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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 3,2012

December 3, 2012 9:39 am | by Editor | Comments
Ford urges council to let people of Toronto vote on his future; visualizing the future of Toronto; transit could help Eglinton turn the corner; and more news. Ford urges council to let the people ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 30, 2012

November 30, 2012 10:38 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Downtown relief line and Yonge subway extension fast-tracked; accusations of extracting cash out of developers; Mississauga property owners to pay for water run-off; LRT not mentioned in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 29, 2012

November 29, 2012 10:31 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Plastic bags live on; Elephants in the room; Karen Stintz may seek mayor's chair after all; Lots on the Ford saga and more news. Here are today's headlines. Rob Ford may be losing allies in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 28, 2012

November 28, 2012 10:19 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Transit plans to go ahead despite leadership uncertainty; Death of the conservative agenda?; Presto cards coming for TTC; Chow for mayor and more news. Here are today's headlines. The $8.4B ... read more

Don Schmitt on the Art of the Architect at the Walrus Talks

Donald Schmitt speaks at the Walrus Talks 2012, image by Jack Landau
November 27, 2012 6:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Back in October the Walrus Magazine, Canada's general interest literary journal, invited nine Toronto-based movers and shakers to speak on "The Art of the City" at a salon held in front of a ... read more

Time Running Out on the Inaugural Shows at the Ryerson Image Centre

November 27, 2012 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When the Ryerson Image Centre opened in time for Nuit Blanche this year, Toronto gained a major new cultural attraction, one aimed squarely at the importance of the photographic image in this ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 27, 2012

November 27, 2012 10:29 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Ford intends to appeal; What kind of mayor does Toronto need?; New hotel at CNE; Pan Am Games on budget and more news. Here are today's headlines. Rob Ford’s appeal will be filed ‘in the next ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 26, 2012

November 26, 2012 10:22 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Ford booted from office; Hume on constant construction; Farming in Rouge Park; The blocks that gentrification forgot and more news. Here are today's headlines. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Removed From ... read more

Peel Region Museum Reopening After Goldsmith Borgal Remake

November 24, 2012 10:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Grand Opening marks heritage specialists Goldsmith Borgal & Company Architects' remake of Brampton's Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 22, 2012

November 22, 2012 10:05 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Viable challengers to Ford; TDSB abandons plan to sell land; College Park to get makeover; No dedicated transit funds from the Feds and more news. Here are today's headlines. James: Viable Ford ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 21, 2012

November 21, 2012 10:16 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Dispute still rages over closed-door session; fight continues on the plastic bag ban; Board of Health says no to a casino; building the Pan Am games and more news: Study finds GTA companies lag in ... read more

BILD Members Raise Over $30,000 for Habitat for Humanity

BILD, Habitat for Humanity Toronto, Fundraiser, White Out Party
November 20, 2012 2:32 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Building Industry and Land Development Association's (BILD) fourth annual Party for Humanity was attended by over 450 industry professionals this year, and raised more than $30,000 for Habitat ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 20, 2012

November 20, 2012 10:45 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Cost overruns on renos at Nelson Mandela Park Public School; Casino debate heats up; Ground breaking for new stadium at York University; Clean Train Coalition fights Metrolinx diesel trains and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 19, 2012

November 19, 2012 10:51 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Poll on tax for DRL; Ford sidelines Toronto; TDSB ponders selling land from playgrounds; McCallion maintains grip on council and more news. Here are today's headlines. Exclusive: Poll shows ... read more

Sandro Martini Feted as Burano Fresco is Unveiled

November 16, 2012 5:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Lanterra's Burano condos on Bay Street—between Grenville and Grosvenor—was regularly affixed in many an UrbanToronto.ca-shutterbug's viewfinder over the course of its construction. The 50-storey ... read more

Then and Now: Adams Store, City Hall Square

Adams Store, City Hall Square, Toronto, 1920s
November 16, 2012 11:03 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Main floor of the Adams Store. City Hall Square'. At some point Eatons expanded into this space; I'm guessing in the 1920s... And of course Eatons has been gone for over 30 years now. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 16, 2012

November 16, 2012 10:34 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Hume on the Queens Quay remake; Opposition to casino gains steam; Store owners sue City over plastic bag ban; Condomonium in the Annex and more news. Here are today's headlines. A boulevard runs ... read more

Then and Now: View From Royal York Hotel

View from Royal York Hotel Toronto, 2012
November 15, 2012 11:22 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
The Toronto Archives describes the picture below as: "View of high buildings from Royal Bank. April 22, 1929." The caption is wrong; it should be Royal York [Hotel]. The largest building in the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 15, 2012

November 15, 2012 10:32 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Trump Tower rains glass; Pushing for tougher vandalism laws; Ford in court; Residents vs Uranium; Chow to boot Ford? and more news. Here are today's headlines. Bay and Adelaide intersection closed ... read more

Then and Now: Price's Lane Part 2

Price's Lane, Toronto, 1914
November 14, 2012 11:09 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Price's Lane (again). Aug 23, 1914. Looking north this time. The small girl at far right poses for this photographer again that day — the picture can be found online at the Toronto Archives ... read more