Garden lovers ALERT

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Contributed By Helen Coltrinari Our Hidden Gardens and Private Spaces tour in Cabbagetown is celebrating its TENTH anniversary on Sunday June 5th. This tour has continued to draw people from all across Metropolitan Toronto and beyond. The attraction for many is not only the unique and charming gardens found here but also the historic streets, […]

Abstract Artist in the City

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Contributed by Sarah Phelps. Abstract Artist in the City Sarah Phelps began fueling her passion for art from the early age of five, and her past career as a wildlife biologist has continued to influence themes in her work. She is now emerging as one of Canada’s established and successful abstract expressionists, and International Artists. […]

Moss Park Arena at risk?

It seems there might be a little battle brewing in the downtown core over the 519 having their eye on the Moss Park arena. It seem the 519 were not happy with the original tract of land given to them by city and now they have set their sites on the Moss park arena for […]

Ask the Expert: Wine for the Holidays with Adrian Caravello

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Adrian Carvello is the coordinator and professor of the new post-graduate program at George Brown College, Advanced Wine and Beverage Business Management. As a former sommelier and general manager at Oliver and Bonacini’s Auberge du Pommier, he is a great resource to answer questions regarding holiday season wine purchases.       1. What type […]

Neighbours gather for A Taste of Regent Park

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“It’s amazing how food brings people together” says Sean Brathwaite. Brathwaite is the Market Manager for the Taste of Regent Park, the weekly celebration of food and culture that happened this summer in the new park at Dundas and Sackville. This event brought together an affordable fresh produce market, cooking demonstrations, locally grown veggies and […]

Hard working team of volunteers

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As campaign signs begin to line the streets of Toronto Centre, and some candidates are just beginning to knock on doors, Liberal candidate Bill Morneau and his hard working team of volunteers have stepped their campaign into high gear.   Working out of his community office at 527 Parliament Street, which opened in February, Bill […]

St. James Town community artist

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Contributed by Rui Felix Meet Poonam Sharma, an artist and resident of the St. James Town community.  Working with Community Matters Toronto, Poonam is part of an exciting effort building a new urban park that will foster healthy outdoor activities and connect residents from the high-rise community. We met with Poonam to discuss her recently […]

Finding ways to help improve Cabbagetown

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Stephen-Thomas Maciejowski, Executive Director, Cabbagetown BIA Cabbagetown is filled with a wide variety of shops, restaurants and services listed on the BIA’s website www.cabbagetownTO.com. The Cabbagetown BIA encourages all residents and visitors to get to know the local business owners and to shop local in Cabbagetown. The 39th annual Cabbagetown Festival is a great time […]

What is the festival without Blair’s run?

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Contributed by Marshall Tully Blair’s Run has been part of the Cabbagetown Festival for 35 years. It is a 2 km jog or walk around the neighbourhood that raises funds for the Cabbagetown Youth Centre. The Cabbagetown Youth Centre (CYC) provides neighborhood youth with positive alternatives through sport and recreation, while encouraging ongoing education. See […]