CRC HIRES YOUTH

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Contributed by Blake Keidan. Not being able to afford food on the table or a roof over your head is a stress that no Canadian should have to suffer. While there is a national strategy to reduce Canadian poverty by 50%, organizations like the CRC | Regent Park Community Food Centre are integral to providing […]

Preparation and Patients are key for a Good Garden

Contributed by Don Moffatt. Welcome to the wonderful world of Gardening.  As a Professional Gardener for 25+ years, Don has learned many lessons.  The most important lesson is Patience…prepare your ”groundwork”!   With spring here, we’re all anxious to jump into the Garden work. Starting early can do more harm than good. Be sure the […]

Behind the scenes

Contributed by Michael Hepburn. The forsythia blossoming the first weekend in May notes the arrival of Cabbagetowns Forsythia Festival. Traditionally marking the beginning of spring in Cabbagetown. Each year the Festival has become bigger and better.   I Michael Hepburn of Hepburn Landscaping, am proud to say that I have been a sponsor of the […]

STEAKS & CHOPS & ON-LINE ORDERING- OH MY!

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Contributed by the Pstreetnews team. Our neighbourhood butcher- St. James Steak and Chops, is prepping to make your dinner plans an ease. Need provisions for dinner tonight, or all the ingredients for your famous charcuterie board, but don’t have time to shop?  Or do just need great organic groceries delivered straight to your home?  Go […]

Cabbagetown Festival Planning is Full Steam Ahead…

Organizers of The Cabbagetown Festival at Cabbagetown BIA, are working full steam ahead with their event producers to coordinate the two-day street festival being hosted September 7th and 8th. 2019. The 2018 installment included an expanded footprint, live music, a free kids zone along Carlton Street, and lots and lots of food! While many local […]

TORONTO ARTIST KIM BENOIT- THE FRENCH COLLECTION

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Emerging artist Kim Benoit, who was selected as an artist-in-residence at the Château d’Orquevaux in France in 2018, will exhibit her France work in the exhibition “The French Collection”.   “The 2018 season received an overwhelming response from applicants all over the world and Kim’s submission stood out.” wrote Château d’Orquevaux owner Ziggy Attias. The […]

Cabbagetown Youth Centre History

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Peter Wylie’s name was in the newspaper, and it was a problem. It was the late 1960s, and he had taken part in an amateur boxing competition in Toronto. Wylie, a rookie police officer, hadn’t realized that cops weren’t allowed to participate in boxing, as the force feared officers might sustain injuries that would interfere […]

2019… “People Doing Great Things!”

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Publisher. As I sit, bundled up in my nice warm office / Livingroom contemplating my topic for our first 2019- ‘Winter issue’- it hit me like the freezing air on my face, when (or if) I ever leave my cozy abode. Every year, even after living here in Cabbagetown for […]

Planning our community’s future needs you!

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Contributed by Andre Bermon. Crowds gathered at the historical St. Lawrence Hall on Thursday, January 31, to participate in the launch of the King-Parliament Secondary Plan Review. Curious residents braved the cold to find out how the future may unfold in their communities across the downtown east; from the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood and Moss Park […]

CPA is looking for homes for TOUR and TEAS!

Contributed by Helen Coltrinari. Save the date: Sunday, September 15th for the Cabbagetown Preservation Association Tour of Homes. CPA needs a huge team of volunteers and house captains for a successful tour. BUT, before then, we are looking for homes.   Would you like to open your home for this fund-raising event? If you are […]