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  • 10 NO BRAINERS: Provide Permits for Pop-Ups - Spacing Toronto
    Permits for Pop Ups September 19 2014 By Claire Nelischer 10 No Brainers to Make Toronto More Awesome is a project of the Centre for City Ecology that highlights small achievable actions at the City level that would improve life in Toronto s neighbourhoods right now A series of 10 short videos will be released on Spacing Toronto from Sept 15 19 highlighting 10 No Brainers contributed by a diverse cast of Torontonians The project will wrap up with a free Pop Up Event where City Council candidates can pitch which No Brainer they d champion at City Hall and the public can join in the conversation October 9 in the East End Remember that shipping container pop up shop on Dundas West last summer JM Sons created some buzz when they set up shop in the parking lot to introduce their furniture designs to Torontonians This was a new idea in Toronto so permitting for this kind of business fell into a regulatory grey zone In the last video of our 10 No Brainers series Andre Jr Ayotte and Mackenzie Duncan of JM Sons talk about their experience running a pop up shop in a shipping container They share their idea to make the process simpler for small business owners by creating a straightforward permit category for pop up shops in temporary structures Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Related Posts Blending public and private space at Winchester Park LORINC Welcome to Tory Nation Toronto flirts with participatory budgeting Shredding paper is adding time to your commute Tweet More posts by Claire Nelischer Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts The cold war siren system Toronto never used Spacing s Guide to Toronto Events Nov 15 21 Welcome

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/toronto/2014/09/19/10-brainers-provide-permits-pop-ups/ (2015-11-16)
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  • 10 NO BRAINERS: Safe, Simple Street Festivals - Spacing Toronto
    Tweet 10 NO BRAINERS Safe Simple Street Festivals September 19 2014 By Claire Nelischer 10 No Brainers to Make Toronto More Awesome is a project of the Centre for City Ecology that highlights small achievable actions at the City level that would improve life in Toronto s neighbourhoods right now A series of 10 short videos will be released on Spacing Toronto from Sept 15 19 highlighting 10 No Brainers contributed by a diverse cast of Torontonians The project will wrap up with a free Pop Up Event where City Council candidates can pitch which No Brainer they d champion at City Hall and the public can join in the conversation October 9 in the East End Street festivals from small neighbourhood gatherings to large scale city wide events invite Torontonians to experience our streets as public spaces and connect with one another and their neighbourhoods But organizers of street festivals both small and large must navigate unclear permitting requirements and high fees associated with policing and road closures Michelle Senayah Principal of Senayah Design shares her idea to foster more collaborative relationships between Toronto Police Services and community festival organizers ensure clear requirements for permits reasonable turn around times for permit decisions and creative financially accessible options to ensure safety at street festivals Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Related Posts How is your ward feeling today EVENT The City as Laboratory MESLIN Why don t we do it in the road Why we need youth created art in public spaces Tweet More posts by Claire Nelischer Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts The cold war siren system Toronto never used Spacing s Guide to Toronto Events Nov 15 21 Welcome to your private nuclear fallout shelter

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/toronto/2014/09/19/10-brainers-safe-simple-street-festivals/ (2015-11-16)
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  • 10 NO BRAINERS: Free the Parks from Permit Fees - Spacing Toronto
    Council candidates can pitch which No Brainer they d champion at City Hall and the public can join in the conversation October 9 in the East End Toronto Park People has a simple motto when residents get involved in their parks parks get better But currently the City s permitting system is deterring the kinds of volunteer led park activities that activate and improve our parks High fees onerous application processes and unclear permitting requirements pose a financial and psychological barrier to park friends groups looking to run community events and activities in local parks Here Dave Harvey of Toronto Park People poses a simple straightforward solution to encourage volunteer led activities in our City parks and to support active parks and connected communities Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Related Posts PARKS IN CRISIS part 5 The system worked slowly for a west end park PARKS IN CRISIS part 3 The perils of cash in lieu PARKS IN CRISIS sidebar How Section 42 works PARKS IN CRISIS part 2 How the money flows Tweet More posts by Claire Nelischer 3 comments Neither the author nor Spacing necessarily agrees with posted comments Spacing reserves the right to edit or delete comments entirely See our Comment Policy Matt 1 year ago I see no problem with charging private groups money to use public space That money goes back into maintaining that space for everyone Claire Nelischer 1 year ago Matt the idea pitched here is to eliminate permit fees for non profit park friends groups running volunteer led community events and programming in parks Park permit fees would still apply to private activities like birthday parties etc You can read more about Park People s Free the Parks platform here http freetheparks ca Matt 1 year ago

