Absolute Bakery – Fresh and Friendly

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Seldom a week, dare I say a day, goes by without a visit to the absolute bakery. While I know there are other people involved in the baking and selling of delicious baked goods there is seldom a time that I am not greeted by Rajenbran Nageswary. Besides her lovely demeanour and fresh smile, I […]

Stircrazy Tourtière – Contributed by Noni Castonguay

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Jen Cerny and Noni Castonguay are the owners of Stircrazy Catering. While the duo caters a wide variety of parties across the city, it’s their tourtière that is creating a buzz around this time of year. They started making tourtière about 8 years ago. Word of mouth spread and in addition to selling them to […]

Cabbagetown Boxing Club Brings Home Championship Belts

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This past July, the Cabbagetown Boxing Club had the privilege and honor of sending a team down to Independence Missouri for the 17th Annual Ringside Championships. With over 1500 boxers competing from countries all over the world, the tournament provided some valuable experience for the boxers. Lead by Coach John Kalbhenn, the Cabbagetown boxers competing […]

Q&A with Laurie Ward: Shiatsu and mental health

Contributed by Shaghayegh Tajvidi Laurie is a member of the Shiatsu Association of Ontario, whose practitioners are considered the most highly trained therapists in North America. In this five-part Q & A series, she sheds light on the healing benefits of Shiatsu for chronic pain and shares transformative self-care tips for the digital age. ST: […]

Kimberley Ezeard, explores her experiences in selling and buying Cabbagetown real estate

Cabbagetown: a Village of Diversity and Inclusiveness   As well as assisting people who are already long time residents of our great neighbourhood to up-size, down-size or right-size, I have the pleasure of selling or leasing into the area people who are attracted to Cabbagetown not just because of our beautiful architecture, gorgeous gardens and […]

Diversity and Compassion

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On December 15th, our local Member of Parliament, Bill Morneau, hosted a large Holiday Party in Regent Park, highlighting the many backgrounds that make up our vibrant community. “There’s no better place in Canada than Toronto Centre to see the diversity and compassion that make this such a special time of year” said Minister Morneau […]

ReLEAF Launches Citizen Forester program at U of T Forestry

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“David Grant is passionate about Toronto’s trees. He was particularly fond of the majestic silver maple that stood outside his Cabbagetown home.” To read more about this story go to htpp://www.citizenforester.ca and follow the link to U of T Magazine, Autumn 2016.   On October 1, 2016 Cabbagetown ReLEAF and U of T Forestry launched […]

Cabbagetown Carpentry: Preserving History One Home at a Time

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Contributed by J. Wright. You likely recognize Cabbagetown Carpentry signs from the lawns of many beautiful Cabbagetown homes.  Johnny Pearl, carpenter, musician and contractor, has renovated and restored hundreds of our Victorian era houses over the years.   21 years ago Johnny moved to Cabbagetown from a cabin on Moira Lake where the winters where […]

Gala evening for Théâtre français de Toronto

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Contributed by Paul-François Sylvestre — On May 26, Théâtre français de Toronto (TfT) held its annual gala soirée at the Canadian Stage theatre and at Thomson Landry Gallery in the Distillery district. The evening started with the presentation of Le Placard (The Closet), a play by Francis Veber. It was the last production by Guy […]