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 […]

David Crombie, Vertical Cities and AM Radio

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Contributed Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. Last winter our former mayor, the tiny and perfect David Crombie, gave a series of lectures on the history of Toronto. Each was a sell-out, no easy feat at the very large Bloor Street Hot Doc’sTheatre. During an intermission, I purchased a 2010 publication titled Stroll, Psychogeographic […]

Cabbagetown Movie In The Park

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Stephen-Thomas Maciejowski Grab your picnic blanket and get ready for Cabbagetown Movie In The Park returning for its 3rd annual installment presented by the Cabbagetown BIA on Wednesday July 18th (rain date Wednesday July 25th.) This special movie night in Riverdale Park West beside the farm is a big Thank You from our members, Cabbagetown […]

Local MP participates in 2018 Forsythia Festival

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Contributed by Blake Keidan, Photo credit: Kelly Teahen, Forsythia Festival organizer Welcoming in the late, but much anticipated spring, federal Minister of Finance and our Toronto Centre MP Bill Morneau joined residents to celebrate the 47th annual Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival, on May 6th in Wellesley Park.   Together we welcomed a long-awaited spring with the […]

Hidden Gardens & Private Spaces

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This unique tour continues to draw people from across Toronto and beyond. June 3 will be the 11th time we have had the privilege of peeking into the hidden gardens.  A self-guided tour of these private spaces will have limited ticket sales with proceeds supporting the work of the CPA. The attraction for many is […]

Green Thumbs

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Photo & article contributed by Lenka Gazova – Lenka Life Photography *VIP   Green Thumbs offers food growing and environmental education programs in 4 inner-city schools and 2 park sites. Our programs take place in the east downtown Toronto neighbourhoods of St. James Town, Cabbagetown, and Regent Park. Our gardens are about kids and their […]

David Morris

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David Morris believes real, progressive change starts with opportunity, connection, and community. A belief in community underscores everything David does. David understands Toronto Centre’s biggest challenges. As a long-time public servant and resident of Toronto Centre, David has worked to improve access to quality health care, the availability of healthy food for everyone, and to […]

Induction into The Ontario Boxing Hall of Fame and Surprise Party

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Contributed by Jennifer Doiron Johnny Kalbhenn was left almost speechless, as everyone knows that never happens! His fiancée Jennifer with the help of the amazing community came together at the Cabbagetown Boxing Club Friday May 4th to throw him a surprise party.  We would like to thank the following businesses for their generous contributions to […]

2018 Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival – Thank You!!!

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Forsythia Photo & article contributed by Shawna Pereira With open arms and yellow frocks residents from Cabbagetown, Regent Park and St. Jamestown came together to welcome spring in style. The 47th Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival is an annual tradition put on by the Cabbagetown Residents Association (CRA). Free to attend, the festival is run 100% by […]