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Winning Entries Revealed for 2016 Winter Stations Competition

Aurora Borealis by Laurentian University. Sudbury, Ontario.
January 11, 2016 12:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on a successful inaugural year, RAW Design, Ferris + Associates, and Curio's Winter Stations Design Competition is back for another year to transform lifeguard ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 11, 2016

January 11, 2016 8:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mount Dennis residents want greener tech for Eglinton LRT; New Toronto homeless shelter could open in Leslieville; TTC 2016 Budget Update; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 8, 2016

January 8, 2016 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Details of Toronto’s mysterious rooftop rink revealed; Toronto's Bike Share program to get new equipment this spring; New York Times tells us what's so great about Toronto; and ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sherbourne and Adelaide

Throwback Thursday, Duke Street, Adelaide, Sherbourne, Toronto
January 7, 2016 10:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our Throwback Thursday series usually doesn't need to delve too far into the past to uncover major changes to Toronto's streetscapes. While most of these articles highlight recent additions to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 7, 2016

January 7, 2016 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Greater Toronto Area’s home sales surge to record heights in 2015; From a sweat lodge to a mini-putt course, what’s on the roofs over Toronto heads; How a Forest Hill ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 6, 2016

January 6, 2016 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What is the city’s most iconic building, Toronto?; Your 2016 Metropasses are now a collector’s item; Mystery hockey rink appears atop Bay St. office tower; and more news... What is ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 5, 2016

January 5, 2016 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's laneways to take centre stage in 2016; Revised plan for Union Station’s lower concourse approved; Honest Ed's appears on Guardian list of 50 global buildings; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 4, 2016

January 4, 2016 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Great (and less great) moments in Toronto NIMBYism; TTC fare hikes go into effect; Why the city has left some cash-generating tools in its back pocket; and more ... read more

Happy Holidays From UrbanToronto!

December 24, 2015 12:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We wish all our readers a safe and happy holiday season! Our offices will be closed until January 4th as our team takes a well-deserved break from tracking the countless developments reshaping our ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 24, 2015

December 24, 2015 8:55 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Uber, SmartTrack remain issues for John Tory heading into 2016; A European expert's take on the TTC; Retailers look to jam more living into smaller homes; and more news... A European expert's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 23, 2015

December 23, 2015 7:52 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Former Dieu du Ciel brewmaster to open brew pub in Toronto's east end; Drone flights prompt federal warnings; Warm weather helps Toronto save its plow budget for a snowy day; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 8:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Dollar-a-day parking levy could be a powerful revenue tool for Toronto; How the TTC can strike back against UberHop; The Impact of an Underfunded Poverty Reduction Strategy; ... read more

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

December 21, 2015 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The best of city building in Toronto; Planning for Toronto’s Ravine Strategy; UberHop defines a need the city has the power to fill; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 18, 2015

December 18, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Does Toronto need a municipal sales tax?; Toronto budget shortfalls threaten transit plans, TTC considers higher fares during rush hour; and more news... Does Toronto need a ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Distillery District

Throwback Thursday, Distillery District, Toronto
December 17, 2015 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the early 2000s, the historic Gooderham and Worts distillery has rapidly been transformed into the trendy Distillery District, a pedestrianized mixed-use community that capitalizes on the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 17, 2015

December 17, 2015 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC eyeing major fare structure changes as Presto rolls out; Ontario stalls on plans for western GTA highway; Minister of Infrastructure Sohi eases congestion on Toronto ... read more

Expanded Winter Stations Competition Returning in February

A 2016 submission, image courtesy of Winter Stations
December 16, 2015 4:53 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following the success of Toronto's inaugural Winter Stations Design Competition, organizers RAW Design, Ferris + Associates, and Curio have announced that the 2016 event has drawn nearly twice as ... read more

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

December 16, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Flood control, affordable-housing fixes top Toronto mayor’s infrastructure list; Presto fare system goes live on many TTC streetcars; Downtown commuters test the waters on ... read more

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

December 15, 2015 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolishing the Gardiner's spiral ramp could free up prime public space; Departing Waterfront CEO reflects on the ‘tactics’ of his city-building mission; Toronto is still ... read more

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

December 14, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What does Toronto’s new bike plan offer Scarborough?; Dixon Hall Youth Centre left without permanent home in Regent Park revitalization; New Uber service targets Toronto ... read more