The 41st annual Cabbagetown

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The festival takes place Saturday and Sunday September 9th and 10th in downtown Toronto. This FREE event is packed with activities for everyone. From live entertainment and a Kid’s Zone to mouthwatering festival foods and a range of vendors, this street festival is not to be missed!   Join the opening ceremonies Saturday morning featuring […]

Cabbagetown Residents Assciation in the bag

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After the warm reception we received last year, the Cabbagetown Residents Association (CRA) is happy to once again give out bags to those Cabbagetown residents who are running yard sales during the Cabbagetown Festival, Sept. 9-10.   These green paper bags are fun and reusable, and remind people to join to support our association, which […]

Arts and Craft Contributors Are Living The Life

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Contributed  by Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. www.morethanahome.ca   Our Cabbagetown Festival continues to thrive and even grow, largely because of the Arts & Crafts Market in the park.  Over the years, it has been a treasure trove of new and exiting creations, designed and created by some of the most interesting people […]

Cabbagetown Boxing Club Brings Home Championship Belts

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This past July, the Cabbagetown Boxing Club had the privilege and honor of sending a team down to Independence Missouri for the 17th Annual Ringside Championships. With over 1500 boxers competing from countries all over the world, the tournament provided some valuable experience for the boxers.   Lead by Coach John Kalbhenn, the Cabbagetown boxers […]

A magical place once called Takaronto

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Contributed by Paul-François Sylvestre. The name Toronto comes from the Iroquois word Takaronto, meaning “where trees take root in the water”. The first performance of the 50th season of Théâtre français de Toronto is entitled Ici, les arbres s’enracinent dans l’eau (Here, trees take root in the water). It runs from October 26 to 28, […]

A Home to Enjoy Indoors and Out

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. There’s a special experience early risers can enjoy – a coffee outdoors on the deck right after sunrise. One member of a young professional Cabbagetown couple, clients of Weenen General Contracting, had their back garden transformed last summer and singled out this early morning bliss as a favourite aspect of the […]

The Great Peony Caper

Cabbagetown native, Kimberley Ezeard, explores her experiences in selling and buying Cabbagetown real estate   We Cabbagetown gardeners are a devoted, creative and proud group. We’re motivated by the love of the work and the results of our efforts, so it’s easy to be offended and outraged when someone comes along and deliberately lopes off […]

The Alumnae Theatre Company is 100 Years Young!

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Contributed by Elizabeth Verwey ATC started off performing on the Hart House Theatre stage in 1918, and they’ve been at Firehall No. 4 (Berkeley Street) since 1972.  We’re dedicated to the production of adventurous, high-quality theatre not readily seen elsewhere, and to the promotion and skill development of women in theatre.   The Alumnae Theatre […]

Gaining Momentum: The Smart Start to Success

If you’re a parent, you’ve witnessed it: The wonderment of a child engaged in their environment.   Splashing in puddles brings absolute joy. Watching a spider spin a web elicits total centration. Discovering the sounds of musical instruments evokes creation. A child who is captivated by their world has questions and ideas and inspiration.   […]