Cabbagetown Boxer – Kemal Tejeda Going to the Canadian Nationals

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On March 23rd, a chilly Spring evening in Cabbagetown, our cherished Cabbagetown Boxing Gym hosted a very successful Fundraiser for 20-year-old, veteran boxer Kemel Tejeda. With 7 years of hard training ‘under his belt’, 17 fights and 12 wins- he is a true ‘Golden Gloves Champion’! “Kemel is blessed at being a big guy with […]

#ThinkSpring

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Contributed by Shawna King Pereira. A true sign that spring has arrived in Cabbagetown is the blooming of our beloved yellow forsythia flower.   Not only do the blooms colour our neighbourhood after a long grey winter, they signify that the annual Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival is right around the corner. The 48th Annual Cabbagetown Forsythia […]

The Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association is Doing Great Things!

Contributed by Susan Dineen. The Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association is running their spring membership drive in APRIL. If you live between Sherbourne & Parliament; Carlton and Shuter Streets, you are within the Cabbagetown South catchment area and we are working on your behalf.   Send an email to info@cabbagetownsouth.ca and we will add you to our […]

Clean Toronto Together and Harm Reduction Disposal

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Contributed by Des Ryan. Want to help “Clean Toronto Together” you can organize your own group and registered cleanup events at https://wx.toronto.ca/inter/city/mayorscleanup.nsf/Register?OpenForm. Eligible groups can obtain free litter and recycling bags. The City will also offer special litter collection for cleanups, subject to approval. If you find needles on public property, call 311 and the […]

Thank you for saving Cabbagetown Mr. Sewell

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Contributed by Duncan Fremlin. In 1946, the citizens of Toronto must have been in a good mood. They had sugar and coffee and tea and gas for their cars and all the good stuff that was in short supply during the war. I can’t imagine what was going on at City Hall at that time, […]

Multicultural Family Potluck Night at Lord Dufferin Junior and Senior Public School April 25th

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Article & Photo Contributed by Lenka Gazova. Lord Dufferin JS PS is a multicultural school, we have students and families from all over the world!  Therefore, we’ve decided to celebrate our diversity and represent the countries where we’re coming from not only by cooking or baking tasty dishes, but also by wearing traditional clothing during […]

CRC HIRES YOUTH

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Contributed by Blake Keidan. Not being able to afford food on the table or a roof over your head is a stress that no Canadian should have to suffer. While there is a national strategy to reduce Canadian poverty by 50%, organizations like the CRC | Regent Park Community Food Centre are integral to providing […]

Preparation and Patients are key for a Good Garden

Contributed by Don Moffatt. Welcome to the wonderful world of Gardening.  As a Professional Gardener for 25+ years, Don has learned many lessons.  The most important lesson is Patience…prepare your ”groundwork”!   With spring here, we’re all anxious to jump into the Garden work. Starting early can do more harm than good. Be sure the […]

Behind the scenes

Contributed by Michael Hepburn. The forsythia blossoming the first weekend in May notes the arrival of Cabbagetowns Forsythia Festival. Traditionally marking the beginning of spring in Cabbagetown. Each year the Festival has become bigger and better.   I Michael Hepburn of Hepburn Landscaping, am proud to say that I have been a sponsor of the […]