Dixon Hall’s Annual Gala

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Dixon Hall’s Annual Gala, “Music For Life,” Returns to Raise Funds for Music Education At Dixon Hall, we believe that access to the arts and music education is vital for all children. Every year, our Music School provides 12,500 high-quality music lessons to over 300 students from Regent Park and surrounding neighbourhoods at subsidized prices. […]

Cabbagetown Boxing & Dance

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On the Saturday afternoon of the Cabbagetown Festival, the Cabbagetown boxing club is presenting a real live boxing exhibition. Located at the Cabbagetown Youth Centre Gymnasium (2 Lancaster Ave)  there will be several bouts with multiple age groups and fighting categories. It is actually real boxing with refs, a ring, judges and of course a […]

Cabbagetown Farmers’ Market is back!

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Connecting Cabbagetown with its agricultural community -Tuesdays! Riverdale Park West hosts this season, Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (just outside the farm gates), with many of the community’s favourites returning with seasonal produce, fresh baked goods, artisan cheeses, smoked salmon, Niagara wines, fresh cut flowers, frozen treats, and more.   The market is […]

Dinner with a view

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Contributed by Jennifer Torres. What an interesting experience. Upping your dinner experience by dining with five of your closest friends and family in your own personal dome, sounds divine, but I came away from the evening with mixed feelings. The idea of dining on food prepared by award winning chefs, al fresco under the night […]

Desmond P. Ryan’s 10-33 Assist PC series, part 3

In our last instalment of Cabbagetown resident Desmond P. Ryan’s 10-33 Assist PC, fictional Detective Constable Mike O’Shea–a cop with a knack for working hard and following hunches–and his partner Sal had escaped a poorly-executed murder attempt and discovered that Chelsea Hendricks, the girl who sparked the investigation and was believed to have been long-dead, […]

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 […]