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

April 30, 2014 8:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Transit related news takes centre stage in today's headlines; Construction proceeding on Eglinton LRT; Chow's transit plans attacked by mayoral candidates; Karen Stintz's transit funding solution; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 29, 2014

April 29, 2014 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto sees longest commute times in Ontario; Challenges ahead for TCHC; Street sign auction proves popular, but not everyone happy about "celebrity" signatures; and more news... Rob Ford has no ... read more

Doors Open Toronto Announces Full Lineup for 2014

Doors Open Toronto, Great Gulf Homes
April 28, 2014 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For those with an interest in Toronto buildings, architecture and history, Doors Open Toronto — presented by Great Gulf Homes, is one of the most exciting times of the year. The annual ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 28, 2014

April 28, 2014 7:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Eugene Jones out, tenants pessimistic after shakeup at TCHC; Former wrestler snubbed by Ford; Southcore giving Bay Street a run for its money; and more news... The giants of Bay Street may be ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TCHC board meets to debate the fate of CEO Gene Jones; Denzil Minnan-Wong will not be running for mayor; Gardiner Expressway to close for the weekend; and more news... Augimeri’s conspiracy theory ... read more

City of Toronto to Auction Off Decommissioned Street Signs

decomissioned street sign auction, City of Toronto
April 24, 2014 2:15 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
As Toronto continues to develop and change at break-neck speed, many residents are looking for ways to preserve memories of different parts of the city. In order to facilitate this, the City has ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 24, 2014

April 24, 2014 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Google Street View reveals Toronto's past; Growth-cap feud puts island airport expansion talks in jeopardy; Rob Ford calls for ombudsman's termination after scathing report released; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014 9:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ottawa rejects idea of giving Toronto control of Downsview Park; John Tory vows to plant almost 4 million trees if elected; Adam Vaughan leading the polls in Trinity-Spadina byelection; and more ... read more

Heritage Toronto Kicks Off its 20th Season of Tours

Scene from Heritage Toronto Tours brochure
April 22, 2014 3:55 pm | by Editor | Comments
Heritage Toronto is about to kick off another season—their 20th—of walking tours throughout our city, and the second in which they have also offered bike and bus tours. The first tours of the year ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 22, 2014

April 22, 2014 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Councillor claims Federal Government attempting to auction off Downsview Park; Runnymede fire station "closed by Rob Ford"; Adam Vaughan emerging as star candidate in Liberal byelection; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 21, 2014

April 21, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
U of T faculty considering unionization; Toronto has four less fire trucks as of today; Market Street revival a testament to late developer Paul Oberman; and more news... Sam the Record Man is ... read more

Toronto's Junction Community Creating a Hub for Itself

Junction Commons Project
April 17, 2014 5:35 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
The Junction is one of Toronto's most interesting neighbourhoods. Untouched by gentrification until relatively recently, the area which is home to a broad mix of blue collar and professional ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 17, 2014

April 17, 2014 7:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Robyn Doolittle moving to Globe and Mail; Liberals say transit funds will be first-come, first-serve; Rob Ford to kick off mayoral campaign tonight; and more news... TCHC’s Gene Jones may find job ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 7:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's west side goes dark due to power outage; Toronto police board concerns end in costly review; Ontario's $25 million bike infrastructure promise; and more news... Toronto Islands community ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 9:30 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
April showers bring May flowers? Not likely! Toronto experiencing freezing rain and snow today; Toronto transit debate heats up as DRL & GO Transit are considered priorities; Toronto home ... read more

Hot Docs 2014 has plenty for Urban and Architectural Enthusiasts

April 12, 2014 1:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you find yourself glued to UrbanToronto for stories about Toronto's changing urban form, new buildings, and the urban experience, then you're a pretty good candidate to fill seats at the Hot ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 11, 2014

April 11, 2014 9:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pearson Airport can't handle severe weather; Addressing Toronto's transit deficit; CBC to cut 657 jobs and no longer compete for pro sports rights; and more news... City Councillors want OMB ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 9:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City may start accepting cellphone payments for parking; Transit expert has ideas to improve TTC and GO service; Rob Ford wants streetcars off Toronto streets; and more news... Toronto may start ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014 7:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Housing market faces crucial spring test; Toronto slaughterhouse under creditor protection; Luminato's 2014 lineup unveiled; and more news... Canadian housing market faces crucial spring test ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014 9:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Outside attack ads proliferate in Toronto Mayoral race; Island Airport tunnel construction continues despite delays; Volunteer drive kicks off for 2015 Pan Am Games; and more news...  Outside ... read more