Tag Archives: June/July 2018

Just Like Your Eyes are the Windows of Your Soul, Store Windows are the Eyes of the Store

Window displays became popular in the late 1800s because large plate glass was now available to make windows that ran the length of a store. When Selfridges opened in London, England, it featured the longest continuous window façade Britain had seen. The window displays at Selfridges became an instant hit, setting a trend that retailers still use today in order … <entire article…>

Beaches Living Celebrating 15 Years Connecting You and Your Community

2018 marks a milestone for Beaches Living – our 15th anniversary! Throughout this incredible journey, our vision has stayed the same: connecting you with your community for better living. In 2004, we had a vision to create a resource in print and online that would give local residents helpful and fun information at their fingertips. We would tell the stories … <entire article…>

Coming, Going & On the Move

Welcome new neighbours: Welcome new neighbours: Bespoke Butchers – 1378 Queen St. E. Budapest Restaurant – 1959 Gerrard St. E. Daughter of Oz Salon – 1360 Queen St. E. Distill Gallery – 1360A Queen St. E. Dulcinella – 7 Coxwell Ave. Freedom Mobile – 1889 Queen St. E. Freshii – 1002 Kingston Rd. In Bloom Flower Shop – 155 Main … <entire article…>

Inspired by The Beatles haircuts: The Fiorio Success Story

Maurice Fiorio loved The Beatles when he was a young boy living in France in the 1960s. In fact, he and his friends desperately wanted to look like the hottest new music group, with haircuts like John, Paul, Ringo and George. “Our local barbers only knew how to give us crew cuts,” Maurice recalls, “But we wanted to look cool, … <entire article…>