Cabbagetown Art Show


Doug Fisher’s Cabbagetown Artists, a specialised blog, a spin off of the Cabbagetown Neighbourhood Review, is hosting a pop-up art show this month at Caranberries Restaurant at 601 Parliament Street Nov. 26th and 27th. The artists will be there and the art is going to be fantastic. Support your local Cabbagetown Artists, find the perfect […]

Hello Holiday Readers


How many holiday editions is this now?? Twelve to be precise. The last two, amid pandemics, have been interesting. We did the giving guide last year, and this year did not get the content or advertisers needed to rerun it. That is ok because our advertisers have been with us, many since the beginning. So […]

The souls of the departed and ghost of Cabbagetown Christmas past


The souls of the departed and ghost of Christmas past don’t just cease to exist. Their ectoplasm still gather amongst the homes and commercial establishments of Cabbagetown. They still convene in the early hours at the chapel of Prospect cemetery. Maybe our lives never really disappear despite our limited days on earth. Maybe the energy […]

Will Our Small Businesses Survive?


Contributed by Anita Bostok. As Cabbagetown residents, we know full well the advantages of downtown living. We walk down the street, and everything we need is at our fingertips. But we can’t take it for granted that this will always be the case. Since the pandemic, merchants have endured repeated, forced lockdowns. Now they’re faced […]

Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?


Contributed by: Tony Lafazanis – Cabbagetown Personal Injury Lawyer If you’ve found yourself asking this question, you are likely in a situation where you could benefit from speaking with a personal injury lawyer. This blog post will address some possible fears about hiring a lawyer, as well as looking at the benefits. The answer to […]

DVAC Holiday Show and Sale:


The show remains open at the Papermill Gallery until Sunday, November 20th at 4pm We are excited to be back in our favourite haunt, the Papermill Gallery at Todmorden Mills for this year’s Holiday Show and Sale, that remains open and in person through Sunday, November 20th then continues online through November 27th. You can […]

So you want to run for a spot on city council do you??

Contributed by Peter Lovering, Former Candidate for City Council in Ward 11 University-Rosedale. I did, and quite frankly, running was a great deal of fun. I knew I was in tough and I loved every minute of it. There are, of course,  a few things I would do differently. But as an independent, you realise very […]

Racing phenom Ari Korkodilos amazing 2022


Cabbagetowner Ari Korkodilos had another amazing kart racing season in 2022. Ari won the first national Motormaster Mosport race in May, going from last to first, as well as the final national race in September. He won three races in a row at the Coupe de Montréal in Québec, and 5 out of 6 in the autumn racing season.   Ari won the Pfaff High Performer Driver […]



Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Norman Hathaway and we’re 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 please get in […]