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

May 23, 2018 7:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council votes to extend Eglinton LRT to Malvern; Toronto Council picks Jonathan Tsao to fill vacant Ward 33; Almost half of Toronto tenants paying ‘unaffordable’ ... read more

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

May 22, 2018 7:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot, other public spaces have awoken Torontonians’ hunger for Toronto; Mayor upset about ‘continuing disaster’ at Beach restaurant site; Mayor upset about ... read more

Places for Creating Entertainment: a Focus of Doors Open 2018

Doors Open Toronto, City of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 18, 2018 3:42 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Doors Open, presented by Great Gulf, is about to hit Toronto for its 19th annual event—next weekend—on May 26th and May 27th. read more

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

May 18, 2018 7:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Dundas West’s infamous Giraffe building has a new owner; University of Toronto tackles city issues with new program; Councillor calls for upgrade to ... read more

Massive Mural Coming to Student Tower at Carlton and Jarvis

Equilibrium, Okuda San Miguel, Parkside Student Residence, Toronto
May 17, 2018 12:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In late 2015, the former Primrose Hotel at the southwest corner of Toronto's Carlton and Jarvis intersection reopened its doors after being converted into a student residence by ... read more

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

May 17, 2018 7:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. to be closed for TIFF again this year, despite streetcar pilot; Bach and Beethoven windows, missing from Toronto’s Massey Hall since 1991, found in unmarked basement ... read more

19th Annual CANstruction Enlivens Toronto Dominion Centre

CANstruction, Daily Bread Food Bank, Toronto
May 16, 2018 4:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We have been returning to the Toronto Dominion Centre to take in the annual CANstruction event for many years now, and there are good reasons to stop in again this year. The event pits local ... read more

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

May 16, 2018 7:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New TTC and GO stations difficult, dangerous for people with disabilities, advocacy group says in new video; Downtown rent is ‘out of control.’ So these four guys are ... read more

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

May 15, 2018 7:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Tory’s executive committee blocks speakers on controversial Scarborough subway item; Carters Landing leaving Beach amid lease controversy; New Mount Dennis daycare ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Burlington’s growing pains became an election issue; Don Mills temporary homeless shelter sparks local outcry, which others are calling ‘NIMBYism’; City to complete ... read more

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

May 11, 2018 7:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mammoliti's move to delay work on Finch light rail may not survive council; Ford’s transit promises have nothing to do with transit; Toronto’s lost architectural history ... read more

Throwback Thursday: New Downtown Density

Throwback Thursday, skyline, construction, Toronto
May 10, 2018 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back 20 months for a southeast-facing view captured from high above Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Back on a hazy morning in September ... read more

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

May 10, 2018 7:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto marks start to construction season with $720 million in projects; Chief planner says there ‘may be evidence’ the Scarborough subway is not a good use of ... read more

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

May 9, 2018 7:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
U of T’s School of Cities looks to tackle problems of growing urban centres; TTC board approves extra bus service, subway train to deal with overcrowding; Designers turn ... read more

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

May 8, 2018 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This is what Brampton could look like in 2040; Mayor John Tory promises rapid transit for Malvern despite funding uncertainty; Governor-General’s Medals award the best new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018 7:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx Mulls Fare System Changes; Inside Sun Life Financial’s new high-tech office on the water; TTC buses now serving Bluffer’s Park in Scarborough; and more ... read more

Heritage Toronto Launches 2018 Tour Season

Heritage Toronto Launches 2018 Tour Season
May 4, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just in time for the arrival of warm weather, Heritage Toronto is kicking off their 2018 tour season with a series of walks across the city, running until October. Sponsored by TD Bank Group, this ... read more

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

May 4, 2018 7:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Details on Sidewalk Labs’ waterfront tech district remain fuzzy; Rosedale apartment proposal sparks war between residents and developer; St. Clair West public art installation ... read more

King Street Public Space Design Competition Winners Announced

Everyone is King, King Street Transit Pilot, King Street, Toronto
May 3, 2018 3:48 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The City of Toronto has released its plan for new public space installations within the King Street Transit Pilot area, including the results of a design-build competition announced in the winter ... read more