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 […]

Falling For Fall

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Principal Publisher.  As I write sit to write this evening, nearing the end of August, I realize that ‘sweater weather’ has begun!   What does early FALL mean for you?  The Exhibition, The Cabbagetown Festival, back to school shopping ‘for the whole family’?  Back to work, back to the gym, […]

Podcasts… Honest and Balanced or Agenda Driven; what’s your take?

Contributed By Duncan Fremlin, Broker, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.  In this crazy and often outrageous world, we find ourselves turning to new and different sources for our entertainment and news.  Parliament Street News is one example where the content is honest and balanced, a refreshing change from the slanted and agenda driven mainstream media.  If […]

The GCR and why I love it!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook.   When my husband and I bought our house, just off Parliament Street 22 years ago, we mainly bought for ‘location’, – the GCR- “Greater Cabbagetown Region” to quote Alanna Cavanagh. It’s proximity to the surrounding major highways and the fastest route possible to Pearson airport were perfect. Our little gem had […]

Walk your shop with VOOMcart

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Contributed by Erin Binnie.  It seemed really stupid to be running errands in the car when we live in one of the most walkable neighbourhoods in Toronto.   But anticipating an uncomfortable, awkward, sweaty walk home with heavy items we would often default to driving.   We were two moms looking for a solution – something […]

Autumn at the Cottage?

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Contributed By Gerald Michaud.  During the warm summer months, you may have rented or visited friends at a cottage.  Have you ever considered buying your very own cottage? You’d be surprised to know that cottage ownership is well within your grasp! You will have more time relaxing, canoeing, antiquing, boating, tubing, barbecuing and laughing with […]

2nd Annual Cabbagetown Costume Drive

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The First Annual Cabbagetown Costume Drive resulted in over THIRTY new and used costumes! Thank you to all who supported this effort. Costumes will be delivered to Nellie’s Shelter for Women and Children in time for this Halloween. To donate this year please leave your costumes on the porch at 435 Sumach St. Happy Fall! […]

Pay with Cash…make someone’s day

The small independently owned neighbourhood restaurant, or any small business in our community, could use your help. The lady who serves you coffee each morning at your local Tim Horton franchise? She too needs your help. It wouldn’t take much of an effort to make them smile. When you buy a lunchtime sandwich at the […]