The Santa Claus Parade in Cabbagetown!

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A New Tradition? We sure hope so! — Contributed by Lenka Gazova.   The Santa Claus Parade has been spreading joy for over 100 years! Attended by thousands of spectators, volunteers and sponsors each year. Since 1980, the parade has started near Christie Pits Park. This year however, due to ongoing city construction, the organizers decided […]

What’s Your Favourite Holiday Movie?

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Publisher — The Holidays always stir up wonderful memories of days gone by, when life was so carefree and innocent. There are certain songs, like; “It’s a Holly Jolly Christmas, it’s the best time of the year”- always a classic to get you in the spirit! My personal favourite Christmas […]

Shopping Local – Duncan Fremlin

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Duncan Fremlin, Broker, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. — Neighbourhoods like Cabbagetown become particularly festive and colourful during the Christmas season. It’s also the time of year when we spend a lot of money. The small independently owned businesses in our neighbourhood are counting on it.   The importance of sole proprietorships became particularly important after […]

Happy Holidays from Pstreet News

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The holiday edition is out. This is a great issue with great content from our incredible contributors and advertisers. Don’t forget to mention to advertisers and contributors that you saw their articles. Please share articles socially and more importantly remember to support our local businesses.   Thank you to all of our Advertisers and Contributors. […]

Amelia’s Cottage – Your Cozy Cottage in the City

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Right next door to Cabbagetown’s infamous F’Amelia Ristorante, Amelia’s Cottage quietly opened its doors a few months back. One step inside and you are transported to Muskoka’s cottage country with the rustic interior, wood bar and cozy feel.   Long time Cabbagetowner John Jay; Formerly of the Cobourg and Bunny’s Restaurant, welcomes you to join […]

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The Parliament street News is looking for your articles and your ads! Know of someone ‘doing great things’? Know of a small business that may benefit from a local newspaper that can promote their services to over 5000 readers? We want to hear from you and them.   Tradespeople, new start ups, landscapers, contractors, local […]

Necropolis: A Balm for Holiday Frazzle

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Number 2 of Fredrick Peters Column. At Holiday time, ideally with soft icing-sugar snow, a pretty walk is through the archway of the Necropolis; a balm to any holiday-frazzle, through the twilight of these short days, away from the bustle and slush of later December. Our neighbour Henry Langley, Architect, buried there too in 1906, […]

Cabbagetown Holiday Kickoff!

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Contributed by Lenka Gazova and Parliament St. News. The special Holiday season is upon us!  Join us in Cabbagetown- November 24th at the corner of Corner of Carlton and Parliament 12-3pm.   Our family tradition every year – as we head off to our first Christmas event! The Cabbagetown Holiday Kickoff!   Snapping thousands of […]