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 […]

CABBAGETOWN SOUTH GOES VIRAL

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A new mural appeared on 50 Pembroke Street, and it is just in time for the big playoff adventure for the Raptors and the city. On the heels of other vinyl interpretations elsewhere in the city, this hand painted Mural  “Kawhi Leonord…king of the north” is an original created by well-known artists Javid Jah and […]

The Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association is Doing Great Things!

Contributed by Susan Dineen. The Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association is running their spring membership drive in APRIL. If you live between Sherbourne & Parliament; Carlton and Shuter Streets, you are within the Cabbagetown South catchment area and we are working on your behalf.   Send an email to info@cabbagetownsouth.ca and we will add you to our […]