It’s Lemon Lily Tea.

Contributed by K. McLaughlin Something good is happening in Cabbagetown South.  It’s bigger than the cozy retail space, more exciting than the tea café tucked behind it and just as comforting as their commitment to being natural and certified organic: It’s Lemon Lily Tea. 410 Dundas St. E. (a historic building at the corner of […]

The cost of breaking your mortgage

Contributed by Marshall Tully Most homeowners should expect to pay a penalty if they want to break their mortgage to get a better rate, sell their home, pay down the mortgage principal more than your prepayment allows or for a complete refinance.  Homeowners in 5 year fixed mortgages often look to break their mortgage during […]

A Kitchen Meant to Blend In


Contributed by Kathy Flaxmann Cabbagetowners love to cook, some going so far as to make their own baguettes, but often the historic Victorian homes of the area were originally built with tiny, cramped kitchens. As the homes are renovated, the question can arise – how can one honour and respect the home’s historic nature while […]

Educational Recipe for Success

Contributed by Patrick Nobbs The education of our children is something we all take very seriously. As parents, we want the best for our children and to know they need a solid foundation to meet with future success. The Rosedale Day School (RDS) has the correct recipe to help students reach their full potential. What […]

John Tory to Attend Benefit for Cabbagetown Community Arts Centre


One of his first major events as Mayor Elect, John Tory, will take the stage with TVO’s Steve Paikin, City Councillors Pam McConnell and Mary Margret McMahon, Air Farce Comedienne, Luba Goy, MPP Hon. Glen Murray Comedienne, Maggie Cassella, MP Chrystia Freeland in a game show parody to benefit our very own Cabbagetown Community Arts […]

Cabbagetown: A Wonderful Neighbourhood Celebrates

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman Cabbagetown is opening up like one of the stunning sunflowers you can see now at the Riverdale Farm.  Starting after Labour Day, the Cabbagetown Festival takes hold of all our senses, making this one of the best times of the year to be part of this vibrant neighbourhood.   There are […]

Festival for the Ages


Contributed by Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. — I can’t think of a better way to unite and promote a neighbourhood than a Community festival. The formula is simple. Form a group, call a meeting and encourage all of your neighbours to contribute something that they think their neighbours will enjoy. Sometimes it’s […]

Cycle Solutions – Cabbagetown

So how many bikes does one need to buy from a big box store before you realize you are better off going to a professional? The answer is one, but if you are like me you have probably bought a couple bikes. So fed up was I with broken down bike that never seemed to […]

The St. Jamestown Youth Centre Steel Orchestra

St. Jamestown Youth Orchestra

The St. Jamestown Youth Centre Steel Orchestra was formed in 1993. The Orchestra practices Monday to Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. during the school year, and in the summer months from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Orchestra members are between the ages of 6 to 21 years old and are part of […]

Ask Dr. Liz about Running

Contributed by Dr.Liz Mingay, Naturopath   Learn the do’s and don’ts to improving running performance. Running is a cyclic sport, meaning the same motions are repeated over and over again. This means the same muscle groups are working with each step and the same muscle groups are NOT working with each step. Over time muscle […]