Sandwich Anyone?

Contributed by Patty Junior Patty Junior and her staff at The Epicure Shop are excited to once again participate in the annual Cabbagetown Festival.  For 35 years, this family-operated business has been a festival staple and famously known for cooking over their charcoal barbecue. Serving up peameal bacon, Italian sausage and Joe’s famous steak sandwich, […]

Finding ways to help improve Cabbagetown

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Stephen-Thomas Maciejowski, Executive Director, Cabbagetown BIA Cabbagetown is filled with a wide variety of shops, restaurants and services listed on the BIA’s website www.cabbagetownTO.com. The Cabbagetown BIA encourages all residents and visitors to get to know the local business owners and to shop local in Cabbagetown. The 39th annual Cabbagetown Festival is a great time […]

Duncan Fremlin – Five Stages of Embracing Social Media

I was at a business seminar the other day and overheard a conversation about Twitter, Facebook and the social networking scene.  A gentleman in his 50’s was telling his friend that he had a Facebook account but “I’m not using it.”  His friend did not have an account and replied “I have absolutely no intention […]

New Networking Group In Cabbagetown

Contributed by Hilary Browning The Breakfast Network is a new networking group in Cabbagetown that meets every Wednesday at Murgatroid (568 Parliament). The cost to attend a meeting is $15 and includes a full breakfast. The group is aimed at entrepreneurs, from those just starting out to the well-established, and each week a member will […]

Kitchens Top Dream List for Homeowners in 2015

Contributed by: Kathy Flaxman Call it fifty shades of pure — it’s as if some form of white magic has captured the imagination of homeowners in neighbourhoods like Cabbagetown. Home renovations are surging in popularity and at the top of the dream list is the kitchen, a room that will boast the latest cabinetry, countertops […]

A new store on Parliament

Contributed by Brittany Lodgson Little House in the City is a new store on Parliament Street. We are Toronto’s first urban homesteading and sustainable living store. Whether making soap or sauerkraut, we provide the supplies and support for creative adventures in living fully at home while treading lightly on the earth. Little House celebrates local […]

A Kitchen Meant to Blend In

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxmann Cabbagetowners love to cook, some going so far as to make their own baguettes, but often the historic Victorian homes of the area were originally built with tiny, cramped kitchens. As the homes are renovated, the question can arise – how can one honour and respect the home’s historic nature while […]

Cycle Solutions – Cabbagetown

So how many bikes does one need to buy from a big box store before you realize you are better off going to a professional? The answer is one, but if you are like me you have probably bought a couple bikes. So fed up was I with broken down bike that never seemed to […]

Marketing to do List, Sumach Designs

Running and starting a small business is difficult enough. But taking the time to figure out how to update a website or even create a website is extremely time consuming. The same goes for updating your marketing materials, getting stuff printed and developing a strategy. Here is a check list: Update website, images, prices, messages, […]