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Photo of the Day: Torque

Photo of the Day, Torque, pedestrian bridge, Southcore, Marman and Borins
June 13, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a relatively new piece of pedestrian infrastructure in Toronto's South Core area, submitted to our Flickr Pool by A Great Capture. This ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What’s keeping that train? The TTC has 69,000 reasons why; City staff recommends one-year King Street transit corridor pilot project; Ford's costly streetcar study will ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 9, 2017

June 9, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillor Ford reignites streetcar debate at city hall; 10-acre development could transform north Roncesvalles; Robert Bundy: Powerful bureaucrat helped shape Toronto; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 8, 2017

June 8, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Parkdale tenants disrupt hearing in protest over proposed rent hike; Toronto and Vancouver housing markets threaten Canada’s rapid economic growth; High-speed Rail For ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The friendly yet familiar design of Toronto’s new Albion library; How Did the Province Do on Land-Use Plan Amendments?; Union Summer market stops for station ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 6, 2017

June 6, 2017 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Islands flooding should prompt real discussion on climate change; Toronto’s housing market feels chill from provincial measures; Toronto’s ambitious bike plan, one ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Greater Toronto Area home sales plummet 20.3% last month; Metrolinx has been quietly sharing Presto users’ information with police; Parkdale rent strike enters second month as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 2, 2017

June 2, 2017 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bloor St. bike lanes working, cyclists say, though drivers may not agree; How the AGO will move its iconic 8-ton Henry Moore sculpture; The Parkdale Rent Strike is Gaining ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Richmond and Sherbourne

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Richmond, Sherbourne, Modern, 294
June 1, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the east side of Downtown Toronto and the intersection of Richmond and Sherbourne, where a slowly-crawling wave of gentrification has dramatically ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 1, 2017

June 1, 2017 8:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
IMF warns of ‘significant’ risks from Canada’s housing market; What to look forward to inside brand new Albion Library; Toronto Island remains closed until at least July 31; ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Hosts Spring 2017 Walking Tours

Queens Quay revitalization, Waterfront Toronto
May 31, 2017 10:32 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Waterfront Toronto will be hosting a series of walking tours for the general public through the City's new "blue edges" beginning in June. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 8:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Flooding on the Toronto Islands is terrible—but also weirdly beautiful; Nobu Toronto executives say they’re not concerned about real estate bubble; Now is the time to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City plans can't be fully funded with budget freeze, critics say; Scarborough Bluffs the latest casualty of excess rainfall; Ontario to spend up to $42.5 million this year ... read more

Toronto of the Future Showcase Comes to Metro Hall June 26-30

May 29, 2017 4:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
This year, the second biennial edition of Toronto of the Future returns to Metro Hall, once again offering a glimpse at the city to come. Two years after the 2015 showcase delivered an insider ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 29, 2017

May 29, 2017 8:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s transit problem isn’t about money — it’s about priorities; Toronto parents’ fight against high-rise near elementary school isn’t over; The Downtown Relief Line ... read more

CNU Announces Toronto New Urbanism Film Festival

Toronto New Urbanism Film Festival, image courtesy of CNU Ontario
May 26, 2017 10:01 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
The Congress for New Urbanism Ontario (CNU) has announced this year's Toronto New Urbanism Film Festival. Held at the Innis Town Hall on the University of Toronto's St. George Campus, the two-part ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto area home sales sink after cooling measures; New Kensington Market bike lanes approved by council; The Arrogance of Scarborough Transit Planning Leaves Thousands ... read more

Doors Open 2017: Our Top Building Picks For This Weekend

May 25, 2017 6:08 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
This year's Doors Open Toronto is set to be one unlike any so far, celebrating the 150 years of Canadian history and the growth of Toronto over time. The venues are diverse and spread across the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King East Centre

King East Centre, 333 King East, First Gulf, Pellow + Associates, Toronto
May 25, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent opening of First Gulf's 17-storey Globe and Mail Centre has added roughly 500,000 ft² to the King East Centre commercial complex, located on that street between ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A tall building next to a Toronto public school? Oh, the humanity; Metrolinx appealing court loss over Bombardier contract; City Council debates Mayor John Tory's tactics on ... read more