The Toronto Necropolis – Fascinating Architectural Gem in Cabbagetown

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. Cabbagetown boasts a stunning collection of homes, many from the Victorian era. However, there are also historically notable public spaces and buildings including a cemetery – the Toronto Necropolis! Gilles Huot, co-chair of the Cabbagetown Preservation Association regularly conducts walking tours of the Necropolis. “I love history and I find the […]

St. James Town Steak & Chops

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Your local Cabbagetown Butcher and deli since 1971.  Stop by our tent at Winchester and Parliament when you’re at the Cabbagetown Festival. We’ll be barbequing peameal bacon, hot dogs, and our award-winning burgers. BUTCHER- We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality cuts at some of the best prices in town. From Mark’s home-made specialty […]

Who Gets the Home in the Divorce?

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Contributed by Ashley Waye / Founding Lawyer. When separating or divorcing, many married couples wonder and worry about what will ultimately happen with the home in which they live. Assuming at least one of the individuals has an ownership interest in the home when they separate, then the home is referred to, in legal terms, […]

Don Moffatt – ‘Your Gardener’

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Specializing in Ornamental Gardening in the cities most exclusive neighbourhoods. Don has been working in the Industry for 25+ years with the most recent decade being focussed on mature Gardens in Cabbagetown, Rosedale, Yorkville, Forrest Hill, and The Beaches.   Don specializes in renovating and maintaining Ornamental Gardens with a strong focus on formal design.  […]

What is Gestalt Psychotherapy?

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Contributed by Katie Mead. I fancy myself a pretty good writer. But when I sat down to write the copy for my website, I was flummoxed. Damn, it was hard! Where to start? Who am I? What do I stand for? Let me give it a shot…   As a start? Gestalt therapy is a […]

Short Term Rentals – Secret Contributor to the Local Economy

Contributed by Victoria Hadden. For many obvious reasons to those of us who live here, Cabbagetown is one of the most popular destinations in Toronto for those seeking alternatives to hotels. Cabbagetowners are renting out rooms, apartments and entire units in record numbers, facilitated by two of the most popular online platforms, Airbnb and VRBO. […]

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 […]