Thursday, 28 March 2013

Cabbagetown Long Weekend Edition!

Welcome to another weekend of fun in Cabbagetown.

This week, we're a day early due to the Easter Holiday. NOTE: the Cabbagetown BIA office will be closed both Friday, March 29th & April 1st.

Check out our Twitter: @CabbagetownBIA and Facebook: Cabbagetown BIA for more holiday hour listings for our businesses.

Kingyo Toronto Brings Passion to the Table
One place you'll definitely want to check out this weekend is Kingyo located at 51B Winchester St. that just doesn't seem to stop getting GREAT REVIEWS! Listed eighth on their list of  Best New Toronto Restaurants 2013 in Toronto Life, Kingyo continues to inspire and impress all who walk through their doors.
“Kingyo’s ramen sets the standard in the city: the complex broth unfurls chili, roasted garlic, miso and sesame around springy noodles.” - Toronto Life

Follow them on Twitter for daily pics of delicious plates: @KingyoToronto or better yet, call to make a reservation tonight: 647 748 2121

Sundara Yoga Studio Invites New Students to an Introductory Price
With an intimate setting, Sundara transports you through your practice to work all the kinks and stress of a work week right out of your aching body.
Open throughout the Easter weekend, you can sign-up today, tomorrow, or Saturday.

Sundara's Website
New Schedule - Be sure to check out their new schedule for Spring: Sundara Yoga's Spring Schedule

Special Event Radiant Lotus Qigong for Women with Karusia Wroblewski
Qigong is the Chinese version of Yoga.  
Join Karusia for a FREE information session on April 6th from 3-4 PM and learn why Dr. Oz says Qigong is the secret to living a long and healthy life!
The course will run Saturdays from April 20th to May 4th from 3-5 PM.

Qigong Workshop INFO

Spring Styles have arrived at Face Furniture Optical
With eye exams being offered every Wednesday, Face Furniture Optical is quickly becoming a one-stop shop for all your boutique eye wear needs.
See More Styles Here

Great Changes Happening at Kendall & Co.
They just finished phase one of their showroom renovation. 
Check out their expanded RUG GALLERY, showcasing new arrivals in their highly coveted rugs. 
You may view their Rug Collection online But, pictures really do not do justice to how their rugs look and feel. 
Available from 2ft x 3ft to 10ft x 14ft, 8ft runner and round sizes. 
Come speak with their Designers about their Residential Design Services and exclusive furnishings. 227 Carlton Street. 416.363.9914

KENDALL & Co introduces their brand new Flatweave Rug series. Geometric patterns in 6 colour combinations. Available in 2' x 3' | 3' x 5' | 4' x 6' | 6' x 9' | 8' x 11', starting from $102 to $1,494. Hand made from New Zealand Wool. 
See them online as part of their Wool Rug Collection or visit their showroom to feel them in person.

Spring  Gardening is a Breeze at Labour of Love
Plants in a can and an entire book on Apartment Gardening is just what you need in this concrete jungle.
It'll still be awhile before we see blossoms in the street, but if you start now, you can see some inside your home sooner than that.
More Pics HERE

Peter Donato Back By Popular Demand at The Flying Beaver Pubaret
The resilient cantautore entertains with original material and song stylings.

Tickets $10 advance; $15 door

Advance tix available at The Pubaret™ or online at The Flying Beaver online ticket sales

Dinner is available before during or after the show. Dinner patrons get priority seating. 
For dinner reservations e-mail or call 647.347.6567
488 Parliament Street

Easter Treats at The Epicure Shop
Patty has officially welcomed Spring to her shop with great decorations and festive treats.
Pick up your favourites for this weekend as she's CLOSED Friday, March 29th and Easter Sunday, March 31st.
Chocolate Bunny Lollipops
Traditional Hot Cross Buns

Shortbread Cookies
Exclusive Chocolate Clare Treats

Dessert Ideas from Absolute Bakery
Enjoy delicious French Custard Pies for the entire family. 

Located at 589 Parliament, Absolute Bakery has become a quiet favourite for everyone that's been lured through their doors by the amazing treats in their window.
French Custard Pie
Traditional Fruit Pie
Absolute Bakery

 Smells Like Spring at Barracuda
Barracuda participated in the Home Show this last weekend and coinciding with the exhibit was Canada Blooms - the result: fabulous fixtures that immediately warm up the space.
Forsythia Trees in Bloom inside Barracuda

Black Ceramics

Every style & size to satisfy your needs!

Postcards to help improve Riverdale Park West

A Message from the Cabbagetown Residents Association:
The 42nd Annual Forsythia Festival needs your help. On Sunday, May 5th hundreds of people will fill Wellesley Park for Cabbagetown’s Annual Welcome of Spring event. This year there are many new activities such as a beer garden, live jazz, a plant sale and more. In addition to the new activities, there will be many of the activities you have enjoyed in years past such as face painting, a bouncy castle, delicious food from Cabbagetown merchants and a lot more.
To find out more about the Forsythia Festival, please visit:
We are looking for volunteers to help make the 42nd Festival a great success.  It’s a fun filled day and a wonderful chance to catch up with old neighbourhood friends and meet new ones.  If you can contribute just one hour (though we wouldn’t say no to two!) of your time on Sunday, May 5th between 10:00am and 3:00pm we would be very grateful. 
This Festival is for everyone who loves Cabbagetown and wants to celebrate the beginning of spring. Please email to volunteer and be a part of this fabulous spring tradition 
The planning committee for this year's Forsythia Festival (Sunday, May 5th)  is requesting nominations for the Forsythia Queen, Forsythia King and Parade Marshall. We hope that Association members will nominate people that are outstanding neighbours, or whose contribution to our community has made a difference.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, April 19. We will announce the Queen, King and Parade Marshall in the April 26 edition of the Cabbagetown Review.

For more information about the Forsythia Festival, please visit:

Please send your nomination along with a brief description of your nominee's contributions to

The planning committee wishes to thank the following Cabbagetown businesses for their generosity and help to make this year's Forsythia Festival bigger and better.