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Valentine's Day Greetings: UrbanToronto Style

Valentine's Day Greetings For Planners, Architects, Engineers, Designers ...
February 14, 2014 3:30 pm | by Editor | Comments
We're not mushy Valentine's types here at UrbanToronto (well, not most of us anyway...) but we couldn't resist sending all of our dear readers this special greeting — UrbanToronto style, of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 14, 2014

February 14, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Municipalities caught off guard by details of $14-billion infrastructure fund; developer backs away from plan to put Walmart in Kensington Market; Rob Ford predicts mayoral election will be "war"; ... read more

Gardiner Painted With Its Own Light In Prominent New Artwork

Gardiner Streams by Katharine Harvey, Concord CityPlace, Toronto
February 13, 2014 1:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Anyone driving in or out of Downtown Toronto via the Gardiner over the last couple of months will have seen a dynamic new artwork—still a work in progress—on the facing wall of a condo rec centre ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 13, 2014

February 13, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Councillor wants Toronto bars to serve liquor at 6 a.m. for Olympics; dozens arrested for selling fake Toronto transit passes; Toronto ombudsman reports spike in complaints about city services; ... read more

Ryerson Image Centre LEDs Raise Awareness of Homelessness

Ryerson Image Centre blue
February 12, 2014 12:35 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
Active LED wall displaying a shade of blue, image by Dumitru Onceanu read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 12, 2014

February 12, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford's former campaign mastermind sides with John tory; Toronto subways lead over LRTs, Forum poll shows; Teens protest at Rob Ford's office; and more news. Rob Ford’s former campaign ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 11, 2013

February 11, 2014 11:14 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
GTAA announces recommendations for Pearson shutdown procedures; Karen Stintz wants launch of Presto sped up; Etobicoke GO Transit station to be upgraded for $5M; 5 streets that used to have ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 10, 2014

February 10, 2014 10:33 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford explains lying about crack scandal on YouTube show; this winter, Toronto stands on a stage of ice; Queen St W Loblaws a curse for some, blessing for others; and more news. Rob Ford ... read more

Hands on Urbanism: How to Make a Difference

Hands-On Urbanism; Ma Po Po Farm, Ma Shi Po Village, Hong Kong
February 7, 2014 6:35 pm | by Simon Li | Comments
The Centre for City Ecology and the University of Toronto is inviting interested citizens, activists, architects, artists, and planners to attend "Hands on Urbanism: How ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 7, 2014

February 7, 2014 11:26 am | by Simon Li | Comments
The future of Toronto's Gardiner is still in debate but the public forum is in favour of tearing it down; CEO of TTC is not in favour of driverless subway trains; Rob Ford is not homophobic; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 6, 2014

February 6, 2014 11:01 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Lots of news on the Gardiner Expressway takedown proposal; new streetcars are put to the test; cleric probed for hate crimes; and more news. Gardiner Expressway removal would increase commute ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 5, 2014

February 5, 2014 11:16 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto home prices surge, again 'outpacing family incomes'; Union Station has earned the right to keep its name; Council split over the next step for the crumbling Gardiner Expressway; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 4, 2014

February 4, 2014 11:22 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Group petitioning for city to redesign Bathurst intersection; Presto 'fare gate' prototype unveiled; Torontonians prefer Scarborough LRT over Subway; more snow expected for Toronto; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 3, 2014

February 3, 2014 11:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford admits jaywalking ticket in Vancouver; Toronto's mixed-use boom coming to a 'hood near you; fighting against the condo tide along Restaurant Row; and more news. Fire damage to former ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 31, 2014

January 31, 2014 11:20 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Council passes 'phantom budget,' Ford says; Cumberland Terrace a dying mall sitting on prime real estate; veteran city hall councillor Norm Gardner comes out of retirement to run for Mayor of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 30, 2014

January 30, 2014 11:30 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
City council approves tax hike on property; Toronto gets down on A-frame sign violators; Rob Ford meets with criminal lawyer; and more news. Rob Ford meets with criminal lawyer as city council ... read more

CONTEST: Win Tickets to Ripley's Aquarium of Canada!

Toronto skyline circa 2007
January 28, 2014 5:55 pm | by Editor | Comments
Our friends at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada have passed along tickets to give away. If you haven't checked out Toronto's newest attraction yet, here's your chance! Before you can enter the contest, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for January 28, 2014

January 28, 2014 11:15 am | by Editor | Comments
Loblaws moving into Kensington Market; TTC plan to cut some stops won't improve service, councillor argues; short film gives Toronto Woody Allen treatment; and more news. Tycoon shows his real ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for January 27, 2014

January 27, 2014 11:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Hudson's Bay to sell assets, open Saks in downtown flagship; GO orders more train coaches; Mississauga mansion finally sells; Pearson express train on track; Ontario minimum wage report out today; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for January 24

January 24, 2014 12:03 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Rob Ford fame reaches Jeopardy; Gardiner Expressway discussions continue; GO Trains to get makeover; TTC considers time-based transfers; and more news. read more