January 28, 2013 10:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
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 10:46 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
January 25, 2013 10:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
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 10:56 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
January 23, 2013 10:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
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 10:39 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
Is that a Starbucks, or a new bank branch?; TTC to study complaint about strollers taking up too much space; downtown Toronto's pace of population growth triples, outpacing suburbs; and more ... read more
January 21, 2013 10:48 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Records broken in commercial property deals; vital underground work supports vertical communities; (Re)thinking transit shelter design; swapping a house for year-round living on the water; smart ... read more
January 18, 2013 12:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
YMCA aims to fund massive expansion; Can the Entertainment District's restaurant row resist condo frenzy?; People talk casinos at public consultations; TTC report threatens to reopen Scarborough ... read more
January 17, 2013 10:40 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
"Best budget in Toronto's History"? ; Del Grande resigns; Toronto grows up; Mammoliti says overspending a disagreement and more news.
‘The mayor was the mayor. It’s one of the unsolved mysteries ... read more
January 16, 2013 10:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. "Sep. 16, 1951. Lake Shore Blvd. looking W from approx. 100' E of Starr Ave".
Starr was a north/south street (it's no more) about halfway between Dunn and James on a line with Close Ave. to ... read more
January 16, 2013 10:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford feeling the heat; Mammoliti argues overspending allegations; More Mid-Rise for our avenues; TTC officers arrested; 2% property tax increase and more news.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford feels the ... read more