Cabbagetown Movie In The Park

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Stephen-Thomas Maciejowski Grab your picnic blanket and get ready for Cabbagetown Movie In The Park returning for its 3rd annual installment presented by the Cabbagetown BIA on Wednesday July 18th (rain date Wednesday July 25th.) This special movie night in Riverdale Park West beside the farm is a big Thank You from our members, Cabbagetown […]

Local MP participates in 2018 Forsythia Festival

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Contributed by Blake Keidan, Photo credit: Kelly Teahen, Forsythia Festival organizer Welcoming in the late, but much anticipated spring, federal Minister of Finance and our Toronto Centre MP Bill Morneau joined residents to celebrate the 47th annual Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival, on May 6th in Wellesley Park.   Together we welcomed a long-awaited spring with the […]

2018 Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival – Thank You!!!

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Forsythia Photo & article contributed by Shawna Pereira With open arms and yellow frocks residents from Cabbagetown, Regent Park and St. Jamestown came together to welcome spring in style. The 47th Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival is an annual tradition put on by the Cabbagetown Residents Association (CRA). Free to attend, the festival is run 100% by […]

Canada 150 by Duncan Fremlin

This year, being Canada’s 150th Anniversary as a country, will trigger many comparisons with the last national party we enjoyed in 1967.  In some respects, Canada is profoundly different today.  For many, the Charter of Rights & Freedoms was the beginning of Canada as a nation.   Perhaps that should be the date we honour.  In […]

Paul-François Sylvestre Trillium Book Award Finalist

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Paul-François Sylvestre’s book on the 5five decades of French-language theatre in Toronto is one of the five finalists for the prestigious Trillium Book Award. Cinquante ans de « p’tits bonheur » au Théâtre français de Toronto was published by Éditions du GREF. Ontario’s minister of Culture, Eleanor McMahon, will announce the winners in the Anglophone […]

OH CANADA! STANDING TALL TOGETHER

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I think it’s safe to say that Canadians are proud of their country but fairly subdued when it comes to expressing it.  However,  when given a chance, they can and do let loose.  And that’s exactly what they did in early February.   The stage was set:  the biggest snow storm of the year, music […]

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 […]

YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE 2016

Indie Fridays are Back! Free Music in the Heart of the City  June 24 – September 2   YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) is proud to present Indie Fridays, the free concert series that will kickstart the weekends in the heart of the city from June 24 – September 2 starting at 8pm. Join the summer fun […]