Tag Archives: June/July 2016

Plan, Store, Share, Enjoy! Apps for Smart Travellers

Remember a time when the maps and pamphlets you were using to plan a trip covered the dining room table? Not any more. Whether you’re hitting the road or taking to the skies, there are countless digital companions to plan your itinerary, line up your tickets and connections and make sure you’ve got a record of everything you want to … <entire article…>

A Happy and Safe Summer for our Four-legged Companions

Our pets, cats and dogs in particular, love summer as much as we do. When the warm weather hits, you can practically see the smiles on their faces as they stretch out in a warm patch of sun or roll in the fresh grass. However, like humans, it is possible to get too much sun, or not enough hydration. Keep … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

It’s truly a sign of summer when the lifeguard boats are lined up on the beach ready for a days work. …Ashley P. Do you recognize it? Tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win two Beach car/window stickers of your choice. Email your answer by July 10 to info@beachesliving.ca. Send us a photo of your … <entire article…>

Simple Tips to Make the Most of Your Travel

Like many people, you are probably planning to travel somewhere this summer either within Canada, to the US, or abroad. No matter where you go, there are some preparation tips that can turn a good travel experience into a great one. Travel is a process – before and after your trip Your trip starts from the day you begin making … <entire article…>

Centric Health: One of Ontario’s Two Public Private Hospitals

Most people drive by Centric Health Don Mills Surgical Unit every day and don’t even realize that it’s anything other than a commercial office building. Centric is actually a surgical hospital, one of the only two public private hospitals in the province of Ontario (the other being the Shouldice Hospital for hernia care in Thornhill). It is licensed by the … <entire article…>

All Aboard! – Movies on the High Seas

With the summer weather now upon us, we daydream about spending a lazy day sailing or cruising on the water. Here are ten films that take you onto decks of many ships from many eras. Of course, if it‘s a movie about a ship, there is always a chance that it won’t end up right-side-up. Better wear your life jackets. … <entire article…>

Keeping A Good Roof Overhead – Beaches resident is a long-time roofing specialist

Toronto’s extreme weather – some of the hottest summers and the coldest winters on record – play havoc with the roofs on our houses and buildings. But with the right materials, workmanship and installation, a good roof should last 25 years. What makes the difference? According to Tim Mulroy, President of Toronto Roofing Industries (TRI), it’s all about choosing wisely. … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On the Move.

Welcome new neighbours: AAA Bar – 1276 Queen St. E. Aroma Espresso – 1864 Queen St. E. Boba Bubble Tea – 1918 Queen St E Lowes – 3003 Danforth Ave. (Shoppers World) Muttonhead – 2124 Queen St. E. Paint Space Art Lounge – 1787 Queen St. E. PetSmart – 2046 Queen St. E. Re: Reading2 – 2036 Queen St. E. … <entire article…>