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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

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 17, 2014

July 17, 2014 9:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto man files complaint against Rob Ford for racial slurs; Trees could use protection from Eglinton LRT construction; Opposition parties fear Liberals are planning to ... read more

Transformation Begins In Toronto's Alexandra Park Community

Sonny Atkinson's community building commemorated in an Alexandra Park mural
July 16, 2014 4:30 pm | by Ingrid Hart | Comments
The sun is setting on the the old Alexandra Park community and the residents that remain here are keeping watch as our neighbourhood begins its massive 10-15 year planned revitilization.  A ... read more

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

July 16, 2014 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto makes $35K from auction of old street signs; Ireland Park reopens to public after four years of isolation; Rob Ford’s first debate since rehab a heated, raucous ... read more

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

July 15, 2014 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Olivia Chow vows to press Ottawa for ban on handguns; Ford brothers baffle with their logic on Crosstown transit project; Overcrowded streetcars, disinterested drivers ... read more

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

July 14, 2014 7:41 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Eglinton redevelopment project part of the ‘war on cars,’ Ford brothers say; How Han Dong painted Trinity-Spadina Liberal red; Fort York hopes music fests and fun events ... read more

Heritage Toronto Honours Cecil Street with Commemorative Plaque

The plaque is officially unveiled, image by Marcus Mitanis
July 11, 2014 1:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Heritage Toronto and the Ontario Jewish Archives unveiled a plaque on Wednesday commemorating the history of institutions on Cecil Street, located just east of Spadina Avenue and south of College ... read more

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

July 11, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GTA cricket fans closer to domed stadium; Pan Am countdown clock unveiled; Doug Ford rejects claim that mayor is in touch with accused drug dealer; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 10, 2014

July 10, 2014 7:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Captain John’s ship may be sold, for real this time; Toronto Pan Am Games countdown begins; Ford stays in seat for Pride ovation, brushes off homophobia charges; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 9, 2014

July 9, 2014 9:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayoral candidates divided on plan to make Eglinton more cyclist, pedestrian friendly; Rosedale residents delay construction of $1-million Don Valley trail; Toronto remembers ... read more

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

July 8, 2014 7:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Beer promotion gone wrong diverts rush hour streetcar traffic; Poll has John Tory leading mayoral race; Canada's booming market for $1M homes; and more news...  City takes ... read more

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

July 7, 2014 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council to vote on candidates vying to fill vacant seats; Former aide to Karen Stintz backs LRT plan; Why Waterfront Toronto is a good investment; and more news... Doug Ford’s ‘jihad’ ... read more

Heritage Toronto Offering a Variety of Summer Tours

Tour of Wychwood Barns and St. Clair West. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 06/22/2014
July 4, 2014 1:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Heritage Toronto is offering a series of walking, bike, bus and boutique tours throughout the summer until the end of October. Since 1949, Heritage Toronto has helped promote the city's vast ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 4, 2014

July 4, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Deaf restaurant offers edible lessons in sign language; TTC reports nearly 18,000 crashes since 2009; Father of autistic man files complaint against Doug Ford; and more news... Rob Ford’s ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Trump International Hotel and Tower

Throwback Thursday, Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto
July 3, 2014 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recently completed Trump International Hotel and Tower opened its doors in 2012, but this skyscraping development traces its lineage back to the turn of the 21st century, when it was ... read more

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

July 3, 2014 7:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford claims 'shirtless jogger' used 'racial slurs' against mayor; The Grid folds; Art duo chart out Don River's historic channel; and more news... Rob Ford says he was addict long before ... read more

Heritage Toronto Unveils Two Don River Commemorative Plaques

The two plaques are officially unveiled. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 2014/06/25
July 2, 2014 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Joined by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Waterfront Toronto, Scotiabank and Councillor Pam McConnell, Heritage Toronto unveiled two plaques on June 25 commemorating the role of the ... read more

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

July 2, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Ford's return to Toronto generates plenty of headlines; Toronto Island's lost labyrinth brought back to life; Who donated to Ford's 2010 campaign; and more news... Toronto Island’s lost ... read more

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

June 30, 2014 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto pride parade draws thousands; Rob Ford returns from rehab today; Olivia Chow plans to set up city music office; and more news... Rob Ford still has questions to answer (Globe and ... read more