Some nice homes in the area. Parliament Street is not attractive and don't expect to find any cabbages, maybe at No Frills. Waste of time plus the area looks seedy
I happened by there with a friend back in July. Charming to be sure, however, after everything I have heard about this charmer, I guess I was expecting more. Something out of the ordinary. It holds the same weight (almost) as Bloor West Village. I was not entirely disappointed, as I love my city and all its glory. I likely... More
Cabbagetown was once a really working class neighbourhood with a lot of Irish (hence the name). But that was more than 70 years ago. It was one of the first neighbourhoods to be really gentrified, and there are some gorgeous architect-designed spaces inside some very ordinary looking old homes. Very livable, nice streets to walk, but not a lot of... More
Cabbagetown was named for the cabbages grown in the front yards of the working families who lived there. It started out as cheap residences for the working class people who supported the big homes on Jarvis Street. And 40 years ago, it was basically a slum. No more. The towering trees of Cabbagetown umbrella streets of homes 99% of which... More
Lots of selection for a cup of coffee... Starbucks, Jet Fuel, Tim Hortons are just among the few to choose from. Antique stores, restaurants, the old zoo is just down the street. Centrally located and lots to see, beautiful old houses.
Great place to enjoy a day shopping, dining or just enjoying some of the city's historical sites. Many hidden gems can be found, depending on your interests. Definitely a place to discover, as there is something for everyone to enjoy.
If you don't have much time at least allow yourself to drive through this place. This is a great example of when governments do get it right. The preservation of all these old victorian and colonial style buildings is fantastic. It is like entering a time warp driving down these little windy streets passing these massive mansions. This is a... More
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