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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014 8:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Island airport activist bids for Toronto council seat; TTC endorses a wish list of improvements to ‘save’ public transit, but next council will need to approve ... read more

Carpenters Annual Apprentice Competition On This Weekend

August 19, 2014 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few days remain until the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) holds their 22nd annual National Apprenticeship Competition at Roundhouse Park, located immediately ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 19, 2014

August 19, 2014 9:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary neck-and-neck in 'liveability' ranking; TTC riders on their first impressions of new Union platform; Toronto’s ‘exploding’ raccoon ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 18, 2014

August 18, 2014 9:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pan Am Games tickets priced for average fan; Toronto health officer wants to restrict usage of e-cigarettes; Rob Ford does ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’; and more ... read more

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

August 15, 2014 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tax promise is ‘unreasonable,’ Mayor Ford’s budget chief says; Mayoral candidate Sarah Thomson robocalls residents at 1:00 a.m; East end Toronto a developer's dream; and ... read more

Leafs Unveil Plans for 'Legends Row' Sculpture at Maple Leaf Square

Legends Row, Toronto Maple Leafs, sculpture, art
August 14, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many sports fans are already aware of the Toronto Maple Leafs' hiring of new President and former NHL great Brendan Shanahan. Shanahan, an Etobicoke native, spent years playing in the league as a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 14, 2014

August 14, 2014 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
UP Express terminal at Union Station nears big reveal; Six ATM-like bitcoin teller machines installed across GTA; Honest Ed’s cancels parking lot charity party over ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 13, 2014

August 13, 2014 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rob Ford thinks that the jobless don’t need transit; Bill Blair serves Doug Ford with defamation notice; Many more subway closures to come from TTC; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 12, 2014

August 12, 2014 9:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City approves Guild Inn developer; Ontario teachers to head back to the bargaining table; Cafe at Toronto city hall gets break from councillors, despite owing $200,000; ... read more

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

August 11, 2014 9:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The guy who bought Captain John’s may be on the verge of backing out of the deal; Caribana founders not giving up on reclaiming festival; TTC boss Andy Byford seeking to ... read more

Heritage Toronto Discusses 40 Years of Heritage Preservation

Old City Hall once faced demolition. Image by Marcus Mitanis.
August 8, 2014 2:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto has always had a rocky relationship with heritage preservation. Some of the city’s most famous landmarks, from Union Station to Old City Hall, once faced the very real possibility of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 8, 2014

August 8, 2014 9:59 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Owner of former Jilly’s site acquires large property nearby; Parapan Am Games one year countdown begins; Mayor Ford backs eviction of City Hall café operator; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 7, 2014

August 7, 2014 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell illegally lowered salary, expert says; Toronto police chair accused of grandstanding; Toronto officials not separating Adelaide bike lane ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 6, 2014

August 6, 2014 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx pulls embarrassing UP Express video off the web; Forensic audit renews controversy over Brampton mayor’s spending; Toronto may part ways with City Hall café ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 5, 2014

August 5, 2014 8:54 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's inspiring Inglis sign dismantled after nearly 40 years; Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair’s replacement a hot topic at city hall; Doug Ford claims media leak of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 1, 2014

August 1, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sale of Captain John’s restaurant approved; Toronto’s next police chief could be from outside Canada; UP Express fare to include a fee in lieu of airport parking; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sailing into the Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
August 1, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Harbour has a rich maritime history, with the harbour playing significantly into the growth of our city. In the early days of York, the sheltered harbour served as the primary point of ... read more

New Public Art 'Nyctophilia' Adorns Mount Dennis Neighbourhood

The artwork is an "illuminated grove" of light. Image by Marcus Mitanis.
July 31, 2014 4:05 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
A new piece of public art has been unveiled at the corner of Weston Road and Dennis Avenue in Toronto's Mount Dennis area. The artwork, titled Nyctophilia for ‘love of the night’, consists of ten ... read more

Throwback Thursday: SPIRE Condos at Adelaide and Church

Throwback Thursday, SPIRE Condos, Church, Adelaide, Toronto
July 31, 2014 1:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As high-rise condominiums continue to populate downtown Toronto, surface parking lots are on the verge of extinction. In the not-too-distant past, our downtown was littered with surface parking ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 31, 2014

July 31, 2014 9:30 am | by Craig White | Comments
Ford campaign video breaks election rules; How Toronto's waterfront redevelopment is going right; A photographer's quest to find the whole world in Toronto, and more… read more