Dizzying Pace of Change

Contibuted by Duncan Fremlin,Broker, RE/MAX As someone who has lived and worked in many of Toronto’s finest neighbourhoods, I’m often surprised at how little I know about them.  Walking to my favourite convenience store or driving around looking for a parking spot does not constitute any deep knowledge of a community. About 47 years ago, […]

THE Winter Edition

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Contributed by Peter Lovering, Publisher Traditionally this is the real Estate edition of the Parliament Street News and as always the anything edition. Meaning that anything anybody wants to write is welcome. We love getting articles from everybody. Truth be told I don’t write the articles you do. I layout the paper, I go out […]

Dixonlicious

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Contributed by Denise Gho, Communications Manager at Dixon Hall   Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services is serving up a second helping of Dixonlicious on Wednesday, March 30 from 6-9 pm at Daniels Spectrum.   Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, donors and guests, Dixonlicious 2015 raised over $65,000, allowing us to provide more than […]

If you Loved Lam You’ll Adore NANO

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Nano Khoury is the new owner of Cabbagetown’s very own Hair Spa. She is a Senior Stylist and Master Color Technician who has worked in the industry for over 15 years. Nano has worked on fashion shows, national editorial campaigns and photos shoots.  She is especially passionate about bridal hair – and specializes in beautiful […]

Gone but never forgotten

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Contributed by Carly Gaston It is with great sadness that the Cabbagetown Co-operative Nursery School Board must announce the closing of the school effective June 2016.  For the last several years the Nursery Schools enrollment has been effected by the implementation of All Day Kindergarten and our program is no longer sustainable. Operational for over […]

Dog training: How do I know who’s right?

Contributed by Dan Josselyn   Have you ever been told to make sure your dog never walks in front of you, or to reward fear?  Ever been told you need to teach your dog you’re the “alpha?”  If you watch dog training on TV, you’ve probably heard the terms packleader, dominance, and submission.  You may […]

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 […]