Home Buying Tips

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Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker – Manager – HomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage.  Valentine’s Day is the yearly tradition of showing love to those you care for.  In terms of real estate, this could mean that the home you live in or the one that you’ll live in next can be part of your love story.  […]

Supporting Our Seniors

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Office of Bill Morneau .  Too often low-income, or disabled seniors face issues accessing programs, or feel isolated and removed from their community. That is why community organizations, such as the Bleecker/Wellesley Activity Network are necessary and beneficial to supporting our aging population.   Bleecker/Wellesley Activity Network, located in the heart of St. James Town, […]

Urban Roots Youth – Fridays for Green Future Volunteer Program

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Contributed by Green Thumbs Growing Kids. Green Thumbs cultivates environmental stewardship through hands-on garden and food education for urban children and their communities. Urban Roots Youth is a youth-centered program that takes place in our greenhouses and gardens, after school, from winter through spring. It’s a great way to get to know other secondary school […]

Save Cabbagetown Youth Centre

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Contributed by Lenka Gazova .  Most recently, CYC has seen decline in provincial funding and without support, the CYC doors will be closed permanently after 38 years! On Feb 7th Kristyn Wong-Tam, along with dozens of Cabbagetowners, Toronto residents, business partners and children, held a press conference at City Hall to fight for the centre […]

“Parliament Street People ARE Doing Great Things”… in 2020

Thanks to everyone for all your fantastic articles about ‘People Doing Great Things’ and to all our amazing advertisers for helping the Parliament Street News succeed for 10 YEARS!!! AdvertiseWhether your advertising budget is big or small, we’e got a spot for you! Are you interested in staying in touch with the community and finding your true target […]

The Santa Claus Parade in Cabbagetown!

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A New Tradition? We sure hope so! — Contributed by Lenka Gazova.   The Santa Claus Parade has been spreading joy for over 100 years! Attended by thousands of spectators, volunteers and sponsors each year. Since 1980, the parade has started near Christie Pits Park. This year however, due to ongoing city construction, the organizers decided […]

VICINO Italian Kitchen –Family Style Southern Italian Cuisine

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Publisher –Welcome to the neighbourhood “Vicino” – pronounced (Vee chee no) simply means a neighbour or something that is nearby. The revitalization of Regent Park is about 70% complete, and now, voila, we finally have a fantastic new eatery on Sumach just south of Dundas.   Having opened their doors […]

What’s Your Favourite Holiday Movie?

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Publisher — The Holidays always stir up wonderful memories of days gone by, when life was so carefree and innocent. There are certain songs, like; “It’s a Holly Jolly Christmas, it’s the best time of the year”- always a classic to get you in the spirit! My personal favourite Christmas […]

MINGLE WITH F’AMELIA

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F’Amelia, Cabbagetown’s cozy and sophisticated Italian eatery, located at 12 Amelia Street, is hosting their second annual MINGLE WITH F’AMELIA Fundraiser on Monday January 20, 2020.   The Fundraiser is to benefit the neighbourhood’s only ‘École’ Winchester Public School.   It is a rambunctious evening that provides an opportunity for the community to come together […]

Shopping Local – Duncan Fremlin

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Duncan Fremlin, Broker, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. — Neighbourhoods like Cabbagetown become particularly festive and colourful during the Christmas season. It’s also the time of year when we spend a lot of money. The small independently owned businesses in our neighbourhood are counting on it.   The importance of sole proprietorships became particularly important after […]