Road Hockey- eh!

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Contributed by Carly Gaston.  What could be more symbolic of Canada and summer in the city than road hockey? Once a week at the end of Amelia you will find Chris and his son Jackson, Steve and his son Henry along with a group of boys and girls battling hard for the win.  Affectionately called […]

Walk your shop with VOOMcart

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Contributed by Erin Binnie.  It seemed really stupid to be running errands in the car when we live in one of the most walkable neighbourhoods in Toronto.   But anticipating an uncomfortable, awkward, sweaty walk home with heavy items we would often default to driving.   We were two moms looking for a solution – something […]

Autumn at the Cottage?

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Contributed By Gerald Michaud.  During the warm summer months, you may have rented or visited friends at a cottage.  Have you ever considered buying your very own cottage? You’d be surprised to know that cottage ownership is well within your grasp! You will have more time relaxing, canoeing, antiquing, boating, tubing, barbecuing and laughing with […]

The Children’s Book Bank’s 3rd Annual Book Sale

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Contributed by Roxanne Deans.  The Children’s Book Bank will be back at the Cabbagetown Festival again this year, hosting its 3rd Annual Book Sale on Sat. Sept. 7 – Sun. Sept. 8. The Book Bank’s booth will set up along Parliament Street with tables and boxes filled with hundreds of amazing adult books: fiction/non-fiction/cookbooks/graphic novels […]

You’re Invited: Come and Celebrate Dixon Hall’s New Bus for Seniors!

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Contributed by: Dixon Hall.  On Thursday, September 12th from 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Dixon Hall is hosting a small celebration to officially launch our new bus! Our new bus will serve our Seniors Department, which supports seniors and adults with disabilities in the downtown east, enabling them to live independently, remain at home, and maintain community […]

Unkown Artist on Gerrard Street

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Contributed by Pete Lovering. If you have ridden your bike westbound on Gerrard you might have noticed this unknown artist installation. I have noticed many of these, 4-inch by 18-inch, panels banded to the hydro poles over the years. The full installation of the Car themed pieces are on almost every pole on Gerrard. Unfortunately, […]

Barbara Hannigan live and personal in Toronto September 16

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Barbara Hannigan, phenomenal Canadian singer, orchestra conductor and Ojai Festival artistic director, gives generously of her time to pass back to young colleagues her knowledge of the international music industry and what being a professional means.  The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA) based in Corktown, is hosting a live, up close and personal […]

2nd Annual Cabbagetown Costume Drive

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The First Annual Cabbagetown Costume Drive resulted in over THIRTY new and used costumes! Thank you to all who supported this effort. Costumes will be delivered to Nellie’s Shelter for Women and Children in time for this Halloween. To donate this year please leave your costumes on the porch at 435 Sumach St. Happy Fall! […]