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Thank You for Kicking-off the Summer With Us! Let’s BEACH! 2019 Recap

On June 22nd, local residents and businesses got together to celebrate the first weekend of the Summer on the beach – Let’s BEACH! Businesses showcased their products & services, local artists put up a great entertainment and many residents came out to enjoy the day.   To find out more about the participating businesses and to view event photos and … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On the Move

Welcome new neighbours: Avling Kitchen and Brewery – 1042 Queen St. E. Beaches Brewing Company – 1953 Queen St. E. Blue Cloud Café – 1934 Queen St. E. East Toronto Vascular Clinic – 1805 Queen St. E. LCBO – Lakeshore & Leslie (16A Leslie St.) Level UP Learning Center – 1767 Queen St. E. Marvelous Beauty Lounge – 2144A Queen … <entire article…>

Beaches Living Guide Online

Did You Know?  How did the village of Norway get its name? The Boston Hotel at Kingston Road was named after whom?  Alexander Graham Bell conceived the idea of the telephone in what Ontario city? Berkeley was the name given to a mansion in downtown Toronto and to what else? The first public tramway system in the east end went … <entire article…>

The Time Feels Right for Me!

Comedian and member of the beloved Canadian hit show “The Kids in the Hall”, Scott Thompson continued to perform one of the main characters on the show after Kids went off the air in 1995, lounge lizard and bon vivant, Buddy Cole. Aside from his recent focus on writing, Scott continues to perform stand-up as himself, and as Buddy. He … <entire article…>

Gardens of Toronto

Toronto is home to many beautiful parks and public gardens. When the pavement is hot and the air thick with humidity, what better place to go than the fresh refuge of one of these Toronto gems? Whether you like a large, never ending green space or a quaint urban oasis, there’s a park for every preference. Allan Gardens Conservatory 19 … <entire article…>

Don’t Let the Bugs Bug You!

As the weather heats up in Ontario, there is an increase in activity. The most “popular” pests are ants, flies, spiders, earwigs and mosquitoes. We all know that these tiny invaders can be good food for birds and other insects, but we don’t want them in our homes and introduce health risks, or when they damage gardens. A few ants … <entire article…>

Beloved Luxe Linen

Linen is the ultimate luxury in summer fabric. Its natural fibres are made from the stalks of the flax plant. For thousands of years, this natural product has been valued for its exceptional qualities. Ancient Egyptians wore it to stay cool in intense desert heat, and European flax growers wove bedding and clothes that were so treasured they were often … <entire article…>

Be Travel – Smart this Summer

Thousands are heading out this time of the year to enjoy a well-deserved summer vacation. You want all your memories to be great ones, so don’t let a missed flight or a stolen passport make you forget the good times. Here are a few vacation tips to keep you safe, and help you be more “travel-smart”.  Planes, Trains & Automobiles … <entire article…>

Pride Toronto: An Annual LGBT Pride Celebration

Pride Toronto is one of the largest Pride celebrations in North America. This June will be Toronto’s fourth Pride Month, and the 50th year since the Stonewall Riots, which sparked the movement in the USA and around the world. The events that take place from June 1-23 have become a major Canadian arts and cultural event. Everything culminates in the … <entire article…>