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Holiday Card Winners, 2017!

The Cabbagetown Residents Association is delighted to announce the winners of its annual Holiday Card contest. Students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 at Sprucecourt and Winchester Public schools submitted their most creative holiday drawings. There are four winners: two … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Dec. 3, 1977

Volunteer Eric Morse continues his archival exploration of the Seven News, a community newspaper that covered the then-Ward-7 (including Cabbagetown) in the late 1970s. The lead story of the issue was a profile of the local branch of Oxfam (at … Continue reading

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Out for seasonal cheer? Leave the car at home

Des Ryan, CRA Board Director and our safety and security lead, dispels the myths around alcohol consumption and impairment. Impaired driving. Let’s say the words and call it what it is. We have all been inundated with PSA’s telling us … Continue reading

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SF Wireless moves to Cabbagetown

SF Wireless opened recently at 533 1/2 Parliament Street. Proprietor Sid Memon had a similar shop at Gerrard and Jones Street and relocated to Parliament this fall. The shop can set up Chatr, Public and Koddo mobile services; it also … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Holiday Card Contest underway

Once again, the young artists of Cabbagetown are creating images to reflect the upcoming holiday season. The Cabbagetown Residents’ Association sponsors and organizes the competition, which provides prizes of framed artwork and class pizza parties for the winning entries. At … Continue reading

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Police release photo of suspect in Sherbourne-Carlton sexual assault Oct. 30

On Nov. 23, police issued a photo of a suspect in an Oct. 30 sexual assault near Sherbourne and Carlton streets. News of the assault was not made public at the time of the incident. According to a Toronto Sun … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Nov. 19, 1977

Volunteer Eric Morse takes us back 40 years with this week’s look at 7 News, a community paper that focused on Cabbagetown and the rest of the then-Ward 7 in the City of Toronto. As might be expected, given its … Continue reading

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M.W.M. Fish Co. has dropped anchor on Parliament

Looking for a selection of oysters, a wide variety of filleted and whole fish, and much more? Check out the new M.W.M. Fish Co. at 419 Parliament St. M.W.M. stands for “Mark William Moore,” the proprietor. He has worked in … Continue reading

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Toronto City Council Highlights, Nov. 7, 8, and 9

Council Highlights is a summary of a selection of decisions that Toronto City Council made at its recent business meeting. The City Clerk’s formal documentation is available at http://www.toronto.ca/council. Integrating public transit fares Council agreed to ask Metrolinx and the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Blooming!

Blooming, a flowers, plants, gifts, and gardening store, has set roots on Parliament Street. Currently sharing the space with Merryberry Cafe at 559 Parliament S., Blooming is owned by Anji Shuklas, a landscaper who has worked primarily in the Rosedale … Continue reading

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