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SPRING HAS SPRUNG

Contributed by Sarah Cook, Publisher. Well, spring is here- my favorite time of year   It’s time to put away your heavy jacket, the snow […]

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#ThinkSpring

Contributed by Shawna King Pereira. A true sign that spring has arrived in Cabbagetown is the blooming of our beloved yellow forsythia flower.   Not […]

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Our Neighbour is Doing Great Things!

Contributed by Timothy Neesam and Linda Weichel. We’re residents of Sword Street and would like to give a public cheer for our neighbour Lisa Gervais. […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

Contributed by Andre Bermon. At the foot of Parliament Street, a tech giant seeks a futuristic, data driven “smart city,” the likes of which Toronto […]

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6th Annual Clothing Drive

Our Friends at the Bloch Team are hosting their 6th annual Clothing Drive. Save all those good clothes and be ready. In support of the […]

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Clean Toronto Together and Harm Reduction Disposal

Contributed by Des Ryan. Want to help “Clean Toronto Together” you can organize your own group and registered cleanup events at https://wx.toronto.ca/inter/city/mayorscleanup.nsf/Register?OpenForm. Eligible groups can […]

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CRC HIRES YOUTH

Contributed by Blake Keidan. Not being able to afford food on the table or a roof over your head is a stress that no Canadian […]

It takes a village – to feed a village

Contributed by Gerald Michaud – Broker/ Manager HomeLife/ Realty One For several years now, Homelife Realty One has been volunteering in support of Nelson Mandela […]

Behind the scenes

Contributed by Michael Hepburn. The forsythia blossoming the first weekend in May notes the arrival of Cabbagetowns Forsythia Festival. Traditionally marking the beginning of spring […]

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STEAKS & CHOPS & ON-LINE ORDERING- OH MY!

Contributed by the Pstreetnews team. Our neighbourhood butcher- St. James Steak and Chops, is prepping to make your dinner plans an ease. Need provisions for […]

How to Make the Most of Spring

Contributed by Laurie Ward. Laurie is a Toronto-based Shiatsu Therapist offering treatments downtown. She has been part of the health and wellness community for more […]

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10-33 Assist PC

Contributed by Author Desmond P. Ryan. In our last instalment of Cabbagetown resident Desmond P. Ryan’s 10-33 Assist PC, fictional Detective Constable Mike O’Shea–a cop […]

THE PICKY EATER PART 2

Contributed by: Letitia Mancini ~ Family Coach. Remember these key points when introducing new foods: Introduce one new food at a time. Introduce new food […]

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Cabbagetown Youth Centre History

Peter Wylie’s name was in the newspaper, and it was a problem. It was the late 1960s, and he had taken part in an amateur […]

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Planning our community’s future needs you!

Contributed by Andre Bermon. Crowds gathered at the historical St. Lawrence Hall on Thursday, January 31, to participate in the launch of the King-Parliament Secondary Plan Review. Curious residents braved the cold to find out how the future may unfold in their communities across the downtown east; from the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood and Moss Park […]

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Contractors get hungry… and Cabbagetown Restaurants are Ready to serve

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. After a morning of running from job to job, making sure materials are on site, that measurements are correct and every carpenter has instructions, Joe Rozman of Weenen General Contracting Limited is hungry! Fortunately for Joe and his team, Cabbagetown, along with its reputation for wonderful homes and architecture, is known […]

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 and house captains for a successful tour. BUT, before then, we are looking for homes.   Would you like to open your home for this fund-raising event? If you are […]

Should We Stay or Should We Go…To Leave Toronto Or Stay?

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin. People like to move, often for unnecessary reasons.  Maybe a family doesn’t really have to move but personal circumstances, often financial, dictate that this option should be seriously considered.  I encounter this in my business dealings with homeowners looking to leave the hustle and bustle of Toronto.  It’s a fairly common […]

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The Perfect Example of People Doing Great Things!

Contributed by Sarah Cook and Jennifer Torres. Todd Vesby, proprietor of F’Amelia Restaurant, put together a splendid evening in support of Winchester Jr. Sr. Public School on Monday January 21, 2019. Numerous parents, teachers and community members came together for a great cause.  They shared a glass of wine and some of F’Amelia’s best menu […]

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 Surveys Completed Most people who completed the survey said they do not feel safe at any time of the day or night in the Dundas and Sherbourne Street area. Just […]

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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, it’s fencing sports aloft one glove, one mitt, separated by kind and 150 metres: waiting for reunion with its rightful owner- someone did a great thing!   On the south-west […]

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 then the employer owes money compensation to the employee. That compensation is called “damages.”   The damages are mainly to cover lost earnings during the time it would likely take […]

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 happier, healthier, and more likely to want to share the wealth by improving our community. In Cabbagetown we belong to an amazing neighbourhood which offers many opportunities to bring people […]

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AKASHA ART PROJECT PRESENTS – STEEL by TONY KOUKOS

Contributed by PSN Publisher Sarah Cook.  Kelly Kyle and Sonja Scharf, the proprietors of Akasha Art Project, have been practicing artists and photographers for over 25 years. Their overall vision from which they conduct their business is guided by their formal art education and a passion for a variety of art forms. On Thursday January […]

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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 exotic tastes of South East Asia and the tried and true cuisine viva la France. No faux pas here!   Nestled in the heart of Cabbagetown at 480 Parliament Street, […]

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