Tag Archives: June/July 2013

Toronto Beaches are “Open for Business”

To hear a recorded message with up-to-date beach water quality results, please call 416-392-7161. Beaches Now Open: Bluffer’s, Centre Island, Cherry, Hanlan’s Point, Kew-Balmy, Sunnyside, Ward’s Island & Woodbine. Opening June 15: Gibraltar Point, Marie Curtis Park & Rouge. For up-to-minute Beaches Water Quality, get the iPhone App or visit online at toronto.ca/beach

Movies & Theatre, under the stars

With the beautiful summer weather, why not enjoy the cooler evening air while watching a film or play under the stars? Screening locations are available throughout the city.  Enjoy some popcorn, a cool drink and your favourite movies under the stars. Free Outdoor Movies Screenings Flicks at Harbourfront Wednesdays – July and August harbourfrontcentre.com The screen is right by the … <entire article…>

Renovation – Don’t Trade Sleep for Longer Summer Days

Summer means longer days, warm weather, events, parties, festivals and concerts – all good reasons for us to want to stay up late. There are also other “not so good reasons” that keep us awake at night such as heat, noise and lights. “Sleep is the best meditation.”  The Dalai Lama Most of us probably agree with our health professionals … <entire article…>

You Ask… You Answer.

Here’s the answer WOW, Beachers have not forgotten their Northern Dancer! What an overwhelming response we received for the last question. Congratulations to Jessica Kenny, the winner of our question from the April/May issue. Northern Dancer was a Canadian-bred thoroughbred racehorse and one of the most successful of the 20th century. He was one of the first inductees into the … <entire article…>

Ontario Fruits and Vegetables Seasonal Chart

All year round there is a treat that many of us eagerly await – it’s that first bite of a fresh Ontario peach, those first slices of vine-ripened tomatoes, unbelievably sweet Ontario strawberries, blueberries packed full of flavour, a bowlful of black and red cherries, juicy and sweet Ontario muskmelon. The season for fresh fruit is short. Don’t miss out! … <entire article…>

Sweet Talk SUGAR SUGAR Everywhere

By now we all know that sugar is not good for us. In fact, many serious illnesses are related to sugar. At one time, most of us thought that by avoiding an “extra teaspoon of sugar” in our coffee or tea, we were doing enough. The truth is, if we want to escape the many health issues related to too … <entire article…>

Another birthday… Canada, you don’t look 146!

Once again Beaches|life encourages you and fellow Beachers to show your pride by waving the Canadian flag and adding to our Canada map. Together with Google Maps, we can make our neighbourhood Canada’s first flag waving “hot spot”. Since we began this campaign in 2010, it has grown outside our neighbourhood to include the Rouge, Clarington and Stouffville. Why not … <entire article…>

The Ten Spot at Kew – Quality Spa Services With Cheeky Fun

“At Ten Spot we’re cheeky, fun and lighthearted,” explains Jessica Leeder, who owns the new franchise location with husband, Scott Belton. Jessica and Scott have lived in the Beaches for over ten years. Originally from Owen Sound, “Settling in the Beaches was just like coming home”, claims Jessica. Before setting up the Beaches Ten Spot, Jessica was a well-known foreign … <entire article…>

Coming, going and on the move.

Welcome new neighbours Above Ground Art Supplies – 1842 Queen St. E. Ali Baba’s – 1976 Queen St. E. Beryl’s Pspper Piet – 1610 Queen St. E. Birthia Shop – 1882 Queen St. E. Cha Da Thai – 1955 Queen St. E. e.teca – 2014 Queen St. E. Kalamata Shish Kebob House – 1959 Queen St. E. Olliffe – 1378 … <entire article…>