First Parliament

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Some interesting developments on The First Parliament site is located in downtown Toronto at the intersection of Front and Parliament Streets. It is a full city block, bounded on the west by Berkeley Street and on the south by Parliament Square Park. The First Parliament site is almost as large as Nathan Phillips Square.   […]

Asokan Rasiah – Peartree Restaurant

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Sad news from the Cabbagetown BIA   It’s with a heavy heart that we share the news that Asokan Rasiah, chef and owner of the Peartree Restaurant, passed away this weekend.     Asokan has been a fixture in our community for over 30 years. He enjoyed participating in all community events and had gained […]

Cabbagetown BIA Partners with local designers

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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 been hit hard this year, so it was especially important for us at the Cabbagetown Business Improvement Area (BIA) to find a way to support our community this holiday season.  […]

Cabbagetown Outdoor Gallery

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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 being painted is on our wall facing Broadcast Lane.  We hope to provide an enjoyable walking experience by creating an outdoor gallery in Cabbagetown.   The goal of the outdoor […]

Double Take has all the giftables

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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 sustainable and creative ways the Cabbagetown community can show love this season. Ideas range from our regular offerings of new and gently used clothing and giftables, to our new range […]

KNOW THAT HOUSE

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Contributed by  Maryam Hatam — Hugh Neilson House: This yellow brick house (295 Carlton St.), with a beautiful wooden door was built in the Gothic Revival style in 1878 for Hugh Neilson, a Scottish immigrant. Neilson was one of the founders of the Toronto Telephone Despatch Company, which was founded in 1878. This house was […]

Are You a Victim of a Hit and Run?

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Contributed by Tony Lafazanis – Personal Injury Lawyer — Getting in a car accident, for any driver, cyclist or pedestrian can be a nightmare. Unfortunately, hit and run accidents occur far too frequently.   A hit and run is when a driver hits a pedestrian, cyclist, property, another car, or causes any collision, and then […]