Mouthwatering kitchens

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman It’s fall, and those of us who bake are ready to roll. Mouthwatering kitchens are a feature of any beautiful home and Weenen General Contracting Limited clients have every type in the spectrum, allowing for every taste and preference. Often today the style is contemporary and sleek. Shannon Soro, an interior […]

CABBAGETOWN FESTIVAL 40TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

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Join us September 10 & 11 at one of the longest running street festivals in Toronto TORONTO, August 25, 2016 – The Cabbagetown Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary this September. Don’t miss the great free events taking place September 10 and 11 on Parliament Street from Wellesley south to Gerrard, and Carlton Street from […]

Cabbagetown Carpentry: Preserving History One Home at a Time

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Contributed by J. Wright. You likely recognize Cabbagetown Carpentry signs from the lawns of many beautiful Cabbagetown homes.  Johnny Pearl, carpenter, musician and contractor, has renovated and restored hundreds of our Victorian era houses over the years.   21 years ago Johnny moved to Cabbagetown from a cabin on Moira Lake where the winters where […]

Cabbagetown Blooms During Yearly Festival

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Contributed By Kathy Flaxman. When Cabbagetown opens up its heart to the whole city, it’s a special, very exciting time.  The Cabbagetown Festival, this year celebrated on the weekend of September 10th, is truly a blast, boasting streets bursting with music, pop up shopping, plays and playlets and street food so tasty that no one […]

Regent Park Reflections

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxmann In mid May this year independent producer Jenn Mason enjoyed a cappuccino and shared a blueberry muffin at the Paintbox Café in downtown Toronto.  It’s a busy spot and there was a small line up for the menu, featuring some organic and gluten free treats.  Jenn was joining writer/director Gabrielle Zilkha […]

Cultivating relationships

Contributed by: Duncan Fremlin, Broker, RE/MAX   One of the reasons Cabbagetown is such a great place to live is the abundance of respected residents — role models who demonstrate what it means to be leaders in their community.  These are successful men and women, the kind of people who could teach a few life […]

Rev. Jan Rothenburger

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Rev. Jan Rothenburger does work few people would relish. And she loves it.   Contributed by the Yonge Street Mission   As the Community Outreach Pastor at The Yonge Street Mission, she spends her days supporting homeless women and sex workers. Some of these women are in jail, where she attends five or six times […]