Friday, 15 February 2013

Long Weekend Fun

Hello Cabbagetown! Welcome to the Long Weekend Edition of Cabbagetown News.

This week we bring you a fabulous restoration, a dancer's dream, and announce two projects we need your help with.

First, some important information from the Cabbagetown BIA:

If you are an artist who lives or works in St James Town or Cabbagetown, you are invited to join us for a free workshop on how to prepare and submit an application to paint a mural on an outdoor Bell Canada equipment box this summer.

Since 2009, the Bell Box Murals Project has paid artists to paint murals on 48 outdoor equipment boxes throughout Toronto neighbourhoods. This summer 40 more murals will be painted – a different artist for each box.
If you are interested in becoming a part of this exciting project, plan on attending this workshop.

The workshop is Wednesday, February 27th 6:30pm

Location: Community Matters Toronto
260 Wellesley St E. Unit 102 (Buzzer 8605)
Phone: 416-944-9697

To register for this FREE workshop please reply to: 


Summerlicious Applications DUE February 20, 2013. Click on this link -> Summerlicious Applications to review eligibility requirements and apply online. 

Applications are available in the BIA Office at 237 Carlton St.

The Cabbagetown BIA Office will be closed Family Day: February 18, 2013 but you can still reach us online at or email us at

Do you want to audition for Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre?

If you already have experience with dance, join Alexander Whitley (former dancer with Wayne McGregor of Random Dance UK)

Advanced level. Minimum age 14yrs.Saturday February 16th, 12:30-2:00pm
Sunday February 17th, 10:00-11:30am

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre
509 Parliament Street

$20 per class or $30 for both days (to be paid in full upon arrival)
Limited space. 
Pre-registration is recommended. 
Please email to reserve your spot!

Looking for a new home? Seeking inspiration for a spring clean for your place?Fall In Love with 203 Seaton

This historic property was brought back to its full glory in the enviable neighbourhood of Toronto's Cabbagetown. Seaton Street was home to notable builders and land surveyors in Toronto's pioneering days. Cabbagetown Carpentry continues this legacy in restoring this classic "Bay and Gable" house while, KENDALL & Co leads the way in residential design, making 203 Seaton a true turn-key, move-in ready, dream home.

To find out more about this impressive abode and for a preview, visit,-Toronto,-M5A2T5,-Ontario

We welcome you to its OPEN HOUSE THIS WEEKEND 1-4pm.  

203 Seaton offers the home owner dramatic character, easy living and stylish entertaining
  • New copper gable roof
  • Grand original front door
  • Refinished original wood floors
  • Restored crown mouldings, staircase and banisters
  • Original wood buring fireplace in the formal living room
  • Second original fireplace in the spacious dining room
  • New deck for outdoor leisure and new backyard fence for added privacy
  • Designer interior & exterior colours 
  • Exclusive high quality furnishings, exceptional lighting fixtures, framed art prints and New Zealand wool area rugs shown are available through KENDALL & Co.
  • New durable wool runner on central staircase 
  • Complete window treatments
  • New gourmet kitchen with marble countertop, marble backsplash and generous storage
  • Large wrap-around butcher block kitchen island
  • New stainless steel kitchen appliances including a 5-burner gas cooktop and oven, french door fridge with water and ice dispenser , dishwasher and powerful range hood
  • Solid wood bathroom cabinetry with marble countertop and double sinks
  • Double french door entry into large closet in master suite
  • Iron front gate fence
  • Back laneway access for optional vehicle parking
  • Convenient proximity to private schools (Branksome Hall, 

    Royal Saint George's, 
    York School, 
    Rosedale Day School, 
    Toronto New School) and 
    universities (U of T/Ryerson/George Brown)
  • Steps to local shopping, banking, top rated restaurants, transit, dog parks, community pool, dance schools, yoga studios, theatres/cinemas. 

To discover who else lived on Seaton Street and for the social and cultural history of Cabbagetown, click on this link

To learn about the iconic architectures of Cabbagetown, visit

To explore vibrant Cabbagetown, Kendall & Co. invite you to visit

For info about Cabbagetown Carpentry, visit

And if you live in Cabbagetown you'll want to know:

Patty from The Epicure Shop tells us that their own delicious Montreal Smoked Meat is on SPECIAL this week and is sure to whet your appetite ~ Try it in a sandwich!
Also, try Buffalo Mozzarella (made from Buffalo Milk!) from Italy is back in stock at The Epicure Shop!

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