Tag Archives: Oct/Nov 2008

Coming, Going and On The Move

Welcome new neighbours Bumbleberry Kids – 1908 Queen St. E. Come Como – 950 Queen St. E. Diggin the Dog Grooming Studio – 2211 Gerrard St. E. Down Under – 2116 Queen St. E. Dreamers Hair Design Studio – 953 Kingston Rd. Ginger – 1985 Queen St. E. Himalayan Collections – 2098 Queen St. E. Jane Hall | Ups and … <entire article…>

Fresh from the farm – Beachers and local celebrities shop at Meat on the Beach

Step inside Meat on the Beach and you enter an indoor marketplace abundant with fresh from the farm quality, wholesome meat, organic and local farm produce, home made ready to serve meals and sides plus a vast collection of fine foods. This is no ordinary grocery store. Meat on the Beach oozes friendliness and demonstrates “family business” unlike the more … <entire article…>

4th Annual Beaches Haunted House Contest

Send your pics Think you have the most bewitching house in the Beaches? Email your photo and You Could Win one of 3 prizes. Photos will be published at beachesliving.ca, Haunted House 2008. Vote for your favourite Haunted House Take a walk and check out the haunted houses in the contest posted online. Who do you think has the most … <entire article…>

Tech Free Day

Want to reboot your mind? Set aside a tech-free day. In today’s utlra wired world, see if you can go 24 hours on the weekend without turning on our computer. You may need to hide your computer to do this!

Beaches Entertainment Pass – An Entertaining Gift Idea

Finding the perfect gift has never been easier The Beaches Entertainment Pass is the perfect gift to give to family, friends, neighbours, employees, coaches or teachers. It’s the perfect gift because: it’s easy to buy it fits your budget everyone loves movies and shopping Each pass gives you a movie, plus your choice of a restaurant meal or special shopping … <entire article…>

Halloween Facts

Orange and black are Halloween colors because orange is associated with the fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and death. Jack o’ lanterns originated in Ireland where candles were placed in hollowed-out turnips to keep away spirits/ghosts on the Samhain holiday. Halloween was brought to North America by immigrants from Europe who would celebrate the harvest around a … <entire article…>

Looking for fashion with function or function with fashion? Find both at Threads Lifestyle

Threads Lifestyle both surprises and delights its visitors. New and return customers to 1842 Queen Street East find themselves in 3200 square feet packed with quality, great looking, functional clothing for living, playing and traveling. “It’s rare that someone comes in and doesn’t love the store,” says owner Steve Cross, “Whether you’re a traveler, mother with kids, or outdoor enthusiast, … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

Your Secret Beaches Spot Recently, I was walking along Queen Street when I glanced down a driveway and saw this old barn! I couldn’t believe my eyes. It was so rustic and weather-beaten, and had so much character. I was so glad that this 100 years old barn was still there as a testimony to the past. So now I … <entire article…>

5 things to do with Pumpkins