Azalyne’s highly anticipated single “E-GIRL”


Toronto, ON –  drops January 29th.  Fans of the multi-talented 13-year-old Pop artist will be able to purchase the single on all platforms. “E-GIRL” follows the hugely successful “You Are Mighty” the young singer/songwriter’s first single.  The single has since garnered over 80,000 streams worldwide.  Azalyne is a popular performer on music festival stages and venues across the county.  Performing on stage or television, the […]

Asokan Rasiah – Peartree Restaurant


Sad news from the Cabbagetown BIA   It’s with a heavy heart that we share the news that Asokan Rasiah, chef and owner of the Peartree Restaurant, passed away this weekend.     Asokan has been a fixture in our community for over 30 years. He enjoyed participating in all community events and had gained […]

Double Take has all the giftables


Contributed by Sharon — YSM’s Double Take Thrift Store is here to help you get ready for the holidays! Our staff are excited to share sustainable and creative ways the Cabbagetown community can show love this season. Ideas range from our regular offerings of new and gently used clothing and giftables, to our new range […]



Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Noman Hathaway and we’re proud to contribute this regular feature where you get to know the people and businesses that make Cabbagetown so special. If you’d like to be featured or would like to nominate someone please get in […]

Pollinator Grant Update


In 2019, staff from the Rooming House Project applied for the Pollinator Grant with help from local tenants who were interested in the project. Together staff and clients completed the application, which included creating a pollinator garden at three of Dixon Hall’s rooming houses and one Dixon Hall office. After a suspenseful waiting period, we […]

Green Thumbs Pumpkin Project


Green Thumbs Growing Kids is a local charity actively creating school food gardens in order to connect children to food and their environment. For 21 years we have been at the forefront of garden-based elementary education in downtown Toronto helping teachers and families to start food gardens at their schools. This fall we want to […]

Baljit Bawa Peoples Party of Canada candidate Toronto Centre


Baljit Bawa is a High-Energy, Accomplished, Motivated IT Professional, Community leader, Volunteer, Donor and a staunch believer of “Canadian’s First”. He has vast experience in leading cross-functional teams with diverse technical backgrounds under high stress environments, in line with organizational objectives. He is a disciplined and resourceful leader and team player; takes pride in high […]