Tag Archives: Aug/Sep 2012

Rowing Towards Olympic Glory

By the time this story is published, local athlete Victoria Nolan, will be training in Portugal en route to the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, England. No stranger to winning, Victoria and her crew won bronze, silver and gold medals at the World Rowing Championships and came sixth at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. She and her team broke … <entire article…>

Beachers got together to kick off the summer at…Let’s beach! 2012

On June 24, local residents, businesses and community members gathered at the Balmy Beach Club for the third annual Let’s beach!  The afternoon was packed full of live music, food, drinks and great friends. Thanks to the various businesses for showcasing their products and services while interacting with local residents at the event. Also, a thank you to the many … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On the Move

Welcome new neighbours Bowers & Wilkins – 2084 Queen St. E. Chef Jenny G’s House – 2222 Queen St. E. The Commissary – 889 Queen St. E. Crazy Sexy Cool – 882 Kingston Rd. Devilish Angelz – 2220 Queen St. E. Gelato Pizza – 1091 Queen St .E. Rakiabar – 1402 Queen St. E. Tropical Goodness – 2708 Danforth Ave. Yogurty’s Froyo – … <entire article…>

Shortcut to Your Businesses

For advertising call 416-690-4269 or email info@beachesliving.ca Our next Beaches|life is Fall edition for October/November. Deadline to book your space is Sept. 10, 2012. Alf’s Antiques & Handcrafted Furniture, alfsantiques.com BDD Landscape Maintenance, blackdahliadesign.ca Beaches BathCity, beachesbath.com Beach Celtic Festival, thecelticfestival.com Breakwall Restaurant & Bar, 416-699-4000 Budget Blinds, budgetblinds.com/SouthEastToronto Cherry Beach Soccer Club, cherrybeachsoccer.ca Drain Expert, 416-699-6111 Ellyn Lilly, ellynlilly.com … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

The gate in the picture shows the house number 27 but it is written in Binary code using zeros and ones, which are used in computers. Do you know where it is? Jay M. Tell us by September 10 where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, a $20 gift card to Breakwall Restaurant & Bar (1910 Queen St. E.). +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Send … <entire article…>

Definitely Keen for KEEN – Join the recess revolution at new Beaches location

Anyone who loves outdoor activities and comfortable feet are happy that the Oregon-based shoe retailer, KEEN Shoes, has opened its first store in Canada, right in the Beaches. The neighbourhood is a good fit for the company that emphasizes splitting your time between work, play and giving back to the environment and community. According to KEEN, “Our shoes are designed … <entire article…>

Make the most of August it’s NOT your average month

August is a month of upside-down routines because of vacation schedules, summer activities and warm weather routines like staying up late into the evening, taking a day off before the summer ends, adding in an extra “golf” day or time at the beach, letting the kids sleep in ‘till noon. But in four weeks, we’ll be starting September, wondering where … <entire article…>

Beaches Living Guide is awarded with the 2012 APEX for the 6th consecutive year!

Award for Publication Excellence Beaches Living Guide is awarded with the 2012 APEX for the 6th consecutive year! Be a part of our winning tradition. Fall/Winter 2012/13 deadline is OCTOBER 1, 2012. Reaching over 30,000 homes and businesses, at their doorsteps, and online. Contact us today at 416-690-4269 or info@beachesliving.ca www.beachesliving.ca

More Than Just Talk, Water Safety Saves Lives

All parents should enroll their children in swim lessons or if they can, teach them how to swim. Why? We don’t like to think about it, but in Canada, drowning is the number one cause of unintentional injury deaths among children 1-4 years of age, and the second leading cause for children under 10 years. And for all Canadians under … <entire article…>