Tree Tuesday: A mature elm is hard to find

Every Tuesday, Todd Irvine of Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests (LEAF) will post a stop from the Toronto Tree Tours, a... Read More

Tuesday’s Headlines

• Balls – and tempers – are flying at two fields [ Toronto Star ] • We need an Olympic-sized saviour [ Toronto... Read More

Wakestock leaves amputated island trees in its wake

Wakestock is admittedly not my cup of tea, and if I can avoid it and its fans I will try (see post below), but it’s a big city... Read More

Public Enemy: Boats at the Beach

A fine cottage-free weekend was spent by many on Toronto Island and in particular this city’s nicest beach, Hanlan’s... Read More

Clubland by the numbers

Cross-posted from Eye Daily. The issue of Toronto Life now on newsstands features an article by Denisse Balkissoon on the crowds that... Read More

SPACING POLL: What do you think of pedestrian countdown signals?

It’s been a over a year since the City of Toronto began converting its pedestrain signals to LED countdown signals. The editors... Read More

Monday’s Headlines

• ‘Sustainable’ parking: a 21st century oxymoron? [ Toronto Star ] • Broadview station work is finally nearing... Read More

Where have our streetcars gone? (Part II)

My first post on the Wire discussed Kenosha, Wisconsin’s re-use of five ex-TTC PCC streetcars. Other disused streetcars that... Read More

Next stop display on streetcars

Miles Storey, a Spacing contributor (that’s his photo on the cover of the of our current issue) and one of the city’s best... Read More

And then there were 24?

First Brian Ashton and now Gloria Lindsay-Luby? Lindsay-Luby, a member of City Council’s executive committee, discussed her... Read More