47th Annual Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival

The Forsythia Festival

Think Spring!  Sunday, May 6th, 2018 Dress Code: YELLOW. Parade 10-11am (Gather at the corner of Sumach and Winchester), Festival 11-3pm – Wellesley Park   We kick things off with a parade around the neighborhood led by the amazing Heavy Weight Brass Band. Arriving at Wellesley Park, participants are welcome to take part in a […]

Spring is on the way! We promise!

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. The First Day of Spring and the very first bud poking out of the hard ground mean March can be tantalizing. St. Patrick’s Day smack in the middle guarantees some green, even if it’s only funny hats and foamy beer. Homeowners don’t need leaves and grass to get excited, though.  Serious […]

Grant Us Peace

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It will be a remarkable twinning: the greatest tragedy in the Christian world marked by the greatest musical piece ever written. On Good Friday, which commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, the Festival Choir at Metropolitan United Church will perform the great B-minor Mass by Johann Sebastian Bach.   Whether Christian or not, everyone knows […]

Cabbagetown BIA at City Hall

On February 2nd the Cabbagetown BIA was at City Hall with TABIA (Toronto Association Of Business Improvement Areas) along with many of the other 83 Toronto BIAs to celebrate the first official #BIAweek. A trending twitter chat was held at 10am followed by a tour of the Toronto City Hall lobby decked out in banners […]

Cabbagetown Boxing Club Takes Home Brampton Cup Trophy

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Contributed by Jennifer Doiron and Heather Hopkins. The first weekend of February is always a momentous time in the amateur boxing world. This year was no exception with the 36th Annual Brampton Cup, held at the Brampton Soccer Centre over three days in three boxing rings, hosting over 250 boxers from over 60 boxing clubs. […]

Laurie Ward On Easing Into The Spring

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Contributed byShaghayegh Tajvidi . Laurie is a Toronto-based Shiatsu Therapist offering treatments downtown, and house calls in Cabbagetown. Get more info and connect at laurieward.ca The deep freeze has finally been lifted from Toronto, and many of us have collected a lot of tightness from months of hunching in the cold. In this Q and […]

Parliament Street Fitness

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Contributed by Jay Patel  and Warren Scott. We opened our doors on February 1st and have been overwhelmed by support from the Cabbagetown community! Although there are numerous fitness clubs downtown, there were no convenient options for Cabbagetowners – we are so proud to bring this facility to Parliament Street. We offer monthly and annual […]

At Blooming we live, sleep and dream flowers.

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For many years Anji has been creating art, running a landscape company, running retail stores, designing clothing, jewelry and teaching classes, designing has always been part of her. Plants, flowers and design are what she knows best.   Anji grew up trailing her mother through the various community gardens she worked in because working with […]

Paintalicious Face Painting

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Face Painting for Everyone….not just kids! Spring is right around the corner and what are some of the things that come to mind that your kids will be soooo looking forward to?  Carnivals, the beach, vacations AND that one thing that is at every family friendly event, FACE PAINTING! Let’s all join in the fun! […]