Author Archives: Ted

A Little Bit of History of Our Own & Moving Forward

Since the summer of 2004, Beaches Living has been dedicated to publish the informative, entertaining and professional publication Beaches Living Guide. The Guide has mirrored our community’s past, present and future with a rich collection of local histories, landmarks and community information. We are committed to continue this vision that we set out 15+ years ago.  To adapt to today’s … <entire article…>

Family Run Business for Family Run Farmers

When you take over a family business, sometimes it means you can remain committed to the idea of a true, family-run business. This certainly is the case for Sanagan’s Meat Locker, one of the few places in the city where you know you are buying Ontario only meat and other products. It all started when Peter Sanagan was walking through … <entire article…>

Spring Energy Upgrades: Be A Friend To The Planet & Save Money!

Spring is here, and with the warmer weather it’s the ideal time to think of some home and garden renovations. With “going green” in mind, why not consider some larger, or smaller, upgrades you can do, which will reduce your carbon footprint AND save money!  Service your air conditioner. Easy maintenance such as routinely replacing or cleaning air filters can … <entire article…>

12th Annual Kids Program Open House – Update!

Beaches Living would like to thank everyone who came to the 12th Annual Beaches Kids Program Open House, the local businesses who showcased their programs and services to help kids live their dreams, and to our community members for their support to the Daily Bread Food Bank.  Didn’t make it to the event this year? Get caught up and relive … <entire article…>

Community Environment Days & Clean Toronto Together

Community Environment Days Ward 19  – May 4, 10am-2pm, Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main St. WARD 20 – June 8, 10am-2pm, Birchmount CC, 93 Birchmount Rd. Ward 14 – September 14, 10am-2pm, Bridgepoint Hospital, 1 Bridgepoint Dr. For details and schedules visit: Clean Toronto Together Corporate & School Day: April 26  Community Days: April 27-28  For more information visit

Coming, Going and On the Move…

Welcome new neighbours: Aviator Danforth – 1458 Danforth Ave. Hingfa Chinese Cuisine – 955 Kingston Rd. onlyRENOS – 922 Kingston Rd. Playcation – 900 Kingston Rd. Thank you and best wishes: Janet’s Custom Sewing & Embroidery – 992 Kingston Rd. Leslieville Kitchens – 1366 Queen St. E. The Beach House Bar & Grill – 1953 Queen St. E. Villa Spaw … <entire article…>

Taking Johnny’s Music to Canadians and the World

Canada’s newest and youngest rising star, Johnny Orlando, at age 16 has made his name through social media with 5.7 million followers on Instagram. This past November, Johnny was the opening act at the Hudson’s Bay Christmas windows unveiling with headliner Carly Rae Jepsen. When 8-year-old Johnny and his 13-year-old sister Darian were looking for something to do around the … <entire article…>

Our Annual Love Affair with the Oscars

Why We Love the Oscars On Oscar Night, millions of people around the world tune in for the finale of the year’s awards season. Whether or not our favourites are nominated, or win, the truth is that many of us will stay glued to the television screen starting from the red carpet cover and ending close to midnight; and the … <entire article…>

Cool Winter, Warm Hearts

How many Facebook friends do you have? How many Instagram followers? How many people are in your contact list? Social media creates an ability to connect and engage with the rest of the world that’s never existed in before. Our favourite apps are a wonderful way to stay connected with people, your friends and your family, whether they live on … <entire article…>