THE CYC IS UNDER GOING A REBIRTH IN CABBAGETOWN

The Cabbagetown Youth Centre (“CYC”) has undergone a rebirth with the assistance of the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, a new senior management team interested in promoting new opportunities for children and youth in the Cabbagetown, St James Town and Regent Park . With new HVAC systems, gym lighting and improved handicapped accessibility […]

time for the 3rd Annual Cabbagetown Holiday Lights contest!

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Contributed by the Cabbagetown Residents association — In what has become a popular annual tradition, it’s time to show off Cabbagetown’s houses in all of their illuminated glory. Whether the inspiration leans toward Martha Stewart or maybe the Griswold Family, show off your decorating style or nominate one of your neighbours! There are three ways […]

Mechanic From Heaven

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Finding a good mechanic is difficult. Finding an honest and affordable mechanic is even harder. And then there is Goldie. The mechanic from heaven. If you are like me you don’t know anything about fixing cars but you do like to know what and how things are being fixed. This is what Goldie does, he […]

CRC/Regent Park Food Centre’s first Street Eats Fest

Contributed by Enloe Wilson — TORONTO – Local street food stars will come together in a showcase of the city’s culinary diversity at CRC|Regent Park Community Food Centre’s Street Eats Fest on Wednesday, Nov. 29. WHAT: Downtown Toronto social services provider CRC|Regent Park Community Food Centre will bring together the best of the city’s street […]

Holiday Edition Just around the corner

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The holiday edition of the Parliament Street News is fast approaching. This is our 5th and last edition of the year and will be out before the silly season. If you are part of an organisation or association and would like to thank the community, or let them know about a fundraiser please write an […]

Absolute Bakery – Fresh and Friendly

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Seldom a week, dare I say a day, goes by without a visit to the absolute bakery. While I know there are other people involved in the baking and selling of delicious baked goods there is seldom a time that I am not greeted by Rajenbran Nageswary. Besides her lovely demeanour and fresh smile, I […]

Stircrazy Tourtière – Contributed by Noni Castonguay

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Jen Cerny and Noni Castonguay are the owners of Stircrazy Catering. While the duo caters a wide variety of parties across the city, it’s their tourtière that is creating a buzz around this time of year. They started making tourtière about 8 years ago. Word of mouth spread and in addition to selling them to […]

Cabbagetown Restaurants of Yesteryear

Contributed  by Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. www.morethanahome.ca   This isn’t exactly a history of food in Cabbagetown but we have had a few restaurants of note over the years, some great, some not so great. On the low end of the restaurant food chain circa 1972 would be the legendary Norm’s Open […]

Neighbourhood Talk at Red Cranberries

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Contributed By Kimberly Ezeard. Cranberries is the staple meeting place in Cabbagetown for great food, service and catching up on all the neighbourhood news in a warm, relaxed pub environment that is family friendly.   Whether its brunch on the weekend, Sunday night dinner, date night Sat or Monday night wings and beer, you are […]