2019… “People Doing Great Things!”

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Publisher. As I sit, bundled up in my nice warm office / Livingroom contemplating my topic for our first 2019- ‘Winter issue’- it hit me like the freezing air on my face, when (or if) I ever leave my cozy abode. Every year, even after living here in Cabbagetown for […]

Planning our community’s future needs you!

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Contributed by Andre Bermon. Crowds gathered at the historical St. Lawrence Hall on Thursday, January 31, to participate in the launch of the King-Parliament Secondary Plan Review. Curious residents braved the cold to find out how the future may unfold in their communities across the downtown east; from the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood and Moss Park […]

CPA is looking for homes for TOUR and TEAS!

Contributed by Helen Coltrinari. Save the date: Sunday, September 15th for the Cabbagetown Preservation Association Tour of Homes. CPA needs a huge team of volunteers and house captains for a successful tour. BUT, before then, we are looking for homes.   Would you like to open your home for this fund-raising event? If you are […]

The Perfect Example of People Doing Great Things!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook and Jennifer Torres. Todd Vesby, proprietor of F’Amelia Restaurant, put together a splendid evening in support of Winchester Jr. Sr. Public School on Monday January 21, 2019. Numerous parents, teachers and community members came together for a great cause.  They shared a glass of wine and some of F’Amelia’s best menu […]

Sherbourne & Dundas Safety Survey

Toronto Police (51 Division) released the summary of results from their “Dundas Street East and Sherbourne Street Area Safety Survey”. The results are telling: 1,097 Surveys Completed Most people who completed the survey said they do not feel safe at any time of the day or night in the Dundas and Sherbourne Street area. Just […]

What happened at the Necropolis?

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Frederick Peters, Ph.D., Research Fellow, City Institute at York University. The Necropolis is subject to mortality as we all are. On today’s frigid winter visit, it’s fencing sports aloft one glove, one mitt, separated by kind and 150 metres: waiting for reunion with its rightful owner- someone did a great thing!   On the south-west […]

Pride in our Neighbourhood

Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker. Wanting to belong to something bigger than ourselves is a universal human feeling. When we feel we belong we are happier, healthier, and more likely to want to share the wealth by improving our community. In Cabbagetown we belong to an amazing neighbourhood which offers many opportunities to bring people […]

AKASHA ART PROJECT PRESENTS – STEEL by TONY KOUKOS

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Contributed by PSN Publisher Sarah Cook.  Kelly Kyle and Sonja Scharf, the proprietors of Akasha Art Project, have been practicing artists and photographers for over 25 years. Their overall vision from which they conduct their business is guided by their formal art education and a passion for a variety of art forms. On Thursday January […]

PHINALLY – PHO PAS!

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Contibuted by Andre Bermon. As the name suggests, Pho Pas is clever play-on-words to describe this French – Vietnamese cross-culture eatery that uniquely blends the exotic tastes of South East Asia and the tried and true cuisine viva la France. No faux pas here!   Nestled in the heart of Cabbagetown at 480 Parliament Street, […]

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, […]