Tag Archives: April/May 2012

Shortcut To Your Businesses

For advertising call 416-690-4269 or email info@beachesliving.ca Our next Beaches|life is the Summer edition for June/July. Deadline to book your space is May 10, 2012. Advanced Tree Care, advancedtreecare.ca Alf’s Antiques & Handcrafted Furniture, alfsantiques.com BDD Landscape Maintenance, blackdahliadesign.ca Beaches BathCity, beachesbath.com Beach Shop, beachesliving.ca/beachshop Beach Studio Tour, beachstudiotour.ca Budget Blinds, budgetblinds.com/SouthEastToronto Cherry Beach Soccer Club, cherrybeachsoccer.ca Cherry Beach Soccer … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and on the Move

Welcome new neighbours Asteck Wireless Inc. – 2218 Queen St. E. Cody Party Toronto Beaches – 1089 Kingston Rd. Flight Centre – 918 Queen St. E. Nspired Events – 1400 Queen St. E. Pasta Licious – 948 Queen St. E. On the move Canada Post Office – 2140 Queen St. E Lapin-Calin – 3328 Yonge St. Today’s Menu – 850 … <entire article…>

Spring Clean-up: Community Environment Days Reduce – Recycle – Safely Dispose

Ward 32: Thursday, May 17 – 4-8 pm Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main St. WARD 36: Thursday, May 31 – 4-8 pm Scarborough Village Community Centre, 3600 Kingston Rd. Ward 30: Saturday, Sept. 29 – 10 am-2 pm Riverdale Park (east side), along Broadview Ave. south of Danforth Ave. For full details and schedules visit: toronto.ca/environment_days The 20-Minute Toronto Makeover Friday, April … <entire article…>

Time to Spread Some Spring Seeds

This spring, why not consider planting some seeds? Many plants actually do much better when sown directly in the ground. It’s also a great activity for children. Imagine their delight when little spouts appear above the soil! The most important thing to remember when planting seeds is to carefully follow the package directions. Some seeds must be  buried under the … <entire article…>

Treats Simply Heaven-Sent Tori’s Natural & Organic Bakery

Step into what must be one of the most attractive bakeries in Toronto, Tori’s Bakeshop on Queen Street. The shop is a true delight, with bright white and green decor, unique “whisk” light fixtures and floor to ceiling cabinetry. Recently just opened on March 9, customers are already are lining up to buy a wide assortment of sweet treats as … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

This is a close up shot of a Beaches landmark. Do you recognize it, know where it is and what it is for? Check out our next issue for the answer plus the story behind it. Linda P.     Tell us by May 10 where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win a Persuasion Coffee & Chocolate Gift … <entire article…>

An Eclectic Approach to Home Décor Alf’s Antiques & Handcrafted Furniture

For almost three decades, Alf’s Antiques and Handcrafted Furniture, a family business has been known in Toronto for its beautiful furniture. The store’s selection of antique furniture, hutches and sideboards from Europe, the United Kingdom and Canada, and its Ontario handcrafted furniture, provides an eclectic approach to any home décor. One of the most popular items over the years is their … <entire article…>

Making Your Steps Count with a Pedometer

Recent guidelines say we need to walk 10,000 steps per day. How far is 10,000 steps? The average person’s stride length is approximately 2.5 feet long so 10,000 steps is close to 5 miles. A sedentary person may only average 1,000 to 3,000 steps a day. Try to increase your average daily steps each week by 500 per day until … <entire article…>

Beaches 5th Annual Kids Program Open House Another Success!

Beaches Living would like to thank everyone who came to the 5th Annual Beaches Kids Program Open House and the sponsors and local businesses who showcased their programs and services to help kids live their dreams! Participating Businesses and contacts: Artist’s Inbloom, 416-526-8804 Alyona Dance Studio, 416-699-8042 Beaches Library, 416-393-7703 Beaches Kumon Centre, 416-786-7893 Beaches Oxford Learning Centre, 416-686-1430 Beaches … <entire article…>