Tag Archives: Aug/Sep 2011

Your latest edition and our latest addition

Dear Editor We thought you might enjoy seeing our 8 week old Willow and your publication. As you can see, she is right into it! Cheers, Gary & Iris & Willow

Cynthia Mulligan, Front Seat to the World

Cynthia Mulligan, Reporter, CityNews, has been part of the Citytv news team for over 20 years. Her success and zest for life, in spite of hurdles put in front of her, are an inspiration to us all. Just ask her about her job and her life as a reporter, and her eyes light up with excitement and enthusiasm. “I love … <entire article…>

Enjoy your Favourite Stars Under the Stars

With the beautiful summer weather, why not enjoy the cooler evening air while watching a film or play under the stars? A number of a screening locations are available throughout the city.  Enjoy some popcorn, a cool drink and your favourite movies under the stars. Free Outdoor Movies Screenings Longo’s Free Flicks at Harbourfront Centre Tuesdays, begins at 9 pm … <entire article…>

Kids “most awesome” summer story contest!

This is your chance to tell 50,000 of our readers about your awesome summer adventure! Two stories will be published in Beaches|life magazine, October/November issue. There will be two age categories, up to 12 years of age and 13 to 16 years of age, with one winner from each group. Your story can be anything you did or learned during … <entire article…>

Canada’s First Flag Waving Hot Spot!

This July 1st, Beaches residents and businesses participated in helping make our neighbourhood Canada’s first flag waving hot spot. We “waved & mapped” over 200 Canadian flags (doubled from 2010). Thanks to everyone who put the Beaches on the map. Spread the word – continue to add your flags to the map. Let’s make our hot spot really sizzle. Map … <entire article…>

Parks Canada Turns 100 Years Young

Know your parks. If you plan a visit, it will be a lifetime experience you will remember forever. Parks Canada was the world’s first national park and national historic site service. It serves to protect and preserve natural and historic treasures.  There are currently five national parks and two marine parks in Ontario: To learn more about all of Canada’s … <entire article…>

Energy $aving Tips when it’s Hot Hot Hot!

Heating and cooling your home is your largest energy expense. So how do we keep our homes cool in summer and be energy-efficient?  Check out these tips: Window Treatments Use window coverings that you can open or close easily. Choose coverings with good insulating properties, such as shutters and cellular shades that prevent heat exchange. Install panels and Roman shades … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

I love sitting here listening to the waves crashing over the rocks, it’s a tranquil feeling and you can escape the craziness that is the city. This is definitely My Secret Beaches Spot. Natalie J. If you can tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, you could win a $25 gift certificate to Casa di Georgio Restorante, … <entire article…>

5 Helpful Apps when you are on the road or vacation

AroundMe by Attorno A Me S.R.L. [Free] Find out information about your surroundings. AroundMe quickly identifies your position and allows you to choose the nearest bank, bar, gas station, hospital, hotel, movie theatre, restaurant, supermarket, and taxi. For every listing you can choose to see its location on a map, view the route from where you are, add the information … <entire article…>