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CPA is looking for homes for TOUR and TEAS!

Contributed by Helen Coltrinari. Save the date: Sunday, September 15th for the Cabbagetown Preservation Association Tour of Homes. CPA needs a huge team of volunteers […]

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What happened at the Necropolis?

Frederick Peters, Ph.D., Research Fellow, City Institute at York University. The Necropolis is subject to mortality as we all are. On today’s frigid winter visit, […]

WHEN FIRING, BE KIND OR BEWARE

Contributed by Albert S. Frank – Lawyer. An employer can terminate an employee at any time. But if there was no “just cause” for termination […]

Pride in our Neighbourhood

Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker. Wanting to belong to something bigger than ourselves is a universal human feeling. When we feel we belong we are […]

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PHINALLY – PHO PAS!

Contibuted by Andre Bermon. As the name suggests, Pho Pas is clever play-on-words to describe this French – Vietnamese cross-culture eatery that uniquely blends the […]

THE PICKY EATER PART 1

By: Letitia Mancini ~ Family Coach.  “What do you mean you don’t like pasta? You liked it yesterday!” Sound familiar?   No matter what a […]

Sherbourne & Dundas Safety Survey

Toronto Police (51 Division) released the summary of results from their “Dundas Street East and Sherbourne Street Area Safety Survey”. The results are telling: 1,097 […]

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Necropolis: A Balm for Holiday Frazzle

Number 2 of Fredrick Peters Column. At Holiday time, ideally with soft icing-sugar snow, a pretty walk is through the archway of the Necropolis; a […]

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It’s a wonderful Life…to be lived!

Contributed by Sarah Cook- Publisher. As I write this, on 11/18/18 – I’m currently ‘wrapping up’ a wonderful week of ‘momentous birthday celebrations’ – my […]

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TOP GIRLS DINNER PARTY at Alumnae Theatre

In January, Alumnae Theatre Company’s mainstage takes on Caryl Churchills’s Top Girls. At its centre, Marlene throws a dinner party to celebrate her promotion at […]

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Cabbagetown Holiday Kickoff!

Contributed by Lenka Gazova and Parliament St. News. The special Holiday season is upon us!  Join us in Cabbagetown- November 24th at the corner of […]

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At Christmas, a Grown-up wish list

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. When bells are jingling, and Bing is singing, it’s well established that little children start dreaming of wonders that might turn […]

Is the Pot Humidor the New Wine Fridge?

Contributed by Jen Tripp. Cannabis, weed, marijuana, hippy lettuce, grass… whatever you call it, it is legally here to stay. I recently attended an interesting […]

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BILL MORNEAU Happy Holidays to everyone!

I would like to wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season filled with special moments to be remembered with your loved ones. This season is an opportunity for us to show what it means to be part of a community. I encourage you and your family to take this opportunity to spread the […]

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Cabbagetown BIA Awards – And the winner is….

Best Coffee or Snack Shop: Staij & Co., 552 Parliament Street. 416-792-2505  http://staijandco.com Cabbagetown has voted…Awards were given out at this years Cabbagetown BIA Annual General Meeting to some notable local businesses. Traditionally referred to as the Chairman’s Awards, the Cabbagetown BIA opted for the second year in a row to have the public vote […]

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Happy Holiday Season from all of us at HomeLife/Realty One

This Holiday Season will be a time for joy & happiness where cultural celebrations and traditions abound; singing Christmas Carols, lighting candles for Kwanzaa, making potato latkes, honoring mother nature…  Whichever traditions you, your family and friends adhere to, there is a very good chance that your celebration will involve festive decorations, accessories, candles, & […]

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Crime Fiction for Christmas

Cabbagetown resident and Residents’ Association Safety & Security lead, Desmond P. Ryan has spent almost thirty years as a cop with the Toronto Police Service. Having recently retired, this Real Detective now writes Real Crime. Fiction. 10-33 Assist PC, the first in his six-book Mike O’Shea Crime Fiction series is flying off the shelves. Why? […]

Steak and Chops …and Turkey, and Prime Rib, and all the fixings’…

Did you know that Mark has everything you’ll need for your ‘Holiday feast”- Main dish as well as herbs, vegetables, even stuffing and gravy?  They’ve done all the work for you!  Stop in or call today to place your order for farm raised, grain fed turkey.   Mark and the crew at Steak and Chops […]

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Queen Street East Preservation

Contributed by Andre Bermon. Freelance writer and community enthusiast. A conversation must be had to designate Queen Street East, from Sherbourne to River Streets, a Toronto Heritage Conservation District. In recent years, we have witnessed the consequences of unbridled condominium development undermine the unique and historic character of our city. And now an east-bound wave […]

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Thinking of investing in a condominium?

Darlene Barrowman, Sales Representative, HomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage. What exactly is covered in those mandatory maintenance condo fees? First, you should know that no two condos are built or managed exactly the same, so it’s important to find out precisely what is covered in your maintenance fees, so there are no surprises.   Every condo […]

5 Tips For Self-Care In Winter

Contributed by Laurie Ward. The winter months can be challenging. They can feel long and lonely as our energy dips and connecting with others becomes more difficult. The shorter days also mean we spend more time under artificial light which can lead to sleep problems that can affect our mood. But it’s not all doom […]

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Parents, did you know you were so powerful?

Leticia Mancini- Family Coach. My name is Letitia “Tish” Mancini.  Becoming a Family & Life Coach grew from my drive for fulfillment in life.  As I grew into who I am, I realized that my calling was to share and support others with their growth and changes.  So, why a Family Coach? I have been […]

WHEN A REAL ESTATE DEAL DIES – WHO GETS THE DEPOSIT?

Contributed by Albert S. Frank Especially when real estate values sag, some buyers will refuse to go ahead with an agreed purchase. Can the buyer refuse, and get the deposit back? If the buyer has a solid legal basis for refusing, the buyer should get the deposit back. If not, the seller generally should get […]

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Halloween, Day of the Dead, Harvest Season…Fall is here!

Contributed by Sarah Cook – Publishrer .  What is the ‘Day of the Dead’?  An annual Mexican celebration, “Día de Muertos”, or “Day of the Dead”!  It is a time when families gather to honor and remember deceased loved ones. It is believed that the souls of the dead return to visit the living families […]

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And yet another article about staging houses

By Duncan Fremlin, Broker, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. In 1987 when I was first licensed to sell real estate, the idea of staging a property consisted of clearing away the shoes in the hallway so the buyers wouldn’t trip over them. I exaggerate of course but it was a simpler time. Once the market discovered […]

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