Preparation and Patients are key for a Good Garden

Contributed by Don Moffatt. Welcome to the wonderful world of Gardening.  As a Professional Gardener for 25+ years, Don has learned many lessons.  The most important lesson is Patience…prepare your ”groundwork”!   With spring here, we’re all anxious to jump into the Garden work. Starting early can do more harm than good. Be sure the […]

How to Make the Most of Spring

Contributed by Laurie Ward. Laurie is a Toronto-based Shiatsu Therapist offering treatments downtown. She has been part of the health and wellness community for more than 20 years. Get more info and connect at laurieward.ca.   In Traditional Chinese Medicine spring is the time of cleansing, growth, creativity and renewal. It is represented by the […]

Cabbagetown Youth Centre History

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Peter Wylie’s name was in the newspaper, and it was a problem. It was the late 1960s, and he had taken part in an amateur boxing competition in Toronto. Wylie, a rookie police officer, hadn’t realized that cops weren’t allowed to participate in boxing, as the force feared officers might sustain injuries that would interfere […]

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”, […]