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Rise in Break-ins over the past week

This message was shared by Cabbagetown South Resident’s Association that I’m helping propagate. Rise in House Break ins in the last week We have heard several reports of break ins in the neighbouhood in the last week.  We remind area residents to be vigilant in keeping doors and windows locked.  We also ask that if you see anyone suspicious hanging around near your property on the street or laneways to call police and report it.  If you see someone checking out a neighbours gate, fence, windows or doors and sense something is not right call 911 and explain what is going ... Read More »

Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival 2017

Spring is almost here!  Though it might not look it if you’ve seen what’s happening outside with all the white stuff everywhere.  A new season means that it’s also time for our Forsythia Festival.  I’ve not taken part in this festival over the past two years but am really looking forward to going back and spending the day with old friends and making new ones. The festival is going to be held on May 7, 2017 from 10:00 AM till 3:00 PM.  I hope you will make some time to come out and see this amazing neighborhood run event.  There ... Read More »

Riverdale Farm Survey

  The Cabbagetown Residents Association has posted a Riverdale farm survey. The survey is part of a study by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). I have always thought of Riverdale Farm as one of Toronto’s great hidden treasures. Please help them out by responding to the survey here: Remember to check out the Riverdale Farm website for more details on any upcoming events for you and your family! Image courtesy of Toronto Then and Now.  Read More »

Cabbagetown Festival 2014

Visit the Global TV booth at this weekends Cabbagetown Fesitval and get your photo with Crystal and Leslie using a green screen. Photo’s will be posted on the Global TV website to share with all your friends. A midway for the kids, clowns buskers and 25 bands spread out on every corner this will be the best festival yet. There is something for everyone at the Cabbagetown Festival of the Arts – Sat Sept. 6th, 11am 10pm, Sun Sept. 7th 11am – 6pm, come on down and check out the action. Full Listings: Locations in Cabbagetown: Riverdale Park: Arts & ... Read More »

Do you own a cottage in Cabbagetown?

I’m working with an national retailer who is looking to pick a home in Cabbagetown to setup storage solutions for them. The right home would be a worker’s cottage or older smaller property with not much storage space. The retailer would bring in a designer to help design storage space in the home. The work would be done in in July or August and as an inducement for the owner’s assistance, they will be hooked up with some of the products from this story. If you own a worker’s cottage in Cabbagetown and would like to submit your home for ... Read More »

Toronto Central By-Election Debate

The Toronto Central By-Election Debate is coming soon on November 20, 2013! The Toronto Central By-Election is coming up soon on November 25, 2013 and a coalition of eight residents associations have put together a forum for all candidates to debate and show how they will work for you.  I’m very proud and honored to be working with the Cabbagetown BIA and Don Value Resident’s association in helping put this together.  The debate is scheduled for Jarvis Collegiate located at 495 Jarvis Street on November 20, 2013 starting at 7 PM.  The debate will be moderated by John Tory and we ... Read More »

1st Annual Cabbagetown Pumpkin Walk – Nov 1, 2013

Join your friends at Don Vale Resident’s Association for our first ever Cabbagetown Pumpkin Walk to be held tonight at the RIVERDALE FARM starting at 5 PM. Just bring your Halloween pumpkins and candles to the farm and light up the night with your spooky creations!  The city of Toronto will be collecting and disposing them after 10:00 PM. The Daily Food Bank will be accepting non-perishable donations at the Winchester Street Entrance so please support the good cause. See you tonight! Read More »

The Cabbagetown Festival Opening Ceremonies

The Cabbage Cutting Opening Ceremonies The ceremonial cabbage cutting is what officially opens the 37th Cabbagetown Festival of the Arts.  It takes place Saturday Sept. 7 promptly at 11am on the TD Main Stage. Join us with the Cabbagetown BIA chairman Frank Bernardo, the Queen (Luba Goy) and The Honourable Bob Rae for what promises to be a very amusing opening to to this years amazing festival. For more information and details about this years Cabbagetown Festival please visit Read More »

Cabbagetown Annual Blair’s Run

Tomorrow is the Cabbagetown Annual Blair’s Run. It’s the 34th mini-marathon that kicks off the Cabbagetown Festival of the Arts activities with an early morning run to raise funds in support of the Cabbagetown Youth Centre. Registration is $10.00 and starts at 8:30am; race time is 9:45am. Immediately following the race the Awards Ceremony will take place on the TD Main Stage, hosted by Marilyn Marshall. For more information and details about the festival and events please visit Good Luck to all the participants Read More »

Cabbagetown South Community Street Party

Its about that time again for everyone to come celebrate with us at Cabbagetown South Community Street Party.  Come and meet new friends and gather with old friends and  show your community spirit and proving Cabbagetown is the best place to live in Toronto. Venue: Central Neighbourhood House, 349 Ontario Street (between Gerrard and Dundas) Date: 15 Sep 2013 Time:  12:00 PM to 6:00 PM View Larger Map at Central Neighborhood House (CHN) 349 Ontario Street. Join us for some good old fashioned FUN!  If it rains we will move inside. Toronto Fire Services come with their Fire Truck Meet and Greet from 1 pm ... Read More »