Tag Archives: February/March 2016

Being Smart About Keeping up with Technology

How to Stay up-to-date  and not be Overwhelmed More and more, gadgets, digital devices and smart technology have become integrated into our life as good additions, for the most part of it. But keeping up with the newest, latest, smartest and coolest can be overwhelming, as most of us have experienced. Now, smart consumers no longer feel the need for … <entire article…>

A “Chill” Salon Experience for Looking Great

Making everyone feel like they’ve come to the right place is in every stylists’ mind at Parlour Salon East, which operates hair salons in both the Beaches and on Ossington Avenue since 2009. “We aren’t a pompous, ‘too cool for school’ salon,” explains owner Tyler Moore. “We want everyone to come in and feel relaxed, be treated warmly and get … <entire article…>

A Rising Star is Living the Dream – Scott Helman

Congratulations! Scott Helman has been nominated for two 2016 JUNO Awards as Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Pop Album of the Year, Augusta. A Canadian rising pop music star Scott Helman, singer-songwriter, released his debut EP, Augusta with Warner Music Canada at age 19. Scott’s single,“That Sweater”, hit Number 5 on CBC Radio 2’s Top 20 highest-voted fan favourites of … <entire article…>

Spring Fashion Forward – Inspired by Celebrities

With Hollywood award season starting in January, we are interested not only in who just won, but also what our favourite celebrities are wearing. The red carpet picks of the famous and glamorous may not be the “looks” for everyone, but watch for what is trending – you’ll soon see these styles, accessories and colours in your local stores! Backless … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot – Special Edition

Winter Station Returns! An exhibition celebrating Toronto’s Winter waterfront landscape in its 2nd year! Visit and experience the life size installations and the frame of mind in each artist for their winning designs. Seven Statins will be installed this year along the sandy beach between Balmy Beach and Woodbine Beach. Four winning Stations are chosen from over 400 submissions around … <entire article…>

Don’t Forget to Shampoo & Lotion your Car in the Winter

We have snow! The Canadian winter has arrived! It doesn’t please everyone but we accept it, after all we are in Canada, and the snowy winter is what we are known for. This is the time our car gets dirty, salted, covered by snow and ice. Most of the time we don’t even bother to clean it since it will … <entire article…>

Mega Movies & Series for the Young in Mind

Some movies that are made for adults bring out the kid in all of us, whereas others are made for audiences of kids and teens. These ten movie/series, although made for or about kids and teens, they by no means are meant for the younger audience. Enjoy these adventures (not only for those under 20)!

Which are Your Winning Pics? – Annual Oscar® Challenge

UPDATE AND WINNERS: Beaches|life 2016 Oscar® Challenge Winner Allie L. – with the most correct predictions, 7 of 8 – WOW! Winner of Share Your Personal Picks Jane (random computer generated choice) Allie and Jane have each won a pair of movie passes to the Alliance Cinema in the Beach. Thanks to everyone who participated, see you next year! ________________________ … <entire article…>

A Season of Celebrations

It’s the season of events, celebrations and festivities… Look at what’s ahead in the next few weeks! Super Bowl 50 – February 7, 2016 Half-time show includes Beyonce and Coldplay. St. Valentine’s Day – Sunday, Februry 14 Celebrate in many countries around the world as a time to remember those we love, Valentine’s Day is a welcomed bright spot in … <entire article…>