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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 21, 2012

December 21, 2012 10:46 am | by Editor | Comments
Documents reveal Gardiner study shelved before Ford came to office; Ontario to implement 'locked door' policy at all elementary schools; OMB rejects big box development plan for Kensington Market ... read more

Then and Now: Richmond and Church

Richmond and Church Streets, Toronto, circa 1891
December 20, 2012 10:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. "Wareroom of the Newcombe Piano Company, Church Street," circa 1891. At Richmond, northeast corner, to be exact. Now. July 2012. Uhm, ye-aah, I'm reasonably sure it's still ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 20, 2012

December 20, 2012 10:17 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Dark day for the TTC; teachers face discipline; return of Transit City; the end of the Delta Chelsea + more news. Dark day for the TTC’: Report calls transit agency ‘arrogant, patronizing’ with ... read more

Then and Now: 119 Glen Road

119 Glen Rd, Toronto, residence of William Claude Fox, circa 1914
December 19, 2012 10:54 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 119 Glen Road. circa 1914. Residence of William Claude Fox, 'Esquire', no less. Now. July 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012 10:48 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Gardiner on a crash course; Presto builder has poor track record; teachers threaten more strikes; revamping Wheel-Trans + more: Hume: Toronto and Gardiner on crash course (Toronto Star) System ... read more

Photo of the Day: Holiday Lights in Berczy Park

Toronto's Berczy Park in the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood
December 19, 2012 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes from UrbanToronto's Flickr pool. Captured by Urban Quarter, the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood's Berczy Park is lit beautifully for the holidays with a festive ... read more

Then and Now: The Canadian Academy of Music

Twelve Spadina Road, The Canadian Academy of Music. Toronto, 1914
December 18, 2012 10:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Twelve Spadina Road, circa 1914. The Canadian Academy of Music. Now. July 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 18, 2012

December 18, 2012 10:38 am | by Editor | Comments
Councillors warm up to private-sector fix for Gardiner; Olivia Chow only serious by-election threat to Rob Ford; Toronto considering all options for crumbling Gardiner and more news. Councillors ... read more

Then and Now: Thirty Avondale

30 Avondale, Toronto, circa 1920
December 17, 2012 10:41 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Thirty Avondale, circa 1920. It's in Rosedale, to save you all the trouble of looking it up. A couple of pictures today. Now pictures July 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012 10:33 am | by Editor | Comments
Diagnosing Toronto's casino fever; seeking a village feel for a high-rise cluster in North Toronto; air-rail link has Metrolinx 'clear-cutting' trees along the rails; and more news. Diagnosing ... read more

Then and Now: Bay and Adelaide

Bay and Adelaide Streets, Toronto, 1911
December 14, 2012 10:15 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. October 18, 1911. Adelaide and Bay; looking east across Bay along Adelaide. A photographic panorama of Toronto workaday life and detail frozen across the unfathomable gulf of time. Yes, I ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 14, 2012

December 14, 2012 9:53 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Ten York to include co-op units; state of Gardiner news to mayor's office; talk of tolls on the Gardiner. These are today's headlines. Downtown Toronto condo building set to include affordable ... read more

Then and Now: Bay and Queen

Old City Hall, Bay and Queen, Toronto, 1911
December 13, 2012 10:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Nothing mysterious about this location... October 16, 1911. Looking north up Bay Street towards Old City Hall. Interesting streetlights. Interesting how back-breaking the labour must have ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 13, 2012

December 13, 2012 10:48 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford verdict contains errors according to lawyer; Presto to cost $700 million; fighting over the Gardiner; Metrolinx cost overruns + more. Judge who ordered Rob Ford out of office made ‘several ... read more

Then and Now: Dundas and McCaul

Dunas and McCaul streets, Toronto, circa 1920
December 12, 2012 10:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. McCaul and Dundas, southwest corner, circa 1920. Dominion Bank Branch. Who knew such a little gem of a bank sat on this corner; and so close to the street, too. Now July 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 12, 2012

December 12, 2012 10:48 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Punching a hole in the Gardiner; City takes advice on balancing budget; Ford on vacation; the fate of Downsview Park + more. ‘High risk’ that a heavy truck could ‘punch through’ thinning Gardner ... read more

Then and Now: College and LaPlante

College and LaPlante streets, Toronto, circa 1914
December 11, 2012 10:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. College and LaPlante, southeast corner, circa 1914. Hiscott Dermatological Institute. 61 College Street. wwwebster; thanks big guy. Now. July 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 11, 2012

December 11, 2012 10:46 am | by Editor | Comments
Hospital weaves healing into its design; island airport gets slick-looking travel store; how should city separate bike lanes? + more news. Hospital weaves healing into its design (Globe & ... read more

Then and Now: College and Spadina

The Dominion Bank, Colege and Spadina, Toronto, circa 1920
December 10, 2012 10:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. The Dominion Bank, southeast corner of College and Spadina, circa 1920. As always, thanks to wwwebster for sourcing this picture. Now. July 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 10, 2012

December 10, 2012 10:46 am | by Editor | Comments
The uncertain fate of Downsview Park; what to do about the city's neglected green spaces; historic Clarence Square gets a facelift + more news. Why we mourn fallen cyclists (Globe & ... read more