Alumnae Theatre

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Theatres across the world are experimenting with new ways to engage their audience. And in the case of Alumnae Theatre Company, which is also a club, it’s equally important to engage members. Now Alumnae is inviting our artistically inclined neighbors to try out what’s possible with the new technology. While the theatre is temporarily closed […]

TWC Goes Virtual

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Video workshops launched within weeks  of the pandemic outbreak Contributed by Jesse Cohoon   As the world adapts to new ways of living during a global pandemic, the Toronto Writers Collective (TWC) has shifted its approach in how the arts-based charity delivers creative writing workshops.   All TWC workshops were put on hiatus at over […]

CIBO ITALIANO – YOU’VE GOT TO TRY THEM ALL!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook- Publisher editor writer food critic wife mother textile artist extraordinaire!  With so many great Italian restaurants in and around Cabbagetown these days, the question is – which one is the best? I believe that they all have something very distinctive and unique to offer!   F’AMELIA   is top on our list […]

The Trip to Bountiful at the Alumnae Theatre

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Some of the greatest actresses have shone in the role of Carrie Watts, the elderly, beleaguered heroine of Horton Foote’s tearful comedy The Trip to Bountiful. That includes Lillian Gish in the original 1953 TV and Broadway productions, Geraldine Page (who won a long-overdue Best Actress Oscar for the role) and, more recently, Cicely Tyson […]

Cabbagetown Costume Drive

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What to do with previously worn Halloween costumes? Pass them on to a great charity of course!   Please consider donating to The Second Annual Cabbagetown Costume Drive! Help make Halloween special for the families at Nellie’s Shelter for Women and Children.   Thanks to all those who have supported this effort, last year, and […]

Give Gushi a try…it’s so Guuuud!!!

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With an array of tasty restaurants to choose from in Cabbagetown, with more than a few as my favorites depending on the mood I’m in, it was a nice surprise to come across a new and different one.  Yes, it’s Asian fare like others in the neighborhood but this one has amazing stuff you can’t […]

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 […]

Velvet Lane Cakes (and Café) “Where Dreams Come True”

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Contributed by Sarah Cook. For me, the luxury of sitting in the gorgeous front window with a delicious cappuccino and a decadent cupcake was my dream come true on a beautiful March morning! The Spring Sunshine on my shoulders made me very happy -indeed. Whether you’re turning 5 or 65, or somewhere in between, Danielle […]