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Cabbagetown BIA Partners with local designers

CABBAGETOWN BIA Partners with local designers to create memorable holiday experience for residents and visitors. It’s no secret that many small businesses across Toronto have […]

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Cabbagetown Outdoor Gallery

Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker – ManagerHomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage — Recently, we commissioned a piece of Art by artist Christian English-Pratt.  The Art mural […]

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Double Take has all the giftables

Contributed by Sharon — YSM’s Double Take Thrift Store is here to help you get ready for the holidays! Our staff are excited to share […]

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KNOW THAT HOUSE

Contributed by  Maryam Hatam — Hugh Neilson House: This yellow brick house (295 Carlton St.), with a beautiful wooden door was built in the Gothic […]

St Anne’s Heart

Contributed by Anita Bostok — Back in the 1980s, a friend dared Carlos Carreiro to take a dance class. Up for the challenge, he went […]

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Are You a Victim of a Hit and Run?

Contributed by Tony Lafazanis – Personal Injury Lawyer — Getting in a car accident, for any driver, cyclist or pedestrian can be a nightmare. Unfortunately, […]

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GETTING TO KNOW YOU

Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Noman Hathaway and we’re proud to contribute this regular […]

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Shuter Street Pharmacy

Shuter St Pharmacy located at 290 Shuter, Corner Shuter and Parliament is now under new management. Our professional team is ready to serve the Cabbagetown […]

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Pollinator Grant Update

In 2019, staff from the Rooming House Project applied for the Pollinator Grant with help from local tenants who were interested in the project. Together […]

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Green Thumbs Pumpkin Project

Green Thumbs Growing Kids is a local charity actively creating school food gardens in order to connect children to food and their environment. For 21 […]

You’re just the right kind of wrong!

Contributed by Debjani Sinha Do you hear this background noise in your head? “You’re too loud!” “You won’t make it.” “They don’t like you.” “You […]

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Wish I Could

Dub J announces new single with all-star cast to speak out against gun violence. Canadian producer Dub J unifies a Toronto A-List roster of JRDN, Maestro Fresh Wes, JD Era, Bizz […]

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THIS EDITION OF THE PARLIAMENT STREET NEWS

Arghhh…so here we are. By-elections, pandemics, lockdowns again. Pot shops, shelters, homelessness, businesses going under, food lines getting worse. There are a lot of people […]

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Momentum Montessori

Momentum Montessori staff continues to practice safety protocols for Covid-19 by having all staff and students to wear a mask or face covering at all […]

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From 233 to 218 Carlton Street

By Nick Rondinelli, 21 Year Resident and Business Owner in Cabbagetown.- Another Cabbagetown Commercial/Residential Property Taken Using Delegated Authority in an Already Saturated Area. My […]

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GETTING TO KNOW YOU

Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Noman Hathaway and we’re proud to contribute this regular […]

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COVID-19: Elder Care Concerns During The Pandemic

Contributed by Tony Lafazanis – Personal Injury Lawyer. As we progress through the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the key messages has been that the elderly and those with underlying health conditions are at the most risk. Our seniors in Ontario nursing homes and extended care facilities have been ravaged by this virus.  With a primary […]

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Summer in Cabbagetown

Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker – Manager – HomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage. I love Cabbagetown in the summer. It’s a beautiful and family friendly neighbourhood with delightful surprises at every turn.  I love that in five minutes flat I can be transported to the bucolic settings of Riverdale Farm.  But, most of all, I love […]

The heroic work of personal support workers

Contributed By Kathy Flaxman. Jaime Robles has been tested twice for COVID-19: results negative.   He is a true hero, working in the ICU of a major Toronto Hospital where his day includes helping nurses change patients’ positions, changing diapers and cleaning dirty bums every time a patient has a BM, moving patients in and […]

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The end of cash?

