Issue: February/March 2019
- Our Annual Love Affair with the Oscars
- Cool Winter, Warm Hearts
- Playing Dress-Up How to Dress for a Formal Event
- WINTER Yum!
- DIY or NOT DIY...That is the Question
- What are your 2019 Oscar Predictions?
- Got Aluminum Foil? Your Problems are Solved!
- Winter Day Project: Time for a Refresh
- Beaches Living Celebrating 15 Years Connecting You and Your Community
- Gifts 2018: Be Part of the “I made it” Movement
Category Archives: Beaches|Life magazine cover stories
Native Canadian singer/songwriter and three-time Juno Award winner Susan Aglukark refers to herself as “One lucky Canadian who happens to be Inuit.” Susan has had the opportunity to perform for Prime Ministers Jean Chrétien and Brian Mulroney, President of France, Jacques Chirac, Nelson Mandela, Governor General of Canada Adrienne Clarkson and twice for Queen Elizabeth. Her masses of fans across … <entire article…>
Students at Glen Ames Public School in the Beaches recently won second place in the product category for Innovation Solution at the Legoland North American Open Competition in California, competing against 80 teams from around the world. The team of grade 7 and 8 students designed, built and programmed a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS that automatically feeds the right proportion … <entire article…>
Iron Chef 2011, Chef Chuck Hughes defeated Chef Bobby Flay, which brought him culinary fame. He was declared the youngest and second Canadian chef to win the title. He enjoyed doing Iron Chef even though the pressure was incredibly intense! Chuck has been a judge on Chopped Canada, and authored two best-selling books “Garde Manger” and “Chuck’s Day Off.” Chef … <entire article…>
Canadian child star and Toronto resident, Jenna Weir, sings, dances and acts the lead role in the Toronto production of Matilda: The Musical. After its 26 week run at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, this energetic 10 year old has taken the role on the road with the US Equity National Touring Company. Jenna has always loved to sing. At an … <entire article…>
Toronto’s celebrity chef and owner of five restaurants, Susur Lee, can’t remember a time when good food wasn’t an important part of his daily life. Most recognized from the popular television series “Iron Chef America”, tied for first place, and in “Top Chef: Masters” where he tied for second. His latest joint venture was with star rapper Drake, together they … <entire article…>
“I’m a local boy working at the local fire station for the local community,” says Doug Browne, fire captain at Station 227 in the Beaches. Located at Queen Street just east of Woodbine, Doug has been captain there for the past 8 years; he’s been a fire fighter since he was 26 years old. And he’s not the only “local … <entire article…>
Fresh off his big win in Toronto, where he placed third at the Honda Indy this July, Canadian-born race car driver James Hinchcliffe is doing exactly what he’s always wanted to do: race powerful cars at high speeds! “I was eighteen months old when my dad took me to my first IndyCar race in Toronto,” he says (known at the … <entire article…>
UPDATE: Canadian Athletic Penny Oleksiak has achieved great number of honers since this article was published in July 2016: Named female athlete of the year by Canadian Press. Won four medals at Rio 2016 Olympics – gold, silver and two bronze. The most ever by a Canadian at a single Summer Games. Named Swimming World’s Newcomer of the Year Four … <entire article…>
Ask Mark Cullen anything about gardening and he’ll talk about dirt! Canada’s foremost gardening spokesman, a Toronto native with family that goes back five generations in the city, Mark Cullen knows about gardening in Toronto, and across Canada. He started working in the family business, Weall and Cullen, when he was 13 years old. The well-known Toronto gardening company was … <entire article…>