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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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Nominate your favourite local businesses in NOW’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2017

If you would like to see your favourite local businesses recognized around the city, nominate and vote for them in this year’s NOW Readers’ Choice Awards! nowtoronto.com/readers-choice-2017

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Welcome to Razed Right

We have a new barber shop in the neighbourhood! Welcome to Razed Right at 298 Gerrard St. E. There’s no excuse for looking scruffy now Cabbagetown. razedrightbarbershop.ca

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Welcome to A&Z Gourmet Burgers

We would like to offer a Cabbagetown welcome to a new restaurant in the neighbourhood – A&Z Gourmet Burgers located at 568 Parliament St. We had previously believed that a Lick’s Burger was coming to this location, but we have … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Bike Tune Up – June 11

Our friends at the Cabbagetown BIA are inviting residents to join them at the 2017 Cabbagetown Bike Tune Up at Carlton & Parliament. Local cycle shop Cycle Solutions will be offering free basic bike tune ups on the street and … Continue reading

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Nettleship’s Hardware closing after 97 years

Sadly, Nettleship’s Hardware on Parliament Street is closing today after being run by three generations of the same family since it first opened in 1920. In Doug Fisher’s May 11 blog post, he reported that “Stephanie and Bert have been … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Mom contest

The Cabbagetown BIA is again running their Cabbagetown Mom contest in participation with NOW Magazine. Let them why your mom should be the NOW Cabbagetown Mom of 2017 and be entered to win $500 + a Cabbagetown prize pack valued … Continue reading

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Welcome to L’Atelier

We would like to extend a Cabbagetown welcome to a new business in the neighbourhood – L’Atelier at 546 Parliament St. The shop features antique and new furniture, decoration and lighting solutions. Youssef Hasbani founded the shop 30 years ago … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown in the news: Shalom voted one of the best Ethiopian restaurants in Toronto

Our local restaurants have been getting a lot of good press lately! The latest accolades are from blogTO who included Shalom at 587 Parliament St. as one of the best Ethiopian restaurants in Toronto. Congratulations to Shalom! Best Ethiopian Restaurants … Continue reading

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Welcome back to 241 Pizza

We are happy to welcome back one of our local pizzerias – 241 Pizza has reopened at 451 Parliament Street! They had been shut down since February 25, 2016 when a fire damaged their location as well as those of … Continue reading

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