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  • Jamie Bradburn was decidedly unimpressed by the Neon Museum at Junction House.

  • Renovictions are a real concern for many renters in Toronto, already living on the edges of their budgets. CBC reports.

  • Urban Toronto notes an interesting consolidation of two development plans into one at Yonge and Eglinton, here.

  • blogTO notes how the Royal Ontario Museum is now going to offer free admission every third Monday of the month.

  • Natalia Manzocco writes at NOW Toronto about how the Room With A View pop-up restaurant underneath the Gardiner Expressway ended up triggering city concerns over housing.

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The sky at Yonge and Eglinton last night was gorgeous, blue fading to pink on the southern and western horizons through the towers.

Evening looking east #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #evening #skyline #blue #twilight #towers


Evening looking south, blue to pink #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #evening #skyline #blue #pink #twilight #towers


Evening looking up #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #evening #skyline #blue #twilight #towers


Evening looking west #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #eglintonavenue #evening #skyline #blue #pink #twilight #towers
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Construction of the Eglinton Crosstown continues to wreak havoc with, among other places, the crosswalks at Yonge and Eglinton.

"No Crossing" #toronto #yongeandeglinton #eglintonavenue #eglintoncrosstown #yongestreet #construction #nocrossing
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Toronto had several centimetres of spring snow fall today, a last gasp of winter at the start of spring. The city below did look nice from the rooftop patio of the Yonge-Eglinton Centre, the snow lightly covering the changing city beyond. Construction on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line was visible below, as is the Eglinton station itself as it undergoes work, preparing to become an interchange station come the Crosstown's completion in 2021.

Late snow seen on the Yonge-Eglinton Centre patio #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongeeglintoncentre #patio #spring #snow


Seen looking south from the Yonge-Eglinton Centre patio #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongeeglintoncentre #patio #spring #snow #eglintonavenue #eglintoncrosstown #cranes #skyline


Looking down on Eglinton Station #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongeeglintoncentre #spring #snow #eglintonavenue #eglintoncrosstown #eglintonstation #cranes


Seen looking east from the Yonge-Eglinton Centre patio #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongeeglintoncentre #patio #spring #snow #eglintonavenue #eglintoncrosstown #cranes #skyline #glass
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The sky that I could see above me at Yonge and Eglinton Saturday afternoon was the most perfect blue I could imagine.

Afternoon sky a perfect Derek Jarman blue, north up Yonge #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #derekjarman #blue #sky #afternoon #dlws
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Yesterday was a glorious evening, bright until late and full of blue sky.

A slice of blue evening sky south down Yonge #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #blue #sky #evening
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  • Urban Toronto notes that Yonge and Eglinton is now being torn apart, again, for Eglinton Crosstown construction.

  • Chris Bateman writes at CityLab about the singular achievement of Mies Van der Rohe in designing the TD Centre.

  • blogTO reports that the TTC has abandoned the policy of collecting personal information from passengers accused of misconduct, an echo of police carding.

  • John Lorinc writes at Spacing about ways to reframe the language used in debating the budget of the City of Toronto.

  • Arlene Chan at Spacing tells the century-long history of Cantonese opera in Toronto.

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  • Justin Haynes writes at NOW Toronto about the exceptional difficulty of finding affordable housing in Toronto for people on ODSP.

  • CBC Toronto reports on the life of Crystal Papineau, a homeless woman who died in a tragic accident in Bloorcourt.

  • Transit Toronto notes that Yonge and Eglinton is going to be disrupted for the next two months by Eglinton Crosstown construction.

  • Toronto Life looks at Brooke Lynn Hites, the first Canadian contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race.

  • Samantha Edwards writes at NOW Toronto about the concern that our city's boom in condo construction might also lead to loneliness. What is to be done?

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The rooftop patio at the Yonge-Eglinton Centre offers fantastic views of the entire neighbourhood of Yonge and Eglinton as it continues its transformation.

Looking along Eglinton Avenue East, Yonge-Eglinton Centre #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongeeglintoncentre #eglintonavenue #skyline #eglintoncrosstown #latergram
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  • Jamie Bradburn considers the history of the construction of the Toronto PATH network, and the surprising controversy. Many, it seems, did not want to live like moles.

  • VICE takes a look at how Airbnb is directly driving people out of their neighbourhoods.

  • The Toronto Star looks at a houseboat in the Scarborough Bluffs area that looks very homey.

  • The aging apartment buildings of Toronto need care, perhaps a lot of care, if they are to continue to house safely their many hundreds of thousands of inhabitants. CBC Toronto reports.

  • Postcity considers what, exactly, the slowing of development applications in Yonge and Eglinton means. Will the same hypertrophy spread to other neighbourhoods, soon to be overburdened?

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