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[PHOTO] Dufferin and Bloor, under fresh snow, 11:25 am, Friday

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Dufferin and Bloor, under fresh snow, 11:25 am #toronto #dufferinandbloor #dufferinstreet #bloorstreet #bloorstreetwest #bloordale #bloorcourt #intersection #winter #snow #white

Written by Randy McDonald

December 8, 2019 at 10:45 am

[URBAN NOTE] Six Toronto links

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  • Google has apologized for the negative shade its image search cast on Scarborough with a Twitter thread. Global News reports.
  • The National Post looks at the story of the architecturally remarkable Integral House, on sale for $C 21.5 million.
  • South Indian Dosa Mahal, a beloved Bloordale restaurant apparently displaced by landlords, has found a new home. blogTO reports.
  • The infamous Parkdale McDonald, at King and Dufferin, has officially been closed down, relocated. blogTO reports.
  • The Ontario Cannabis Store is experimenting with a same-day delivery program. NOW Toronto reports.
  • Lia Grainger writes at NOW Toronto about how poor city planning has resulted in multiple dangerous intersections. (I know of two in my broader neighbourhood.)

[PHOTO] “from Chile to Toronto … POWER TO THE FARE EVADERS”

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"from Chile to Toronto ... POWER TO THE FARE EVADERS" #toronto #dufferinstation #poster #masstransit #politics #chile #renunciapi├▒era

Written by Randy McDonald

November 22, 2019 at 9:30 am

[PHOTO] Panorama photo, forest of cranes, southwest at Bathurst and Bloor

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Panorama photo, forest of cranes, southwest at Bathurst and Bloor #toronto #honesteds #bloorstreetwest #bathurststreet #cranes #construction #demolition #grey #googlephotos

Written by Randy McDonald

November 18, 2019 at 11:49 pm

[PHOTO] Forest of cranes, southwest at Bathurst and Bloor

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Forest of cranes, southwest at Bathurst and Bloor #toronto #honesteds #bloorstreetwest #bathurststreet #cranes #construction #demolition #grey

Written by Randy McDonald

November 18, 2019 at 11:34 pm

[CAT] Cat sitting guard, vertical and horizontal, Seekers Books

Cat sitting guard (vertical) #toronto #theannex #bloorstreetwest #seekersbooks #publicart #graffiti #caturday #catstagram #catsofinstagram

Cat sitting guard (horizontal) #toronto #theannex #bloorstreetwest #seekersbooks #publicart #graffiti #caturday #catstagram #catsofinstagram

Written by Randy McDonald

November 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links

  • A new project hopes to revitalize the Golden Mile of Scarborough, along Eglinton Avenue. The Toronto Star reports.
  • blogTO looks at how IKEA is going to be opening a new smaller store in downtown Toronto in the next two years, here.
  • blogTO looks at a plan to make 80 Bloor Street West, in Yorkville, into a golden skyscraper 79 stories tall.
  • Sadly, Chick-Fil-A at Yonge and Bloor still has long lines. blogTO reports.
  • Radheyan Simonpillai reviews the new Kevin Donovan book The Billionaire Murders, looking at the unsolved killings of the Shermans in 2017.