Regent Park welcomes new and returning residents

Contributed By Toronto Community Housing   W  ith residents moving into new buildings and shovels in the ground across the community, the revitalization of Regent Park led by Toronto Community Housing is full steam ahead!   At its October 24 meeting, the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing approved a plan to move ahead […]

Yonge Street Mission’s Food Bank Needs Your Help!

The Yonge Street Mission’s Food Bank helps over 2,500 people a month and currently the shelves are near empty.  The Food Bank is a lifeline of support to people living with poverty: struggling families, the working poor and unemployed, people on disabilities and seniors on fixed incomes.   These community members are dependent for regular […]

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Contributed by Peter Lovering – Publisher of the Parliament Street News.   This edition I decided to put “contributed by Author or Photographers Name,” because I always get emails from angry disgruntled people complaining about the way things are written and telling me that there is not enough news. My goal of the Contributed by […]

Gastropub: A pub, bar or tavern that offers meals and libations of high quality

Contributed By Kathy Flaxmann   The definition of gastropub sounds like the perfect place to enjoy a meal or get together. Fortunately, Cabbagetown has its own, House on Parliament, where excellent meals and fine beverages have been served for more than 15 years.  The owners offer friendly ambience too, as Beau Opperman lives out his […]

DANIELS SPECTRUM NAMED BEST NEW EVENT VENUE IN CANADA

Contributed by Karen Whaley Regent Park’s new cultural hub is awarded regional prize by event industry leader BizBash Daniels Spectrum, Regent Park’s new cultural hub, has been named Best New Venue in Canada by BizBash, North America’s leading event industry publication. The award is an enormous achievement for Artscape and Daniels Spectrum’s partners: Toronto Community […]

Epicure Shop – Loves the Cabbagetown Festival

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The Epicure Shop has been participating in the Cabbagetown Festival for the last 33 years. All of us at The Epicure are all looking forward to a fun filled weekend, and will be cooking all weekend long. As a matter of fact, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner with us, as we serve up […]

Presumed World’s Tallest Mural: Painting of Upper Sections Begin in Toronto’s St. James Town

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The Sustainable Thinking and Expression on Public Space (STEPS) Initiative, alongside its partner the St. James Town Community Corner, will begin painting the upper sections of Canada’s tallest mural at Toronto Community Housing property – 200 Wellesley Street East on Thursday – August 8th at noon (rain date Friday). The mural’s design incorporates the motif […]

Fully Loaded Smoothie

This tasty smoothie packs a lot of nutrition, has anti-inflammatory properties and supports the body’s natural detoxification processes. Plan ahead and keep washed and cut ingredients in the fridge  to make your daily smoothie preparation quick and easy. You can add some protein powder or pair it with a hardboiled egg for an energizing breakfast […]

Value of Art and how it helps to sell houses

By Duncan Fremlin   In 1987 when I was first licensed to sell real estate, the idea of staging a property consisted of clearing away the shoes in the hallway so the buyers wouldn’t trip over them.  I exaggerate of course but you get the idea.  It was a simpler time but it didn’t take […]