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Urban Planner: August 29, 2014

3 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: the city's ghostly past, the smartest funnyman in the world, and the out-of-this-world offerings of Fan Expo. Offbeat: There’ll be a full moon in the sky, so it’ll be a good night to take a stroll as the sun goes down and learn about some of Toronto’s spookier history. Show More Summary

Bringing Down The House: Urban planner and blogger Steven Vance...

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Urban planner and blogger Steven Vance has recently delved into the data behind Chicago's teardowns. 2006 was a big year for construction in Chicago, as 600 buildings were likely torn down to be replaced with something new. Things slowed down...

Urban Planner: August 28, 2014

4 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: the geektacular orgies of Fan Expo, bands take over Kensington Market, and exploring the universe. Festivals: Since you’re probably going to notice an increase in the number of interestingly dressed people downtown...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 27, 2014

5 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: a look inside the Forbidden City, Anishinaabe art, and the paintings of Alex Colville. Ongoing… Art: If The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors has a mascot, it’s Emperor Yongzheng. The image...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 26, 2014

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: the art of Alex Colville, free yoga and tai chi, and a farmers' market in condo-ville. Ongoing… Art: If The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors has a mascot, it’s Emperor Yongzheng. The image...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 25, 2014

In today's Urban Planner: actors and improvisors collide, the paintings of Alex Colville, and walking with the ROM. Comedy: The monthly improv comedy show pairing screen actors with stage improvisers (there’s inevitably some crossover,...Show More Summary

How Tiny House Villages Could Solve America’s Homeless Epidemic

Could the tiny house phenomenon solve America's homeless epidemic? Andrew Heben, urban planner and professional tiny house builder, says it can. His new book Tent City Urbanism: From Self-Organized Camps to Tiny House Villages explores the growing trend of

Urban Planner: August 22, 2014

In today's Urban Planner: a double-bill of comedy powerhouses, and a first-time-ever live taping. Comedy: Comedians Andrew Johnston and Sara Hennessey know how to keep busy. Both spent the year touring the country separately; this summer,...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 21, 2014

In today's Urban Planner: buskers hit the streets, talking baseball, and improvising Shakespeare. Festivals: It doesn’t seem possible, but the downtown Yonge Street strip is about to get a whole lot more colourful over the next few days. Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 20, 2014

In today's Urban Planner: journey to the Forbidden City, take in Anishinaabe, or look at iconic shots of the '60s. Ongoing… Art: If The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors has a mascot, it’s Emperor Yongzheng. The image...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 19, 2014

In today's Urban Planner: produce in condo-ville, appreciating Robert Altman, and a playful approach to Robert Munsch. Ongoing… Art: If The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors has a mascot, it’s Emperor Yongzheng. The...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 18, 2014

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: Munsch at play, a trip to the Forbidden City, and the madness of Stratford. Theatre: Mystic Forest Productions is presenting a week-long run of a selection of theatrically staged Robert Munsch stories, entitled Munsch At Play. Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 15, 2014

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: a hip-hop block party, and a festival celebrating queer and radical communities. Festivals: The one-day In Honour Festival, celebrating queer and radical communities in Toronto (and further), kicks off with a kids dance party from 3 p.m. Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 14, 2014

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: an old-timey Paris cabaret, and sailing in to the cinema. Performing Arts: Attention all anachronists and romantics! We’ve come across a simple way to get you to old-timey Paris, so you can quit working on that time machine. Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 13, 2014

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: shocking educational films, the madness of Stratford, and a comedic launch. Film: Many horror fans can recall the first time they encountered the genre, and how it affected their lives. But chances are that our first tastes of gore and terror came from the most unassuming and well-meaning sources. Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 12, 2014

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: visit the Forbidden City, explore Anishinaabe art, and enjoy free yoga and tai chi. Ongoing… Art: If The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors has a mascot, it’s Emperor Yongzheng. The image of...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: August 11, 2014

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: a comedy theatre launch, dances at dusk, and performances at SummerWorks. Comedy: After leaving its Danforth location in 2011 to become performing (and training) nomads (most recently, with a long-term residency at Comedy Bar), improv company Bad Dog Theatre has finally settled in a new home near Bloor and Ossington. Show More Summary

Urban Planners in Zaragoza Test the Waters

Spain has always gone to great lengths to meet its high demand for water, but when faced with a shortage, the town of Zaragoza took a different approach. When severe droughts in the early 1990s caused reservoirs to dry up, forest fires to rage, and crops to wither, it became clear that the inland city […]

Urban Planner: August 8, 2014

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: a festival of zines, Parkdale takes art to the streets, and a trip-hop rising star. Art Festivals: The annual small press art fair Zine Dream this year includes—besides just the August 10 all-day fair at the...Show More Summary

10 Rules For Being A Good Gentrifier From An Urban Planner In Brooklyn

3 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

The average number of people that Americans feel they know very well has declined considerably in recent years, and with it has gone our ability to relate.

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