Necropolis: A Balm for Holiday Frazzle

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Number 2 of Fredrick Peters Column. At Holiday time, ideally with soft icing-sugar snow, a pretty walk is through the archway of the Necropolis; a balm to any holiday-frazzle, through the twilight of these short days, away from the bustle and slush of later December. Our neighbour Henry Langley, Architect, buried there too in 1906, […]

It’s a wonderful Life…to be lived!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook- Publisher. As I write this, on 11/18/18 – I’m currently ‘wrapping up’ a wonderful week of ‘momentous birthday celebrations’ – my thoughts, now drift to celebrations of another kind… “The Holidays”. I am so very grateful for all the wonderful friends, family and colleagues I have in my life.  There is […]

Cabbagetown Holiday Kickoff!

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Contributed by Lenka Gazova and Parliament St. News. The special Holiday season is upon us!  Join us in Cabbagetown- November 24th at the corner of Corner of Carlton and Parliament 12-3pm.   Our family tradition every year – as we head off to our first Christmas event! The Cabbagetown Holiday Kickoff!   Snapping thousands of […]

Doug Panton, Parliament St News Featured Artist and Designer

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FLIGHT PATTERN SERIES:  L’EPHEMERA ©   Award: Creative Quarterly 37, New York   Doug Panton has lived in Cabbagetown and practiced his craft for more than 45 years. He also teaches digital Illustration media courses at OCAD University. Doug’s work has always been about detailed imagery. He has subconsciously been in this playground for a […]

Corktown, Toronto – Gets a History Book of its Own

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Contributed by Coralina R. Lemos. What do you do when someone comments that they do not think the neighbourhood you live in has a history?  Well, Coralina Lemos, area resident, took her husband’s advice when he said, “if you want a book on Corktown then you will have to write it.”   “The book is […]

BILL MORNEAU Happy Holidays to everyone!

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I would like to wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season filled with special moments to be remembered with your loved ones. This season is an opportunity for us to show what it means to be part of a community. I encourage you and your family to take this opportunity to spread the […]

Crime Fiction for Christmas

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Cabbagetown resident and Residents’ Association Safety & Security lead, Desmond P. Ryan has spent almost thirty years as a cop with the Toronto Police Service. Having recently retired, this Real Detective now writes Real Crime. Fiction. 10-33 Assist PC, the first in his six-book Mike O’Shea Crime Fiction series is flying off the shelves. Why? […]

Queen Street East Preservation

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Contributed by Andre Bermon. Freelance writer and community enthusiast. A conversation must be had to designate Queen Street East, from Sherbourne to River Streets, a Toronto Heritage Conservation District. In recent years, we have witnessed the consequences of unbridled condominium development undermine the unique and historic character of our city. And now an east-bound wave […]

Halloween, Day of the Dead, Harvest Season…Fall is here!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Publishrer .  What is the ‘Day of the Dead’?  An annual Mexican celebration, “Día de Muertos”, or “Day of the Dead”!  It is a time when families gather to honor and remember deceased loved ones. It is believed that the souls of the dead return to visit the living families […]

HOLIDAY ISSUE- DEADLINE FOR ARTICLE & ADVERTISING SUBMISSIONS IS NOVEMBER 18th, 2018

My final issue of 2018 is fast approaching.  As I mull over the final edits for our October issue, I’m realizing Just how close the holidays are, with Thanksgiving come & gone, treat or treaters nearly near, and “our Christmastime” almost here.   Whichever way you, your family and friends choose to celebrate the “Holidays”, […]