Cabbagetown: A Wonderful Neighbourhood Celebrates

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman Cabbagetown is opening up like one of the stunning sunflowers you can see now at the Riverdale Farm.  Starting after Labour Day, the Cabbagetown Festival takes hold of all our senses, making this one of the best times of the year to be part of this vibrant neighbourhood.   There are […]

Festival for the Ages

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Contributed by Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. — I can’t think of a better way to unite and promote a neighbourhood than a Community festival. The formula is simple. Form a group, call a meeting and encourage all of your neighbours to contribute something that they think their neighbours will enjoy. Sometimes it’s […]

Cycle Solutions – Cabbagetown

So how many bikes does one need to buy from a big box store before you realize you are better off going to a professional? The answer is one, but if you are like me you have probably bought a couple bikes. So fed up was I with broken down bike that never seemed to […]

The St. Jamestown Youth Centre Steel Orchestra

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The St. Jamestown Youth Centre Steel Orchestra was formed in 1993. The Orchestra practices Monday to Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. during the school year, and in the summer months from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Orchestra members are between the ages of 6 to 21 years old and are part of […]

Ask Dr. Liz about Running

Contributed by Dr.Liz Mingay, Naturopath   Learn the do’s and don’ts to improving running performance. Running is a cyclic sport, meaning the same motions are repeated over and over again. This means the same muscle groups are working with each step and the same muscle groups are NOT working with each step. Over time muscle […]

Shelley Ledger Photographs at Cranberries Restaurant Room 601

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The show includes new works not previously shown Featuring a Cabbagetown Festival Draw Supporting the Riverdale Farm! Half of all proceeds will be donated to the Riverdale Farm.   Win an original photographic print of your choosing from the Show!  Two runners-up each receive unframed original photographic prints. 1ST prize – a framed original photographic […]

This Cabbagetown Festival is Going to be great!

Contributed by Your Cabbagetown BIA The Cabbagetown BIA is proud to present the 38th annual Cabbagetown Festival of the Arts, set for September 4 – 14, highlighting live outdoor music and entertainment on Saturday September 6 and Sunday September 7. Over the two days, the festival will close down Parliament Street from Wellesley Street south […]

DURANG BAO NOMAD PAINTINGS

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At the Jet Fuel Coffee Shop. Opening: June 2,  7 PM. The painting will be hanging until June 30. I was, for more than 18 years, a dear friend and colleague of the artist Durang Bao.  The NOMAD PAINTING show at the Jet Fuel Coffee shop is the first event since the passing of the artist […]

The Moss Park Hockey League

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If you are looking for a great way to invest your philanthropic dollars look no further than the Moss Park hockey league. Entirely free to youth in the area it is 100% run by volunteers and is a true hidden gem. It has to be one of the greatest hockey leagues in Canada. Here is […]

Like Stout? You’ll Love this

Erin Gamelin and Craig Abbott, owners of Stout Irish Pub, will open Louis Cifer Brew Works at 417 Danforth Ave. in mid-September. Building on success of micro brewing Gamelin and Abbott are taking their new venture to a whole other level.   The Louis Cifer Brew Works will seat over 220 people, staff up to […]