Category Archives: Local Interest

Passionate about Cabbagetown? Consider serving on the CRA board

Do you like Cabbagetown? Would you like to volunteer some of your time and skills as a board director? We need people who have a passion for the neighbourhood and who wish to contribute to their community.   The Cabbagetown … Continue reading

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City releases final plan for Riverdale Park West wading pool

Following public consultations, plans are now finalized for the new wading pool at Riverdale Park West in Cabbagetown. Based on feedback received at the community consultation: * All paths are now concrete – no asphalt * The extent of paving … Continue reading

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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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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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Riverdale Park West wading pool upgrade report

The City of Toronto held a public consultation meeting Jan. 15 at the Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Club on Spuce Street to present options for a repair and refresh of the wading pool at Riverdale Park West. The building … Continue reading

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Community meeting on Riverdale Park West wading pool on Jan. 15

The city is planning to refurbish the wading pool at the south end of Riverdale Park West and wants community feedback on plans.  Councillor Lucy Troisi and city staff will be running a community consultation for residents on Monday, Jan. … Continue reading

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And the Cabbagetown Holiday Lights Contest 2017 winners are …

It was a tight race to the finish, but we have our winners for 2017! First place, below, with 300 votes is Spruce 1: Paul and Thea Sywulych. Second place, below, with 246 votes is Amelia 3: Richard Latch. Third place, … Continue reading

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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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