Beer Batter Fish N’ Chips

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The Irv opened its doors at 195 Carlton St. on March 1st 2014 with a tribute to Bob Irvine the man they called Irv. When opening The Irv we wanted to concentrate on fresh local food and great beer specials. On June 1st 2018 our new concept Beer Batter Fish N’ Chips will open at […]

David Crombie, Vertical Cities and AM Radio

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Contributed Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. Last winter our former mayor, the tiny and perfect David Crombie, gave a series of lectures on the history of Toronto. Each was a sell-out, no easy feat at the very large Bloor Street Hot Doc’sTheatre. During an intermission, I purchased a 2010 publication titled Stroll, Psychogeographic […]

Cabbagetown has the Homes and the Gardens

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman The Bluebells are ringing, and the Hyacinths are definitely in bloom.  In the air there’s a scent of Lilac – yes garden time is here!   Cabbagetown homes boast a variety of styles of design and architecture and likewise, many proud dwellers have created oases of colour, greenery and scents.   Some […]

Buds & Blossoms is Growing!

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Contributed by Linnea Obern Hi friends! We are Buds & Blossoms, a family activity studio serving Cabbagetown with a diverse selection of educational and entertaining classes and events for children and their grown-ups. Since January of this year, we’ve been having a blast creating a nurturing, fun and unique space for our treasured community of […]

Are they really listening?!

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Contributed by Jennifer Shearer The way we talk about our bodies can have an affect on the little humans in our lives…!   The journey to self acceptance is a long one, which can lead to a lifetime for some. It is hard, I get it. What can be even harder for parents is teaching […]

Parliament Street News in 2018

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Written by Duncan Fremlin, Broker. In 2011, I was invited to join the first Cabbagetown chapter of Business Networking International.  I didn’t know it at the time but this weekly breakfast with 20 successful neighbourhood entrepreneurs would forge friendships and business relationships that continue to enrich me today.   One such friendship is with local […]

Spring is on the way! We promise!

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. The First Day of Spring and the very first bud poking out of the hard ground mean March can be tantalizing. St. Patrick’s Day smack in the middle guarantees some green, even if it’s only funny hats and foamy beer. Homeowners don’t need leaves and grass to get excited, though.  Serious […]

Cabbagetown BIA at City Hall

On February 2nd the Cabbagetown BIA was at City Hall with TABIA (Toronto Association Of Business Improvement Areas) along with many of the other 83 Toronto BIAs to celebrate the first official #BIAweek. A trending twitter chat was held at 10am followed by a tour of the Toronto City Hall lobby decked out in banners […]