The CCC Promoting safe Cycling

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Contributed by Chris Burke – Cabbagetown Cycling Club is a community-based group of advocates, racers, enthusiasts and commuters. Our mandate is to promote safe cycling within the city of Toronto while developing a sense of community through weekly group training rides, social events and a supportive online presence. 2020 will mark the club’s 10-year anniversary […]

An Urgent Message from the Cabbagetown South Residents Association

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Dear Community Members,   On Wednesday Oct 2nd, the day after a successful community meeting with Councillor Wong-Tam, we obtained information that the city has signed a 10 year, multi-million dollar lease for the property at 233 Carlton Street. This building is the former office of ‘Free the Children’ across from Daniel et Daniel.  Free […]

Annie Sloan new to Cabbagetown

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Who…and what is Annie Sloan you might ask? Only “one of Britain’s most influential female designers” to quote the Telegraph UK. Nobody is better qualified to invent and manufacture Chalk Paint®. Annie’s first book, The Complete Book of Decorative Paint Techniques, was published in 1988. Since then she has published 26 books on paint effects, […]

A Community Safe Space

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Kendall & Company has always been proud of their special retail spot in Cabbagetown. Their current vantage point at Winchester and Parliament has given them a front row seat as the community lives and breathes. That being said, it also gives them this same view of many issues that arise within our community and they […]

Cabbagetown Boxing & Dance

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On the Saturday afternoon of the Cabbagetown Festival, the Cabbagetown boxing club is presenting a real live boxing exhibition. Located at the Cabbagetown Youth Centre Gymnasium (2 Lancaster Ave)  there will be several bouts with multiple age groups and fighting categories. It is actually real boxing with refs, a ring, judges and of course a […]

Alanna Cavanagh – Featured artist

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Contributed by Sarah Cook . Upon meeting Alanna at her cozy artisanal condo in downtown Toronto, I immediately noticed her t-shirt with her quintessential drawing of “Scissors”; as humble in their expressive originality, as is she.   Of course, I had to ask her about the iconic scissor drawing… and how it came to fruition? […]

Barbara Hannigan live and personal in Toronto September 16

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Barbara Hannigan, phenomenal Canadian singer, orchestra conductor and Ojai Festival artistic director, gives generously of her time to pass back to young colleagues her knowledge of the international music industry and what being a professional means.  The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA) based in Corktown, is hosting a live, up close and personal […]