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Laurie Ward wintertime Shiatsu

Like many I know, I spend the better part of the winter under the weather, sometimes for consecutive weeks at a time.  Determined to boost […]

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Toronto’s 25th French Book Fair

From November 29th to December 2nd, at the Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge St.), the Salon du livre de Toronto will be hosting its 25th […]

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Mechanic From Heaven

Finding a good mechanic is difficult. Finding an honest and affordable mechanic is even harder. And then there is Goldie. The mechanic from heaven. If […]

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The Perfect Gift for the Coffee Geek

Contributed by Meagan Thibeault.   For years, the Merchants of Green Coffee has been using the Coffee Spring to brew our signature rich and sweet-tasting black […]

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Holiday Edition Just around the corner

The holiday edition of the Parliament Street News is fast approaching. This is our 5th and last edition of the year and will be out before the silly season. If you are part of an organisation or association and would like to thank the community, or let them know about a fundraiser please write an […]

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Absolute Bakery – Fresh and Friendly

Seldom a week, dare I say a day, goes by without a visit to the absolute bakery. While I know there are other people involved in the baking and selling of delicious baked goods there is seldom a time that I am not greeted by Rajenbran Nageswary. Besides her lovely demeanour and fresh smile, I […]

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Wrestling masks & Delicious food – El Charro

Contributed by Austin Lovering. A new restaurant has been started in Cabbagetown and its name is El Charro. My personal favorite thing to get there is the spicy chorizo tortas which is a sandwich but my sister always goes for the beef tacos. In my day I have had lots of Mexican food and been […]

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Stircrazy Tourtière – Contributed by Noni Castonguay

Jen Cerny and Noni Castonguay are the owners of Stircrazy Catering. While the duo caters a wide variety of parties across the city, it’s their tourtière that is creating a buzz around this time of year. They started making tourtière about 8 years ago. Word of mouth spread and in addition to selling them to […]

Cabbagetown Restaurants of Yesteryear

Contributed  by Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. www.morethanahome.ca   This isn’t exactly a history of food in Cabbagetown but we have had a few restaurants of note over the years, some great, some not so great. On the low end of the restaurant food chain circa 1972 would be the legendary Norm’s Open […]

Victorian era home boasts ultra modern interior

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman – The third floor of the Cabbagetown home Lisa Zoppas shares with her husband and daughter features a light filled spa at one end, including a beautiful freestanding tub and extra large shower complete with rain showerhead and body jets and the master bedroom with southern exposure at the other end. […]

Laurie Ward on fall foods your body will love – Q&A by Shaghayegh Tajvidi

As a body wellness and Shiatsu specialist, Laurie knows which foods keep bodies at their optimum. In this fall edition of our Q&A, I asked how seasonal eats and habits affect key pressure points.   ST: The spleen comes up a lot in Shiatsu. I was surprised to learn to what extent. Can you say […]

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Neighbourhood Talk at Red Cranberries

Contributed By Kimberly Ezeard. Cranberries is the staple meeting place in Cabbagetown for great food, service and catching up on all the neighbourhood news in a warm, relaxed pub environment that is family friendly.   Whether its brunch on the weekend, Sunday night dinner, date night Sat or Monday night wings and beer, you are […]

How do you select your executor

Contibuted by Edvard Ryder. Who do you trust with your life? Is it your spouse, a sibling or your best friend? Is this the person you’d trust to carry out your wishes when you die? That’s what an executor is – a person or company named in your will to carry out or “execute your […]

The Importance of Servicing Your Heating Equipment Before Winter Strikes

What’s so important about yearly maintenance of heating equipment and why do it when it’s not even winter yet? The main reason is the security of knowing your furnace was checked out by a professional, making it ready for action. You don’t want to face an unexpected breakdown in the middle of a deep freeze. […]

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The Cook’s Cook is an international community of people with an interest in food. Our contributors are home cooks, professional chefs and food writers, scientists, agriculturists and foragers who write from and about adventures on all continents. Our readers are just as diverse as our writers, with interests in every aspect of food and food […]

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The 41st annual Cabbagetown

The festival takes place Saturday and Sunday September 9th and 10th in downtown Toronto. This FREE event is packed with activities for everyone. From live entertainment and a Kid’s Zone to mouthwatering festival foods and a range of vendors, this street festival is not to be missed!   Join the opening ceremonies Saturday morning featuring […]

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