Cabbagetown Arts and Crafts Fair Winner: Vanessa McKernan

Cabbagetown is known for having one of the most vibrant and engaged communities within the City of Toronto. One way that the neighbourhood showcases its commitment to the arts is through The Cabbagetown Arts and Crafts Show. The event is held within Riverdale Park West during the second weekend of September each year and has …

People of Toronto: John de Jong

For nearly 25 years Canadian jewellery designer John De Jong has inspired audiences all over the world with his unique brand of signature couture, studio collections, and bespoke designs. JdJ is a unique jewellery brand known for its quality craftmanship, simplicity, and vividly coloured stones. John’s life-long passion for jewels and simple elegance is evident …

Pierre Quesnel and Coraline Allard from Q and A Design

For over 40 years the Cabbagetown community has celebrated local artists through one of the longest running festivals of its kind in Ontario, The Cabbagetown Arts and Craft Show. Showcasing the work and inspiration of participants for their innovation is a fantastic way to pay tribute to the vast talent within our Toronto art community. …

Our New Team Member: Erin Haas

Erin Haas is a new addition to our team at Silver Burtnick & Associates. Born and raised in Toronto, Erin is very familiar with the lifestyle and neighbourhoods of our city which allows her to help both local clients as well as potential international buyers.

People of Toronto: Alex Bozikovic

Alex Bozikovic is a National Magazine Award-winning writer and staff editor at the Globe and Mail. Specializing in all things architectural, he also serves as the Globe’s architecture critic, and recently published his own updated version of the late Patricia McHugh’s book Toronto Architecture: A City Guide. Can you describe your connection to Toronto, and, …

Stephen Hayes’ Art in Three Dimensions

The winner of this year’s Richard Silver Award at the Cabbagetown Art and Crafts Festival had a fish to clean when I called to interview him. Stephen Hayes has been creating artwork from a range of materials for many years and has probably been fishing around his hometown of Peterborough for even longer.

People of Toronto: Barbara Hall

In the decades since she first moved to Toronto in the 1960s, Barbara Hall has woven herself into the city’s social history. First elected to City Council in 1985, Hall went on to become Toronto’s second female mayor (and the city’s 61st overall) in 1994.