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Development plans for 595 Parliament Street under review

Application has been made to the City of Toronto to redevelop the property at 595-601 Parliament Street to add three storeys of residential space, to create 11 units, above the existing two-storey retail property. Details can be found through the … Continue reading

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Parliament Street Fitness nears its starting line

After many months of “coming soon” signs at 488 Parliament Street โ€“ the Cabbagetowner first reported about this business in September 2016 โ€“ Parliament Street Fitness gym is hosting an Open House set from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on … Continue reading

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Application made for day nursery on Sackville Street

Owners of the property at 461 Sackville St. (at the southeast corner with Amelia) have applied for a minor variance to alter the existing building by converting the uses to a day nursery. The item will be going to Committee … Continue reading

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Urban Thai opens its doors

Urban Thai, which describes itself as serving “Thai & Malaysian Cuisine,” is now open at 415 Parliament Street, formerly home to Peter’s Cajun Creole Pizza. Owner Urban Janna says this is the second Urban Thai in Toronto: the original is … Continue reading

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Welcome to Buds and Blossoms

Buds and Blossoms, founded by Cabbagetowner Judy Yu, calls itself a “family activity studio” and is located on the second floor of 519 Parliament Street. It offers “a diverse selection of educational and entertaining classes and events for children and … 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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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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Welcome to Fancy Franks

Welcome to a new business in the neighbourhood – Fancy Franks! They opened Wednesday October 4 at 484 Parliament St. and they are packing them in already. fancyfranks.com First customer!!! Thanks for checking us out, enjoy! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜‹๐ŸŽ‰ #fancyfranks #Cabbagetown pic.twitter.com/D3bHg07o6S … Continue reading

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Welcome to Freshed Right Salad and Juice Bar

In an interesting pivot, new local barber shop Razed Right has become Freshed Right Salad and Juice Bar at 298 Gerrard St. E. (just east of Parliament St.). Welcome to the neighbourhood! freshedright.com

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Welcome to Penguin Pick-up / Penguin Fresh

We have a new business on Parliament Street! Located at 453 Parliament St., Penguin Pick-up / Penguin Fresh is in the space previously occupied by Pipler. There are two different names advertised and it seems that Penguin Pick-up is for … Continue reading

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