Tag Archives: April/May 2014

Community Environment Days & Clean Toronto Together

Community Environment Days  Ward 30:  Saturday, May 10 – 10 am-2 pm – Riverdale Park (east side), Broadview Ave. Ward 32:  Saturday, May 24 – 10 am-2 pm – Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main St. WARD 36:  Thursday, June 12 – 4-8 pm – Birchmount Community Ctr, 93 Birchmount Rd. For details and and schedules visit: toronto.ca/environment_days Clean Toronto Together Corporate & School Day: … <entire article…>

Long Weekend – Traditions and Brand New Ideas

May two-four. Arguably Canada’s favourite long weekend. For some, it’s a reminder that spring is here to stay, while for others, it may signify that summer is on its way. What does the May long weekend mean to you? And what are you planning this year? If you’re more of a traditionalist, you may be hosting a yearly BBQ, planning … <entire article…>

Don’t Let Seasonal Allergies Put A Stop To Your Fun In The Sun

Spring has sprung, and summer is on its way! This means we can only look forward to more sunny days, hotter temperatures, outdoor patios, and days at the beach… Can life get any better than this? After surviving one of our coldest winters in 25 years, most Torontonians would likely say ‘no way!’ But what about those city dwellers plagued … <entire article…>

Beaches 7th Annual Kids Program Open House Update

Event photos & video online: beachesliving.ca/kids Beaches Living would like to thank everyone who came to the 7th Annual Beaches Kids Program Open House and the local businesses who showcased their programs and services to help kids live their dreams! Participating Businesses:  Alyona Dance, 416-699-8042 alyonadancestudio.com Applegrove Community Complex, 416-461-8143, ApplegroveCC.ca Avalon Children’s Montessori School, 416-686-6621, avalonmontessori.ca Boardwalk Montessori School, 416-691-6740, boardwalkmontessori.com Bold … <entire article…>

10 Movies Based On True Stories!

Many of this past year’s great films were all based on true stories or events. To make a great film you need an even greater story and there are no better stories than those based on real people, and true events. This is just a sampling of some  of those movies – some originally based on books, listed with the … <entire article…>

Small Retail, Big Benefits!

A thriving community is made of residents, community services and various unique and convenient retailers – big and small. In recent years there have been changes in neighbourhood design. There has been a growing trend towards “big-box” stores from intimate walkable urban streets. However, unique local retail stores continue to thrive in your community and visiting them first still has … <entire article…>

Times to Rock and Roll

That’s my son Kyle, bright, headstrong, his own north star. A pleasure to watch him grow, though he’s at an awkward stage. Just turned thirteen and he’s developing a rebellious edge. Yet, his grades at Glen Ames remain high, and there’s no conflicting news from his teachers. I wonder what’s driving the wedge, compelling him to eschew our company? The … <entire article…>

Exercising Body, Breath and Mind – YOGAthletix

  If you think you can’t do fitness because you’re too stiff or have no strength, that’s why you need to do it, explains YOGAthletix co-owner Guylaine ‘Glenn’ Julien. You don’t have to be flexible to do yoga, yoga will improve your flexibility.   Glenn should know, after 25 years as a dancer, choreographer, certified fitness instructor, Hatha and Moksha registered … <entire article…>

Coming, going and on the move

Welcome new neighbours Anastasia Metro Hair Designs – 1908 Queen St. E. Beach Toyz – 1882 Queen St. E. The County – 798 Queen St. E. De Leco Coffee & Wine Bar – 2142 Queen St. E. Farmacia Sanna’s Organic Juice Bar – 2096 Queen St. E. Hola Café and Espresso Bar –1298 Queen St. E. LA Fitness – 3003 … <entire article…>