Tag Archives: April 2008

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…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

Come rain or shine, three times a week I pass this fresh, beautiful spot on my walk to fitness class. The striking view catches my eye every time. When it is sunny I stop and take photos, always finding a different angle or another way the light shines. The image is stronger in the winter when the leaves are off … <entire article…>

Enjoy Entertainment in the Beaches in a New Way!

Beaches Entertainment Pass my Pass For $20 per single pass, enjoy a weekday* evening movie at the Fox Theatre and get a $17 certificate for one of our selected, local participating businesses (including shops and restaurants). *Single movie passes are valid for Monday through Thursday only. my Family Pass For $40 per family pass, enjoy a Saturday* afternoon matinee at … <entire article…>

What Women Want

Watch out for the following fashion trends this spring: Lots of yellow Cropped jackets Dresses in all colours plus lots of black and white Dress shorts (just above the knee) worn with or without matching jackets Oversized sunglasses Tribal prints Peep toe shoes We asked Image Consultant Anne Sowden to update us on this season’s “look”: Patterns. This season anything … <entire article…>

Working with Nature – tips for budding natural gardeners

More and more gardeners are going green beneath the trees.  Here are some tips to turn your garden into a pleasant, low maintenance sanctuary! Don’t be too tidy A bit of “weediness” is a good thing. Remember, bugs often prefer weeds to the plants you are growing.  Also leaf litter and a woodpile provide critical shelter for over wintering butterflies … <entire article…>

Beaches Entertainment Update

Live Opera & Fine Dining in the Beaches hits home-run! When The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD came to the Beaches at the Alliance Cinema in the Beach, we recognized a unique cultural opportunity. We would give many local residents an unforgettable experience by combining some of the world’s greatest operatic performances with fine dining at one of our local … <entire article…>