Cabbagetown Clean-Up!

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By: Piper Gill & Robert Gill . It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Cabbagetown. My five-year-old daughter, Piper, and I put on our gardening gloves, walk out to the street, and begin our stroll together to collect litter. “Oh, there’s one daddy!” she says as she picks up an old coffee cup. This is our […]

“Do you remember the 21st ” night of September?

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Sarah Cook- Publisher … Back to school, back to work, and back to reality! What does September mean to you? For me? My favorite song “September” by Earth Wind and Fire… “do you remember- the 21st night, September”- it conjures up so many amazing memories, my childhood in the 70’s, my free spirted parents, the […]

Safety for all.

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Contributed by Anne Dimon. As a homeowner and long-time resident of Cabbagetown South, I join many of you in expressing concern about the declining safety in our beloved neighborhood.  The recent shooting in a Toronto community housing building, another at Wellesley and Ontario, the vandalism of Mr. Lee’s Dandy Cleaners on the north side of […]

“40 Years in Cabbagetown”

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By Kimberley Ezeard. When people ask me where I live in Toronto, I describe it as a village in the heart of downtown. I live in Cabbagetown. I moved into this neighbourhood in 1979 fresh out of high school to start post-secondary school. My Dad was mortified that I had moved into what he considered […]

Cabbagetown Youth Center- ‘STUCK’ Performing Arts Camp

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Contributed by The Parliament Street News. Under the direction and mentorship of Monique Cain, the Cabbagetown Youth Centre’s Performing Arts Camp put on a stellar showcase production yet again.   On August 16, 2018, A multimedia dance, video, and acting package that showcased the talent of children living in the St. Jamestown, Cabbagetown neighbourhoods. “STUCK! […]

Cabbagetown Boxing & Dance

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The CabbagetonBoing Club does it again. The Saturday afternoon of the Festivel they are presenting some incredible live bouts. It is not to be missed. Doors at 2:00. Adults $20 pm and Kids under 10 years of age are $10 .   The Cabbagetown Youth Centre is brining back it’s tradition of holding a dance […]

Reap What You Sow with Green

Contributed by Kevin from Kendall & Co. Tuesday October 2nd, Cabbagetown’s creative businesses play host to a fundraiser benefitting Green Thumbs Growing Kids.   Green Thumbs Growing Kids (GTGK) is a nonprofit that run programs for children and families living downtown on low incomes. They advocate for a Garden in Every School by developing school […]

Heritage Designation in Cabbagetown South?

The city of Toronto has opened a community consultation on whether the area south of Carlton and east of Parliament should be added to the existing Cabbagetown heritage conservation district. HCD designation sets guidelines for renovation of facades of homes and puts restrictions on demolition designed to maintain the character of the community in the […]