Queen Street East Preservation

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Contributed by Andre Bermon. Freelance writer and community enthusiast. A conversation must be had to designate Queen Street East, from Sherbourne to River Streets, a Toronto Heritage Conservation District. In recent years, we have witnessed the consequences of unbridled condominium development undermine the unique and historic character of our city. And now an east-bound wave […]

Halloween, Day of the Dead, Harvest Season…Fall is here!

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Contributed by Sarah Cook – Publishrer .  What is the ‘Day of the Dead’?  An annual Mexican celebration, “Día de Muertos”, or “Day of the Dead”!  It is a time when families gather to honor and remember deceased loved ones. It is believed that the souls of the dead return to visit the living families […]

HOLIDAY ISSUE- DEADLINE FOR ARTICLE & ADVERTISING SUBMISSIONS IS NOVEMBER 18th, 2018

My final issue of 2018 is fast approaching.  As I mull over the final edits for our October issue, I’m realizing Just how close the holidays are, with Thanksgiving come & gone, treat or treaters nearly near, and “our Christmastime” almost here.   Whichever way you, your family and friends choose to celebrate the “Holidays”, […]

PUMPKIN PARADE

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Contributed by Carolyn Jarman. Show up, show off and shine on one more night. The 6th annual Cabbagetown Pumpkin Parade is held every November 1st from 5-9pm in Riverdale Park West.  This fun filled evening is a fantastic opportunity to compare costumes, show off your carving techniques and discuss the number of Trick or Treater’s […]

An interview with Nicole – Young Talented Cabbagetown Baker

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Contributed by Parliament Street News. Nicole is 12 years old and has helped her sister with a school project where they made and sold cupcakes as a business.  She has also created special birthday cakes, cupcakes and treats for family and friend’s special occasions and continually inspires others to bake as well. How old were […]

The Cabbagetown Comic Guy…Rob Vellone

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I’ve been a professional comics artist for 25 years and in that time, I have appeared at comic conventions all over Canada and the United States, including Fan Expo here in Toronto and three times at the biggest show of them all, San Diego Comicon. I do a lot of work for these shows, but […]

Let’s celebrate Dia de Muertos together!!!

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Join us for our 8th annual celebration of Latin American culture with activities for children and adults alike. Evergreen’s Day of the Dead celebration takes place at the Sunday Artisan Market and incorporates traditional Latin celebrations, fun family activities and delicious food and drink. October 28, 2018 | 10:00am–3:00pm and it’s free!   At Day […]

THE JOURNEY A LIVING HISTORY OF THE REGENT PARK REVITALIZATION (THE JOURNEY),

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A musical production and fundraiser presented by Innocon and produced by Toronto Artscape Foundation and The Daniels Corporation, takes to the stage on November 7, 2018 (7:30PM) at Daniels Spectrum, a cultural hub in Regent Park (585 Dundas Street East), with a brand-new storyline. THE JOURNEY gives youth performers the unique opportunity to gain and […]

Why I am voting for Lucy Troisi

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Contributed by Carmine, Cabbagetown South Resident. In 10 short months we’ve seen Lucy fight for our neighbourhood safety and well being more so than any other candidate, incumbent, or past councillor.   She taken a stand on additional injection sites in our neighbourhood – not because she is against them – but because the current […]