Poa Studio – A Little Piece of Paris on Parliament St.

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Poa Studio is a Toronto-based concept store, featuring two specially curated locations offering luxury spa services, personalized shopping and yoga. Established in 2003, Poa is a warm and cozy nest in the downtown core. It is a hidden gem where you will discover Parisian clothing and accessories, hand-selected by the owner, exclusive to Poa Studio […]

Happy 10th Anniversary Akasha Art Projects!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – A very special occasion occurred on August 24th, 2019 – owners Sonja Scharf and Kelly Kyle got married!! After an amazing 15 years together, the couple decided it was time to tie the knot. Not only did they celebrate each other, a month later they celebrated 10 years of their […]

Years of heritage efforts under threat of appeal

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Contributed by Andre Bermon – The long-awaited conclusion to the appeal of the St. Lawrence Heritage Conservation District (HCD) Plan is set to unfold November 12, 2019, at the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT). This event marks a possible turning point for the future of heritage protection in Toronto’s oldest district.   The HCD Plan […]

Countdown to the cold

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Contributed by kathy Flaxman for Weenen General Contracting Limited – Nippy, chilly days are soft-pedaled as sweater weather. Something warm but still great looking – that’s fall fashion! You can’t put a sweater on your home, but you can do things to make cold weather better inside and outside! Look out the window – there […]

Annie Sloan new to Cabbagetown

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Who…and what is Annie Sloan you might ask? Only “one of Britain’s most influential female designers” to quote the Telegraph UK. Nobody is better qualified to invent and manufacture Chalk Paint®. Annie’s first book, The Complete Book of Decorative Paint Techniques, was published in 1988. Since then she has published 26 books on paint effects, […]

A Community Safe Space

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Kendall & Company has always been proud of their special retail spot in Cabbagetown. Their current vantage point at Winchester and Parliament has given them a front row seat as the community lives and breathes. That being said, it also gives them this same view of many issues that arise within our community and they […]

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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 […]