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/toronto/2014/09/18/10-brainers-free-parks-permit-fees/ (2015-11-16)
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  • 10 NO BRAINERS: Activate our Laneways - Spacing Toronto
    Topic Film Video Comments 0 Tweet 10 NO BRAINERS Activate our Laneways September 17 2014 By Claire Nelischer 10 No Brainers to Make Toronto More Awesome is a project of the Centre for City Ecology that highlights small achievable actions at the City level that would improve life in Toronto s neighbourhoods right now A series of 10 short videos will be released on Spacing Toronto from Sept 15 19 highlighting 10 No Brainers contributed by a diverse cast of Torontonians The project will wrap up with a free Pop Up Event where City Council candidates can pitch which No Brainer they d champion at City Hall and the public can join in the conversation October 9 in the East End Toronto is a city of laneways we have over 250km of laneways weaving behind our homes and storefronts but we rarely think of these spaces as part of the public realm Here Jonas Spring owner of Ecoman landscaping and Victoria Taylor a local landscape architect pitch their idea to activate our laneways as key elements of our public space network and potential contributors to our complex urban ecologies Their idea called Public Laneway Puncture was originally featured in the David Suzuki Foundation s Homegrown Design Challenge Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Related Posts REID Laneways as shared spaces Artists to take over Chester station newsstand How the Eaton Centre nearly wrecked Old City Hall PARKS IN CRISIS part 3 The perils of cash in lieu Tweet More posts by Claire Nelischer Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts The cold war siren system Toronto never used Spacing s Guide to Toronto Events Nov 15 21 Welcome to your private nuclear fallout shelter LORINC How to invest with

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/toronto/2014/09/17/10-brainers-activate-laneways/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Photo exhibit opens Thursday on Toronto's tower neighbourhoods - Spacing Toronto
    September 18 to November 1 Opening reception September 18 6 8PM WHERE Pari Nadimi Gallery 254 Niagara Street Toronto WEBSITE www jessecolinjackson com and www parinadimigallery com Spacing is excited about this Thursday s opening of Radiant City a solo exhibition by Los Angeles based Canadian artist and Spacing contributor Jesse Colin Jackson Focused on Toronto s tower apartment neighbourhoods Radiant City invites us to consider the evolving presence and status of these sites in our city arrival destinations for incoming immigrant populations essential housing for one quarter of the city s population the decaying location of much of Toronto s urban poverty products of modern ideologies gone awry and locations of past glory current dynamism and future potential Jesse has been creating images of apartment neighbourhoods since 2006 Radiant City a new series of large format prints is Jesse s first solo exhibition at Pari Nadimi Gallery Jesse is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at the University of California Irvine and has previously taught at the University of Toronto and OCAD University Jesse has been a contributor to Spacing since 2008 and was co author of our Fall 2013 feature on the Mackenzie Place high rise in Hay River Northwest Territories If you can t make it to the opening Jesse s show will be exhibited at Pari Nadimi Gallery until November 1 2014 Pari Nadimi Gallery hours Wednesday to Saturday 12pm to 5pm or by appointment Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Related Posts Awe in the city LORINC Telling our story EVENT A Walk With Born to Walk author Dan Rubinstein EVENT This is Paradise Art and Artists in Toronto May 28 31 Tweet More posts by Matthew Blackett Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/toronto/2014/09/17/exhibit-opens-thursday-torontos-tower-neighbourhoods/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Matthew Blackett, Author at Spacing Toronto
    Summer 2015 issue release party Jane Jacobs Prize ceremony WHEN Wed July 15th 7 11 30pm Prize ceremony runs from Read More Spacing The Spacing Store s holiday hours The Spacing Store has been a very exciting venture for us Opening during the holiday shopping season has made it all the more fun for Read More Parks Toronto Park People launch the Park Toolkit Last week Toronto Park People released their Park Toolkit a collection of how to handbooks for hosting community park events Below Read More Events SPACING PARTY Come to our release party on Wednesday WHAT Fall 2014 issue release party Our special city hall edition WHEN Wednesday october 1st 7 30pm midnight WHERE Supermarket Read More Events Photo exhibit opens Thursday on Toronto s tower neighbourhoods WHAT Radiant City a solo exhibition by Jesse Colin Jackson WHEN September 18 to November 1 Opening reception September 18 6 8PM Read More Events SPACING Come to our release party on Oct 1st WHAT Fall 2014 issue release party Our special city hall edition WHEN Wednesday october 1st 7 30pm midnight WHERE Supermarket Read More Urban Design LEADING THE WAY Understanding the World of Wayfinding WHAT Leading the Way Understanding the World of Wayfinding WHEN Monday May 5th 6 30 9 00pm WHERE Eaton Lecture Theatre RCC204 Read More 10th Anniversary IN THIS ISSUE What if it was Spacing s 100th anniversary As I detailed in a previous post last week I am responsible for designing the covers of Spacing When we began the planning of our Read More 10th Anniversary The stories behind 10 Spacing covers A series of posts from Spacing s editors and contributors celebrating a decade of the magazine Whenever I present Spacing to a Read More Photos Spacing anniversary party portraits by Rannie Turingan Rannie

