Friday, 5 July 2013

Summer Rain - Cabbagetown Edition

Our fun in the sun has temporarily been interrupted by some very refreshing rainy weather. But rain doesn't mean you have to stay indoors, especially not in Cabbagetown where the rain is a welcome visitor that hydrates our luscious greenery.

We continue our Summer in the City: Cabbagetown Edition with shops on Parliament St. north of Carlton St. to Winchester St.

This weekend enjoy Cabbagetown Living to its fullest by exploring our neighbourhood. We want to be your guide to make this Summer in Cabbagetown one in which you can discover all that Cabbagetown has to offer with family and friends.

Royal Home Hardware, 485 Parliament St.
Visit Royal Home Hardware this weekend for all your home improvements needs. They are the experts in almost everything that pertains to your Cabbagetown home's needs with the friendliest service on the block.

Lennie's Health Foods, 489 Parliament St.

Lennie's Health Foods has the best variety of all the health food stores in Cabbagetown. They stock the usual mix of natural/organic cereals, bulk products, goat milk, eco-friendly products and more. 
Lennie's Health Foods Contact Info
Give yourself and others the gift of nutrition and health with raw food equipment.
To visit their Lennie's online store that offers raw food prep equipment, visit

Raw food preparation and eating has many benefits:
  • absorb maximum nutrients
  • shop local for fresh food
  • have more energy
  • get more fibre
  • detoxify

Plus, new machines that are easy to clean give you all the health benefits without the mess.
Visit Juicers 4 Life - Click Here

Visit Juicers 4 Life - Click Here

Ginger, 252 Carlton St.
Ginger Contact Info
Ginger offers sit down dining and quick take-out options for lunch and dinner. Sit by their open windows and enjoy people watching in Cabbagetown. Located at the corner of Parliament St. and Carlton St. you're at the heart of Cabbagetown.

Johnny G's, 478 Parliament St.
Johnny G's Contact Info
Enjoy the best brunch in Cabbagetown while enjoying the fresh air and free Wi-Fi.

Sinate Creations, 480 Parliament St.
Sinate Creations Contact Info
All of our unique clothing are designed and created by hand, by Sharon Sinate in Toronto, Canada.  We consider them artwork. We come up with new ideas and designs all the time and our line now includes unique tops and skirts.
You will never have trouble finding a style that suits you at Sinate Creations.
Do you like something versatile that you could wear to the beach in the morning and to a fine dining restaurant at night?

Are you looking for one of a kind dresses for your bridesmaids that they can wear again and again?

Planning to go to a wedding or special occasion?
Wearing one of our unique dresses, coats, shirts, or accessories -- one thing is for sure, 
you will NOT go unnoticed!
the cutest key chains - not just for kids
handmade clutch
Beautiful Silk Dresses that are as versatile as they are fancy

Starbucks, 492 Parliament St.

Enjoy your venti latte on the patio then head to a yoga class next door.
Starbucks Contact Info

Sundara Yoga, 492 Parliament St. (side door on Aberdeen St. beside the Starbucks patio)

New at Sundara Yoga Studio!
Deep Dive Sessions with David Gluck
Thursdays 7:00-8:15 PM
This class will start with some movement to prepare the body to sit still and then various ways to explore our layers of consciousness will be presented.
We will end each class with a 30 minute seated meditation to practise what you have learned.  
Leave this class feeling grounded and refreshed. 

Sundara Yoga Studio

492 Parliament St. side door
Toronto, Ontario
M4X 1P2
647 345-7877 studio

The Flying Beaver Pubaret, 488 Parliament St.

Well happy short week!  It's not short for us as we have shows Wed-Sunday and a great summer menu so come on in!
This Week's Events:

Thank you Canadian Living for ranking us in their TOP TEN THINGS TO DO IN TORONTO!  WOW!  We're number eight in a pretty impressive list - click on the link to see our review!

We are located at 488 Parliament Street (N. Carlton W. side)
For dinner rezzos or call 647.347.6567

Lotus Palm, 517 Parliament St.

Calling all students! Come to Lotus Palm School of Thai Yoga Massage to transfer your fingers into massage machines.
 Lotus Palm in Montreal is North America's largest school of Thai Yoga Massage with the most comprehensive program of its kind.
 On the back of the growing popularity of Thai Yoga Massage and the school's developing international reputation, they have officially opened a school here in Cabbagetown.
Courses include the following:

  • Professional Series of six levels of Thai Yoga Massage and the integration of Ayurveda and Sen energy lines
  • Introduction to Thai Yoga Massage
  • Table Thai Yoga Massage Levels 1 and 2
  • Chair Thai Massage
  • Thai Massage for Prenatal & Elderly
  • Assisted Yoga with Adjustments
  • Thai Foot Reflexology
  • Chakra Balancing
  • Anatomy & Physiology for Yoga and Thai Practitioners
  • Thai Style Head Massage
  • Invigorating Thai Yoga Massage
  • Senashi
  • Ashiatsu
  • Lomi Lomi

Thai Yoga Massage is performed on a mat on the floor; both client and practitioner are dressed in comfortable clothing allowing ease of movement and flexibility.
New Location above Unistar Computers

Jet Fuel, 519 Parliament St.
Jet Fuel is coffee at its BEST! Enjoy your brew on their patio - larger than it looks.

Barracuda, 527 Parliament St.
Barracuda Inc was established in 2002. We had been previously operating under the umbrella of Here & Now Picture Framing and Gallery founded in 1978. 
Barracuda began its inception as the Ontario Distributor of Crescent Garden Products, a line of resistant resin garden planters.

We service Garden Centers, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers. We also retail the garden planters online and out of our location at 527 Parliament St.

Our planter line features over 50 different designs all available in 18 colours backed by a 10 year warranty against freeze cracking and UV colour fading.