1st
10:45 am

[PHOTO] The wired Queensway



2nd
12:24 am

[PHOTO] Towers of Jameson Avenue, Parkdale



12:34 am

[VIDEO] 63 Ossington, from Ossington Station south to King



01:16 pm

[BLOG] Some Monday links



01:29 pm

[OBSCURA] Haubitz and Zoche and the evocative abandoned hotels in the desert of Egypt



08:52 pm

[NEWS] Some Monday links


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11:17 pm

[ISL] "P.E.I. Buddhists monks welcome outside world this weekend"



11:19 pm

[ISL] On the potential renaming of Port-la-Joye-Fort Amherst by Parks Canada



11:22 pm

[ISL] "Erosion could cause Gibraltar Point to split in two, says Toronto conservation authority"



11:24 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto library workers reach tentative agreement"



11:25 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Star Trek TV series to begin filming in Toronto this fall, CBS confirms"



11:32 pm

[DM] "On the return of the long-form census to Canada in 2016"



3rd
09:14 am

[PHOTO] Memory of the Queen Street subway that could have been



11:55 am

[BLOG] Some Tuesday links



01:58 pm

[NEWS] Some Tuesday links



04:43 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Two links on the Ontario Food Terminal and the problems of the Tibetans who work there



07:46 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Five Things You Need to Know about the Bloor Bike Lanes"



07:48 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "The Toronto Settler Who Failed to Build a Hemp Empire"



07:51 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Rob Ford’s nephew says he or Doug Ford will seek Ward 2 seat"



07:52 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Jim Jacobs on the exhibit about his mom, the activist-author Jane Jacobs"



11:55 pm

[DM] "On speculating about the effects of German labour market restrictions in 2004"



4th
09:41 am

[PHOTO] Face turned away, Dovercourt Road



10:28 am

[OBSCURA] On the return of Arctic Comics



02:28 pm

[BLOG] Some Wednesday links



02:37 pm

[NEWS] Some Wednesday links



05:13 pm

[ISL] On the end of Louisiana's Isle de Jean Charles



05:16 pm

[ISL] "Canada Shortlists Green Gables Writer for Woman on Bank Note"



05:17 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Bombardier’s Mexico problem"



05:20 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "The weird and wonderful concrete river in Toronto": Derek Flack on Black Creek



09:09 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Michael Ford will run in byelection to fill Rob Ford's seat"



09:50 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On the event of the 100th birthday of Jane Jacobs



5th
11:26 am

[PHOTO] East side of OISE, seen from St. George TTC station



01:30 pm

[BLOG] Some Thursday links



01:39 pm

[NEWS] Some Thursday links



05:36 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto Zoo Considers New Train Technology to Replace the Old Monorail"



05:42 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "A love letter to Toronto's alleyways and lanes"



05:43 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Syrian refugees find comfort at Toronto's Depanneur"



07:31 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto to celebrate first Pride Month with slew of events as Pride Parade marks 35"



07:34 pm

[MUSIC] "Beyond the 6: Drake’s global vision"



11:54 pm

[MUSIC] Prince, "1999"



6th
08:44 am

[PHOTO] Office behind glass, Bloor-Yonge TTC station



08:51 am

[VIDEO] 26 Dupont, from St. George Station west past Dovercourt, facing south



11:50 am

[BLOG] Some Friday links



12:20 pm

[NEWS] Some Friday links



12:20 pm

[NEWS] Some Friday links



06:44 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "High Park’s cherry trees may not blossom this year"



06:46 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Videofag closes shop"



06:48 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Kensington Market is Becoming a Haven for Pot Dispensaries"



06:50 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Popeyes in fight over Halal chicken"



06:52 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "The top 33 bookstores in Toronto by type"



06:56 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto’s Queen Video was my film school during a dark time"



7th
02:06 am

[CAT] Shakespeare, wondering



08:09 am

[VIDEO] 510 Spadina, south from Spadina Station to Front Street



08:26 am

[PHOTO] Ten photos from Jane at Home, Urbanspace Gallery, Toronto



09:48 am

[BLOG] Some Saturday links



01:45 pm

[NEWS] Some Saturday links



06:33 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Jane Up North": Shawn Micallef on Jane Jacobs in Toronto



06:35 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Prime Minister Justin Trudeau earmarks up to $840M for Toronto transit"



06:38 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Quebec Sees Montreal Light-Rail Project Financing Deal This Year"



08:34 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto overtakes Vancouver as country’s cannabis capital"



