Category Archives: Beaches|Life

A summer eTip: It’s easy, simple and you won’t forget an email again

During the summer, we all want to take some time off to travel or go to the beach. If you have a business, you don’t want to be too wired up with your e-communications, but you also don’t want to forget anything important that you might have put aside while you are on vacation. Try this tool – every email … <entire article…>

From the Halls of Degrassi to the Real Life of Luke Bilyk

For a young actor looking to get into the entertainment business, Degrassi: the Next Generation star, Luke Bilyk, has a valuable piece of advice, “Don’t ever give up”. “You may have to audition with 400 other actors,” he says, “all competing for the same role. But just always remember, they only have to say yes once, and your career is … <entire article…>

Out There, Right Here with Melissa DiMarco

Canadian film television host/producer/actor/journalist, Melissa DiMarco is no stranger to the entertainment industry. In her current show, Out There With Melissa DiMarco, now in its 7th season, she plays herself, an entertainment journalist. The show has become one of Canada’s longest-running television programs. The show mixes celebrity interviews with scripted comedy that takes a behind-the-scenes look at her life. It … <entire article…>

Online Calendars

August is a time when everyone is doing something other than their regular routine! With vacations, camp, cottage weekends and travel, it can be difficult to keep track of everyone, and all the events, including those happening in your own family. Trying to set up that annual family picnic? Arrange for friends at the cottage, share your vacation schedule with … <entire article…>

Think While You Drink… Drink More – Water That Is

August is the high point of summer. It is holiday time, vacation time and barbecue time. Time off from work means we allow ourselves to stay up late, have a few more drinks, a few more parties and even more drinks. Quickly, before you realize, your calorie intake adds up, dehydration takes effect and possibly a few extra pounds show … <entire article…>

Savory Canadian Food… Grilled Cheese

The ultimate comfort food, the grilled cheese sandwich, has been around for about 100 years. There are several theories about its origin, but when factory-made loaves of white bread became available in the 1920s, an open-faced sandwich was first prepared in the USA topped with graded cheddar cheese. Eventually a piece of bread was added on top. During the 1930s … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On the Move

Welcome new neighbours Bowers & Wilkins – 2084 Queen St. E. Chef Jenny G’s House – 2222 Queen St. E. The Commissary – 889 Queen St. E. Crazy Sexy Cool – 882 Kingston Rd. Devilish Angelz – 2220 Queen St. E. Gelato Pizza – 1091 Queen St .E. Rakiabar – 1402 Queen St. E. Tropical Goodness – 2708 Danforth Ave. Yogurty’s Froyo – … <entire article…>

Shortcut to Your Businesses

For advertising call 416-690-4269 or email Our next Beaches|life is Fall edition for October/November. Deadline to book your space is Sept. 10, 2012. Alf’s Antiques & Handcrafted Furniture, BDD Landscape Maintenance, Beaches BathCity, Beach Celtic Festival, Breakwall Restaurant & Bar, 416-699-4000 Budget Blinds, Cherry Beach Soccer Club, Drain Expert, 416-699-6111 Ellyn Lilly, … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

The gate in the picture shows the house number 27 but it is written in Binary code using zeros and ones, which are used in computers. Do you know where it is? Jay M. Tell us by September 10 where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, a $20 gift card to Breakwall Restaurant & Bar (1910 Queen St. E.). +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Send … <entire article…>