Tag Archives: Feb/Mar 2014

You Ask? You Answer.

Share Your December 22nd Ice Storm Survival Tips Everyone has their own story. Some may be funny and some may not be. We invite you to share things you have learned that will help others to cope better the next time a “disaster” strikes. Here are some ideas: What have you realized that you have always taken for granted? What … <entire article…>

10 Decades of Oscar® Winning MOVIES!

With the Academy Awards just around the corner, Beaches|Life decided to choose Oscar’s® best pictures from each decade. We started our list with the very first best picture from 1927 and then picked the 10th, 20th, 30th etc. Our list is not entirely complete though, we won’t know our last best picture until it is announced on March 2.   … <entire article…>

Tech Trends for 2014

A new year and another Consumer Electronics Show has come and gone. This year, along with an infinite list of new tech toys, three major trends have emerged. Wearable Tech One of these trends is the so-called wearables – smaller-than-ever computing devices that double as watches, glasses, sneakers and other such forms. The wearable with the most buzz is Google Glass, … <entire article…>

Earn your business “Likes”

How to be social… media that is! Being social is a part of us and our business, with customers, clients, co-workers, suppliers and peers. The term “social media” seems to have taken over our old-fashion way of social communications. To help you understand better what social media really is and if it’s for you. Or, have you missed anything if … <entire article…>

Beaches 7th Annual Kids Program Open House

Saturday, February 22,12:30-4:30pm An open house that gives parents and kids (0-16 yrs) the opportunity to meet face to face with the organizers, teachers and coaches from many of the exciting programs available in the Beaches. Participating programs are from all areas including music, sports, science, arts, computers, play groups, tutors, after school programs plus much more. This FREE event … <entire article…>

Our Family Keeping Your Family Warm and Cool

“We are a family business,” says Orson Hagleitner of Cedarwood ClimateCare, which is in the commercial and residential heating, ventilation, and air conditioning business. Cedarwood has served the Beaches and the GTA since the company was founded in 1981 by Orson’s father, Frank Hagen. Born in Munich, Frank studied and worked with two firms designing large commercial heating and cooling … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On the Move

Welcome new neighbours: Abby’s Hair – 708 Kingston Rd. Ava’s Appletree – 870 Kingston Rd. Beaches Studio.com – 601 Kingston Rd. The Beech Tree – 924 Kingston Rd. The Curzon – 1192 Queen St. E. Dentistry in the Beach – 330 Kingston Rd. The Glen – 601 Kingston Rd. Hogtown Lacrosse – 1274 Queen St. E. Nail Curve – 1015 … <entire article…>

2014 Oscar winning prediction challenge

Participate in our annual Beaches|life Oscar® challenge for your chance to win a pair of movie passes to Alliance Cinema in the Beach. How to play: Go through the following list of nominees and predict the winners. Follow the link to Submit your predictions by March 1, 2014. The winner will be the one with the most correct predictions. Good Luck!


All eyes will be on Sochi for the next two weeks. Who will you be watching and cheering  for? Be sure to keep your eyes on Canada’s Cross Country Ski Team with our very own Len Valjas, native to Toronto, as he kicks and glides at the upcoming Olympic Games. Born and raised in Toronto, Lenny started skiing at an early age of 2 or … <entire article…>

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