Vezi Tayyeb Book Launch


Article and photo contributed by Lenka Gazova.  A musician, a producer, an artist and a genius of all things sound.  Cabbagetown resident Vezi Tayyeb is well known in the Toronto music industry.  His studio, Kensington Sound, just turned fifty.  Where other studios have come and gone, Kensington Sound continues to attract musicians. Oh the stories the […]

Community Sport for All Initiative

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Good afternoon, Hope you and your loved ones are doing well. Minister St-Onge launched the Community Sport for All Initiative, a component of the Sport Support Program. The initiative seeks to remove barriers and increase sport participation rates, particularly among Black, Indigenous, racialized, 2SLGBTQQIA+, low-income and newcomer communities. Canadian organizations with the capacity to reach equity-deserving […]

2022 PSN Call for Content and Advertisers

Hello Everyone. We have delayed the launch of the 2022 PSN for obvious reasons. However, there is hope everywhere, and with that, we are ready to go with our 2022 schedule. Did we mention this is our 12th year? We have five issues (the same as last year). We have two editions in the spring and […]

PSN Giving Guide


The first Parliament Street Giving Guide. The goal of this issue was to promote a few local charities, and then it turned into a giving guide. Then it became how many registered charities are there in the M5A and M4X postal code (Parliament Street)? We got the answer from the helpful people at Canada Helps: […]

Arto Yuzbasiyan

Arto Yuzbasiyan Lane in Cabbagetown, Toronto 1980, oil on board 12in x 16 in

Arto Yuzbasiyan was born in 1948 in Istanbul, Turkey to a talented, pianist mother and a father who was a textile manufacturer. Though he did not play a musical instrument like much of his mother’s family, he was interested in drawing and painting. At the age of eight, he began taking lessons from a religious […]

Hello Holiday Readers!


The challenge with using Canada Post for the delivery of the paper is that you need to set deadlines well in advance of the date. This issue started with the best intentions. We were going to do some fun winter farm stuff. As it turns out, there are remarkably few good images, winter images from […]

Cabbagetown Massage Therapy is Moving

Parliament Street News – Buisness Bio We at Cabbagetown Massage Therapy would like to share our continued appreciation to the Cabbagetown community and are thankful for the ongoing support from our loyal clients.It is our continued goal and mission to provide the highest quality Registered Massage Therapy to all our clients and the community. We […]

Reduce Reuse! Upcycle!


Come check out the exciting new Double Take Studio window display. Our latest collection by upcycling artists on display and for sale inside the Double Take Thrift Store. All Double Take Studio artisans specialize in upcycling previously loved items in a creative, sustainable, and accessible manner. In partnership with the City of Toronto, the Cabbagetown […]