News from the Aberdeen Avenue Residents’ Group

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Contributed by Victoria Hadden — When the world drastically changed recently, members of the Aberdeen Avenue Residents’ Group (AARG) stepped up to help a local shelter‘s food program through this difficult time of increased need.   It all started with the Covid-19 pandemic when Aberdeen resident Michael Guenther found himself with time on his hands […]

Weenen General Contracting

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Originally published in the Fall 2011 edition of the Parliament Street News. (Sadly, David Weenen passed away, not long after this article, in the fall of 2011). The Victorians may have kept their table legs covered, but when it came to expressing themselves in architecture and buildings they were all about showing off. Queen Anne […]

Podcasting- Part 2

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Contributed by Duncan Fremlin, Broker. In the last issue of PSN, I wrote about podcasting and the impact it is having on terrestrial radio.   I read recently that some of you haven’t explored this world yet.  What are you waiting for?   Parliament Street News is a special publication.  It enables each of us to […]

MINGLE WITH F’AMELIA

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F’Amelia, Cabbagetown’s cozy and sophisticated Italian eatery, located at 12 Amelia Street, is hosting their second annual MINGLE WITH F’AMELIA Fundraiser on Monday January 20, 2020.   The Fundraiser is to benefit the neighbourhood’s only ‘École’ Winchester Public School.   It is a rambunctious evening that provides an opportunity for the community to come together […]

Amelia’s Cottage – Your Cozy Cottage in the City

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Right next door to Cabbagetown’s infamous F’Amelia Ristorante, Amelia’s Cottage quietly opened its doors a few months back. One step inside and you are transported to Muskoka’s cottage country with the rustic interior, wood bar and cozy feel.   Long time Cabbagetowner John Jay; Formerly of the Cobourg and Bunny’s Restaurant, welcomes you to join […]

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 […]