieldgate, Giannone Petricone, Toronto
June 7, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Around the corner from King and Bathurst in Toronto's King West Village, construction is progressing on Fieldgate Urban's 90 Niagara, a 5-storey, Giannone Petricone Associates-designed ... read more