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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

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

July 30, 2014 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cressy expected to bid for Toronto council; TTC driver letter recounts her run through a red light; Designers of controversial street light art project explain their ... read more

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

July 29, 2014 9:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tempers flare before mayoral debate even starts; Is a Lawrence Park home the centre of Toronto’s universe?; Ford says family's business with printing company 'irrelevant'; ... read more

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

July 28, 2014 9:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fords helped family client lobby for city print contract; Torontonians turn to social media after sighting of mysterious flying object; Man charged after online post ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 25, 2014

July 25, 2014 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Will co-op housing work on Toronto Islands?; Give Toronto officers body cameras and Tasers, lethal-force report says; John Tory seeks a ruling before election on integrity ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto inundated with complaints over Ford Fest; 416 area codes selling for thousands; Rob Ford, TTC CEO in conflict over sale of tunnel machines; and more ... read more

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

July 23, 2014 7:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rob Ford far behind in polls; Metrolinx employees to get pay hike under pre-election deal; Inside Captain John's; and more news... Ford Fest denied liquor licence (Toronto ... read more

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

July 22, 2014 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Etobicoke residents wary of Mikey Ford’s bid to become Toronto councillor; Solar panels already appearing on city-owned buildings; Ford breaks silence on lobbying report, says he did nothing ... read more

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

July 21, 2014 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gelatin factory’s odours upset Junction residents; Waterfront Toronto CEO says organization has plenty of oversight; Mayor’s nephew ‘Mikey’ running for councillor in Toronto’s ... read more

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

July 18, 2014 7:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Old Don Jail grounds to get new life; Maple Leafs lone NHL franchise on Forbes Top 50; TTC commissioner pushes for role on Metrolinx board; and more ... read more