Cabbagetown Boxer – Kemal Tejeda Going to the Canadian Nationals

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On March 23rd, a chilly Spring evening in Cabbagetown, our cherished Cabbagetown Boxing Gym hosted a very successful Fundraiser for 20-year-old, veteran boxer Kemel Tejeda. With 7 years of hard training ‘under his belt’, 17 fights and 12 wins- he is a true ‘Golden Gloves Champion’! “Kemel is blessed at being a big guy with […]

#ThinkSpring

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Contributed by Shawna King Pereira. A true sign that spring has arrived in Cabbagetown is the blooming of our beloved yellow forsythia flower.   Not only do the blooms colour our neighbourhood after a long grey winter, they signify that the annual Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival is right around the corner. The 48th Annual Cabbagetown Forsythia […]

Multicultural Family Potluck Night at Lord Dufferin Junior and Senior Public School April 25th

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Article & Photo Contributed by Lenka Gazova. Lord Dufferin JS PS is a multicultural school, we have students and families from all over the world!  Therefore, we’ve decided to celebrate our diversity and represent the countries where we’re coming from not only by cooking or baking tasty dishes, but also by wearing traditional clothing during […]

Drop off for recycling or proper disposal.

Drop off for recycling or proper disposal. Not to be confused with Community Clean up Community Environment Days are held every year from April to September to help reduce the amount of reusable, recyclable or household hazardous waste going into landfill. Do your part to create a cleaner, greener and more liveable Toronto. Drop off […]

Behind the scenes

Contributed by Michael Hepburn. The forsythia blossoming the first weekend in May notes the arrival of Cabbagetowns Forsythia Festival. Traditionally marking the beginning of spring in Cabbagetown. Each year the Festival has become bigger and better.   I Michael Hepburn of Hepburn Landscaping, am proud to say that I have been a sponsor of the […]

Cabbagetown Festival Planning is Full Steam Ahead…

Organizers of The Cabbagetown Festival at Cabbagetown BIA, are working full steam ahead with their event producers to coordinate the two-day street festival being hosted September 7th and 8th. 2019. The 2018 installment included an expanded footprint, live music, a free kids zone along Carlton Street, and lots and lots of food! While many local […]

Planning our community’s future needs you!

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Contributed by Andre Bermon. Crowds gathered at the historical St. Lawrence Hall on Thursday, January 31, to participate in the launch of the King-Parliament Secondary Plan Review. Curious residents braved the cold to find out how the future may unfold in their communities across the downtown east; from the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood and Moss Park […]

CPA is looking for homes for TOUR and TEAS!

Contributed by Helen Coltrinari. Save the date: Sunday, September 15th for the Cabbagetown Preservation Association Tour of Homes. CPA needs a huge team of volunteers and house captains for a successful tour. BUT, before then, we are looking for homes.   Would you like to open your home for this fund-raising event? If you are […]

The Perfect Example of People Doing Great Things!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook and Jennifer Torres. Todd Vesby, proprietor of F’Amelia Restaurant, put together a splendid evening in support of Winchester Jr. Sr. Public School on Monday January 21, 2019. Numerous parents, teachers and community members came together for a great cause.  They shared a glass of wine and some of F’Amelia’s best menu […]