Author: CabbageTowner

Throwback Thursday: Dec. 3, 1977

Volunteer Eric Morse continues his archival exploration of the Seven News, a community newspaper that covered the then-Ward-7 (including Cabbagetown) in the late 1970s. The lead story of the issue was a profile of the local branch of Oxfam (at … Continue reading

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

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

Toronto City Council Highlights, Nov. 7, 8, and 9

Council Highlights is a summary of a selection of decisions that Toronto City Council made at its recent business meeting. The City Clerk’s formal documentation is available at http://www.toronto.ca/council. Integrating public transit fares Council agreed to ask Metrolinx and the … Continue reading

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