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Cabbagetown according to … Tyler Fleming

Tyler Fleming has been a CRA board director since 2015 and is the founder and organizer or our annual Cabbagetown Holiday Lights contest. Best place in Cabbagetown for a bite to eat … The House on Parliament is my go-to for dinner or brunch. For … Continue reading

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Happy holidays! Our 2018 card winners

The results are in: this year we had six winners selected from Winchester Park P.S. and Sprucecourt P.S. for the Cabbagetown Holiday Card Contest. You’ll see five of them here: one parent declined having that child’s artwork shared outside the … Continue reading

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Voting site now live for the 2018 Cabbagetown Holiday Lights contest

The day you’ve been waiting for has arrived! You can now cast your vote for your favourite Cabbagetown Holiday Lights, 2018 version. Go the voting site between now and Dec. 26 to cast your ballot for your favourite neighbourhood decorations. … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Holiday Lights contest, 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: time for the fourth annual Cabbagetown Holiday Lights contest! In what has become a popular annual tradition, every December Cabbagetowners get to see our neighbourhood’s houses in all of their illuminated glory. Last … Continue reading

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Keeping safe on dark and slippery roads

Des Ryan, a retired Toronto police officer, is a CRA board director and our volunteer safety and security lead. As you have noticed, we are seeing a lot less the sun these days, which means that little ones are going … Continue reading

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Cabbagetowner according to … Arianne Schaffer

Arianne Shaffer is a Cabbagetowner who lives on Sackville Street with her family and is one of more than 100 residents who volunteers for the Forsythia Festival on the first Sunday of May. Best place for bite to eat: Salt … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays: Nov. 18, 1978

Politics remained at the top of the news for the Nov. 18 issue of Seven News. The Toronto municipal election had occurred Nov. 13, and Ward Seven native son, reformer, and erstwhile Alderman for nine years John Sewell had defeated … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: November 1978

Volunteer Eric Morse goes back to November 1978 courtesy of community paper Seven News. The November 4, 1978 issue of Seven News hit the street in between the federal by-elections that saw David Crombie and Bob Rae elected to Parliament … Continue reading

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Halloween safety tips for revelers of all ages

Des Ryan, a retired police officer, is the volunteer safety and security lead and board director for the Cabbagetown Residents Association. By the time you read this, you have probably been inundated with Halloween safety tips for the little ones. … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown according to … Sherry Peters

Sherry Peters lives on Alpha Avenue and in 2018 organized Cabbagetowner’s efforts for the annual Clean Toronto Together day. Best place to eat:  F’Amelia Restaurant. Cabbagetown needs:  a livelier retail strip on Parliament Street. Favourite block: Alpha Avenue where I … Continue reading

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