Category Archives: Local Interest

Happy holidays! Our 2018 card winners

The results are in: this year we had six winners selected from Winchester Park P.S. and Sprucecourt P.S. for the Cabbagetown Holiday Card Contest. You’ll see five of them here: one parent declined having that child’s artwork shared outside the … Continue reading

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Voting site now live for the 2018 Cabbagetown Holiday Lights contest

The day you’ve been waiting for has arrived! You can now cast your vote for your favourite Cabbagetown Holiday Lights, 2018 version. Go the voting site between now and Dec. 26 to cast your ballot for your favourite neighbourhood decorations. … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Holiday Lights contest, 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: time for the fourth annual Cabbagetown Holiday Lights contest! In what has become a popular annual tradition, every December Cabbagetowners get to see our neighbourhood’s houses in all of their illuminated glory. Last … Continue reading

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Throwing back 40 years: the story behind Seven News

By Eric Morse, a communications volunteer with the Cabbagetown Residents’ Association. For the past year or so, I’ve been tracking highlights of the old Ward Seven News from 40 years ago. The paper was created in 1970 as a “progressive” … Continue reading

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461 Sackville St. owner appeals Committee of Adjustment decision

An April 11 decision by Toronto’s Committee of Adjustment to deny minor variances to the property at 461 Sackville Street to allow for development of a day nursery is being appealed to the Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB), the successor … Continue reading

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Cabbagetown Residents Association AGM on June 13

Are you a member of the CRA? Would you like to be? Both are invited to attend the association’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Stout Irish Pub, 221 Carlton Street. Why … Continue reading

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Doors Open Toronto: What’s near Cabbagetown

May 26-27 is Doors Open Toronto and there are four points of interest on this year’s tour near our part of the ‘hood: two to the east and two to the west. Historic Don Jail and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare administration … Continue reading

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TTC changes scheduled for Gerrard-Parliament intersection closure

The City and the TTC will be replacing the streetcar tracks at the intersection of Gerrard Street East and Parliament Street. To accommodate this track work, the intersection will be completely fully closed in all directions for three weeks – … Continue reading

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Update No. 2: DVP spring closure now on Apr. 20-23

Update on April 25: Read about all the work done in the DVP spring cleanup in this news release from the City of Toronto. Based on weather forecasts that we’re moving into a sunny weekend, the City of Toronto is … Continue reading

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Update on proposed development at 461 Sackville St.

As shared by the Cabbagetowner on January 26, 2018, 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 so it could be used as a day … Continue reading

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