Whether you do spooky or cute…Halloween’s always a hoot!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Principal Publisher – Our front-page photo of ‘The Adam’s Family’ at one of Cabbagetowns ‘Zebra Crossings’ at Carlton and Ontario is a homage of the Beatles Abbey Road album 50th anniversary. The Album debuted Sept. 26th, 1969 and was their last recorded album. Although “Let it be” was their last […]

The CCC Promoting safe Cycling

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Contributed by Chris Burke – Cabbagetown Cycling Club is a community-based group of advocates, racers, enthusiasts and commuters. Our mandate is to promote safe cycling within the city of Toronto while developing a sense of community through weekly group training rides, social events and a supportive online presence. 2020 will mark the club’s 10-year anniversary […]

An Urgent Message from the Cabbagetown South Residents Association

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Dear Community Members,   On Wednesday Oct 2nd, the day after a successful community meeting with Councillor Wong-Tam, we obtained information that the city has signed a 10 year, multi-million dollar lease for the property at 233 Carlton Street. This building is the former office of ‘Free the Children’ across from Daniel et Daniel.  Free […]

Cabbagetown Costume Drive

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What to do with previously worn Halloween costumes? Pass them on to a great charity of course!   Please consider donating to The Second Annual Cabbagetown Costume Drive! Help make Halloween special for the families at Nellie’s Shelter for Women and Children.   Thanks to all those who have supported this effort, last year, and […]

Just Around the Corner Every Corner

Back in March, the City of Toronto passed a motion that changed the rules and of shelter housing. Those original rules were pretty simple. Must be on major arterial and minor arterial roads. The shelter’s lot is at 250 meters from any other lot with a municipal shelter or emergency shelter, hostel or crisis care […]

Annie Sloan new to Cabbagetown

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Who…and what is Annie Sloan you might ask? Only “one of Britain’s most influential female designers” to quote the Telegraph UK. Nobody is better qualified to invent and manufacture Chalk Paint®. Annie’s first book, The Complete Book of Decorative Paint Techniques, was published in 1988. Since then she has published 26 books on paint effects, […]

Pumpkin Carve-A-Thon at Allen Gardens

Kids and families! Carve your very own mini-pumpkin jack-o-lantern to take home at the Friends of Allan Gardens second annual Pumpkin Carve-A-Thon! We’ll supply all the carving equipment needed. Please remember to bring a plastic bag to carry your pumpkin home, and a container for your pumpkin seeds if you want to take them home […]

Dixon Hall’s Annual Gala

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Dixon Hall’s Annual Gala, “Music For Life,” Returns to Raise Funds for Music Education At Dixon Hall, we believe that access to the arts and music education is vital for all children. Every year, our Music School provides 12,500 high-quality music lessons to over 300 students from Regent Park and surrounding neighbourhoods at subsidized prices. […]

A Community Safe Space

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Kendall & Company has always been proud of their special retail spot in Cabbagetown. Their current vantage point at Winchester and Parliament has given them a front row seat as the community lives and breathes. That being said, it also gives them this same view of many issues that arise within our community and they […]