Tuesday, 26 November 2013


November 25th - December 2nd



296 Gerrard Street East 

Finally! The Mexican Burrito opened its doors at the corner of Parliament and Gerrard Streets, on Friday, November 22nd, and it was well worth the wait! This week's special: Carnitas Burritos - a delicious pork-style burrito with all of your favourite fix-ins. 
Monday to Saturday - 11:00am to 10:00pm
Sunday - CLOSED

 The Mexican Burrito. 296 Gerrard St. E. 


429 Parliament Street

Welcome to the neighbourhood!


398 Parliament Street 

This bright, new, and cozy Vietnamese restaurant was recently featured in the Parliament Street News for their incredibly delicious Pho. What caught my eye when I was in there? Definitely the Shrimp Rolls (for only $4!). Pho-U's specials offer us everything from Vermicelli, Pad Thai, Shrimp Salad, and of course their House Special Pho... for under $10? Check it out yourself! 

Monday to Saturday - 11:00am to 10:00pm
Sunday - CLOSED 
Pho-U, 398 Parliament Street

229 Carlton Street

Hey Lucy's Italian cuisine and modern-meets-retro design adds a new flare to Cabbagetown. Authentic wood burning ovens, fresh pastas, and a patio that seats 80?? Don't forget $4.49 Martini Wednesdays. Every. Wednesday.  

Monday, Tuesday - 4:00pm to 11:00pm
Wednesday - 11:30am to 2:00am
Thursday - 11:30am to 12:00am
Friday, Saturday - 11:30am - 2:00am
Sunday - 11:30am - 9:00pm

Hey Lucy Café, 227 Carlton St. 


473 Parliament St. 
Tyrell Chips on special for 2 for $5.50!  Straight from England, Tyrell chips are cooked by hand in small batches. They are vegetarian friendly, and contain nothing artificial. 

*Back for the Holiday Season*

Homemade Shortbread Cookies, only 95¢ each, 
or $9.95 per dozen. 

HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Purchase a $25 gift certificate for just $20!
Come by the Epicure Shop and pick up a Holiday Flyer!


Cycle Solutions
444 Parliament St. 

Not only does Cycle Solution offer a range of bicycles for all disciplines, our local bike shop now carries The KINETIC Road Machine - an indoor cycling machine for cyclists looking to stay warm this winter! It's "the most realistic indoor ride ever" and offers unmatched stability and durability. 

Visit Cycle Solutions today for all of your cycling needs!

455 Parliament Street

A few items we are highlighting for the holidays are our hand-made ornaments - these include hand-folded paper ornaments made from vintage maps, linen papers and other special papers like Nepalese Lokta.  We also have hand-crocheted reindeer ornaments made locally in Toronto.

We carry a variety of unique hand-made items including some gorgeous pillows and tea towels that were featured in the Chateliane 2013 Gift Guide made by Sparrow Avenue here in Toronto.  Here is a link to the online section of the gift guide:http://www.chatelaine.com/holiday/holiday-gift-guide-2013/#gallery_page43
We have brought in a few other treats for the holidays including some gorgeous gold-glazed accent dishes, serving trays, spoons and cheese knives.

In addition to these we have brought back our popular Cabbagetown themed products including the pint glasses, totes, pillows, stationary and have introduced the "Cabbagetown" City of Neighbourhoods toque which is designed and made locally by The Tuck Shop Trading Co.

Winter Holidays & Celebration!

Join the fun with neighbours and friends on Friday, November 29th at the northeast corner of Parliament and Carlton Streets as we celebrate the holiday season with our Annual Neighbourhood Tree Lighting & Caroling Night! 

From 6:30pm to 8:30pm, help us decorate our Christmas Trees! AND enjoy performances by the kids from the Cabbagetown Community Arts Centre (www.cabbagetownarts.orgas they perform scenes from “A Charlie Brown Christmas”.

Be sure to bring your cameras and take a picture with Santa Claus!

Did I mention free hot chocolate, coffee, and goodies, our treat!?

For more information, e-mail us at cabbagetownbia@gmail.com

From Free The Children & Me to We
The holiday season is all about the spirit of giving, sharing quality time and showing true appreciation for those we hold dear. As a valued supporter of Me to We, we are honoured to invite you to a special appreciation night on Friday, November 30th at the Me to We store.
Bring along your friends and family and join us for an event hosted by Me to We co-founder Marc Kielburger as well as the Kenyan Boys Choir! This family-friendly mix-and-mingle is an intimate occasion to spend time with our staff and one of our founders–it’s also a great opportunity to wrap up your socially conscious holiday shopping.
To say thank you for your support, we will be offering a special gift with purchase. We look forward to seeing you there!

Saturday, November 30, 2013
Me to We store
223 Carlton Street

Toronto, ON M5A 2L2
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Get a chance to spend time with Marc Kielburger, co-founder of Free The Children and Me to We. Marc has shared the stage, and his voice, with Nobel Peace laureates, heads of state, celebrities, rock bands, actors and icons. Enjoy the opportunity to share time with him and hear a little more about his story.
Enjoy an intimate and exclusive performance by the Kenyan Boys Choir, right inside our Me to We store. Founded in 2004, the choral group’s lively music showcases Africa’s rich and diverse culture.