Live Amateur Boxing Returns To Cabbagetown!

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Contributed by Chris Cook   Do you remember the annual live amateur boxing show during the Cabbagetown Street Festival? For the first time since 2010, the bell will ring, restarting one of the finest traditions in Cabbagetown, live boxing.  After recent renovations to the building, an action-packed 7-bout boxing card has been sanctioned and scheduled […]

CABBAGETOWN FESTIVAL 40TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

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Join us September 10 & 11 at one of the longest running street festivals in Toronto TORONTO, August 25, 2016 – The Cabbagetown Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary this September. Don’t miss the great free events taking place September 10 and 11 on Parliament Street from Wellesley south to Gerrard, and Carlton Street from […]

The POWER of ART

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Contributed by Sarah Phelps Are you an art lover, collector, or browser? If you haven’t experienced the joy and inspiration that a piece of art can bring you, you are missing out. Finding a painting, drawing, photograph, or sculpture, that you connect with on a deeper level, can be a very positive and often life-changing […]

triOS Supports Growth of Tiny Titans by Supplying Interns and Grads

Tiny Titans, a London-based gaming studio owned and operated by game developer Jeff Evans, has seen significant amount of success lately, landing a spot on Apple’s best new games list with their two newest releases Dash Quest and Tap Smiths.   triOS College Business Technology Healthcare feels a close connection with the studio, as they […]

THE SUMACH BY CHARTWELL NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN REGENT PARK

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Contributed by Carol King The opportunities for becoming part of the revitalized Regent Park community in downtown Toronto keep expanding. In June, CHARTWELL Retirement Residences (TSX: CSH.UN), Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) and The Daniels Corporation unveiled plans and broke ground for ‘The Sumach by Chartwell.’ This new 12-storey urban rental residence for active retired adults is […]

ONLINE RESOURCE GUIDES RESIDENTS OF HERITAGE PROPERTIES

Contributed by Jamie Bechard The Cabbagetown Heritage Conservation District Committee unveils its new preservation tools for property owners and developers of heritage buildings. The revamped website, www.cabbagetownhcd.ca, now offers a robust set of resources to assist in the conservation of Cabbagetown’s architectural depth, richness and sense of time and place.   “The new website is […]

Cabbagetown Carpentry: Preserving History One Home at a Time

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Contributed by J. Wright. You likely recognize Cabbagetown Carpentry signs from the lawns of many beautiful Cabbagetown homes.  Johnny Pearl, carpenter, musician and contractor, has renovated and restored hundreds of our Victorian era houses over the years.   21 years ago Johnny moved to Cabbagetown from a cabin on Moira Lake where the winters where […]

Cabbagetown Blooms During Yearly Festival

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Contributed By Kathy Flaxman. When Cabbagetown opens up its heart to the whole city, it’s a special, very exciting time.  The Cabbagetown Festival, this year celebrated on the weekend of September 10th, is truly a blast, boasting streets bursting with music, pop up shopping, plays and playlets and street food so tasty that no one […]

Preserving your estate for your heirs

Contributed by Edvard Ryder. Are you planning to leave a financial legacy to your children or grandchildren? If so, you’ll want to ensure the assets you’ve worked hard to build go to those you intended and don’t get eaten up by taxes. According to tax laws, when you die, your property is deemed to have […]

Cars and Festivals…Not Exactly A Match Made In Heaven

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin   Each Thursday, in anticipation of weekend road closures, if you have to drive a car around town to make a living,  you’ll likely make a point of listening to the radio or checking the City of Toronto web site.  We (I’m one of them) are anticipating road closures.  You can […]