Cabbagetown according to … Dale Spence and Greg Garbacki

Image of Dale and Greg holding up their daughter
This week we have Greg and Dale, two of our wonderful neighbours and Forsythia Festival volunteers, giving their $0.02 on the neighbourhood.

Best place in Cabbagetown for a bite to eat …
I love so many places to eat but our favourite is Thai Room. There is an avocado chicken that is to die for!

Cabbagetown needs …
Greg says – Funnel Cake
Dale says – smoothie place

Favourite block …
Nasmith is the best street in Cabbagetown! I may be biased but I have never experienced such a close knit community. The whole street hangs out together for our annual street party and our ‘movie in the alley’. I love coming home and finding 8 kids from all over the neighbourhood with their parents and caregivers hanging out in our back yard or on the sidewalk!

Best public space …
Riverdale Park West has such a variety of things to do and since we have a dog we are there at least once a day.

Favourite store …
Labour of Love is terrific for a small hostess gift or cheeky birthday card. Recently I stopped in and bought a pair of sunglasses that plants a tree for every pair sold. Win win.

Cabbagetown pet peeve …
Not keen on those trying to cut some time off their commute by driving through during rush hour. There are lots of kids and pets in the area and I would like to see less traffic and certainly slower speeds.

Cabbagetown’s best kept secret …
The Forsythia Festival! It’s such a great community event but smaller and more intimate than the Cabbagetown festival. It’s a great way to connect to all our neighbours after a cold winter.

Best reason to join the Cabbagetown Residents Association (CRA) …
It’s the best way to keep up on all the great things happening in the community!

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