FIT FOOD DELIVERS: LOCAL CABBAGETOWN RESIDENT LAUNCHES

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Contributed by Pstreetnews   Jennifer Torres launches FIT FOOD DELIVERS to give families and busy professionals healthy clean meal options conveniently delivered each week. “I started because my training group loved the meals I cook and now I deliver to clients across the GTA.”   Jennifer, mom of two growing boys, has lived in Cabbagetown […]

THE SUMACH BY CHARTWELL NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN REGENT PARK

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Contributed by Carol King The opportunities for becoming part of the revitalized Regent Park community in downtown Toronto keep expanding. In June, CHARTWELL Retirement Residences (TSX: CSH.UN), Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) and The Daniels Corporation unveiled plans and broke ground for ‘The Sumach by Chartwell.’ This new 12-storey urban rental residence for active retired adults is […]

KEEPING THE GREEN IN CABBAGETOWN

Contributed by Sarah — Hardscapes replacing greenery   Walking around our lovely neighbourhood this spring with my visiting parents, they observed the growing expanse of hardspace, tragically at the expense of green space.  There were even instances of recently-built front yard parking pads where just last spring there were wonderful gardens. New parking pads have […]

Learn How to Play Aussie Rules Football!

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Join the High Park Demons and Learn How to Play Aussie Rules Football! Pre-season training is in full swing for the High Park Demons Australian Football Club. What’s next on the agenda? Spring recruitment! The club will be hosting a recruitment day on March 5th from 3:30-5:00p.m. in the dome at Monarch Park Stadium (Coxwell […]

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 […]

CAFE SOLAR

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Contributed by Derek.  Cafe Solar® is our pride and joy here at Merchants of Green Coffee. It’s a delicious single-origin, Honduran coffee; the product of an innovative new coffee program we’ve been developing for the past two decades. This coffee is so special to us that we’ve given it its own website. Purchase some online, […]

Thinking about tree protection in Toronto

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Contributed by Tara Bobie, Acting Program Standards & Development Officer Tree Protection & Plan Review, Urban Forestry, City of Toronto It’s finally spring! The warm weather has arrived and leaves are starting to appear on trees. We can put our winter coats away and start turning our minds to outdoor activities. Spring is also the […]

Area Residents surprised by recent plans for Sherbourne Health Center

Contributed by Cabbagetown South Residents Assossciation Area residents were surprised to learn that Sherbourne Health has leased two floors of their building at 333 Sherbourne Street to St Michaels hospital to house a residential drug and alcohol withdrawal program.  The program currently runs out of two locations one at the Maxwell Meighan men’s hostel and […]

Ask Dr. Liz about Running

Contributed by Dr.Liz Mingay, Naturopath   Learn the do’s and don’ts to improving running performance. Running is a cyclic sport, meaning the same motions are repeated over and over again. This means the same muscle groups are working with each step and the same muscle groups are NOT working with each step. Over time muscle […]