2019… “People Doing Great Things!”

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Publisher. As I sit, bundled up in my nice warm office / Livingroom contemplating my topic for our first 2019- ‘Winter issue’- it hit me like the freezing air on my face, when (or if) I ever leave my cozy abode. Every year, even after living here in Cabbagetown for […]

Contractors get hungry… and Cabbagetown Restaurants are Ready to serve

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. After a morning of running from job to job, making sure materials are on site, that measurements are correct and every carpenter has instructions, Joe Rozman of Weenen General Contracting Limited is hungry! Fortunately for Joe and his team, Cabbagetown, along with its reputation for wonderful homes and architecture, is known […]

2019 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 […]

Queen Street East Preservation

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Contributed by Andre Bermon. Freelance writer and community enthusiast. A conversation must be had to designate Queen Street East, from Sherbourne to River Streets, a Toronto Heritage Conservation District. In recent years, we have witnessed the consequences of unbridled condominium development undermine the unique and historic character of our city. And now an east-bound wave […]

HOLIDAY ISSUE- DEADLINE FOR ARTICLE & ADVERTISING SUBMISSIONS IS NOVEMBER 18th, 2018

My final issue of 2018 is fast approaching.  As I mull over the final edits for our October issue, I’m realizing Just how close the holidays are, with Thanksgiving come & gone, treat or treaters nearly near, and “our Christmastime” almost here.   Whichever way you, your family and friends choose to celebrate the “Holidays”, […]

FUN ZONE… Cabbagetown Festival 2018

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Contributed by: Stephen-Thomas Maciejowski. This Cabbagetown tradition continues on September 8th and 9th with the 42nd Cabbagetown Festival. The annual event has grown over the years and today boasts music, food, a FREE kids’ zone and more. Many know the lore of the cutting of the Cabbage which takes place during the Saturday, 11:30am opening […]

Cabbagetown Clean-Up!

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By: Piper Gill & Robert Gill . It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Cabbagetown. My five-year-old daughter, Piper, and I put on our gardening gloves, walk out to the street, and begin our stroll together to collect litter. “Oh, there’s one daddy!” she says as she picks up an old coffee cup. This is our […]