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 […]

47th Annual Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival

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Think Spring!  Sunday, May 6th, 2018 Dress Code: YELLOW. Parade 10-11am (Gather at the corner of Sumach and Winchester), Festival 11-3pm – Wellesley Park   We kick things off with a parade around the neighborhood led by the amazing Heavy Weight Brass Band. Arriving at Wellesley Park, participants are welcome to take part in a […]

Grant Us Peace

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It will be a remarkable twinning: the greatest tragedy in the Christian world marked by the greatest musical piece ever written. On Good Friday, which commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, the Festival Choir at Metropolitan United Church will perform the great B-minor Mass by Johann Sebastian Bach.   Whether Christian or not, everyone knows […]

Cabbagetown Boxing Club Takes Home Brampton Cup Trophy

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Contributed by Jennifer Doiron and Heather Hopkins. The first weekend of February is always a momentous time in the amateur boxing world. This year was no exception with the 36th Annual Brampton Cup, held at the Brampton Soccer Centre over three days in three boxing rings, hosting over 250 boxers from over 60 boxing clubs. […]

Laurie Ward On Easing Into The Spring

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Contributed byShaghayegh Tajvidi . Laurie is a Toronto-based Shiatsu Therapist offering treatments downtown, and house calls in Cabbagetown. Get more info and connect at laurieward.ca The deep freeze has finally been lifted from Toronto, and many of us have collected a lot of tightness from months of hunching in the cold. In this Q and […]

Paintalicious Face Painting

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Face Painting for Everyone….not just kids! Spring is right around the corner and what are some of the things that come to mind that your kids will be soooo looking forward to?  Carnivals, the beach, vacations AND that one thing that is at every family friendly event, FACE PAINTING! Let’s all join in the fun! […]

Creating healthy, happy bodies inside and out.

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Contributed by Jennifer Snowdon. Spring is just around the corner, and so are shorts, little dresses, and bathing suits. It’s the time of year when we start to feel insecure about our winter weight and head off to the gym to get our bikini bodies ready. We scold ourselves for having been too indulgent over […]

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 […]

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 […]