Riverside Toronto is the place to be

Riverside Toronto is the place to be on June 6th, with the dynamic duo of Riverside Eats & Beats and The Riverdale Art Walk On June 6, from 1pm-6pm, Riverside District (on Queen Street East between the DVP and Empire Ave) is hosting the annual Eats & Beats StreetFEST and Riverdale Art Walk – this […]

The PATCH Project’s PATCH It Up!

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Youth Transform Construction Site into Cultural Landmark In 2013 The STEPS Initiative made news with the World’s Tallest Mural on 200 Wellesley. This year, through their PATCH (Public Art Through Construction Hoarding) Project they launched PATCH It Up, in Regent Park. On June 7th, for the 100 Interventions in 1 Day Festival, The PATCH Project […]

Adversity, Resilience, Prosperity

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Contributed by Gilles Huot The Cabbagetown Preservation Association (CPA) has recently published a beautifully illustrated book entitled Adversity, Resilience, Prosperity: The Odyssey of a Canadian Inner City Neighbourhood. Cabbagetown 1941-2011. The book is produced by the CPA Cabbagetown People team on the social tapestry of Cabbagetown neighbourhoods. The book focuses on the most volatile changes which […]

It’s just around the corner. Did you know?

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Contributed by Constance Dilley The largest pipe organ in all of Canada reigns on the corner of Church St. and Queen, inside the Metropolitan United Church. With over 8,000 pipes and hundreds of kilometres of electrical wiring, it’s a magnificent instrument which everyone is invited to come and hear. Both sacred and secular music is […]

ParaPan Am Games should go first.

Contributed by Pete Lovering For years I have always watched the Olympics and other major sporting events like the Panam Games with wonder and awe. At the end of the whole process I always have a new found appreciation for just about every sporting endeavor and athlete that competes at this level.  I have often […]

A Regent Park Thanksgiving

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Celebrating Gardens and Building Community Regent Park gardeners know what they’re thankful for this season. With Thanksgiving around the corner, residents came together on October 1st to share their final harvest of the year at the Regent Park Community Garden Harvest Celebration. Many of the plots boast “fresh organic tomatoes, beans, peppers, and a variety […]

Cabbagetown: A Wonderful Neighbourhood Celebrates

Contributed by Kathy Flaxman Cabbagetown is opening up like one of the stunning sunflowers you can see now at the Riverdale Farm.  Starting after Labour Day, the Cabbagetown Festival takes hold of all our senses, making this one of the best times of the year to be part of this vibrant neighbourhood.   There are […]

The Moss Park Hockey League

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If you are looking for a great way to invest your philanthropic dollars look no further than the Moss Park hockey league. Entirely free to youth in the area it is 100% run by volunteers and is a true hidden gem. It has to be one of the greatest hockey leagues in Canada. Here is […]

Phase 3 begins: Toronto Community Housing Kicks off Phase Three of Regent Park revitalization

Toronto Community Housing, The Daniels Corporation, MLSE Foundation and representatives from the City of Toronto joined with Regent Park residents on May 14 to celebrate the launch of Phase Three of the Regent Park Revitalization.   Also on hand were students from Nelson Mandela Park Public School, who unveiled the design for a key highlight […]

Cabbagetown South LANE BEAUTIFICATION

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Contributed by:  Susan Dineen,  Membership Chair 2014 Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association The back lanes within Cabbagetown South (Sherbourne to Parliament/Carlton to Shuter) are looking a whole lot better this year thanks to a beautification initiative by the Cabbagetown South Residents’ Association (CSRA)!  Volunteer ‘Guerilla Gardeners’ are adopting lanes throughout the area,  removing litter and planting […]