Spring is on the way! We promise!

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. The First Day of Spring and the very first bud poking out of the hard ground mean March can be tantalizing. St. Patrick’s Day smack in the middle guarantees some green, even if it’s only funny hats and foamy beer. Homeowners don’t need leaves and grass to get excited, though.  Serious […]

Grant Us Peace

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It will be a remarkable twinning: the greatest tragedy in the Christian world marked by the greatest musical piece ever written. On Good Friday, which commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, the Festival Choir at Metropolitan United Church will perform the great B-minor Mass by Johann Sebastian Bach.   Whether Christian or not, everyone knows […]

At Blooming we live, sleep and dream flowers.

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For many years Anji has been creating art, running a landscape company, running retail stores, designing clothing, jewelry and teaching classes, designing has always been part of her. Plants, flowers and design are what she knows best.   Anji grew up trailing her mother through the various community gardens she worked in because working with […]

Paintalicious Face Painting

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Face Painting for Everyone….not just kids! Spring is right around the corner and what are some of the things that come to mind that your kids will be soooo looking forward to?  Carnivals, the beach, vacations AND that one thing that is at every family friendly event, FACE PAINTING! Let’s all join in the fun! […]

Cabbagetown South Fundraiser

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SECOND ANNUAL RAIN BARREL FUNDRAISER. Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association is pleased to announce the SECOND ANNUAL RAIN BARREL FUNDRAISER in support of Laneway Beautification! We will again be partnering with Rainbarrel.ca. Rain barrels come in black, grey and terra cotta and start at $55 If you ordered last year you know this is a great […]

Parliament St. News Holiday Edition

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Contributed by Peter Lovering — The holidays are here and they signal the end of a great year. Hopefully for you too. This is the first holiday edition of the Parliament Street News and our fifth of the year. The paper is going stronger than ever and (I say this every year) next year is […]

THE ultimate Cabbagetown gift and helping send kids to camp

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This art is for sale and there are only 7 left!! You get an incredible, beautifully framed  limited edition Cabbagetown piece by world renowned artist Steve McDonald and you help send some kids to camp. A percentage of the proceeds will go towards the Taylor Statten Camping Bursary Fund. The Bursary Fund helps send deserving […]

Give the Gift of Career Coaching – TCET

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Do you know someone who is unemployed or underemployed?  Are you trying to find a different holiday or New Year gift?   If you answered “yes” to either of these questions it might be time to stop by 595 Parliament Street and inquire about the free services that the Centre for Education and Training offers […]