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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 »

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 »

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 http://www.cabbagetownfestival.org/ 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 http://www.cabbagetownfestival.org/ 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 »

One Night In Cabbagetown 2013: Tickets on Sale Now

One Night In Cabbagetown 2013 is now in it’s third successful year this festival opener has proven a crowd favourite. Come taste the many flavours of Cabbagetown cuisine. A $10 ticket gets you four tasty and delicious samples at your choice of the participating venues. We have several new restaurants in the neighbourhood – now’s your chance to sample their wares. It all takes place Thursday, Sept. 5, 7pm until closing time.  Tickets are now available at these participating venues: .   Alice’s Place – 554 Parliament St. .   Butter Chicken Factory – 556 Parliament St. .   Kingyo – 51B Winchester St .   Stout ... Read More »

Regent Park Farmer’s Market: Building a Stronger Community Together

Last Wednesday marked the official grand-opening of the Regent Park Farmer’s Market, located between Daniel’s Spectrum and One Park Place. Continuing until October 30th, every Wednesday from 3 to 7pm, merchants will set-up their booths and display fresh produce, various cultural foods, and local goodies for pedestrians to browse. In addition to the markets, local musicians and artists will perform weekly for event guests, adding to the fact the Regent Park Farmer’s Market is an exciting new development for all Torontonians to explore. Daniel’s Corporation, in partnership with the Toronto Housing Community, introduced the new Regent Park Farmer’s Market as ... Read More »

What’s New in July: Your Weekly Source of Cabbagetown Business News and Community Updates

Getting Down to Business The Ben Wicks has been an integral part of the Cabbagetown Community for 29-years, and we are all very fortunate to have had such an amazing place for friends to gather. Sadly, Robert McEnirney, proud owner of Ben Wicks and Cabbagetown BIA member, has sold the beloved pub, but we are all thankful for his contributions to the neighbourhood these last few decades. In the same manner as last week, we say goodbye to one while welcoming another. Get ready for The Scullery, opening soon at 200 Carlton Street. Undoubtedly, this bake shop will be a ... Read More »