08:38 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Dangerous – but affordable – fire-trap apartments a risk to Toronto tenants"



08:41 pm

[PHOTO] Two links on Toronto's Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival



8th
08:50 am

[PHOTO] Eight photos from the Steps of Old Lake Iroquois



11:44 am

[BLOG] Some Sunday links



12:05 pm

[NEWS] Some Sunday links



11:22 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On my three Jane's Walks



9th
11:47 am

[PHOTO] Walking the Green Line, Toronto



12:18 pm

[OBSCURA] The Surrealist Map of the World, 1929



12:30 pm

[BLOG] Some Monday links



12:48 pm

[NEWS] Some Monday links



07:54 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On the planned redesign of the Galleria Mall at Dufferin and Dupont



09:49 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Reflecting on My Immigration to Toronto, Through Film"



09:52 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Huskies and Hoops": Torontoist on Toronto's first basketball team



09:54 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On "What Toronto Might Look Like in 2050"



10:00 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "These unbuilt streets almost changed Toronto entirely"



10:07 pm

[ISL] On how the end of the Prince Edward Island ban on abortion shows the decline of the old PEI



10th
12:15 pm

[PHOTO] Ten photos from "A Time Travel Adventure at Galleria Mall!"



02:01 pm

[BLOG] Some Tuesday links



05:40 pm

[NEWS] Some Tuesday links



05:50 pm

[ISL] On how global warning is drowning the Solomon Islands



05:52 pm

[ISL] On the end of Founder's Hall in Charlottetown



07:50 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "From folk singers to folklore, 1960s Yorkville lingers"



07:52 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Reasonable Doubt: G20 justice is coming slowly, but surely"



07:55 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Tibetan Food Terminal Strikers Spoke to Larger Issue of Precarious Work"



11:46 pm

[DM] On #census2016 in Canada



11th
07:42 am

[PHOTO] The sakura of Robarts Library in 2016



10:38 am

[BLOG] Some Wednesday links



02:25 pm

[NEWS] Some Wednesday links



04:39 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto ranked the healthiest place to live in Ontario"



04:42 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Japanese influence is seeping into downtown Toronto"



04:45 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto, Vancouver are creating all Canada's job growth"



04:50 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Taxi industry says it rejects surge pricing adopted by city council"



04:53 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "The TTC is (Finally) Rolling Out Presto on Buses This Week"



04:56 pm

[LINK] "Hopes for factory-led recovery dashed by bleak manufacturing outlook"



08:25 pm

[DM] "Theo Moudakis: Census time"



08:31 pm

[LINK] The statement of Kathryn Borel regarding Jian Ghomeshi



12th
11:03 am

[PHOTO] Tulips of Geary Avenue, Toronto



03:05 pm

[BLOG] Some Thursday links



03:15 pm

[NEWS] Some Thursday links



05:21 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Ontario tweaks controversial daycare regulations"



05:24 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Mississauga bans UberX and other ride-sharing services"



05:27 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Don’t Worry About my Safety as a Woman in an Uber"



07:21 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Why are so few Black people cycling in Toronto?"



07:26 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto police union president Mike McCormack may be the biggest dick in town"



13th
10:36 am

[PHOTO] The tulips of Queen's Park



01:58 pm

[BLOG] Some Friday links



05:33 pm

[NEWS] Some Friday links



06:01 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Prince’s Sign O’ The Times: Back On The Big Screen For One Last Blast"



06:03 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Why Toronto needs to use open data to improve apartment safety"



06:05 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Canoeing Down Toronto’s River Conservation Success Story"



08:07 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Roly poly pandas hit 7 months, stealing hearts at Toronto Zoo"



08:11 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto looks to Vancouver for help licensing medical marijuana dispensaries"



08:13 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Story of Toronto’s 19th-century sex trade uncovered by professor, students"



08:15 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Borel’s counterpunch blindsides Henein, knocks out Ghomeshi"



14th
09:12 am

[CAT] Shakespeare, in bed



02:05 pm

[BLOG] Some Saturday links



02:13 pm

[NEWS] Some Saturday links



05:27 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "The Scarborough Bluffs are rarely seen — but there’s a plan to change that"



05:32 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "What Busking Teaches Us About Building A Better Streetscape"



05:37 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "An Ode to Bar Volo, Closing this September"



08:12 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "The Don Mills Safety Village taught kids to drive"



08:14 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto Botanical Gardens is a metropolis of plants, animals and insects"



08:18 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Why it's time for Canada to get on board with Eurovision"