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/toronto/author/matt/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Last week to see Spacing presents: A Decade's Dose of Imagery — photos by Sam Javanrouh exhibit - Spacing Toronto
    0 Tweet Last week to see Spacing presents A Decade s Dose of Imagery photos by Sam Javanrouh exhibit April 21 2014 By Spacing WHAT Spacing presents A Decade s Dose of Imagery an exhibit of Sam Javanrouh s photos WHEN March 24th to April 26th 2014 WHERE Urbanspace Gallery 401 Richmond St W FACEBOOK RSVP to event listings optional For over 10 years Sam Javanrouh s photos have captured the beauty and chaos of Toronto streets His web site daily dose of imagery has been one of the world s most popular photoblog web sites Javanrouh s images dispel the notion that Toronto s architecture and public spaces are uninspired and ugly His visual tone is what attracted Spacing magazine to his work back in 2004 spawning a long lasting partnership between the photographer and publication During a 10 year period Javanrouh has had five images appear on the cover Spacing and over 40 images published on the inside pages Now that Javanrouh has retired his popular web site the exhibit A Decade s Dose of Imagery presented by Spacing explores his archives and celebrates the city s first photoblogger to gain both international recognition and a global fanbase Come to the Urbanspace Gallery to see Javanrouh s images up close Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Related Posts Magna Carta special Fall 2015 Edition of Fort York s newsletter Fife Drum Awe in the city Richard Andrew Sharum Q A picturing downtowns The very first ride at the CNE Tweet More posts by Spacing Search Advertisement Spacing Magazine fall 2015 Order issue Subscribe In these stores Popular Posts The cold war siren system Toronto never used Spacing s Guide to Toronto Events Nov 15 21 Welcome to your private nuclear fallout shelter LORINC How

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/toronto/2014/04/21/last-week-see-spacing-presents-decades-dose-imagery-photos-sam-javanrouh-exhibit/ (2015-11-16)
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  • Brampton's light rail blues - Spacing Toronto
    Subscribe to Mag Share Post Tweet Post Buy Merch andise Related Posts On Brampton s short sighted Hurontario Main LRT decision LORINC Spend Brampton LRT money on Queen s Quay East Forgotten TTC architecture a reminder of nixed transit plans The new American streetcar A visit to Detroit Cincinnati Atlanta and Tampa Tweet More posts by Sean Marshall 13 comments Neither the author nor Spacing necessarily agrees with posted comments Spacing reserves the right to edit or delete comments entirely See our Comment Policy kettal 2 years ago This is one of those cases where a short tunnel section is warranted Mark Dowling 2 years ago The necessity of wireless operation seems a little ridiculous to me as overhead wires are not a problem in other historic districts in Toronto and elsewhere in North America and Europe Not quite true Several cities in France have gone wireless to preserve their historic character over short stretches of line Nice went with batteries while Bordeaux Angers and Reims with Alstom ground power supply APS There was pressure during the Dublin BX D city centre link project to consider wireless also The problem with any off vehicle solution such as APS or Bombardier Primove is it tends to create a vendor lock in Andrae Griffith 2 years ago This project is in my backyard I want to see it completed and as I think that some sort of compromise solution is justified Wireless operation If that s what it takes to get a yes vote then I ll all for it I might even go as far as a short tunnel section though the presence of the Etobicoke Creek right before the roadway begins to narrow is a cost escalator But what I won t support and hope that none of the decision makers support is a diversion off the corridor The old Peel Memorial Hospital lands or Kennedy Road one concession east has been mentioned as way to avoid the issues in downtown Brampton but I feel that this would compromise the revitalization efforts that have been really successful I moved to the area in 1994 and back then it felt unsafe to be in downtown Brampton especially at night Today the area is infinitely more inviting and it would be a shame to undermine that progress But what do I know I m just a transit planner Moaz Ahmad 2 years ago Much of the objection to the running of the LRT north of Nanwood Drive is not related to the Transit service itself and is not considerate of the needs of transit users One proposal had the line run over to Kennedy and Steeles then up Kennedy to Highway 7 and back to downtown The project consultants are kind enough to look at other options but transit wise they are just costly additions to the line My humble suggestion is this let the terminal for phase 1 of the LRT at Steeles Passengers bound for downtown Brampton will still have

    Original URL path: http://spacing.ca/toronto/2014/04/08/bramptons-light-rail-blues/ (2015-11-16)
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