Cabbagetown Massage Therapy is Moving

Parliament Street News – Buisness Bio We at Cabbagetown Massage Therapy would like to share our continued appreciation to the Cabbagetown community and are thankful for the ongoing support from our loyal clients.It is our continued goal and mission to provide the highest quality Registered Massage Therapy to all our clients and the community. We […]

Reduce Reuse! Upcycle!

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Come check out the exciting new Double Take Studio window display. Our latest collection by upcycling artists on display and for sale inside the Double Take Thrift Store. All Double Take Studio artisans specialize in upcycling previously loved items in a creative, sustainable, and accessible manner. In partnership with the City of Toronto, the Cabbagetown […]

Trees From Seeds

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Green Thumbs has been growing urban trees from seed since 2017 has engaged thousands of school children, who have planted hundreds of successful seedlings. The species we grow most is the Kentucky Coffee Tree for its ease of germination. Its Anishaabemowin name is Biizhou-aatig, or Big Cat Tree. One theory is that the name comes […]

Cabbagetown South Clean Up – Saturday May 1, 2021

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Join us as we take to the laneways, street gutters and public spaces in  oveCabbagetown South to give it a spring maker. Every spring residents of Cabbagetown South have gathered to help clean up our parks, streets, and laneways. This year may look a little different because we cannot do it in a social way. BUT we can still achieve the same goal. A clean […]

Charlie’s FreeWheels (CFW) = pop-up style free bicycle repairs

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Contributed by: Reagan McSwain- Since Covid restrictions have been in place there has been an increase in demand for all things bicycle-related and access to bicycle repairs is no exception. Charlie’s FreeWheels (CFW) has been touring the city pop-up style as they offer free bicycle repairs to youth under 25. “Lots of people are cycling for the […]

“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 […]

An Urgent Message from the Cabbagetown South Residents Association

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Dear Community Members,   On Wednesday Oct 2nd, the day after a successful community meeting with Councillor Wong-Tam, we obtained information that the city has signed a 10 year, multi-million dollar lease for the property at 233 Carlton Street. This building is the former office of ‘Free the Children’ across from Daniel et Daniel.  Free […]

Children’s Book Bank

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October is shaping up to be a big month at The Children’s Book Bank! This school year, join us every PA day for a special themed craft and activity, hosted all day long. The first PA Day of the school year will be on Friday, October 11, and the theme will be “All Things Fall.” […]

The GCR and why I love it!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook.   When my husband and I bought our house, just off Parliament Street 22 years ago, we mainly bought for ‘location’, – the GCR- “Greater Cabbagetown Region” to quote Alanna Cavanagh. It’s proximity to the surrounding major highways and the fastest route possible to Pearson airport were perfect. Our little gem had […]