Category Archives: Beaches|Life

Coming, Going and On The Move

Welcome new neighbours Chabad – 2273 Queen St. E. Cook It – 1835 Queen St. E. Enchanted Teak – 2138 Queen St. E. On the move Daniela Beauty Salon – Moving to 2493 Queen St. E. Thank you and best wishes Little Richards Coin Laundry – 2483 Queen St. E. If you are opening a new business in the Beaches, … <entire article…>

Signs of our times

Three generations of sign creation and still printing! A visit to Club Ink teaches you more about sign production in the 21st century than you may have ever thought possible. Formerly an industry known for hand painted letters and screen printing, the pristine Club Ink at Main and Gerrard is a quiet, clean shop with digital equipment to fill your … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

Shane Clodd’s sculpture, “The Moirai,” tells the tale of three sisters. Known as the Three Fates, they were believed to be responsible for one’s past, present and future. They include Clotho, who spins the thread of life, Lachesis, who weaves the fabric of one’s actions, and Atropos, who snips the thread at the end of one’s life. – Edward Freeman … <entire article…>

Comparing Apples to Apples

We’ve all heard “an apple a day helps keeps the doctor away,” but here are some apple tid-bits you may not have known. Apples are the most varied food with over 7,500 varieties throughout the world. On average a Canadian eats, 86 apples per year. The largest apple ever picked weighed 3 pounds. Apples ripen six to ten times faster … <entire article…>

Green Talk. Green Walk.

When you wear multiple hats – selling, marketing, buying, analyzing, investing – you keep your eye on industry trends. You try to keep up with what is happening in the world around you, stay informed, and make wise choices. Magazines arrive almost daily along with newspapers, flyers, and various publications. That’s when you suddenly realize that everything you pick up … <entire article…>

Top Fashion Trends

Watch for Skinny Jeans for the skinny legged Wide leg pants, worn long (skimming the ground!) Boots: both knee high and pointy-toed ankle boots. Wooden heels are very “in”. Long sweater vests Short swingy skirts Corduroy blazers and plaid coats Accessories Slouchy carryall purse, in bold colours and patent leather Leather belts with bulky metal buckles Soft, beautiful bohemian patterned … <entire article…>

5 Things you can do to turn that end of season pressure into your best summer ever

Thinking that summer flew by too quickly? You’re not alone. With school about the start, most of us have no choice but to begin to get a bit more serious for fall, planning, scheduling, and getting organized once again. Stop for a moment! Stretch out summer by doing one or more of the following: Relax with friends and family Find … <entire article…>

Jesse Cook: from Paris to the Beaches

On September 7, Juno winner guitarist Jesse Cook is playing along with many other artists at the “B.A.C.K. the Beach” Awareness Concert in Kew Beach Park. Raised between the Beaches and France,  Jesse Cook is a Toronto-based musician. He blends jazz, Latin, and world music to create a unique Nuevo Flamenco style. Born in Paris in 1964, Jesse first picked … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On the Move

Welcome new neighbours Caribbean Foods – 2186 Queen St. E. Cook It – Coming Soon. 1843 Queen St. E. Galactic Hero’s – 2227 Queen St. E. Gallery Delisle – 2239 Queen St. E. Glitter Pie – 1789 Queen St. E. Hudson Blooms – 2230 Queen St. E. King’s Diner – 906 Kingston Rd. Lapin Câlin – 1918A Queen St. E. … <entire article…>