Pride in our Neighbourhood

Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker. Wanting to belong to something bigger than ourselves is a universal human feeling. When we feel we belong we are happier, healthier, and more likely to want to share the wealth by improving our community. In Cabbagetown we belong to an amazing neighbourhood which offers many opportunities to bring people […]

AKASHA ART PROJECT PRESENTS – STEEL by TONY KOUKOS

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Contributed by PSN Publisher Sarah Cook.  Kelly Kyle and Sonja Scharf, the proprietors of Akasha Art Project, have been practicing artists and photographers for over 25 years. Their overall vision from which they conduct their business is guided by their formal art education and a passion for a variety of art forms. On Thursday January […]

PHINALLY – PHO PAS!

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Contibuted by Andre Bermon. As the name suggests, Pho Pas is clever play-on-words to describe this French – Vietnamese cross-culture eatery that uniquely blends the exotic tastes of South East Asia and the tried and true cuisine viva la France. No faux pas here!   Nestled in the heart of Cabbagetown at 480 Parliament Street, […]

Necropolis: A Balm for Holiday Frazzle

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Number 2 of Fredrick Peters Column. At Holiday time, ideally with soft icing-sugar snow, a pretty walk is through the archway of the Necropolis; a balm to any holiday-frazzle, through the twilight of these short days, away from the bustle and slush of later December. Our neighbour Henry Langley, Architect, buried there too in 1906, […]

It’s a wonderful Life…to be lived!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook- Publisher. As I write this, on 11/18/18 – I’m currently ‘wrapping up’ a wonderful week of ‘momentous birthday celebrations’ – my thoughts, now drift to celebrations of another kind… “The Holidays”. I am so very grateful for all the wonderful friends, family and colleagues I have in my life.  There is […]

Cabbagetown Holiday Kickoff!

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Contributed by Lenka Gazova and Parliament St. News. The special Holiday season is upon us!  Join us in Cabbagetown- November 24th at the corner of Corner of Carlton and Parliament 12-3pm.   Our family tradition every year – as we head off to our first Christmas event! The Cabbagetown Holiday Kickoff!   Snapping thousands of […]

Doug Panton, Parliament St News Featured Artist and Designer

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FLIGHT PATTERN SERIES:  L’EPHEMERA ©   Award: Creative Quarterly 37, New York   Doug Panton has lived in Cabbagetown and practiced his craft for more than 45 years. He also teaches digital Illustration media courses at OCAD University. Doug’s work has always been about detailed imagery. He has subconsciously been in this playground for a […]

Corktown, Toronto – Gets a History Book of its Own

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Contributed by Coralina R. Lemos. What do you do when someone comments that they do not think the neighbourhood you live in has a history?  Well, Coralina Lemos, area resident, took her husband’s advice when he said, “if you want a book on Corktown then you will have to write it.”   “The book is […]

BILL MORNEAU Happy Holidays to everyone!

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I would like to wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season filled with special moments to be remembered with your loved ones. This season is an opportunity for us to show what it means to be part of a community. I encourage you and your family to take this opportunity to spread the […]

Crime Fiction for Christmas

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Cabbagetown resident and Residents’ Association Safety & Security lead, Desmond P. Ryan has spent almost thirty years as a cop with the Toronto Police Service. Having recently retired, this Real Detective now writes Real Crime. Fiction. 10-33 Assist PC, the first in his six-book Mike O’Shea Crime Fiction series is flying off the shelves. Why? […]