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 live.  It’s only one block long, tucked just below St. James Cemetery. It is so quiet and private even though it’s in the heart of the city.

Best public space:  Riverdale Park West and its access to the Don Valley path.

Favourite store:  Kendall & Co.

Cabbagetown pet peeve: the amount of garbage left on the streets on recycling pick-up day.  It seems to be a result of some of the garbage falling out of over-filled bins and some of it escaping as the garbage men empty the bins into the trucks.

Cabbagetown’s best kept secret: Wellesley Community Centre at 495 Sherbourne Street.  I’ve recently discovered its free drop-in badminton program for seniors (60+) on Thursdays at 1 p.m.   would highly recommend checking out the Centre for all the programs and facilities available there.

Best reason to join CRA: for easy access to good information about our amazing area.

 

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