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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 21, 2015

October 21, 2015 9:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
SmartTrack could cut some TTC commutes; Porter push for island airport jets is dead; One year after Tory’s election, SmartTrack is still more concept than project; and more ... read more

Urban Land Institute Hosting Symposium on Disruptive Technology

Urban Land Institute
October 20, 2015 4:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has announced an upcoming panel discussion on disruptive technologies, to be held on November 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Part of the ULI's Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 20, 2015

October 20, 2015 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Trudeau emerges as political force in own right, out from father's shadow; Toronto Mayor John Tory calls Trudeau a champion of cities; Where does a new Liberal government get started?; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 19, 2015

October 19, 2015 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC considers legal action over Bombardier streetcar delays; Work of saving Lawrence Heights begins with demolition; Playing Fast and Loose With SmartTrack; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 16, 2015

October 16, 2015 9:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
5 subtle signs of lost rivers in Toronto; How muck from the mouth of the Don River becomes new land for the Leslie Street Spit; New fully digital Humber River Hospital ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Front Street East

Throwback Thursday, Market Square, Front Street East, Toronto
October 15, 2015 10:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The past decade has brought significant changes to Front Street East and the surrounding area. The development of the Distillery District in the mid 2000s brought new high-end commercial, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 15, 2015

October 15, 2015 9:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
SmartTrack support group to boost mayor’s transit plan; City seeks heritage listing for 35 properties in Mirvish Village; Staff report hints at Toronto taking over Pearson ... read more

Winners Announced for 41st Heritage Toronto Awards

41st Annual Heritage Toronto Awards
October 14, 2015 3:07 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The 41st Annual Heritage Toronto Awards were held at Koerner Hall Tuesday evening, bringing together a diverse group of nominees and attendants, all joined by a mutual appreciation of "Toronto's ... read more

U of T's Daniels Faculty of Architecture Presents: Uber Urbanism

Uber Urbanism, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, UofT
October 14, 2015 9:40 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Later this month, the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto will be hosting a special Daniels Fora Speaker's Series one-night-only event titled Uber Urbanism. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 14, 2015

October 14, 2015 7:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lawrence Heights demo begins ahead of massive redevelopment; A “Reset” For Waterfront Transit Plans?; What Can Toronto Learn from Chicago’s Newest Park?; and more ... read more

Lifetime Developments Hosting 'SMASHED' Charity Ping Pong Event

SMASHED Charity Ping Pong event, Lifeline, Lifetime Developments
October 13, 2015 12:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lifetime Developments, the developer behind many Toronto condominium developments we follow, is giving back to the community via a charity foundation called Lifeline. Founded in 2014, the charity ... read more

Insider Q&A: Shellianne Bedder of Spice Urban Towns

Insider Q&A: Shellianne Bedder of Spice Urban Towns
October 13, 2015 12:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Creating a good first impression is key to so many things in life, and that's as true from building a new relationship as it is for transactions when large sums are involved. As home purchases ... read more

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

October 13, 2015 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Does Toronto need a low-income TTC pass?; Leaders hit GTA but millions have already voted in federal election; Waterfront Toronto a model of governmental co-operation; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 9, 2015

October 9, 2015 8:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What’s down the line for Eglinton Crosstown; Toronto’s Old City Hall deserves more respect than to become a mall; Will the dream of Toronto’s Green Line ever become a reality?; ... read more

Throwback Thursday: St. Lawrence Hall

Throwback Thursday, Market Square, St. Lawrence Hall, Toronto
October 8, 2015 10:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For 165 years, St. Lawrence Hall has been an architectural fixture in the neighbourhood of the same name. Though the city continues to rapidly grow around it, the Renaissance Revival-style ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 8, 2015

October 8, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC, Metrolinx ready for Blue Jays fans; Two towering figures in Toronto’s Thorncliffe Park; Checking Toronto’s Vital Signs; and more news... TTC, Metrolinx ready for ... read more

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

October 7, 2015 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bike lanes on Bloor ever-elusive for Toronto planners and cyclists; Toronto’s Old City Hall expected to remain courthouse until 2021; Ryerson gives students place to crash ... read more

Magna Carta Exhibition Opens at Fort York Visitors Centre

Fort York National Historic Site, Toronto
October 6, 2015 12:34 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In commemoration of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John I of England, in 1215, this seminal human rights document, along with the accompanying Charter of the ... read more

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

October 6, 2015 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scotiabank drops out as major Nuit Blanche sponsor; Residents Share “Regent Park Stories”; Fake homeless shelter pops up in affluent Toronto neighbourhood; and more ... read more

10th Annual Nuit Blanche Transforms Toronto Streets

The Eyes of the Bridge, image by Craig White
October 5, 2015 5:05 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Another edition of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche has come and gone, but the hundreds of photos captured from the annual arts event gives revellers the chance to relive the night, of the chance to catch ... read more