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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Transit priority plan could replicate King St. pilot on other TTC routes; Toronto proposes end to tax-breaks for downtown office towers; Can the TTC Gain More Riders?; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What would landing Amazon H2Q mean for Toronto's already red-hot housing market?; King St. business owner campaigns to shut down streetcar pilot project; Rental prices ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 9:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After years of neglect, Old City Hall deserves Toronto’s attention; Yonge St. bike lane plan for North York to be debated next month; TTC unveils strategy to grow transit ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 19, 2018

January 19, 2018 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC still at impasse over dormant $1.9-million art installation; Toronto has a chance to design a better future on Yonge Street; Metrolinx negotiates new contract terms ... read more

Throwback Thursday Throwback: King, Berkeley, and the Globe

Throwback Thursday, King and Berkeley, Globe and Mail Centre, Toronto
January 18, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was almost four years ago when we ran a Throwback Thursday feature covering the changes surrounding 54 Berkeley Street, a narrow four-storey heritage building at the southwest corner of King ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 18, 2018

January 18, 2018 9:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor John Tory backs costly Park Lawn GO station; Make Toronto Islands an officially designated bird sanctuary, group asks; Doug Ford to ignore city clerk’s warning about ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018 9:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fight brewing over bike lane location in north Yonge remake; With Toronto’s low vacancy rate, we need more rental housing built now; Tory calls for council to consider ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 10:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'Peak millennial,' condo nation, and other Toronto real estate trends to watch in 2018; Toronto councillor wants staff to report on using cryptocurrency for tax, ticket ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 15, 2018

January 15, 2018 9:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Art installations will enliven Eglinton Crosstown LRT; Plans for a narrower pedestrian-friendly Yonge Street go to committee; City offering free parking to appease King ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 9:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's King streetcar sees ‘spectacular’ rise in ridership; Sam the Record Man sign shines again in Toronto; As stores around Honest Ed’s sell and shut their doors, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Adelaide and Princess Revisited

Throwback Thursday, Adelaide and Princess, Ivory, Axiom, Toronto
January 11, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Back in November 2014, we ran a Throwback Thursday feature covering Toronto's Adelaide Street at Princess, just east of Sherbourne. In the over three years since this comparison was captured, the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018 9:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two senior executives gone from Metrolinx; Google's Sidewalk Labs wants to make Toronto ‘the first truly 21st-century city,’ CEO says; Some Scarborough residents tell city ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 10, 2018

January 10, 2018 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto looks to draw more people to King Street amid business owners' complaints; Toronto has room for more density, study says; Toronto’s luxury housing market hits rough ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 9, 2018

January 9, 2018 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto invites residents to help city win $50-million ‘Smart Cities’ prize; The Bentway's surprising success shows Torontonians are hungry for unconventional public ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 8, 2018

January 8, 2018 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Philanthropists’ vision reflected in looping skating rink beneath the Gardiner; TTC prepares ‘Plan B’ after delays to Bombardier streetcar order; Toronto opens Moss Park ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 5, 2018

January 5, 2018 9:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bogus Business Case for Fare Integration; Plan to turn green space into parking lot dismays Black Creek Alliance; How other cities help the homeless during extreme ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 4, 2018

January 4, 2018 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GTA home prices cap tumultuous year with meagre gain in December; Where are Bach and Beethoven? Tracking down two stained-glass windows missing from Massey Hall; John Tory ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 3, 2018

January 3, 2018 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sizing up amalgamation, 20 years on; With shelters packed and people at risk of freezing to death, why can’t we do more?; City hosts meeting on 30-storey development ... read more

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Stories of 2017

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Stories of 2017!
January 2, 2018 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
To close out our Topping Off series for 2017, we are taking a look at the 10 most popular Database files, Forum Threads, and News Stories from UrbanToronto across the entire year. This is the ... read more

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Forum Threads of 2017

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Forum Threads of 2017!
January 2, 2018 3:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
To close out our Topping Off series for 2017, we are taking a look at the 10 most popular Database files, Forum Threads, and News Stories from UrbanToronto across the entire year. This is the ... read more