Winterdream — a 1993 walk through Allan Gardens and Cawthra Park

Occasionally Toronto filmmaker James Leahy puts together some of the Super 8 footage he shot in Toronto from the late 1980s onwards... Read More

If a tree falls in Etobicoke, does anyone notice? (Yes)

Last week I was walking to the convenience store up the street when I came across the tree above. It was the remains of a huge willow... Read More

REID: An opportunity at Yonge + Bloor

Yonge and Bloor is one of the most notable intersections in Toronto, the meeting of our central north-south street with one of our... Read More

2013 Excellence in Planning Awards recap

Projects based on making communities healthier and more livable were recognized at the Ontario Professional Planners Institute’s... Read More

EVENT: Sustainability and its Discontents

WHAT: Sustainability and its Discontents WHEN: Thursday, October 17 | 6:30 – 8:00pm WHERE: Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street... Read More

Instaflaneur: late night bike rides, Toronto flooding, & following the water

In lieu of a vacation trip this season, it has been a summer of long long bike rides, mostly at night, around Toronto and sometimes up... Read More

Etobicoke stories: the DIY shortcut to Eatonville Library

My tower neighbourhood was built with modernist ideals of green space, low density and novelty. In the ‘50s, Toronto planners and... Read More

Toronto Flood 2013: The revenge of Garrison Creek

It’s no coincidence that places like Christie Pits, Trinity Bellwoods Park, and the train bridge underpass at King and Atlantic... Read More

Instaflaneur — Toronto’s new Corktown Common park & it’s Dubai views

Corktown Common recently opened and we paid a visit last weekend. The view from the Teletubby-like spash pad is of both the Toronto we... Read More

The elegance of the plastic bag fee

The plastic bag issue is returning to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday. City staff are recommending a... Read More