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 […]

Cabbagetown Blooms During Yearly Festival

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Contributed By Kathy Flaxman. When Cabbagetown opens up its heart to the whole city, it’s a special, very exciting time.  The Cabbagetown Festival, this year celebrated on the weekend of September 10th, is truly a blast, boasting streets bursting with music, pop up shopping, plays and playlets and street food so tasty that no one […]

Cars and Festivals…Not Exactly A Match Made In Heaven

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin   Each Thursday, in anticipation of weekend road closures, if you have to drive a car around town to make a living,  you’ll likely make a point of listening to the radio or checking the City of Toronto web site.  We (I’m one of them) are anticipating road closures.  You can […]

laid back atmosphere + free drinks + brilliant people

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Contributed by Chloe Kagan — Join Toronto’s tech nerds on the last Monday of each month!   HackerNest is an international nonprofit building in-real-life community for self proclaimed tech nerds around the world! Introverts and extroverts feel right at home thanks to their strict no-douchebag policy. It is no secret that tech is currently the […]

Gala evening for Théâtre français de Toronto

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Contributed by Paul-François Sylvestre — On May 26, Théâtre français de Toronto (TfT) held its annual gala soirée at the Canadian Stage theatre and at Thomson Landry Gallery in the Distillery district. The evening started with the presentation of Le Placard (The Closet), a play by Francis Veber. It was the last production by Guy […]

Learn How to Play Aussie Rules Football!

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Join the High Park Demons and Learn How to Play Aussie Rules Football! Pre-season training is in full swing for the High Park Demons Australian Football Club. What’s next on the agenda? Spring recruitment! The club will be hosting a recruitment day on March 5th from 3:30-5:00p.m. in the dome at Monarch Park Stadium (Coxwell […]

24 Years and going strong

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Contributed by Gina Dineen Celebrating outstanding short films from around the world and around the corner, this local one-night-only juried screening of international short films promises something for everyone!   Come and vote for the People’s Choice Award.   The screening will be held in the Ada Slaight Hall at Daniel’s Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. […]

Cabbagetown Theatre

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Contributed by Kim Sprenger Cabbagetown Theatre is returning for their fifteenth+ year as members of the Cabbagetown Festival. We take fairy tales and bring them to life – panto-style – in the glorious Necropolis Chapel that is part of the Mount Pleasant Cemetery Group across from Riverdale Farm.   This year our story is “Goldilocks: […]

Cabbagetown Tour of Homes Displays Richness of Style and Architecture

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman The architecture in Cabbagetown is unparalleled.  On street after street homes built in the Victorian era stand in manifestations from majestic mansions to exquisite workers’ cottages, lovingly preserved and cherished. At the same time, newer homes, sometimes constructed to tie in with their historic neighbours, make this area special. On the […]

Finding ways to help improve Cabbagetown

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Stephen-Thomas Maciejowski, Executive Director, Cabbagetown BIA Cabbagetown is filled with a wide variety of shops, restaurants and services listed on the BIA’s website www.cabbagetownTO.com. The Cabbagetown BIA encourages all residents and visitors to get to know the local business owners and to shop local in Cabbagetown. The 39th annual Cabbagetown Festival is a great time […]