08:21 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Jane Jacobs was wrong"



15th
01:09 pm

[PHOTO] Ten photos from TCAF, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival



03:23 pm

[BLOG] Some Sunday links



03:36 pm

[NEWS] Some Sunday links



03:46 pm

[REVIEW] Purple Rain



11:07 pm

[REVIEW] Sign o' the Times



16th
10:00 am

[PHOTO] Sakura in front of Tim Hortons



10:16 am

[BLOG] Some Monday links



02:37 pm

[NEWS] Some Monday links


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02:48 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto’s First Baseball Mascot"



02:51 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Creating places for people as we grow": Spacing Toronto on Thriving Places



02:53 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Torontoist on Rokudenashiko at TCAF



05:19 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Review of Toronto's ward boundaries recommends adding 3 new councillors"



05:21 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto housing market shows signs of cooling: Report"



05:24 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto weed dispensary closes doors ahead of looming crackdown"



08:46 pm

[OBSCURA] On that graffiti showing Putin and Trump kissing in Lithuania



17th
07:03 am

[PHOTO] Into the pit of 11 Wellesley Street West



11:22 am

[BLOG] Some Tuesday links



02:33 pm

[NEWS] Some Tuesday links



06:13 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On the defense of James Forcillo against imprisonment made by his wife



06:18 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto laneway to be turned into community garden"



06:20 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "How to Fight Against the Devastating Emerald Ash Borer"



06:23 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On the pop-up shop of Justin Bieber, in Toronto and elsewhere



07:50 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On the tragedy in Rexdale, and its origins and consequences in the Fords



11:28 pm

[ISL] On how old Rapa Nui ended, not through indigenous ecocide but foreign genocide



18th
09:21 am

[PHOTO] Tree at night, Dupont at Dovercourt



12:09 pm

[BLOG] Some Wednesday links



12:22 pm

[NEWS] Some Wednesday links



08:31 pm

[ISL] The Canadian Press on the erosion of Lennox Island



08:34 pm

[ISL] "The Tiny Cayman Island Holding $265 Billion in Treasuries"



08:36 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "In Brampton, a return to Fennell-era dysfunction"



08:38 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto cannabis entrepreneurs vow to fight proposed fines"



08:40 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Why Are Wages for Toronto’s Early Childhood Educators So Low?"



08:41 pm

[WRITING] "How Italy Improved My English"



11:48 pm

[WRITING] On routines



19th
09:28 am

[PHOTO] Tulips of fire, Dovercourt Road



20th
11:39 am

[PHOTO] Truck in alley off Dupont



12:43 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto pot outlets ordered to shutter in 3 days"



03:30 pm

[BLOG] Some Friday links



03:40 pm

[NEWS] Some Friday links



05:27 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On Conrad Black's tax issues



05:29 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On commuting by air from Niagara to Toronto



05:32 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Bombardier shifts production in bid to speed up Toronto streetcar deliveries"



05:34 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "New office towers without jobs to fill them won’t help Montreal"



05:36 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "External factors setting Vancouver's housing costs, university study finds"



05:37 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "How Toronto’s Newly Proposed Wards Will Shake Up the City"



21st
07:33 am

[CAT] Shakespeare, in blanket



02:06 pm

[BLOG] Some Saturday links



02:12 pm

[PHOTO] Street chair, Dupont Street



04:52 pm

[NEWS] Some Saturday links



11:58 pm

[META] On the future of A Bit More Detail



22nd
11:05 am

[PHOTO] East end of the AGO, as night falls



01:52 pm

[BLOG] Some Sunday links



02:05 pm

[NEWS] Some Sunday links



06:48 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Torontoist on the Raptors and #wetheother



11:55 pm

[FORUM] What do you write?



23rd
11:55 am

[PHOTO] Facades across Yonge Street in the condo era



12:02 pm

[BLOG] Some Monday links



12:11 pm

[NEWS] Some Monday links



12:20 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Meet the Montrealer who gave Uber a jolt"



12:23 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "It's reefer madness all over again"



09:31 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "The story of the Niagara River: The water wonder of the world"



11:12 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto’s black history unearthed in excavation of landmark church"



11:20 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto’s landlord licensing plan faces its first test as tenants rally behind it"



11:56 pm

[NON BLOG] After a busy day, my feet are a good sore



24th
12:04 am

[PHOTO] Me, suspicious, with Owl and Fox at Harbourfront



10:22 am

[PHOTO] Departure of the Union-Pearson Express



01:32 pm

[BLOG] Some Tuesday links



06:45 pm

[NEWS] Some Tuesday links



08:13 pm

[URBAN NOTE] DiManno on the life and death of Rodney Whitefish



08:15 pm

[URBAN NOTE] NOW Toronto on the last video stores of the city



08:17 pm

[URBAN NOTE] NOW Toronto on niche real estate agents



08:19 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "A Trip Advisor for rental apartments?"



