Friday, 4 May 2012

Fun, fresh, exciting!

Hello Everyone,

My name is Krissia and I am the newest member of the Cabbagetown Business Improvement Area. I will be updating the Cabbagetown blog with fun and new exciting information coming your way this season. I am working in collaboration with Daniel to infuse a fresh feel to the weekly blog. We will be working at the BIA Office at 237 Carlton, Monday to Friday 10 – 5 and hope to meet everyone soon. The door is always open and we will be in the community next week to meet all of you.

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Here are some highlights for the following week:

Come by Margarita's Restaurant for their CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA. Enjoy daily features such as Gazpacho Soup, Arepas, and their special Burrito Colorado.
Drink specials include Bucket's of Corona (5 for $24.95) and refreshing Pitcher's of Sangria for $19.95.

Come sip on something delicious and enjoy live music by Fernando Lara on Friday and dance the night away to the Latin sounds of a Live DJ on Saturday.

With Mother's Day quickly approaching (May 13, 2012) it's time to start thinking of how to show your appreciation for that special woman in your life. Why not get mom a bouquet of porcelain rose votive holder from KENDALL & Co. As seen here, with a custom pillow monogrammed in "L" for "LOVE".

Just some of the many gift selections at their new shop in Cabbagetown. Ask them about their Gift Wrapping. KENDALL & Co Design + D├ęcor at 227 Carlton St.

Pamper that special woman in your life with professional high-end spa treatments from Jordano’s Skincare & Day Spa.

With services ranging from waxing to Rose’s specialized facial, take advantage today of a 20% discount on all Spa Certificate purchases and 10% discount on skincare products.
Feminine beauty has always been Rose’s passion and with 20 years experience she will definitely improve the look and feel of your skin.

Visit the spa today to take part of this great deal at
252 Gerrard Street East
between Berkeley and Ontario. Hurry! The offer is only good till May 13, 2012.

Back by popular at The Epicure Shop are the delicious pasta sauce loving SAN MARZANOS tomatoes. Enjoy them now on special for $2.85/tin or $27 for a case.
These tomatoes are the freshest and you’ll love them in your salads and sauces.

And NEW to the shop is a great Blue Haze Cheese from Quebec. This naturally smoked treat is delicious on burgers or grilled steaks. So stop by The Epicure Shop and start up the barbeque, we’ve got some great tastes waiting for you.

MJG Gallery is participating in the month-long, city-wide Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. Come see "Wish You Were Here" featuring work by Kelly Clipperton, Mark Gleberzon, Stev'nn Hall & Sandy Middleton. PLUS don't forget there still lots more original art to be seen in the inventory room!
555 Parliament St, 416.923.4031, Wed-Sun 11-6

Don't forget to check out The School of Toronto Dance Theatre's Gala Performance and Fundraiser on May 9. This is part of the MOMENTUM 2012 show and will include contributions from local Cabbagetown businesses for the Live and Silent Auction featuring products from: 
  • Merry Berry
  • Daniel et Daniel
  • House on Parliament
  • Toronto Dance Theatre
  • St. Jamestown Steak and Chops
  • The Cobourg
  • Labour of Love
  • Jet Fuel 
For more details, a full list of sponsors, as well as an option to purchase tickets online, can be found here:

Come by Stout Irish Pub to partake in a delicious Whisky Tasting. For the month of May, enjoy a complimentary Penderyn Peaches & Cream so hurry in and get it while it lasts.

Keep your eyes on this space as new information will be posted throughout the week. 

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