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

May 8, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Archaeologists dig up 19th century schooner that might just be the oldest ship ever found in Toronto harbour; New raccoon-resistant green bins coming soon to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 10 Dundas East and Yonge-Dundas Square

Throwback Thursday, Yonge Dundas, 10 Dundas East, Toronto
May 7, 2015 10:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The chaotic atmosphere and glittering lights of Yonge and Dundas are among the many features of the public plaza often compared to Times Square in New York City. Many of the illuminated signs and ... read more

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

May 7, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto council approves new home for Red Door Shelter, another study for Scarborough subway; No recommendations for Toronto council on Gardiner; Toronto city council ... read more

16th Annual CANstruction Event Fights Hunger in Innovative Ways

CANstruction, Daily Bread Food Bank, Toronto, TD Centre
May 6, 2015 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We love food in Toronto. With everything from fine dining to hipster havens to street food, Toronto's eclectic food scene has something to offer people of all tastes. With the range of food ... read more

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

May 6, 2015 8:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bike-powered trailside concerts roll along Toronto’s Pan Am Path; Tory opens door to Uber discussion at council, as new new anti-ridesharing ads ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015 8:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Subway expansion under Toronto; Toronto council set for another taxi plate vote after fierce lobbying; Toronto considers asking feds to reinstate long-form census; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 4, 2015

May 4, 2015 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Graffiti walk exposes street artists’ work; Meet the team saving Toronto’s birds from condo towers; Lack of public Wi-Fi in Toronto raises privacy concerns; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015 9:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rezoning for mid-size condos would revive GTA ‘dead zones'; Your Guide to Jane’s Walk 2015; Porter Airlines Inc. CEO accuses Air Canada of flip-flopping on Toronto jets ... read more

UrbanToronto is Expanding: Managing Editor Position Available

April 30, 2015 9:20 am | by Editor | Comments
We are delighted to be expanding our team! UrbanToronto is seeking a second enthusiastic managing editor to add to our current team. If you are a team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, we ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 30, 2015

April 30, 2015 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians love to debate whether city is ‘world class.’ They should just ask Atlanta, which offers a firm ‘yes!’; Roving weather cars to provide updates during Pan Am ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Union Station is getting rotisserie chicken, a Burger’s Priest, and a huge food market; CivicAction Better City Bootcamp brings out over 600 civic leaders; 100 Days: A ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 28, 2015

April 28, 2015 9:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Finch LRT to be complete in 2022, before Sheppard breaks ground; To spur affordable housing, Toronto looks to loosen red tape for developers; Five of the most interesting ... read more

Lowdown Tracks: UrbanToronto at HotDocs

Lowdown Tracks: Lorraine Segato fins music in the streets, Bishari Films
April 27, 2015 2:28 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We usually rush by without stopping. Not always though, sometimes we stop and listen for a few seconds, and sometimes we even manage to dig some coins out of our pockets. Lowdown Tracks, playing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 27, 2015

April 27, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Former Toronto police chief Bill Blair joining Liberals, eyes Scarborough seat; 905 mayors laud provincial budget, but say suburban growth needs more ... read more

Heritage Toronto to Kick Off 2015 Tour Season

Heritage Toronto 2015 Tours
April 24, 2015 3:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Heritage Toronto's 21st season of tours kicks off tomorrow, running through October 4th. The walking tours give locals and tourists alike the opportunity to explore the history of the city around ... read more

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

April 24, 2015 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
PortsToronto dedicating land for waterfront-area hockey arena; Hot Docs is Here; 10 ideas to help solve Toronto’s parks acquisition crisis; and more ... read more

Toronto of the Future Arrives in June 2015 at Metro Hall

Toronto of the Future graphic identity courtesy of RJV Communications Inc.
April 23, 2015 2:50 pm | by Editor | Comments
Want to get a better idea of what the future holds for Toronto's streets and skyline? Sure you do, that's what UrbanToronto.ca is all about, and in that light we are one of the sponsors of a free ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Ryerson Ted Rogers School of Management

Throwback Thursday, Ryerson Ted Rogers School Management, Toronto, Bay, Dundas
April 23, 2015 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson University has been rapidly expanding over the past several years, adding a collection of new buildings to the Downtown landscape in the process. Back on August 8th, 2005, construction was ... read more

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

April 23, 2015 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s airport-downtown rail link to start service on June 6; Reality rains on Mississauga's LRT celebration; Target Corp’s hasty exit from Canada leaves anger behind; ... read more

Great Gulf's Doors Open Toronto Announces Full 2015 Lineup

Doors Open Toronto 2015, Great Gulf
April 22, 2015 5:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now in its 16th year, Doors Open Toronto—presented by developer Great Gulf—is becoming quite the tradition among urban enthusiasts. Every year, the festival allows curious members of the ... read more