Adversity, Resilience, Prosperity

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Contributed by Gilles Huot The Cabbagetown Preservation Association (CPA) has recently published a beautifully illustrated book entitled Adversity, Resilience, Prosperity: The Odyssey of a Canadian Inner City Neighbourhood. Cabbagetown 1941-2011. The book is produced by the CPA Cabbagetown People team on the social tapestry of Cabbagetown neighbourhoods. The book focuses on the most volatile changes which […]

Rosedale Day School – The School With Prime Real Estate

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The Rosedale Day School makes the most of our downtown location and the fabulous institutions that we partner with to create an enriched and global experience for our students. They frequently use the facilities of University of Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the Royal Conservatory of Music, to name a few. The Rosedale Day […]

Spotlight on the Chefs’ House

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Contributed by Natalie Taylor Known as one of Toronto’s best hidden gems, The Chefs’ House on King Street East (near Sherbourne) is a fully functioning restaurant run by Hospitality and Culinary students from George Brown College. Says head chef and student mentor, Oliver Li, “Learning is the main ingredient at The Chefs’ House. It is […]

Alumnae Theatre Company

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Contributed by Carina Cojeen The 97-year-old Alumnae Theatre Company, located in an old firehall building at Adelaide and Berkeley, has two more offerings in its 2014-2015 season. The 27th annual New Ideas Festival, running from March 11-29, presents 15 new short plays, averaging 30 minutes in length over the three-week run. But even more exciting […]

Area Residents surprised by recent plans for Sherbourne Health Center

Contributed by Cabbagetown South Residents Assossciation Area residents were surprised to learn that Sherbourne Health has leased two floors of their building at 333 Sherbourne Street to St Michaels hospital to house a residential drug and alcohol withdrawal program.  The program currently runs out of two locations one at the Maxwell Meighan men’s hostel and […]

It’s just around the corner. Did you know?

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Contributed by Constance Dilley The largest pipe organ in all of Canada reigns on the corner of Church St. and Queen, inside the Metropolitan United Church. With over 8,000 pipes and hundreds of kilometres of electrical wiring, it’s a magnificent instrument which everyone is invited to come and hear. Both sacred and secular music is […]

ParaPan Am Games should go first.

Contributed by Pete Lovering For years I have always watched the Olympics and other major sporting events like the Panam Games with wonder and awe. At the end of the whole process I always have a new found appreciation for just about every sporting endeavor and athlete that competes at this level.  I have often […]

Cabbagetown Co-op Nursery School

The children in the afternoon class of Tina Ruggerio’s Cabbagetown Co-op Nursery School line up single file in the narrow hallway between the classroom and the gym. There are eleven tykes total, my three year old son one of them. All are barely three feet tall. They are so eager to play and so full […]

Cabbagetown Author publishes 9th Book

Contributed by Pstreet News Franco-Ontarian author Paul-François Sylvestre, from The Distillery District, has just published his 9th novel (and 45th book). L’envers de la médaille (The reverse of the medal) is the story of two pedophiles priests in French Ontario during the 1970s, 80s and 90s.   The action is mainly set in the Archdiocese […]