Category Archives: Beaches|Life

What is the “Gadget” of 2011? Everyone is Talking Tablets

Tablets are more than high-tech eye candy. They have taken the best of today’s devices, such as notebooks, smart phones and game consoles, and packaged it into one sleek gadget. 5 reasons tablets have taken off as the must-have tech-tool of recent history. It’s Portable Allows for a mobile workflow like editing/proofing a document, reviewing graphic details missed on a … <entire article…>

Sci Fi and Predictions of the Future

Ever wonder how accurate science fiction’s predictions are? While we don’t have flying cars or personal robots just yet, it’s worth a look at sci-fi movies from decades past to see what kind of world they imagined we’d be living in today. Science fiction movies came of age in the 1950s. Inspired by events of the time, space travel was … <entire article…>

Spring is the time for wild asparagus and other tasty wild edibles

Another treat that springtime brings is wild edible plants, such as wild asparagus, fiddleheads, dandelions and wild leeks. They arrive as early as mid-March to the beginning of April. Like spring, their season is tender and short. You begin seeing them at many farmers’ markets, including the St. Lawrence Market, or your local grocery store around this time of year. … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

Everywhere I walk in the Beaches I am always amazed by the big majestic trees. This particular weeping willow catches my eye each time I go by it, especially at this time of the year.  – William Field Answer to Win If you can tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, you could win a copy of … <entire article…>

Spring Cleaning, Inside & Out Importance of Detoxification & Cleansing

Health is your wealth – when spring arrives, many gear up for annual spring cleaning, dusting away cobwebs and purging accumulated stuff, letting fresh air flow through our living space and clearing more space for new and better things in our life. Our body requires a similar clean up, so it is vital to our health to undergo a proper … <entire article…>

Lip Care for Men & Women’s Healthy, Beautiful Lips

Lip care is usually neglected – we take better care of our skin and teeth. A little bit of lip balm or lipstick and you are good to go, but healthy looking lips usually make a first impression. There are things you can do to this spring to get the best lip care for a fresh and healthy look. Like … <entire article…>

Seeing in Style – Be the Envy of the Beaches!

Since opening Envy Eyewear almost four years ago, owner Jasmine Boga has traveled the world in search of the best and latest designs in frames to suit her Beaches clientele. Her annual visits include trade shows in Milan, New York and Paris. “A good optician has to know the brands so the customer can feel confident,” she explains, “especially since … <entire article…>

Beaches 4th Annual Kids Program Open House A Huge Success!

Beaches Living would like to thank everyone who came to the 4th Annual Beaches Kids Program Open House and the sponsors and local businesses who showcased their programs and services to help kids live their dreams! Participating Businesses and contacts: Alyona Dance Studio, 416-699-8042 Beach Swim School, 416-271-3814 Beaches Oxford Learning, 416-686-1430 Beaches Rec Centre, 416-392-0740 Broadview Community Youth Group, … <entire article…>

Spring Clean-Up

Community Environment Days WARD 36: Thursday, May 5 – 4-8 pm Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre 93 Birchmount Rd. Ward 32: Thursday, May 26 – 4-8 pm Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main St. Ward 30: Saturday, October 1 – 10 am-2 pm Riverdale Park (east side), along Broadview Ave. south of Danforth Ave. For full details and schedules visit: The … <entire article…>