Tag Archives: April/May 2017

Freshen Up Your Cosmetic Drawer!

  Have you opened your make-up drawer lately or bathroom cupboard and found it overflowing with eyeliners from decades ago, sunscreen that’s several year’s old, eye shadows, lipsticks and lip balms you’ve never actually used?   Spring is the perfect time for a fresh beginning, starting with a freshly cleaned out space where women and men store everything from face … <entire article…>

Movies that Celebrate Mom… or not!

May is just around the corner. With it comes flowers, green grass, warm days, cool nights and of course, Mothers‘ Day. With all that moms bring to us each and every day, it‘s the perfect time to highlight films that focus on this all important family matriarch. Alright, some may not be as loving and warm as spring itself, but … <entire article…>

Community Environment Days & Clean Toronto Together

Community Environment Days: Ward 32  – May 18, 4-8 pm, Ted Reeve Arena 175 Main St. WARD 36 – June 8, 4-8 pm, Scarborough Village RC, 3600 Kingston Rd. Ward 30 – Sep. 16, 10am-2pm, Bridgeport Hospital, 1 Bridgepoint Dr. For details and schedules visit: toronto.ca/environment_days  Clean Toronto Together: Corporate & School Day: April 21 Community Days: April 22 & 23 For more information visit: toronto.ca/livegreen

My Secret Beaches Spot

Memory of Winter along the beach.    Ian H. Do you recognize it? Tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win a pair of My Beach Stickers! Email your answer by May 10 to info@beachesliving.ca. Send us a photo of your Secret Beaches Spot with a brief description. If we use it you will receive … <entire article…>

What Would You Like Cleaned Today? The Maids make the magic happen

When Lynn Mulroy and her husband Sean first started their business in the fall of 2008, they had zero customers and 4 staff. By the end of the first year, their business had been recognized as Start-up of the Year at an International convention. The Maids (East Toronto, The Beaches and Durham Region) has 22 employees, and over 200 regular … <entire article…>


Beaches|life 2017 Oscar® Challenge Winner: Mary MacKenzie. – An amazing 7 of 8 correct predictions! Winner of Share Your Personal Picks: John Huerta (random computer generated choice). Mary and John have each won a pair of movie passes to the Alliance Cinema in the Beach. Thanks to everyone who participated – see you next year!

Advertising Your Business Personality

Can a business have a personality? You bet it can. Think for a moment about one of the biggest business personalities Toronto has ever seen. You guessed it – Honest Ed’s! For the past 68 years, there was no place quite like Honest Ed’s, a store that garishly and boldly made a statement every day as a retail wonderland for … <entire article…>

Kids Program Open House Update!

Beaches Living would like to thank everyone who came to the 10th Annual Beaches Kids Program Open House and the local businesses who showcased their programs and services to help kids live their dreams! Special thanks to our volunteers Anne Reesor, Jennie Piekos and Laurelie Campeau who spent their whole day with us. Didn’t make it to the event this … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On The Move

Welcome new neighbours: BBS Accounting – 2487 Queen St. E. Beaches Montessori School – 950 Kingston Rd. Brett’s – 1698 Queen St. E. Desai Realty – 2487 Queen St. E. Fresh Collective – 2116 Queen St. E. Gamers and Divas – 1971 Queen St. E. Pattaya Thai Kitchen – 2326 Queen St. E The ECIG Flavourium – 2383 Queen St. … <entire article…>