Category Archives: Beaches|Life magazine cover stories

A Man Made Winter Jewel at Glen Stewart Ravine

Winter in the Beaches – there’s nothing like it. If you choose to embrace the weather instead of hibernating, the season can be a wonderful chance to get active and make the most of what our community has to offer. The fact that we can enjoy a natural skating rink such as the one in the Glen Stewart ravine is … <entire article…>

Bruce Turner – A Local Boy Who Is More Than Skin Deep

One could easily dismiss Bruce Turner as just another pretty face. True, the host of television shows such as Much on Demand and Style By Jury is good looking, but there is so much more to this affable, energetic Beaches local. While his career path has taken several unexpected twists and turns, Bruce has always based himself in the Beaches, … <entire article…>

Fall in Love with Sarah Richardson – Designer with a Difference

Toronto native, Sarah Richardson, is a designer with a difference. She’s quickly become known for her creativity and well-honed design skills, always ready with endless ideas for transforming a home, cottage or office. With her trademark enthusiasm, Sarah describes how she was “always painting, drawing, sewing, rearranging and experimenting from an early age”. Now with four television shows (Sarah’s House, … <entire article…>

Dan Hill – Dynamic Storyteller

It is not by chance that Grammy and Juno Award-winning Dan Hill is one of the most sought-after and admired singer/songwriter/producer in the world. His athletic drive mirrors his dedication to artistic expression. At age 56, Dan has contributed to Canada’s indelible stamp on pop culture. Songs from his early career like “Sometimes When We Touch” and “Can’t We Try” … <entire article…>

What may feel like a NO, is a big YES!

What do you get when you combine an actress and a rabbi? The answer is Tracey Erin Smith. Critics have described Tracey’s one-woman show The Burning Bush as “brilliantly funny,” “provocative and hilarious.” She has taken this award-winning comedy across Canada and to off-off Broadway. From a very young age Tracey wanted to become a rabbi. The choice made sense … <entire article…>

Home Town Tom Brown – Weather Anchor, CTV News

Back in the early ‘80s, when vinyl records were the king, Tom Brown the broadcaster was born – only he didn’t know it yet. Tom, who grew up on the Firstbrook Road in the Beaches, attended the same Malvern High School as many other celebrities and famous people did. Wanting to fit in with the cool crowd, Tom got his … <entire article…>

Seasoned Young Actor and Actress Stacey Farber & Michael Seater

At age 23 both Stacey Farber and Michael Seater have already had long acting careers. Stacey began acting professionally at age 13. Since then she has been in 13 different television and movie productions. Stacey is most recognized for her award winning role as Ellie Nash from the television show “Degrassi: The Next Generation”, where she was part of 106 … <entire article…>

Blue Rodeo From Juno to Hockey & Everything in Between

Despite their internationally renowned fame and success that Blue Rodeo have accumulated in their 25-year career, the members of Blue Rodeo haven’t forsaken their Toronto roots. Co-frontman Jim Cuddy and his wife Rena Polley have lived in the same East Toronto neighbourhood for over 20 years, where they’ve raised three child-ren together: Devin, 22, Emma, 21, and Sam, 17. “My … <entire article…>

Laura DiBattista – News Anchor, Health Specialist and Hometown Girl

Laura DiBattista, no stranger to Torontonians, is a life-long resident of the Beaches. When she is not in front of the camera, researching current health topics  or on assignment, Laura loves to work out at the Balmy Beach Club, spend time with family (daughter, husband, mom, sister) and friends, and especially enjoys having family meals together. As part of a … <entire article…>