Category Archives: Beaches|Life

5 ways to score a better summer holiday for your kids

Summer holidays means no homework, no regular classes and lots of time and options for young people. 1.  Learn one new sport As well as improving fitness and well-being, participating in athletics is a great confidence-builder.  It also helps build teamwork and strategic thinking. 2. Meet five new friends who are not from your class This is a great way … <entire article…>

Bring your parents to… the Beaches 1st Kids Program Open House

Come to learn about and explore kids programs available in the Beaches. Meet face to face with program organizers, teachers, coaches, etc.  Featured programs include: Music, Sports, Arts, Science, Camps, Tutors, Playgroups, Daycares, Preschool Programs  and much more… Event Details: Date:    Tuesday July 8, 2008 Time:    5 pm – 8 pm Location:    Beaches Recreation Centre Gym , 6 Williamson Rd … <entire article…>

What Men Want?

After seeing the title “What Women Want” in April’s Beaches|life , many men are saying, “we know what men want.” So, we want you to tell us. If you’re a guy, email us what you want. We will select the most creative, interesting and popular answers and publish them in the August issue of Beaches|life magazine. Email your answer to: … <entire article…>

Down With Webster – Our Own Beaches Boys

Ever wonder where those school talent shows lead? Down with Webster has made it big ever since a local talent night at Glen Ames School in the Beaches. Webster is comprised of 8 of the Beaches “favourite boys” (7 band members and a stage manager) aged between 21-24. Today they tour across the country and play Toronto clubs like the … <entire article…>

Live a Summer Lifestyle with Farm Fresh, Local Food Just Picked! or Better Yet, Pick-Your-Own!

“Good things grow – and taste great – in Ontario!” 5 good reasons to celebrate the summer with fresh, high-quality foods grown and produced in Ontario! Fresh and tasty – Local farm fresh produce ripens naturally before it is freshly picked! Provides more nutrition – Food freshly picked and naturally ripened gives you maximum nutrition, vitamins, iron, and minerals. Helps … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On the Move

Welcome new neighbours East on Queen – 2066 Queen St. E. HSBC Bank Canada, Beach Branch – 1847 Queen St. E. Tails – 1953 Queen St. E. Tex Mex Connection – 1959 Queen St. E. Natural Fit (coming soon) – 1983 Queen St. E. 2nd floor Amuse – 1975A Queen St. E. Bikkuri – 2197 Queen St. E. On the … <entire article…>

Living Lighting in the Beach

Bright ideas for lighter living If you’re looking for a unique, quality lamp or fashionable lighting fixtures at a competitive price, you’re bound to get lots of bright ideas at Living Lighting, in the Beach Home Decor (1841 Queen Street E). Store manager, Norton Abramson, estimates he has about 1,000 lamps and fixtures hanging from the ceiling, adorning the walls or … <entire article…>

Email Tips for effective communication, at home and at work

First name – Call your recipient by name. It is more personal and gives the feeling of one to one communication. Name your subject – Name your subject to attract your reader’s full attention and make it easier to retrieve the message later. Note that too attractive (or funny) a subject line might be interpreted as spam. Send a quick … <entire article…>

Actor Katie Boland & Film maker Gail Harvey – from Beaches to Hollywood

Katie Boland, Hollywood actress born and raised in the Beaches, isn’t shy about keeping her Toronto Beaches connection close to her heart. “To be able to grow up here [in the Beaches] was such a gift,” says Katie in a recent interview with Beaches Life, “There’s such a sense of community spirit. I miss it a lot when I’m in … <entire article…>