Dear residents and neighbours

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Contributed by Kristyn Wong-Tam – It is with great humility that I am running in the upcoming election to represent you as your NDP Toronto Centre champion at Queen’s Park! As your local City Councillor, and with your support, we have accomplished much to create healthier, stronger neighbourhoods by investing in the people who make our […]

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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Local residents and Real Estate agents Norman Hathaway and Anita Bostok of bostokhathaway.com introduce us to local Cabbagetown Shop keepers is their ongoing series “Getting to Know you”. Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Norman Hathaway and we’re proud to contribute this regular feature where you […]

Walter Huston 1884 – 1950

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Academy Award-winning Actor – Contributed by www.cabbagetownpeople.ca. Walter Huston was born in Toronto where his father was a building contractor. He attended Wellesley, Ryerson and Lansdowne Schools, and Winchester Public School in Cabbagetown. He later studied engineering, but he gave it up and chose acting as a career. He made his stage debut in Toronto in 1902. […]

Vezi Tayyeb Book Launch

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Article and photo contributed by Lenka Gazova.  A musician, a producer, an artist and a genius of all things sound.  Cabbagetown resident Vezi Tayyeb is well known in the Toronto music industry.  His studio, Kensington Sound, just turned fifty.  Where other studios have come and gone, Kensington Sound continues to attract musicians. Oh the stories the […]

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Norman Hathaway and we’re proud to contribute this regular feature where you get to know the people and businesses that make Cabbagetown so special. If you’d like to be featured or would like to nominate someone please get in touch. […]

Memories of my Grandmother

Contributed by Alexandra Yeboah The last time I heard her laugh, was the day she made a remark about my smile. I didn’t readily  embrace her compliment then, as it felt strange for her to be commenting on my “white teeth,” in  such a somber moment.  Shortly after, I reached for her hand, and thought […]

Groundbreaking Data in Overdose Response by Heart2Heart CPR

Contributed by Nick Rondinelli – Owner of Heart2Heart CPR, nick@heart2heartcpr.com I am excited to share with my community some data that we collected from our overdose response training called Peer Support Responder. The training took place between June 1 to July 17th, 2021, and was conducted at our head office at 216 Carlton St. We have […]

Cabbagetown’s premier kart racer, Ari Korkodilos

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The Fastest Cabbage in Town. In a normal vegetable garden, a row of green cabbages is content to bask in the Toronto sunshine and get big and nutritious. But in Cabbagetown, there is a young ambitious cabbage who never stands still and prefers to go faster than any cabbage has gone before. This could only […]