Tag Archives: June/July 2012

Coming, Going and On the Move

Welcome new neighbours BBQ Chicken House–2248 Queen St. E. BMO Branch–2089 Danforth Ave. Breakwall Restaurant & Bar–1910 Queen St. E. Curvaceous Consignments–2186 Queen St. E. East Ender Restaurant–1967 Queen St. E. Genzohair–2480 Gerrard St. E. Gorgeous Day Spa–2230 Queen St. E. Greystone Build & Design Group–2220 Queen St. E. Harry’s Surf.Skate.Snow–1967 Queen St .E. The Record Vault–2156 Queen St. E. … <entire article…>

You Ask… You Answer.

Congratulations to Mary Prole, the winner of our question from the April/May issue. Places in the Beaches named Ashbridge are named after the Ashbridge family who came from Pennsylvania in 1794. In 1796 they were granted 600 acres from Lake Ontario to Danforth Ave. The Ashbridge Estate on Queen St. E. near Coxwell Ave. was home to the family until … <entire article…>

Planning a Special Celebration? Try an Event “inspired by you”

Your special day – wedding, birthday, celebration – is a reflection of who you are. That’s why Nspired Events avoids a “cookie cutter” model. Lucy Chung, owner and certified wedding planner explains, “just because a wedding plan, a dress, an invitation or type of photography worked for someone else, it doesn’t mean it will work for you”. Nspired Events has … <entire article…>

Spread A Little Music Around The Season of Outdoor Music Festivals

The Beach BBQ & Brews Festival June 15-17, Woodbine Park, beachbbqandbrews.com Everyone is invited to this free Ribfest, a light-hearted outdoor festival with great BBQ, live music, a children’s area with rides, BBQ and grilling competitions and demonstrations, a beer garden and craft vendors. Afrofest July 7-, Woodbine Park, musicafrica.org This free weekend-long celebrates the richness and diversity of African … <entire article…>

Your Home’s “To Do” List – Who are you going to call?

Do you have a “To Do” list for your home? Maybe you don’t know how, or don’t have the tools, to get these jobs done. Perhaps the person you’re hoping can help (like your spouse!) just isn’t getting around to doing them. Look no further. Mr. Handyman is specifically designed to do your list of home (and office) repairs and … <entire article…>

Patio Talk & Enjoy the Patios on the Beach Contest…

Who doesn’t like sitting on a patio for a cool drink and a delicious meal? Beaches|life wants you to enjoy the patios this summer by giving away: $100 and three $10 prizes to spend at one of your choice of our featured patios: Breakwall Restaurant & Bar Le Nouveau Papillon on the Park Sauvignon Vin Bistro To enter, tell us about your favourite Beaches and … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

I learned that this simple yet stylish looking panel, with gold rim numbers framing the clock, has a significant connection to our day-to-day life. I was intrigued when I learned more about it. Chuck L.     Tell us by May 10 where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win a Persuasion Coffee & Chocolate Gift Package … <entire article…>

Experience the Jukebox on Steroids The Doubts come to Let’s beach!

Recently described as “a juke box on steroids”, The Doubts is a band to be experienced, not just heard through a headset. As they’ve built a reputation for their ability to get their audiences involved in the music, they’ve also been given the title of “the ultimate party band”. “We really get a crowd going,” says Eric Lam, founder, one of the lead vocalists and keyboard … <entire article…>

BeachesLIfe Cover, June 2012

Summer Online Safety For You And Your Kids

Summer holidays means more time for your kids to be sitting at home, unsupervised at the computer.  The Internet may help us do many tasks now that we couldn’t easily do before, and gathers up information from around the planet with a simple click of a mouse. Your computer is a source of a lot of “invisible” information that continues … <entire article…>