Beer Batter Fish N’ Chips

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The Irv opened its doors at 195 Carlton St. on March 1st 2014 with a tribute to Bob Irvine the man they called Irv. When opening The Irv we wanted to concentrate on fresh local food and great beer specials. On June 1st 2018 our new concept Beer Batter Fish N’ Chips will open at […]

David Crombie, Vertical Cities and AM Radio

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Contributed Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. Last winter our former mayor, the tiny and perfect David Crombie, gave a series of lectures on the history of Toronto. Each was a sell-out, no easy feat at the very large Bloor Street Hot Doc’sTheatre. During an intermission, I purchased a 2010 publication titled Stroll, Psychogeographic […]

Cabbagetown Movie In The Park

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Stephen-Thomas Maciejowski Grab your picnic blanket and get ready for Cabbagetown Movie In The Park returning for its 3rd annual installment presented by the Cabbagetown BIA on Wednesday July 18th (rain date Wednesday July 25th.) This special movie night in Riverdale Park West beside the farm is a big Thank You from our members, Cabbagetown […]

Cabbagetown has the Homes and the Gardens

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman The Bluebells are ringing, and the Hyacinths are definitely in bloom.  In the air there’s a scent of Lilac – yes garden time is here!   Cabbagetown homes boast a variety of styles of design and architecture and likewise, many proud dwellers have created oases of colour, greenery and scents.   Some […]

Buds & Blossoms is Growing!

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Contributed by Linnea Obern Hi friends! We are Buds & Blossoms, a family activity studio serving Cabbagetown with a diverse selection of educational and entertaining classes and events for children and their grown-ups. Since January of this year, we’ve been having a blast creating a nurturing, fun and unique space for our treasured community of […]

Local MP participates in 2018 Forsythia Festival

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Contributed by Blake Keidan, Photo credit: Kelly Teahen, Forsythia Festival organizer Welcoming in the late, but much anticipated spring, federal Minister of Finance and our Toronto Centre MP Bill Morneau joined residents to celebrate the 47th annual Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival, on May 6th in Wellesley Park.   Together we welcomed a long-awaited spring with the […]

Hidden Gardens & Private Spaces

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This unique tour continues to draw people from across Toronto and beyond. June 3 will be the 11th time we have had the privilege of peeking into the hidden gardens.  A self-guided tour of these private spaces will have limited ticket sales with proceeds supporting the work of the CPA. The attraction for many is […]

Construction, Construction Everywhere!

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Contributed by Kimberley Ezeard Cabbagetown was not exempt from what seemed like the never ending winter, and now we enter the season of never ending construction and traffic detour… “Why”, you ask? This reflects the trend to renovate or rebuild and stay in our existing homes, as opposed to facing the stress of shopping for […]

Green Thumbs

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Photo & article contributed by Lenka Gazova – Lenka Life Photography *VIP   Green Thumbs offers food growing and environmental education programs in 4 inner-city schools and 2 park sites. Our programs take place in the east downtown Toronto neighbourhoods of St. James Town, Cabbagetown, and Regent Park. Our gardens are about kids and their […]