08:21 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "New plan would add 525 km of bike routes to create a true Toronto network"



25th
09:39 am

[VIDEO] Tour of Toronto from the CN Tower's Skypod



12:20 pm

[PHOTO] Three photos from the Skypod of the CN Tower



01:27 pm

[BLOG] Some Wednesday links



01:40 pm

[NEWS] Some Wednesday links



05:09 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On the Indigo at Sherway Gardens and the return of the bookstore



05:16 pm

[URBAN NOTE] How one man’s obsession could help solve the mystery of Toronto’s missing sakura



05:19 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "John Tory is right to be skeptical about a Toronto bid for World Expo 2025"



05:23 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Same-sex, gender talk leads Halton Catholic trustees to vote down policy"



05:26 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "LRT rollout delayed, Bombardier blamed" -- in Waterloo Region



08:23 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On the escaped capybara of High Park Zoo (#capybaraTO)



26th
02:21 pm

[PHOTO] 85 Harbord Street, in 2008 and 2016



11:55 pm

[MUSIC] The Tragically Hip, "Ahead by a Century"



27th
09:36 am

[PHOTO] Two photos of HTO Park



11:31 am

[BLOG] Some Friday links



11:55 am

[NEWS] Some Friday links



04:28 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "No sign of High Park capybaras as search continues"



04:30 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "'Waterfront reset' examines way to extend transit to new neighbourhoods along the lake



04:34 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto’s new Cycling Network Plan: What’s in store for Scarborough?"



04:34 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Four links on the Toronto police raids on marijuana dispensaries yesterday



07:14 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "The Trump Tower Is Up for Sale in Toronto — And It Might Lose Its Famous Name"



07:18 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Residents worry about futuristic direction of Galleria Mall"



28th
10:34 am

[PHOTO] Eight photos of Toronto from the CN Tower



02:26 pm

[BLOG] Some Saturday links



02:42 pm

[NEWS] Some Saturday links


Tags:

07:05 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Two links on the escaped capybara of High Park



07:08 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto’s red-hot market sends property values soaring"



07:09 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto Police try to convince us marijuana dispensaries are dangerous"



07:12 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Why is Same-Sex Marriage Still Up for Debate Among Conservatives?"



07:14 pm

[LINK] "How Literature Became Word Perfect": On the advent of word processing for writers



07:16 pm

[WRITING] "It’s a Writer’s Market": Bloomberg Businessweek on e-publishing



08:52 pm

[FORUM] What have you been reading?



29th
09:47 am

[PHOTO] Five photos from Harbourfront, Toronto on Victoria Day



11:41 pm

[META] On types of writing at A Bit More Detail



30th
03:25 am

[PHOTO] Selfie against Royal Bank of Canada gold



12:43 pm

[PHOTO] Classic Plastics at the Design Exchange



01:02 pm

[BLOG] Some Monday links



01:12 pm

[NEWS] Some Monday links



05:15 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Toronto 18 plotter reflects on a decade in prison"



05:19 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "A Building of Her Own": Torontoist on Alexandra Biriukova



05:21 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Ontario ombudsman tackles Brampton city hall"



05:23 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Mississauga City Council Was Right to Reverse its Ban on Uber"



05:28 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Two links on the reaction to the Toronto marijuana dispensary raids



08:15 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Regional Cities and the Curse of 'Glocality'"



11:56 pm

[META] Who reads A Bit More Detail?



31st
12:17 pm

[PHOTO] Eleven photos from Fort York, Toronto on Doors Open



01:00 pm

[BLOG] Some Tuesday links



01:09 pm

[NEWS] Some Tuesday links



06:42 pm

[URBAN NOTE] On the continued detention of Toronto 18 leader Fahim Ahmad



06:48 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "TTC letter warns homeowners their houses might be expropriated for Scarborough subway"



06:52 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "Bike-lane violators easy to find on ride-along"



06:54 pm

[URBAN NOTE] "How Toronto Can Expand Bike Parking"



08:24 pm

[WRITING] On queer content and fan fiction and representation generally



11:46 pm

[AH] On different Anglo-American relationships in the 19th century



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