Author: CabbageTowner

2015 Real Estate Market – Year In Review

Our friends Nick Humphries and Hilary Browning at Sage Real Estate have published their 2015 Real Estate Market – Year In Review which is always an interesting (and eye-opening!) resource for residents. Read the full review at:nickandhilary.com Source: CabbageTowner

2016 Heritage Grant Program

If you’re considering making some household repairs, you might be eligible for a grant of up to 50% of the cost under the Heritage Grant Program. There are some application workshops scheduled to assist homeowners with the process, the closest…

Coyote In Cabbagetown

A coyote was hit by a car at Parliament and Carlton Streets around noon today. It ran away into the neighbourhood but might be injured. Hopefully, it found its way into the Don Valley but please be aware and alert…

Throwback Thursday: Bootleggers In Cabbagetown

Prohibition came to Ontario on March 22, 1916 and during this time bootleggers flourished. Local lore has it that there was such an operation north of Wellesley Street East, near the fence with the cemetery in the area of the…

Repair Café Returns – February 27

The Repair Café will return to Central Neighbourhood House in February. Held monthly at different locations around the city, volunteer fixers are available to help fix computers, electronics, small appliances, clothes, jewellery, bike, book and paper repairs, among other things.…

Did You Know… You Can Order Free Potassium Iodide (KI) Pills For Use In A Nuclear Emergency?

There’s nothing like planning ahead! Cabbagetown is within a 50 km. range of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, therefore residents can order free Potassium Iodide (KI) pills as a precautionary measure for use in the unlikely event that there is…

Did You Know… You Can Order Free Potassium Iodide (KI) Pills In Case Of A Nuclear Emergency?

There’s nothing like planning ahead! Cabbagetown is within a 50 km. range of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, therefore residents can order free Potassium Iodide (KI) pills as a precautionary measure in case of an unlikely release of radiation (i.e.…

New Year’s Eve Plans

We wish everyone in the neighbourhood a terrific start to 2016. If you haven’t made plans yet for New Year’s Eve and are looking for something local to do, Doug Fisher’s blog post of last week provides a long list…