Tag Archives: Oct/Nov 2010

Coming, Going and On the Move

Welcome new neighbours Delhi Bistro – 2214 Queen St. E. Denture Clinic – 2357 Queen St. E Groms – 1967 Queen St. E. Peace of Mind Hypnosis – 1234 Kingston Rd. #120 Queensdale Restaurant – 924 Kingston Rd. Changing hands or names: Beach IGA is now Beach Foodland – 2040 Queen St E The Peanut Club is now Monkey Magoo’s … <entire article…>

Tricks of the Trade for Small Business Success – Customer Service

Today good products and great customer service go hand-in-hand to a successful business, especially for small business. These are top qualities on the list: Appreciation Eye contact with a smile when a customer walks into your store or office, is a welcoming gesture. A “thank you” as they leave will make their visit a pleasant experience, which will bring the … <entire article…>

With Halloween right around the corner… 10 Horror MOVIES

This issue of Beaches|life we want to thank our readers by scaring them. Halloween has always brought out the best in horror movies. This selection consists of classic monsters, slashers, psychological, zombie and supernatural movies.  Please make sure that the films you are going to watch are good for the whole family. Some of these contain adult content that might … <entire article…>

Connect your Laptop to your Television

There are many reasons why you might want to connect your laptop computer to your television.  Some popular ones include: You may have downloaded some movies/videos and want to watch them on the “big screen”. Your  friends are over to see your vacation photos and you don’t want them to crowd around a little laptop screen. You missed your favourite … <entire article…>

Why a Pumpkin?

The tradition of Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns began in ancient Ireland where people carried carved lanterns on October 31 made out of turnips or beets to keep away evil spirits.  Centuries later when the Irish emigrated to North America, they switched to carving  pumpkins simply because there were more pumpkins available! Imagine trying to carve out a turnip! Pumpkins have been an … <entire article…>

You Ask… You Answer.

Winner of… August/September’s question is Barbara Lynch. “Joseph Williams sons, Kew Williams and his brothers built Kew Gardener’s Cottage. They started building in the late 1890s and finished the cottage in 1902. Kew Williams and his bride were the first family to live there. Also named the Honeymoon Cottage.”  –  Barbara Lynch This issue’s question: The wooden bridge going over … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

It’s always fun to get on my bike and ride to this spot and leave the city behind (without leaving the city). It is especially nice in the Fall. – Fran Battaglia Answer to Win If you can tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, you could win movie passes for two to the Alliance Cinema in … <entire article…>

Walking for Life

Why is it important that we walk more? The answer’s easy. Walkers have less chance of getting cancer, lower incidence of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other killer diseases; they live longer and are less stressed. Heart Disease: Walk 30 minutes a day to cut your risk of heart disease. Cancer: Physical activity like walking reduces a woman’s risk of … <entire article…>

A Funky and Friendly Spot to Treat Ten Fingers & Ten Toes!

Come on in, have fun, laugh with your friends, freshen your skin with a facial – The Ten Spot is a funky, friendly and energetic place for aesthetics, whether you need a manicure, pedicure, facial, or waxing. Located in an historic 19th century building, visitors step into a spacious, shiny shop equipped with lots of room for individuals as well … <entire article…>