Contributed by Andre Bermon, Publisher of the bridge. When was the last time you paid with money? Was it before the pandemic? Then you are not alone. It’s no surprise that societal changes caused by Covid-19 will long outlast the coronavirus. Months of lockdown measures have accelerated trends that might have otherwise taken years to […]

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The Corner during the Pandemic

Contributed by Aravind Joseph  (The Corner). The Corner is an organic community hub in SJT where residents and service providers come together seamlessly to collaborate, innovate and build community.  The Corner is governed by a Steering Committee of 8 residents and 5 service providers.  More than 20 organisations provide services at The Corner.  30% of […]

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News from the Aberdeen Avenue Residents’ Group

Contributed  by Victoria Hadden. Aberdeen Avenue Sandwich Group for Dixon Hall Celebrates Power of People Coming Together A core group of Aberdeen neighbours continues to organize weekly sandwich making donations for Dixon Hall. Members participate when they can and each contributor makes 10-15 sandwiches, and/or home-baked cookies.   Michael Guenther, a local chef who helped […]

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Ned Hanlan 1855 – 1908

Contributed from the Cabbagetown People Website – www.cabbagetownpeople.ca Champion Oarsman – Ned Hanlan His resting place can be found in the Necropolis @ Section C, Lot 40   Ned’s father, John Hanlan, was a boat builder in Kingston and then moved to Toronto where he was the first lease-holder on Toronto Island now named after […]

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The 416 PROJECT

Contributed by artist Jorge Molina. It’s been four years since Canadian artist Jorge Molina conceived of The 416 Project, installing 416 unique canvases throughout the many neighbourhoods of Toronto, including Cabbagetown. The genesis of the project was to capture objects, fixtures and surroundings that we see every day but to most are just visual noise. […]

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Six Feet Apart

A Song written and contributed by Duncan Fremlin, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.duncan@morethanahome.ca When the pandemic hit, my work as a Realtor wasn’t affected since it was declared an essential service.  However, I was forced to retire from my life as a touring musician (Whiskey Jack), as well as my shinny hockey games at Moss Park.  […]

FRONTLINES™TO (feedthefrontlinesto.org)

Early in 2020, Adair Roberts, who works in the mental health and addictions sector, started the FEED the FRONTLINES™ TO charity with the support of caring volunteers to help provide meals to frontline works and helping keep restaurants open and staffs employed.   Since the onslaught of the Covid-19, FEED the FRONTLINES™TO (feedthefronlinesto.org), a grassroots […]

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Spring 2020 Issue

SO LONG SARAH! Sarah Cook, our publisher for the last two years, has taken on a new opportunity. Sarah will infused some new life into the Parliament Street News, got the Instagram going and developed some great advertiser and contributor relationships. Thanks for all the hard work, Sarah. You will be missed. Spring 2020 Issue […]

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The Excellent Festival

Over the past 31 years, Randy Brown and 25 members of the Cabbagetown Art & Crafts (CA&C), which is an association of resident artists, have organized the sale in Riverdale Park during the Festival. The mission of the CA&C is to bring 180 artists from all over Canada to sell their work. About 20,000 Torontonians […]

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Lives Lived – Bob McNiven – 68

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin — Bob McNiven, musician and singer,  harmonizer, songwriter and incurable romantic was born in Pennsylvania on May 24, 1952 and died at home in Toronto on May 4, 2020 of ALS.   Bob’s unusual childhood was the roadmap for his life as a professional musician.   He grew up singing and playing […]

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GETTING TO KNOW YOU

Contributed by Anita Bostok & Norman Hathaway — Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. Anita and Noman are proud to contribute this regular feature where you get to know the people and businesses that make Cabbagetown so special. If you’d like to be featured or would like to nominate someone […]

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Warm Weather Brings Hope

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman —  When warm weather comes to Toronto, it comes with a bang. All at once we have fragrant flowering shrubs like lilacs, full leafy trees and flowers in masses. And our homes always want to put on their brightest faces too!  Could this be the time for a colour shake up? […]

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FRONT LINE 2020 Care Bags – The Cabbagetown Challenge

It’s been a long few months in Cabbagetown since the global pandemic hit our little neighouhood. As a community we are adjusting to our new normal. So many things are different…a new way of picking up supplies, a new way to walk down the street, a new way to stand next to each other. What […]

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