Cabbagetown South Doing Great things

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Contributed by Jennifer Day –We’re all in this together, and as your local residents association we’re committed to doing what we can to support our most vulnerable residents and frontline workers.   Today we’re pleased to share another community-based initiative to help you give back! Local resident Townes, who’s 13-years-old, decided she wanted to do […]

650 Parliament, Welcome Back!

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Contributed by Brian Simpson.  On March 2 nd, as I headed off to work, I noticed a moving van pulling into 650 Parliament St. But there had been trucks coming and going there for well over a year, and while something seemed different, I thought nothing of it. But later that night, as I looked […]

2nd annual Mingle at F’Amelia

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Contributed by Winchester parent and event coordinator Jennifer Torres. This year’s Mingle with F’Amelia Fundraiser was a wonderful evening of delicious food, exquisite wines, laughter and show stopping raffle prizes.   It was well worth the trek through frigid temperatures and snowy sidewalks to warm yourself amongst your fellow Cabbagetowners, Winchester School parents and teachers […]

Urban Roots Youth – Fridays for Green Future Volunteer Program

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Contributed by Green Thumbs Growing Kids. Green Thumbs cultivates environmental stewardship through hands-on garden and food education for urban children and their communities. Urban Roots Youth is a youth-centered program that takes place in our greenhouses and gardens, after school, from winter through spring. It’s a great way to get to know other secondary school […]

MINGLE WITH F’AMELIA

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F’Amelia, Cabbagetown’s cozy and sophisticated Italian eatery, located at 12 Amelia Street, is hosting their second annual MINGLE WITH F’AMELIA Fundraiser on Monday January 20, 2020.   The Fundraiser is to benefit the neighbourhood’s only ‘École’ Winchester Public School.   It is a rambunctious evening that provides an opportunity for the community to come together […]

Shopping Local – Duncan Fremlin

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Duncan Fremlin, Broker, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. — Neighbourhoods like Cabbagetown become particularly festive and colourful during the Christmas season. It’s also the time of year when we spend a lot of money. The small independently owned businesses in our neighbourhood are counting on it.   The importance of sole proprietorships became particularly important after […]

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 […]