Category Archives: Beaches|Life

Coming, Going and On The Move

Welcome new neighbours Ambiance – 2106 Queen St. E. BMO – 2072 Queen St. E. Dreamer Hair Design – 953 Kingston Rd. Florabunda – 1131 Queen St. E. Holy Cow! – 1100 Queen St. E. Island of Tinos – 2459 Queen St. E. Lil’ Bean n’ Green – 1133 Queen St. E. Sophie – 889 Queen St. E. Steeped and … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

Inspired by the trees in your issue, I was walking after a rain. The contrast between the light and dark bark popped in sight, I had to take a photo of it. I had to step back to see the whole tree.    – Sasha W. Answer to Win Do you recognize this photo? If you can tell us where the … <entire article…>

Don’t Be Scared, Be Prepared Preventing the spread of the N1H1 Flu

How is the Flu spread? They spread when someone with the flu coughs or sneezes and droplets come in contact with another person’s nose, mouth or eyes. When people with the flu cough or sneeze into their hands and contaminate things they touch, other people can become infected if they touch the same object and then touch their face. A … <entire article…>

You Ask… You Answer.

Beaches|life is often asked questions about the Beaches neighbourhood. Who better to answer them than you, our knowledgeable readers? In each issue we will publish a selected question from our readers for you to answer. If you tell us the correct answer, you could win movie passes for two to the Fox Theatre. Send in your answer by November 10, … <entire article…>

5th Annual Beaches Halloween Photo Contest

Vote TO win up to $100 EXCITING PRIZES WINNING PRIZES In each contest you can win one of three gift certificates valued at up to $100 or movie passes. CAST YOUR VOTES Go to, click on Haunted House and Haunted Shops.

Everyone knows “Dr. Jay” at the Dental Care Clinic

Dr. Rabinovich is known to his patients as “Dr. Jay”, some don’t even remember his last name! But they do know that Dr. Jay takes great care of their teeth, and often the teeth of their parents and their kids. “We love our patients and they love coming,” explain receptionists Lorne and Kathleen, “It’s really like a family here.” There … <entire article…>

Apple Crunch Popcorn

Ingredients: 6 cups popped popcorn 1 tablespoon butter, melted 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 cups dried apple chips Method: Preheat oven to 300° F. Line a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with foil; butter the foil. Spread popcorn in pan and drizzle with melted butter; toss popcorn. Sprinkle popcorn with sugar and cinnamon and toss again. Heat in … <entire article…>

Who’s your favourite personality?

Everyone gets into the Halloween mood on Saturday, October 31. Now is the time to start thinking about your perfect costume. Costume Trends for 2009 The 1980s are back in everyday clothing and for Halloween costumes. With the recent deaths of Farrah Fawcett, Patrick Swayze and Michael Jackson, costumes from the 1970s and ’80s are going to be more popular … <entire article…>

Your Annual Fall De-Junk

Looking for instant home improvement? Do a “de-junk” of your closets, basement, storage locker or garage. Electronics & household hazardous waste– The Ontario Government encourages reuse, recycling and, if needed, proper disposal of unwanted electronic equipment and household hazardous waste. To find a drop-off location in your area, visit Trash Talk Our new city garbage bins are smart. Each … <entire article…>