Category Archives: Local Interest

Cabbagetown Holiday Card Contest underway

Once again, the young artists of Cabbagetown are creating images to reflect the upcoming holiday season. The Cabbagetown Residents’ Association sponsors and organizes the competition, which provides prizes of framed artwork and class pizza parties for the winning entries. At … Continue reading

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In a Georgia state of mind: the “other” Cabbagetown

Your Cabbagetowner, to keep abreast of news and views about our corner of Toronto, searches daily throughout the digital universe for mentions about Cabbagetown. And your C-towner is here to report: most of the news comes from a place many … Continue reading

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Parks & Trails wayfinding sign design – online survey

You might have noticed the new wayfinding signs in Riverdale Park West and in the lower Don Valley along the trails. This is part of a pilot project and the city would like your opinions on the designs they have … Continue reading

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Sewer works on Amelia St. October 2 – 6

Our friends in the Ward 28 office have let us know that sewer works will be conducted on Amelia St. during the week of October 2 – 6. Residents on Amelia St. have been notified by the letter posted below. … Continue reading

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Proposed changes from City of Toronto ML&S Dept. re: short-term rentals

The topic of Short-term rentals (such as Airbnb) is back in the news. The city’s municipal licensing and standards (ML&S) dept. has released their proposals today. Highlights of the proposals are: – Ban Torontonians from renting units unless it is … Continue reading

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Bike Share June 2017 update

Toronto City Councillor Pam McConnell convened a meeting on June 7, 2017 at Riverdale Park West because the city parks department has raised concerns about snow clearing issues with the Bike Share station in its present location. In attendance were … Continue reading

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Peggy Kurtin 2017 Award Winners

Our friends at the Cabbagetown Preservation Association (CPA) had their AGM on May 29 and another successful event it was! Gilles Huot and Virginia van Vliet described the “Builders of Canada” many of whom are buried in Cabbagetown’s two cemeteries. … Continue reading

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Walking the Lower Don Trail – possible this summer?

We noticed this article about the Lower Don Trail that might be of interest to residents hoping to be able to use it this summer. Walking the Lower Don Trail Will Be Possible This Summer (torontoist.com)

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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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Cabbagetown Preservation Association 2017 AGM – May 29

Our friends at the Cabbagetown Preservation Association (CPA) will be holding their AGM on May 29 at Dixon Hall. They are a great organization and we hope that you will support them by attending and by becoming a member. Monday … Continue reading

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