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?!

Body-Karma

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 […]

Parliament Street Fitness

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Contributed by Jay Patel  and Warren Scott. We opened our doors on February 1st and have been overwhelmed by support from the Cabbagetown community! Although there are numerous fitness clubs downtown, there were no convenient options for Cabbagetowners – we are so proud to bring this facility to Parliament Street. We offer monthly and annual […]

At Blooming we live, sleep and dream flowers.

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For many years Anji has been creating art, running a landscape company, running retail stores, designing clothing, jewelry and teaching classes, designing has always been part of her. Plants, flowers and design are what she knows best.   Anji grew up trailing her mother through the various community gardens she worked in because working with […]

2018 Cabbagetown Festival … Full Steam Ahead

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Contributed by Stephen-Thomas Maciejowski. Organizers of The Cabbagetown Festival at Cabbagetown BIA, are working full steam ahead with their event producers to coordinate the two-day street festival being hosted September 8th and 9th. The 2017 installment included an expanded footprint, live music, a free kids zone and lots of food! While many local businesses are […]

Deck the Doors Entranceways, Always Important, take on Festive Role during the Holiday Season!

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Contributed By Kathy Flaxman – The holiday season unleashes the designer in us all. The entranceway at this festive time lets everyone know that there may be good things inside.   Cabbagetown resident Johanne Laperrière, whose home has been almost entirely renovated by Weenen General Contracting Limited in stages over many years, embraces the concept […]