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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 4, 2014

June 4, 2014 8:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario party leaders square off in debate; Former TCHC executives accused of fraudulent spending; Karen Stintz opposes sale of surplus TDSB property; and more news... WATCH: The Ontario Leaders’ ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 3, 2014

June 3, 2014 8:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'Hidden Cash' craze sweeps Toronto; Rob Ford vows to return to campaign July 1st; Don Valley "art fence" to increase access to trails; and more news... 25 years later, SkyDome contest winner ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 2, 2014

June 2, 2014 8:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO bus strike averted; John Tory's transit pitch has become the talk of the 2014 mayoral race; Ontario party leaders hope to avoid debate knockout; and more news... Rob Ford security footage ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014 7:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO bus strike possible for Monday; Royal York Hotel up for sale; Fort York Public Library to open with 3D printers, DJ equipment; and more news... Life in MaRS: What’s inside Toronto’s innovation ... read more

RAIC Honours and Arban Photography for Hariri and Pontarini

One Bloor East, Toronto, image © Tom Arban, courtesy Hariri Pontarini Architects
May 29, 2014 5:29 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Siamak Hariri and David Pontarini, principals at their eponymous architecture practice, are in Winnipeg today at a convocation ceremony for the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada College of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014 10:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tim Hudak on the economics of his 'Million Jobs Plan'; Rob Ford photographed celebrating birthday at bar; TTC board wants a fare freeze; and more news... The worst road in Ontario is in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TDSB argues zoning exemption for domed sports facility; John Tory unveils transit plan; Beaches boardwalk swamped by water from under the sand; and more news...... TTC hopes to eliminate ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 27, 2014

May 27, 2014 8:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Highway 427 ramp closes for emergency repairs; Politicians rally for better bike infrastructure, John Tory a no-show; TTC returns over $47 million to the city; and more news... Union Station ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 26, 2014

May 26, 2014 8:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two major downtown project facing budget issues; Rob Ford drama invades cottage country; Plane evacuated at Pearson; and more news... Olivia Chow adopts new area code to implement lucky ’888’ ... read more

Doors Open Toronto: Focusing on Grouped Venues

Doors Open Toronto, Goldring Student Centre, University of Toronto
May 23, 2014 6:15 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
This year's Doors Open Toronto event offers a multitude of exciting buildings and sites spread around the GTA to explore over this weekend. To get the most out of the weekend, we've created a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 23, 2014

May 23, 2014 9:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lake Shore lane closures concerning mayoral candidates; Allen Road to remain open during Crosstown construction; Two million expected to attend WorldPride; and more news...  Rob Ford’s ... read more

Architectural Firms Opening For Doors Open 2014

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Diamond Schmitt
May 22, 2014 3:15 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Doors Open 2014 is coming this weekend for the festival's 15th year of behind-the-scenes public access to some of Toronto's most famous and well guarded landmarks. On May 24th and May 25th, many ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 22, 2014

May 22, 2014 9:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rob Ford's SUV impounded; Muzik club owner pulls bid for new lease terms; TTC revises Queen streetcar diversion plan; and more news... TTC union boss says driver abandoning passengers in bus ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014 9:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Build Toronto sees $2.1 million loss; Uber taxi app fuels Montreal-Toronto fare wars; Man who sued Rob Ford for $6m now appealing for $20K; and more news... The Revitalization of Alexandra ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 20, 2014

May 20, 2014 7:54 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Library maps literary hotspots; Ford investigation still active; Making sense of the LCBO's policies; and more news... Doug Ford defends comments about new ‘nightmare’ youth group home in ... read more

New Doors to Enter at Toronto's 15th Annual Doors Open Event

Artscape Youngplace, Doors Open TO
May 16, 2014 1:35 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
With warmer weather comes open doors. Toronto's Doors Open event, which offers Torontonians opportunities to get a look through over 150 buildings and places vital to the city and its culture both ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014 9:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mammoliti alleges Ford on crack during 2002 gaffe; Cineplex to introduce premium movie seating in Toronto; John Tory makes more campaign promises; and more news Global Cities experts speak — ... read more

Doors Open 2014 Offers Rare Views Across Toronto

Doors Open 2014 Toronto Peter Gilgan Centre SickKids Building Observation
May 15, 2014 4:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Heads up for all of those who appreciate a good skyline view: keep May 24th and 25th open! Amongst the buildings that will open during the 15th Annual Doors Open ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 15, 2014

May 15, 2014 7:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regent Park revitalization enters third phase; Booming core stirs envy but raises infrastructure concerns; Dancing crossing guard suspended; and more news... Council debates next step for ... read more

Heritage Toronto Celebrates John B. Maclean House Preservation

The now restored Maclean House. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 05/12/14.
May 14, 2014 5:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
After years of concern over the fate of the former home of John Bayne Maclean, founder of Maclean’s magazine, Heritage Toronto unveiled a plaque commemorating the now restored house at 7 Austin ... read more